Shear Madness: Juried Collage Exhibition

January 13 – February 6, 2021

The Northville Art House to present collage artworks composed by papier collé, decoupage, photomontage or otherwise arranging and affixing pieces of paper, fabric, photographs, or other mixed media to a surface as selected by juror Edee Joppich.


  • Linda Allen First I Look @ the Purse
  • Suzanne Allen Dear Aunt Hatty
  • Sidia Atabales-Schnitzler Future (I)
  • Jill Ault Not Quite the Year
  • Willow Bayer Willa’s Big Mess
  • Jeremy Blair Remembrancers
  • Danna Bowersox October Wood
  • Tara Carpenter Estrada Mirrored
  • Danielle Cartier Serene Custard
  • Alexis Marie Chute Still Planning
  • Velinka Cucuz Altered Pieces
  • Cheryl Dawdy Sliver
  • Ben DiNino Primarily Wrinkled
  • Paula Doe Autres Objets
  • Paula Doe Bordeaux
  • Jonathon Downing 1 a.m. in Ann Arbor
  • Marianne Droste Lessons for 2020
  • Adrienne Dunkerley and Petr Dimitrov Portals (no. 1)
  • Daria Fileta Windy
  • Ana Gadish-Linares High Art
  • Karen Gallup Security with Orange
  • Lora Garcelon Monterosso Memory
  • Dennis Gordon Double Oak
  • Janet Hall Beach Walk
  • Andrew Hamilton Diffluvial Astronominalism
  • Emily Hobgood Thomas 320 E Fort Macon Rd IV.
  • Steph Joy Hogan East Sector
  • Steph Joy Hogan Southport
  • Nikola Janevski Memento Mori: Blossom
  • Christy Kelly-Bentgen Perhaps the Only “Sane” Response?
  • Peggy Kerwan Kat Berd Mun
  • Zach Koch Moon Man
  • Maria Latour Power
  • Rosemary Lee Patchwork
  • Stacy Leeman Self Portrait C2
  • Christopher W. Luhar-Trice Road Trip with Aristotle
  • Carleen Lunsford Kissed
  • Monika Meler Anthropocene II
  • Susan Morrison Sanctuary
  • Mike Mosher Bad Penny (or THE)
  • Mary Lou Olds Love
  • Jerome Patryjak Wave Dynamics
  • Kenneth Ricci Five Chapters in Red
  • Venice Rioux Festival of Leaves
  • Shelley Rothenburger Locked and on a Loop
  • Ajean Ryan If Still Standing
  • Matilda Sabal Death
  • Matilda Sabal Five of Swords
  • Gayle Sanchirico Sought Out Directions
  • Tricia Soderberg Tea Garden #4
  • Rose Starke Inner Strength
  • Dafna Steinberg Parrots and Nirvana
  • Mark Stewart The View From “nowhen”
  • Cyane Tornatzky Three Children
  • Will Ursprung NCS Anomaly
  • Lou Vallance Explosion
  • Pat Vartanian Iconic Ruth
  • E. Vogt Navigating Land
  • Janis Walker Italy, Busy in Black & White
  • Kurt Wingar Memories of October
  • Jay Youngdahl The Complicated Life of A Veteran
  • Lori Zurvalec Willow Windows No. 3


Edee Joppich received a BFA from Marygrove College followed by graduate studies at Wayne State University. For five decades she has shared her gifts with others through her art, instruction, and mentoring of aspiring artists. She founded Bay Street Gallery in Northport, MI, presenting the work of Michigan artists as well as a rotating collection of her collages and paintings. Her work has been purchased for many corporate collections including Ford Motor Company, Pennzoil, Masco, MichCon, Campbell Ewald and a number of major hospitals as well as private collections across the United States. Edee has received awards and honors including a fellowship in the International Society of Experimental Artists and a Signature membership in the National Collage Society. She has juried over 200 shows including competitions with the University of Michigan, International Society of Experimental Artists, and the Greater Flint Arts Council.


Location: Northville Art House, 215 W. Cady Street, Northville, MI 48167

Admission and Hours: Free public exhibitions on view Wed – Thu 10 am – 6 pm & Fri – Sat 11 am – 3 pm. 


Prizes: $650 in cash awards for 1st – 4th Place: $300, $200, $100, and $50; Honorable Mention Awards.

Opening Reception: (Tentative) Saturday, January 16, 1 – 3 PM with Awards Presentation at 2 PM


Presentation: Artwork must be in excellent condition, ready for secure installation, and properly labeled before delivery. All 2D work must be framed and ready for hanging with hooks and a wire. Sawtooth hangers are not accepted. Unsuitably prepared, hazardous, unstable, or extremely fragile work will be declined. Artists who deliver artwork that does not meet these standards will be given up to 24 hours to rectify the issue.

Delivery Dates:

  • Hand-delivered artwork drop-off times are January 3 – 5, 12 – 2 pm.
  • Pre-paid shipped artwork must arrive on January 4 – 5. If otherwise, email to schedule and notify.
  • Artwork should be labeled with name and title. A temporary label will be supplied for optional use.
  • Accepted works that differ dramatically from the submitted images may be refused.

Social distancing practices for delivery and pick-up will be implemented and communicated at notification of acceptance. 


  • All costs, including packing, shipping and liability for damage, are the artist’s responsibility.
  • A pre-paid return label, stamps or payment for shipped artwork must be included as well as instructions for special installations.

Please note that shipping providers may be experiencing delays. Please send promptly and email tracking number to


  • Artwork may be picked-up on February 7 – 8, 12 – 2 pm
  • And after during regular gallery hours, Wed-Fri 10am – 3pm, Sat 11am – 3 pm.
  • Artists call or email ahead to authorize a representative to pick-up their work.
  • Return artwork will be packed in the same / similar materials and shipped by February 12.
  • Artwork not picked up 30 days after the exhibition will be considered abandoned and become the property of Northville Art House.


Art Sales: A 35% commission will be charged on all art for sale. Art may not be removed during the exhibition.

Terms and Conditions: Submissions to the exhibition shall constitute an agreement to comply with terms and conditions set forth in the call for entries, entry form and in the Art Exhibition and Sales Agreement.

Questions? Email Ryan Kaltenbach, Creative Director at