The Art Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences

Gallery Program Opportunities

Below is a listing of current opportunities at Ford and University Gallery:

2014 Great Lakes Drawing Biennial

Call for submissions for the 2014 Great Lakes Drawing Biennial at Eastern Michigan University.

Jason Franz, the executive director and founder of Manifest Creative Research Gallery And Drawing Center in Cincinnati, OH, is this year’s juror.

To be eligible for submission you must be 18 or older, and reside in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, or Wisconsin.
All works must be original, ready to exhibit, completed within the last two years, and not previously exhibited at Eastern Michigan University.
All works must be framed or otherwise suitable for exhibition. Attach completed identification cards to the back upper left hand corner of each accepted work.

A non-refundable free of $25.00 entitles the artists to submit up to three works. Make check or money order payable to Eastern Michigan University Art Department. Entries without proper fee will not be accepted.

Cash awards of up to $1000 for Best in Show and up to five honorable mentions will be given out.

Deliver or mail selected works to:
University Gallery GLDB
Eastern Michigan University
900 Oakwood Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Shipping instructions, loan agreement, and insurance forms will be provided to all accepted artists via email upon selection.

All works will be insured while on exhibit at the University Gallery. Eastern Michigan University and its agents are not liable for damage to or loss of work in transit or hand-delivered works not picked up on specified dates.

Accepted works may be picked up at the University Gallery or shipped at the artist’s expense. Works not picked up after the close of the exhibition, or those that did not include the proper pre-paid return shipping labels, will become the property of Eastern Michigan University’s Art Department and may be disposed of at their discretion.

Submission of entry(ies) constitutes agreement on the part of the entrant to all conditions set forth above.

For additional information please contact:
Gregory Tom
(734)-487-1268 ext. 246