Call for Exhibition Proposals

Lansing Art Gallery

Entry Deadline: Jan. 20

119 N Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933


Lansing Art Gallery is accepting proposals for upcoming solo and/or group exhibitions in any media for year 2017 and beyond. Utilizing guidelines approved by our Board of Directors, a panel of art specialists will adjudicate your artwork. Adjudication will be based on originality/creativity, quality and consistency, technical competence, and strength of concept. Proposals showcasing innovation in theme, media, or style will be given preference.

All exhibitions are 4 – 8 weeks long and include a community reception (light refreshments provided), and an artist talk. Exhibition schedule will be determined by Lansing Art Gallery.


• Artists must have a Michigan residence.
• Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
• All artwork must be original art of the artist’s own design and creation.
• Artwork must have been completed within the past 3 years.

Gallery Exhibition Space
Lansing Art Gallery’s exhibition space is approximately 1400 square feet with 110 running feet of wall space. We encourage you to come and visit the gallery on site or virtually prior to submitting an application. Click here to see our online tour, and exhibition space floor plan.

Artwork exhibited is not required to be for sale. If the artwork is for sale, the artist must determine the retail price. Lansing Art Gallery retains a commission on all works of art sold: members of the gallery have a reduced commission rate of 45%, while non-members are 50%. All commission payments are mailed after the fifteenth of the month following the sale.

All applications must be submitted online, via Submittable. Proposals that are mailed, or dropped off in person will not be considered. To complete your submission you will have to have a Submittable account. The application will prompt you to create an account, or login, when appropriate.

The application will include:
• Up to 10 images of proposed artwork
• An exhibition concept statement
• An artist bio(s)

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