North of the 45th

DeVos Art Museum Northern Michigan University

Entry Deadline: Mar. 22

1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
PHONE (906) 227-1481

2023 Annual North of the 45th Exhibition Call for Art

Eligibility:  Open to MI, MN, and WI residents, 18+, living north of the 45th parallel + 1 degree. The exhibition represents artists residing in the Upper Midwest region. Work in all media made in the last three (3) years is welcome. Work previously exhibited at the museum is not eligible.
Submissions:  All entries must be submitted by creating an account at There is a $20 fee to submit 1-5 images; the juror will select specific artworks for the exhibition based on submissions.

Awards:  Jurors’ Choice award, with a prize of $500 • Audience Choice – Based on votes by visitors to the exhibition.• Permanent Collection Acquisition Award. (Dependent on the acquisition committee approval.)

Timeline (all dates are 2023): Deadline to submit is March 22, 11:59 PM EST; Notification about acceptance April 25; Artwork due at the museum by 5 pm June 10; June 23 – July 28: exhibition dates; Reception to be announced.

Juror: Michael Andrews is the selected juror for the 2023 North of the 45th exhibition. Curiosity drives Andrews’ expansive and multi-specialized practice in the arts. An artist and educator, Andrews’s experience stems from working in college art schools, artist residencies, nonprofits, small business incubators, and design-focused retail. Andrews earned a BFA from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art.

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