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Lansing Art Gallery and Education Center is seeking qualified, professional teaching artists to propose creative lesson plans and teach for their 2021 educational programs! They are seeking several teaching artists skilled in a variety of media, including but not limited to, drawing, painting, mixed media, collage, ceramics, sculpture, fibers, printmaking and photography. Learn more.

Becky Beauchine Kulka Diamonds and Fine Jewelry is accepting applications for a fulltime jewelry goldsmith to join their Okemos team. The goldsmith will perform all requested and necessary work on jewelry to include setting, sizing, retipping, welding, soldering, polishing, engraving, cleaning, estimates and other work consistent with Becky Beauchine Kulka Diamonds and Fine Jewelry standards of quality, service and timeliness. Learn more.

REACH Studio Art Center is seeking three dedicated, enthusiastic individuals to join the REACH team. Positions include program coordinator, administrative assistant and Clay Studio technician. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled; however, interested applicants are encouraged to apply by March 1, 2021. Applications require references, a cover letter and resume. Learn more.

The East Lansing Community Writing Center is soliciting six-word stories for the creation of a community poem. Deadline for submissions is March 6, 2021. Learn more. 

Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center and the City of Lansing announce a call for entries for the fourth annual ArtPath Public Art on the Lansing River Trail program. New this year, ArtPath 2021 artists will have the opportunity to participate in education programming and exhibit and sell their work in the retail gallery. Application deadline for ArtPath is March 31, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Learn more.

LAFCU announces a call to Michigan artists for the "Act with Love & Equality" art initiative. Their mission is to showcase daily reminders of important words (as they relate to love & equality) through the use of art pieces that will be showcased on billboards and digital channels. Artists are asked to create their piece using their medium of choice based on one of 10 words (Love, Humanity, Change, Peace, Kind, Empathy, Unity, Equal or One, Hope, Heal) that represent love and equality. Application deadline is March 31, 2021. Learn more.

Lakeshore Art Festival invites artists to submit applications for their annual art fair. Held June 26 & 27 in Downtown Muskegon, The Lakeshore Art Festival features a unique blend of fine art, handcrafted goods, music, food and fun, including over 350 juried fine art and specialty craft exhibitors, a Children’s Lane, artisan food market, street performers, multiple interactive art stations, Chalk The Walk and so much more! Up to $3,000 in awards. Application deadline is Feb. 28, 2021. Learn more. 

Art Rapids! is seeking artist applications for original sculptures of a size, weight and material suited to an outdoor park setting. The sculptures will be exhibited at the Elk Rapids Day Park, located in Elk Rapids, Michigan. Selected works will demonstrate the intimate connections between art, place and the natural environment. Artists can submit 3-6 representative digital images, sketches or a scale maquette of their proposed sculpture. Digital images must be in jpeg format and submitted on a CD or by email. Application deadline is March 15, 2021. Learn more.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts announces a call to artists for the West Michigan Area Show 2021. This annual juried exhibition showcases work in all media by artists in a 14-county region surrounding Kalamazoo. Each year, a renowned artist, educator or museum specialist selects the works to be exhibited and over a dozen works to be awarded more than $5,000 in prizes, including a $1,000 grand prize. Application deadline is March 31, 2021. Learn more.

The Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, Minnesota, announces an open call for submissions for the "63rd Arrowhead Regional Biennial." As one of the longest running biennials in the country, this exhibition features a wide range of artwork produced within the last five years from artists residing in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Michigan and Ontario, Canada. The exhibit is open to all 2D and 3D work. Selected work will be published in an exhibition catalog. Awards include – 1st place: $1,000; 2nd place: $500; 3rd place: $250. Application deadline is March 31, 2021. Learn more.

Edward A. Dixon Gallery, Dayton, Ohio announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, May-July 2021. Awards will be given for Best In Show / First Place (Theme) / Signature Piece - $500/$250/$250. The exhibit seeks to create dialogue and spark ideas related to the many ways humanity continually fails itself. Eligible media includes 2D art, 3D art/sculpture (non-wall art), audio and video. Application deadline is Feb. 28, 2021. Learn more.

Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky, is accepting entries for the "Fantastic Fibers" 2021 international juried exhibition held on April 1-May 29, 2021. The exhibit seeks to showcase a wide range of outstanding contemporary works related to the fiber medium. Contemporary and innovative works created with fiber as the primary medium or concept are welcome. This exhibition is open to all artists, 18 years and over, working in the field of fiber art. Application deadline is Feb. 15, 2021. Learn more.

Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon, announces it's open-themed juried group photo show. This exhibition is open to all themes and ideas, all styles and genres, all perspectives on craftsmanship and photographic creativity. Great opportunity for landscape, architecture, portraiture, documentary, fashion, still life, conceptual projects, street, color and black and white, nature and night photography. This will be a fun show with a great diversity of photographs! Application deadline is March 11, 2021. Learn more.

Rochester Contemporary Art Center is seeking entries for its "6x6x2021 International Small Art Phenomonon." This annual exhibition brings together thousands of original artworks, made and donated by celebrities, international and local artists, designers, youth and you. Each artist may enter up to three artworks of any medium (2D or 3D). Artworks must be six inches square and signed only on the back, to be exhibited anonymously. Participation is free. All artworks will be exhibited and for sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo. Artists’ names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase and all artworks remain on display through the end of the exhibition. Application deadline is April 10, 2021. Learn more.