The Shiawassee Arts Center (SAC), located in Owosso, Michigan, is offering artists in all media featured exhibition opportunities for the calendar year of 2025. One-person or group exhibits are possible. Each exhibit runs approximately five to seven weeks with a “meet-the-artist” opening reception

If interested in a featured exhibition please email the completed application with up to five jpeg images representing current work, biography and artist statement to sac@shiawasseearts.org no later than June 14, 2024 to be considered for the 2025 schedule.  You can also mail the completed application and photographs or thumb drive to SAC 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso, Michigan 48867.

Thank you ARTISTS for your help and support for the last 52 years! 

2025 Featured Exhibit Application

Goals: Clean-up the River, Raise Awareness of the Environment, Repurpose/Recycle

Focus: SAC seeks to promote the environmental importance of the Shiawassee River or local waterways by hosting an upcycle art sculpture event that repurposes trash collected from the river during the Friends of the Shiawassee River annual river clean-up days or your local waterway

Call Announcement: May 30, 2024
Final Submission Deadline: June 30, 2024 
Drop off: Wednesday Aug 29- 30, 12-4 pm 
Upcycle Exhibition: September  9– October 11, 2024
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 14, 2024 from 6-9 PM
Sculpture Pick up: October 13, 14, and 15th, 10am – 5pm

Looking for Emerging and Established Artists to create Recycle 3-D Sculptures . This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years of age or older.

Only original works may be submitted. The fee is $35 for members and $45 for Non- Members for up to three (3) images of examples of your work. All entries must be registered/received by June 30, 2024  All entry fees are non-refundable.

Summary:  Utilizing trash collected from the Shiawassee River, Michigan artists are invited to participate in a new event presented by the Shiawassee Arts Center entitled “Upcycled Art in the Park.” 

  • Call-out will be issued to artists seeking three-dimensional sculptures created from primarily recycled materials (30% from the Shiawassee River/ or river/ lake refuse, 50% other waste materials (70% total recycled material), 20% new materials) to help promote the clean-up of the Shiawassee River and raise awareness of its importance in the community. 
  • The resulting sculptures will be on display along the river on the grounds surrounding the Shiawassee Arts Center and in Curwood Castle Park. 

Artist can collect Recycled material from any recycled center or your own refuse, as well as:

1. All artwork must be suitably presented to a professional standard and safe for the Public to walk around. Three-dimensional works will need to be stable enough for handling and displaying. 
2. The artist needs to provide a method for displaying the work outside in a public park. Plus, all hardware for insulation.
3. Artists provide complete instructions for installation and/or assembly and may be required to assist on the installation of their artwork upon the gallery’s request.
4. A label must be affixed to the back of the work that indicates- Artist Name, Title, Medium, Dimensions, and Price.
5.Work cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit.
6.The Museum will not accept works containing combustible or toxic materials, live animal/plant matter, perishable food products, or other substances that are harmful to the public.
7. The Museum is a family-oriented facility and reserves the right to refuse any artwork of questionable nature or content that may alter its mission.
8. Artwork that is accepted and delivered to the Museum must remain in the gallery until the exhibit closes on October 11, 2024
9. Artwork will not be sold out of the gallery.
10. The artist, by submitting their artwork, gives permission to the Shiawassee Arts Center to display the artwork on its website, Facebook, and other social media and will allow the use of their artwork for promotional purposes for the exhibit.

PICK UP: Artists must arrange to pick up their artwork on October 13, 14, and 15 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. If an artist is unable to pick up their art on said dates but can arrange for a friend or family member to pick it up instead, please contact us to let us know. Any artwork left after 30 days will be considered abandoned and discarded. 

Shiawassee Arts Center is not responsible for any damage, breakage, replacement or cost associated with any damage or breakage that may have occurred during the exhibit. Every precaution will be taken in handling the work, but SAC assumes no liability for any loss or damage to any artist’s work while in our care, custody or control, before, during or after the exhibition. Each artist, if they wish, needs to provide their own insurance.

All artwork must be priced for sale.
Artwork cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit.
Shiawassee Arts Center will retain a 30% commission on all exhibition sales. The price represented on the artist entry form will be the sale price. No changes will be allowed.

Please direct all questions to jennifer@shiawasseearts.org

With the submission of artwork into the “Upcycle Art in the Park” Exhibition, the artist agrees to all the terms and conditions set forth in this prospectus.

Inspiration for Exhibit: 

Most Famous Tash Art 

Washed Ashore




Upcycle Art in the Park

SAC 2024 Consignment Artists

Birney Adams
Juanita Baldwin
Linda Beeman
K.W. Bell
George Bochnig
Diane Brake
Anita Brett
David Broadworth
Marguerite Bronson
Heather Brooks
Deb Drew Brown
Pat Bursch
Brooke Campbell
Debra Carr
Rebecca Case
Arlene Caswell
Deb Cholewicki
Dan Chrenka
Barbara Clatterbaugh
Angela Clayton
Jane Cloutier
Bob Crawford
Anni Crouter
Andrea Czarnik
Doug Delind
Laura Delind
Kimberly DeVoe
John Diephouse
Elaine Dobrowolski
Jill Doederlein
Ruth Egnater
Russ Douglass
Joel Ellis
Cal Emerson
Paul Erlandson
Katherine Erickson
Mary Jo Forsythe
Vicki Frappier
Alan Friend
Diane Fountain
Dar Gibbs

Marie Gilna
Marie Gougeon
Mark Green
Marcia Guetschow
Keith Hale
John Haskell
Rosemary Hayes
Keli Hindenach
Barb Hranilovich
Sam Huff
Suzanne Hunt
Theresa Hunter
Ivan Iler
Andrea Jeris
Mary Jobin
Arthur Johns
Linda Justice
Charlie Keenan
Nazish Khan
Susan Kieffer
Bobbi Kilty
Alex Klinkoski
Jessica Kovan
Lee Kronenberg
Nancy Kronenberg
Sally Labadie
Phyllis Lahmann
Richard Lahmann
Marti Liddle-Lameti
Jann Johnson-Lardie
Glenn Lewis
Frank Livington
Christie Macciomei
Karl Manke
Bobbie Margolis
Nanette Mathe
Gina Mattarella
Dan McMasters
Karen Mead-Elford
Ann Lee Merrill
Susan McGuire
Junko Miller
Regina Moskal
Mary Morgan
Gary Mulnix
Sheila Murphy
Susan Newcom
Sherry Nelsen
Karen O’Neal

Abdullah Ouahmane
Natalie Park
Julie Penfold
Judy Pifferello
Karen Pinkston
Mary Ellen Quaine
Karl Racenis
Jane Reiter
Jim Reinert
Andrew Rieder
Edward Rigdon
Nellan Roberts
Jennifer Ross
Eric Ross
Paul Rozycki
Linda Ruehle
Maureen O. Ryan
Paula Sage
Jack Sarnik
Teresa Lee Schanski
Kaci Schwenk
Rhonda Sherwin
Gary Slaughter
Marianne Stuart
Gwen Sutton
Pauline Southworth
Lucy Synk
Pat Teachout
Rich Tesner
Rose Titoff
Talented Trio
Douglas Thayer
Tom Tomasek
Linda VanCise
Tammy VanderMolen
Barbara Walworth
Cherryl Warren
Mary Warner-Stone
Elizabeth Wehman
Julie Wenzlick
Pamela Wilburn
Kate Wilcox-Leigh
Joy Willging
Denishe Willing-Booher
Mary Wonser
Rich Wood
Patsy Woodman

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