Current Student Works Show 2022

Juror: Ani Garabedian

Ani Garabedian is the Community Arts Coordinator at the Detroit Institute of Arts Museum through which she has coordinated and/or helped create a variety of public community art pieces in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.  She is also a drawing, design, and painting Adjunct Professor at local colleges and universities.  Ani holds a regular studio practice of painting, drawing, and experimental works and has shown both locally and nationally, while also rehabbing a historical home in the city of Detroit.



Open to students, 18 years and older, who have been enrolled in at least one adult BBAC class since FALL 2020. The following are NOT eligible: studio rentals, open studios, independent groups or faculty. This exhibition is celebrating the work of our students & their instructors.


All media are eligible.  Limit: two submissions per entrant.  Work must be current and reflect experience from a class enrolled in the last calendar year.  Work previously exhibited at the BBAC will not be eligible, including work shown in class shows.  All entries must be prepared in a professional manner and ready for installation.  Applications must be legible & complete (if not, the entry may be declared ineligible). Prices will not be changed once show is installed. The maximum value or price of a work of art may not exceed $10,000. The BBAC reserves the right to reject unprepared entries.

Fees & Sales:

The entry fee is $10.00 per student.  A 45% commission is charged on all exhibition sales.


  • All work must be labeled on the back with the artist’s name and phone number; for 3D work, put this information on a separate piece of paper or 3” x 5” card. (Artwork not labeled may be disqualified.)
  • Individual entry forms (see next page) must be completed for each submission [do not attach the application to the art].
  • 2D WORK MUST BE PROPERLY WIRED FOR HANGING! (For instructions on wiring, stop in the office for a flyer, or consult with your instructor.)
  • Work will not be accepted prior to the intake dates.


Every precaution will be taken to assure the protection of entries. Liability for works left after the pick-up dates will not be assumed by the BBAC. **Work not collected on pick-up dates will incur a $10.00/day storage fee.**


Monetary awards

BBAC tuition certificate

Gift Cards

Eva Briggs Award: $1,000 – awarded for the best 36”x36” abstract painting.


Please be aware of the following dates and times.

Important Dates:

Jan. 17 & 18  [Mon & Tues] Intake: Robinson Gallery [10:00 AM – 4:00 PM]

Jan. 19 [Wed] Jury

Jan. 21 [Fri] Results posted at

Jan. 21 & 22 [Fri & Sat] Pick up work not juried in [10:00 AM – 4:00 PM] **

Jan. 28 – Mar. 3 [Thurs] Exhibition

March 4 [Fri] Pick-up [10:00 AM – 4:00 PM]

March 5 [Sat] Pick-up [10:00 AM – 4:00 PM] **

**Work not collected on pick-up dates will incur a $10.00/day storage fee


CLICK HERE for the 2022 entry form.

CLICK HERE for instructions on how to wire artwork for hanging.