MI Great Artist Entry Deadline Approaching

MI Great Artist contest submission deadline is October 9th.

The October 9th submission deadline is fast approaching for the MI Great Artist™ contest . It’s easy to enter online with photos of your work and descriptions of the pieces. The contest is open to any artist living, working, or attending school in: Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, Shiawassee, and Wayne Counties.

An initiative of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, the contest was created to celebrate the talent and creativity of area artists. Those who enter have a chance to win:

      1. $3,000 in cash prizes
      2. Custom framing of 5 artworks
      3. Exhibition in several venues in Southeast Michigan
      4. Entrepreneurial training through Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center
      5. Artwork featured on a poster to promote one of Oakland County’s signature quality of life events

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Entries are due by Friday, October 9th at MIGreatArtist. Artists will be able to submit up to 5 images and descriptions of their work for public voting. From the top twenty artists, a 5-member jury of arts professionals will select 5 finalists. The MI Great Artist™ winner will be determined by a combination of jury score and public vote.​

Contest Timeline:

      • Open Entry – 9/17
      • Entry Deadline – 10/9
      • Public Voting – 10/21-30
      • Panel Judging – 11/2-12
      • Finalists Announced – 11/13
      • Award Reception – 12/8

MI Great Artist competition banner.

Visit the MI Great Artist™ website or Facebook for more information on the event and to submit your entry.

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