CALL FOR ENTRY
GILDA SNOWDEN MEMORIAL EXHIBITION
Michelle Perron, Juror
Deadline: Sunday, February 13th, 9 pm
Exhibition: March 2-April 16, 2022
Intake: Sunday, February 27, noon-4 pm
Reception: Friday, March 4, 5-8 pm
Gallery Talk: Wednesday, March 16, 6 pm
Pick-up: Sunday, April 17, noon-5 pm
Participation is open to all artists 18 years or older.
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Scarab Club members and full time students pay a discounted entry fee of $20 for up to three images; Entry fee for all other artists is $25 for up to three images; Up to three additional images may be submitted, at $5 for each additional image.
The Scarab Club invites submissions for its annual Gilda Snowden Memorial Exhibition. It is an unthemed exhibition, open to all artists 18 years or older.
The purpose of the Gilda Snowden Memorial Exhibition is to recognize the diversity and achievement of artists whose work shows creativity of concept, excellence of design and expertise of media; to display these works to regional audiences and to be an educational opportunity for students.
MICHELLE PERRON, JUROR
Michelle Perron is a respected cultural animator and advocate for the Detroit cultural community. She is an accomplished curator, gallerist, fundraiser, writer, event producer, educator, and art activist who has devoted her career to engaging broad audiences with the limitless power of the arts to engage, inspire and motivate. She currently serves as Director of the Executive Office for The Kresge Foundation, where she executes special projects and provides multi-faceted support to the Kresge President and CEO. For 21 years, from 1998 to 2020, she ran the Office of Exhibitions & Public Programs at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. She was also Founding Director of Kresge Arts in Detroit at CCS, The Kresge Foundation’s initiative that produces the Kresge Artist Fellowships and the Kresge Eminent Artist Awards, and provides broad support to Detroit’s art ecosystem. Michelle has curated hundreds of exhibitions, hosted lectures by major international artists and scholars, served on boards and committees of Detroit's major visual arts organizations, and has been an arts community activist since the 1980s. A native Detroiter, Michelle’s professional career has included posts at organizations such as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Gallery and O.K. Harris Works of Art in the Detroit area, and Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Art et Industrie Gallery, both in New York City. She studied art history at Ohio Wesleyan University and Wayne State University.
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