Upcoming Exhibits

August 2 – 26: The Graded Wash: Juried Watercolor Exhibition

The Graded Wash will be a colorful exhibition of 44 works of art painted in watercolor, gouache, and other mediums by artists 29 artists competing for $65o cash awards. The opening reception is Friday, August 4 from 6-9 pm.

Our juror, Jill Stefani Wagner, PSA-MP, had the welcomed challenge of selecting the final works for the exhibition among 86 strong and diverse entries. The accepted works of art and artists are listed below.

JOYCE BAILEY Chinese Lanterns watercolor 18 X 12
BARBARA BAKER Baking watercolor on paper 18.5 X 11.5
BARBARA BAKER Marcella watercolor on paper 10 X 14
MARCHELLE BROTZ Whoooo watercolor 9 x 6
JEAN CANAVAN Shanghai Low watercolor 22 x 29
JEAN CANAVAN Sky Lanterns watercolor 22 x 29
JEAN CANAVAN Vermont Veg watercolor 25 x 30
JANICE DUMAS The Docks watercolor on Aquabord 36 x 24
CAROL EVERT Goyle Gar watercolor on paper with gold foil 22.5 x 31
CAROL EVERT Kalundrum watercolor on paper 39 x 32
ESPACIA FOTIU Impetuous Dance watercolor and ink 17 x 20
SANDRA HANERT M’s Reverie watercolor on paper 15 X 19
SANDRA HANERT Snowy Huron watercolor on paper 22 X 15
JENNIFER HELNER Planten and Blumen watercolor 14 x 14
CHRISTINE INGERSOLL Taylor’s Boat watercolor on cold press paper 12 x 16
PATRICIA KECKAN White Magnolias watercolor on paper 26 X 20
JAMES KISSEL And Now For Something Completely Different watercolor 30 x 22
JAMES KISSEL Tuscan Sunset watercolor 23 x 18
JANET KONDZIELA Sand Dune Path watercolor on Terraskin 5.25 x 10.5
JANET KONDZIELA The Far Horizon watercolor on paper 26 x 35
ROSEMARY LEE Color Weave watercolor and colored pencil on paper 37 x 23
ROSEMARY LEE Mildred 1036 watercolor and on paper 20 x 16
LISA MULL Androgyny watercolor and ink 12 x 18″
BARBARA EKO MURPHY Resist watercolor 30 x 30
LINDA ONDERKO Pond watercolor on paper 16 x 20
PATRICK O’ROURKE Stem watercolor, gouache 11 x 14
JULIA PANGBORN-HARLEY Light Will (Always) Shine in Darkness watercolor on cold-pressed paper 9.75 x 4
JULIA PANGBORN-HARLEY Friend or Foe watercolor on cold-pressed paper 14 x 10
CINDY RASHID The Leering Look watercolor 16 x 20
CINDY RASHID Shadowed Sea Grapes watercolor 15 x 13
JULIA ROHDE Haul-Out watercolor 16 x 20
TOM RYAN Moonstruck watercolor on paper 30 x 24
NANCY SAVAGE Too Many Diners watercolor 16 x 20
JAMES VELTHOVEN Freighter at Charlevoix watercolor and pencil on paper 30 x 13
JAMES VELTHOVEN Mergansers watercolor and pencil on paper 19 x 15
JAMES VELTHOVEN Round Island Light watercolor on paper 27 x 20
HARRY VILLALONGA Sweet Granny watercolor on Arches paper 21 x 29
HARRY VILLALONGA Waiting for Goliath watercolor on Arches paper 15x 19
CARRIE ‘CARE’ WHEELER Green Beans watercolor 27 x 21
CARRIE ‘CARE’ WHEELER Talking watercolour on Yupo 11 x 20
DENISE WILLING-BOOHER Sundown watercolor 25 x 39
SUSAN WOLOCKO-HASSENRIK I Still Have My Marbles watercolor on paper 19 x 17
SUSAN WOLOCKO-HASSENRIK Tea Time watercolor on paper 22 x 18
JULIE WOODARD Sweet Swans watercolor, india ink pen, alcohol ink on rice paper 14 x 11

September 1 – October 28: 9th Annual West of Center All Media Juried Exhibition

In a nod to our location, as well as our philosophy of bringing the community something unexpected, West of Center is an inspired effort to showcase contemporary works of art selected by a highly-regarded juror.

The juror will select works based on his/her vision for the exhibition with an emphasis given to one-of-a-kind, compelling works of art presented in new, experimental, inventive and/or unexpected ways.

Juror: Brian Nelson received a BFA in Sculpture from Western Michigan University and a MFA in Sculpture from Michigan State University in 1995. He began teaching at EMU in 2000.

Awards: 1st Place: $300, Second Place: $200, Third Place: $100, Honorable: $50


November 3 – December 16: Biennial Small Works Juried All Media Exhibition

CALL FOR ARTISTS: The Northville Art House is seeking substantial works on a diminutive scale in all types of media including painting, drawing, ceramics, metalwork, photography and sculpture.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists, 18 and over, may submit a maximum of 6 original works of art in any media, limited to 12 inches in any direction, created within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited at the Northville Art House.

JURORS: The Northville Art House Exhibition Committee

PROSPECTUS:  See SmallWorks2017_Prospectus for full eligibility and details.

AWARDS: 1st Place: $300, Second Place: $200, Third Place: $100, Honorable: $50

DEADLINE: Online entry forms MUST be submitted on or before 11:59 PM EST on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

Enter the Small Works Exhibition>>

Thank you to our sponsors and your support of the arts in our community.


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