Amy Stein-Hansen
Ashlee Cowles
Carol Murray Jewelry
Cindy McSurely
Deborah Crandell
Diane Frederick
Elizabeth Calcutt
Greta Bolger
Heather Harris-Brady
Helen Grove
Holly Polich
Ian Jones
Ingrid Andrews
Jim Young
Joe Thatcher Thatcher
Judy Zorn
Julie Avery
Kate Korroch
Kristi Wodek
Laura Quackenbush
Laurie Sears
Leslie Donaldson
Linda Gits
Lora Frankel
Lisa Ventimiglio
Marcia Conlon
Mark Bowyer
Mary Dye
Megan Holtrey
Melanie Olsen
Melissa Johnson
Mercedes Michalowski
Molly Thompson
Helen Raica-Klotz
Raizel Coiman
Renee Hintz
Sharon Hubbard
Sharon Mick McAuley
Tamara Hoffbauer
Tami Maisel
Terry Beamsley
Ginny Hawkins
Walter J. Lee
William Lindemann
Yvonne Sage

Higher Art Gallery

Open Call – Higher Arts’ Great Bodies

Great bodies: A Visual Love Letter to Michigan’s abundant, beautiful & Life-giving bodies of water

Higher Art Gallery is thrilled to welcome you to submit Artwork for consideration to our summer small group exhibit: “Great Bodies”.

Images of Michigan conjure the shape of our state, (a mitten) surrounded by The Great Lakes, but also consider the hundreds of Inland Lakes, streams, rivers and wetlands which flow to the larger bodies. This is what makes Michigan so special, it is impossible to travel a few miles in any direction without coming across a water source. Fresh, Unsalted, lifegiving water which nourishes the ecosystem and provides so much joy to all of us .

WHO & WHAT:  Painters, Pastel, Drawings, Watercolor (all wet and dry mediums) are welcome to apply.  Mixed Media, Assemblage,Sculptural Wall pieces will be considered along with fiber.  Floor or pedestal sculpture will be considered.

Photography will NOT be considered.

Important Dates:  Deadline to submit images: May 10th

Exhibit Dates: July 7th-August 3rd

Artwork must be received to the gallery no later than June 25th

Opening Reception : July 14th 6-8 pm

For more information and how to apply visit, https://www.higherartgallery.com/calls-for-art?utm_campaign=b7400ab4-4b08-44ed-ada7-897c283c514e&utm_source=so&utm_medium=mail&cid=82adc8a5-2755-4aac-9543-98dd9602af84

219 E Front St
Traverse City, MI


Our Members


Charlevoix Circle of Arts

Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology

Dennos Museum Center

Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts

Good Hart Artist Residency

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra

Leelanau Historical Society

Michigan Legacy Art Park

National Writers Series


Traverse City Dance Project

Glen Arbor Arts Center

Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum

Jordan River Arts Council

Mash-Up Rock & Roll Musical

City Opera House

Benzie Historical Society

Harbor Springs Festival of the Book

Downtown Development Authority

The Historic Vogue Theatre of Manistee

Northport Art Association

Voices Without Borders

Blissfest Music Organization

Raven and Lotus LLC

Traverse City Arts Commission

Crooked Tree Arts Center

Up North Arts

Cadillac Visitors Bureau

Parallel 45 Theatre Festival

Old Town Playhouse

Twisted Fish Gallery

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Rachael Harrell – Drama Kids

The Croft Residency

Drama Kids – Rachael Harrell

Michigan Museums Associations Scholarships & Conference


Gary Gatzke

Ian Jones

Jim Young

Kristi Wodek

Mark Bowyer

Mary Gillett

Megan Heator

Molly Thompson

Renee Hintz

Susan Wenzlick

Ted Alan

Greta Bolger

Edward Kocher

Nick Walsh

Heather Harris-Brady

Monica Stokes

Amanda Kik

Mercedes Michalowski

Sharon Hubbard

Leslie Donaldson

Elizabeth Calcutt

Maia Hausler

Becky Lancaster

Linda Dewey

Melissa Johnson

Daniel Stewart

Walter J. Lee

Michelle Bien

H. Eleanor Jones

Tom Kaufmann

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