2016 Regional Juried Exhibit

Arts Council of Southeast Missouri

Entry Deadline: Oct. 9

16B North Spanish Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(573) 334-9233


The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri in Cape Girardeau, MO has opened the Call for Artists for the 2016 Regional Juried Exhibit. This two-month exhibition was developed to demonstrate the diversity of this region (MO, IL, AR, KY, TN) and the artists who live here. We encourage artists to submit works that interpret any aspect of the Southeast Missouri region as well as its bordering states. Cash awards will be offered for Best of Show, Second Place, and three honorary awards.

Juror: Madeleine Marie LeMieux

Madeleine Marie LeMieux is an artist and arts administrator. She received her BFA with an emphasis in Art History, Theory and Criticism from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007 and her MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University in 2011, receiving the Samuel Eshborn Service Award in recognition of her superlative and extraordinary service, and for exhibiting the value of strong leadership in school activities. She has exhibited her artwork and used art as a tool for community organizing nationally since 2004.

Highlights of her career include: serving on NYC’s Department of Cultural Affairs’ Non-Performing Arts Selection Panel of experts in 2012 and 2013, developing Groundswell’s Youth Media Council, a program which teaches teens communication tools and empowers them to create youth driven marketing content, and helping to establish Brooklyn’s first art-jewelry maker space, Brooklyn Metal Works. In 2014, LeMieux founded Resident Arts a professional development organization for artists in Mid-Missouri. In 2016, LeMieux was honored as one of the Columbia Business Times’ 20 Under 40 successful business people. She currently serves as the Treasurer of the Board for the North Village Arts District and sits on the Columbia Visioning Commission.

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