Artist Opportunities

The Northville Art House presents exhibitions in the Exhibition Gallery and Emerging Artist Wall throughout the year. 

An Exhibition Committee, made up of artists, art instructors, staff and community leaders, plans and reviews applications approximately twice a year, in June and November. All exhibitions are usually booked over a year in advance. 


CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Northville Art House offers juried, invitational and open call exhibitions throughout the year. Please read the Terms and Conditions and Presentation Guidelines at bottom of page for all exhibitions. Please scroll down to view the details for the following current opportunities and links to online applications and entry forms.

  • Juried Comic Art Exhibition, February 2 – 24 – Results Pending
  • The 12th Annual Members’ Exhibition, March 2 – 24 – Deadline, February 18
  • 19th Annual Student Art Exhibit – May 4 – 19 – Deadline, April 16, 2018
  • Exhibition Gallery: Solo, Two-Person & Group Exhibitions – Open
  • Emerging Artist Wall – Open

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EXHIBITIONS AND SALES

The Northville Art House:

  • provides publicity, postcards and an opening reception on the First Friday of the month.
  • reserves the right to select the work, installs the exhibition, and handles the sale of the work.
  • requires all work to be not previously exhibited at the Northville Art House, unless where noted.
  • encourages, but does not require, artists to sell their work; a 35% commission is charged on all sales.
  • exercises professional care in handling artwork; however, insurance is the responsibility of the artist(s).

For full Terms and Conditions of Exhibitions and Sales, please read the Consignment Agreement.


ARTWORK PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

The Northville Art House requires:

  • All work be original and in excellent condition.
  • All 2D work be framed and ready for hanging with a wire; sawtooth hangers are not accepted.
    • The exception is that canvases may be framed, wrapped or have painted sides.
  • All 3D work be free standing, able to stand on a pedestal, or hang securely with a wire, rod or other hardware.

For more information, please read the Artwork Presentation Recommendations.


March 2 – 24: The 12th Annual Members’ Exhibition

Eligibility: Current members of any age may submit original 2D and 3D artwork in any medium, 36″ or less, created within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited at the Northville Art House. Become a Member today!

Deadline:  Online entry form submitted by end of Monday, February 18.

Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, 6-9 p.m.

 Enter the 12th Annual Members’ Exhibition here>>


May 4 – 19: The 19th Annual Student Art Exhibit

Eligibility: Young artists, Grades 9-12, may submit original 2D and 3D artwork in any medium, 36″ or less, created within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited at the Northville Art House. Work does not have to be created at school.

Guidelines: See StudentArtExhibitGuidelines for full eligibility and details.

Awards: 1st Place: $50, 2nd Place: $25, 3rd Place: $10 & Honorable Mention Awards

Deadline: Online entry forms MUST be submitted on or before 11:59 PM EST on Monday, April 16, 2018

Enter The 19th Annual Student Art Exhibit here>>


EXHIBITION GALLERY: Solo, Two-Person and Group Exhibitions

The Northville Art House offers a floorplan of 780 sq. ft. / 110 running ft. for solo, two-person, and group exhibitions. Each exhibition runs three to four weeks and opens on the first Friday of the month with a public reception from 6 – 9 pm with gallery talks at 7 pm.

Please complete the online application to be considered by the Exhibition Committee.

Complete the Solo or Group Exhibition Online Application here>>


EMERGING ARTIST WALL: Emerging Artists Exhibitions

The Emerging Artist Wall, measuring 8’ x 8’, offers emerging artists of all ages, or artists without significant exhibition experience, to gain the experience of showing their 2D work in a gallery setting. Each exhibition runs seven to eight weeks and opens on the first Friday of the month with a public reception from 6 – 9 pm with gallery talks at 7 pm.

Please complete the online application to be considered by the Exhibition Committee.

Complete the Emerging Artist Exhibition Online Application here>>


For more information or submission of forms, contact: exhibits@northvillearthouse.org

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