Arts & Letters Fest


April 25, 2019

Call for Artists: Deadline to enter 50 Artists of the Great Lakes Bay Region meets Art Around the City is Thursday April 25, 2019 at midnight. This exhibit has $3000 in cash awards. $1000 for best of region, $1000 most popular on the rail trail and four $250 awards to runners-up. Artists 18 years and older that live or work in the Great Lakes Bay Region are eligible to apply. Counties include Bay, Saginaw, Midland, Arenac, Isabella, Clare, Gratiot and Gladwin. Please let us know if you have any questions at all or you can email our curator, Val Allen, at Here is a link to the online application that is very easy to fill out.

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