Artist Resources

The Ann Arbor Art Center is committed to providing accessible opportunities for artists to explore, experiment and grow their creative practice at every stage of their careers.


Our exhibitions program seeks to support both emerging and established artists. If you are interested in submitting, entering or proposing, please see our page for artists interested in exhibiting at the Ann Arbor Art Center. Also make sure to subscribe for our artists’ mailing list


The 117 Gallery Shop showcases a wide range of original artwork by local and regional artits. We review submissions on a rolling basis with our team and exhibitions and gallery shop committees. Visit this page for more information and instructions on how to submit your work for consideration.


We are always on the look out for talented artists with a passion for sharing their knowledge with others. Visit this page for more information and a link to an instructor application form.


Emerging, mid-career and established artists/curators are encouraged to submit their proposals for consideration. Proposals are reviewed on a rolling-basis by our Exhibitions committee that includes A2AC staff, local artists, curators, educators and business professionals. To submit simply fill out the proposal form here.


We strive to offer artists of all levels the opportunity to engage and create. Through workshops, classes and open studio opportunities the art center is a place for makers. Our classes run on 8-week terms during all four seasons. Our programming includes classes in ceramics, jewelry & metalsmithing, drawing, and painting, among others. Our class schedule is published online towards the end of each term. For more information visit our Education page and sign-up for our email list to stay up to date on all of our upcoming classes!


The Ann Arbor Art Center is committed to the further development of artists in our community. To stay up to date on the latest opportunities, subscribe to the Artists mailing list and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Are you new in town or looking to get involved, try something new and meet new people? Subscribe to our email list, follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and/or stop by during our open hours to visit our gallery shop and exhibition gallery – our front desk staff will be there to welcome you and answer any Art Center questions. See you soon!

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If you wish to receive upcoming opportunities including but not limited to; formal artist calls for upcoming exhibitions, open teaching positions, and 117 Gallery Shop retail opportunities from the Ann Arbor Art Center, please subscribe to this mailing list and you will be automatically added to our artist database.