Artist Information

Scroll for information about exhibiting at the BBAC; the BBAC’s Gallery Shop & Holiday Shop; the BBAC’s annual fine art fair Art Birmingham; & teaching at the BBAC.

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TEACHING @ THE BBAC

Please send an email with images of your work, your resume or CV & at least a short narrative describing what type of class(es) you might like to teach.

ADULT CLASSES

Cynthia Mills – VP/Programs – CindiMills@BBArtCenter.org

YOUTH & TEEN CLASSES

Susan Owens – Youth Programs Director – SusanOwens@BBArtCenter.org

 

ARTISTS WANTED FOR BBAC GALLERY SHOP & HOLIDAY SHOP

Work must be submitted for consideration. If accepted it is on a consignment basis with the BBAC retaining 45% commission on all sales.

For the year-round Gallery Shop: Send an email with images of your work along with a resume or CV to: EliseBrogan@BBArtCenter.org.

The annual Holiday Shop is November 30-December 21, 2017. 

CLICK HERE for details about this year’s Holiday Shop & to apply online!

(For a paper application, phone 248.644.0866.)

Artist applications must be in before September 21, 2017. 

Email questions to: HolidayShopInfo@BBArtCenter.org or phone 248.644.0866 x 104.

EXHIBITIONS

The BBAC is always accepting new exhibition proposals. (At the moment, we are booked for the 2016.) Open to emerging, as well as established artists, 18 years of age and older.  The Director of Exhibitions reviews submissions on an ongoing basis.

To apply for a group show, please provide:

Group Name / Type of Media / Web Address
Group Contact Person / Address / Email Address / Phone Number
Juror or Curator

INCLUDE:

    • Visuals – submit up to 15 digital images at 300dpi on CD/DVD, by email, or via a photo-sharing site; JPEG & PNG files are acceptable formats
    • Reference Sheet – with title, medium, dimensions & date information next to thumbnail of each submitted image
    • Resume/CV
    • Artist Statement – optional

EMAIL TO: Exhibitions@BBArtCenter.org
You must include images, either as attachments or via a photo-sharing site. Referring us to a website, even yours, is not sufficient.

MAIL MATERIALS TO: BBAC, 1516 S. Cranbrook Rd., Birmingham MI 48009, Attn: Amy Kantgias, Director of Exhibitions

Questions? Exhibitions@BBArtCenter.org 

To apply for an individual show, please provide:

Name / Address / Email Address / Phone Number / Web Address
Type of Media 

INCLUDE: 

    • Visuals – submit up to 15 digital images at 300dpi on CD/DVD, by email, or via a photo-sharing site; JPEG & PNG files are acceptable formats
    • Reference Sheet – with title, medium, dimensions & date information next to thumbnail of each submitted image
    • Resume/CV
    • Artist Statement – optional

EMAIL TO: Exhibitions@BBArtCenter.org
You must include images, either as attachments or via a photo-sharing site. Referring us to a website, even yours, is not sufficient.

MAIL MATERIALS TO: BBAC, 1516 S. Cranbrook Rd., Birmingham MI 48009, Attn: Amy Kantgias, Director of Exhibitions

Questions? Exhibitions@BBArtCenter.org 

CALL FOR ENTRIES

The 2017 Michigan Fine Arts Competition will soon open for entry. The exhibit will run June 23-Aug 25.  For more information, click here.

ART BIRMINGHAM

Art Birmingham 2017 is scheduled for Mother’s Day Weekend – Sat. & Sun., May 13-14!

Art Birmingham, originally known as the Birmingham Fine Art Festival, celebrates its 36th anniversary in Shain Park, downtown Birmingham’s newly & extensively redesigned city park. As the downtown center, Shain Park is surrounded by convenient parking for fairgoers & within easy access to the many unique stores & fabulous restaurants of downtown Birmingham.

This exquisite fine art fair showcases more than 150 juried artists with featured work that includes painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, glass, wood, sculpture, mixed media, fiber, metals & more.

For information on how to apply, contact The Guild of Artists & Artisans.

The application process for participation in the 2016 Art Birmingham Fair has closed.