For Artists

This page offers application downloads or information for artists and art organizations about opportunities at the Bonifas Arts Center. There are also teaching and exhibit opportunities for artists in the Upper Peninsula. Give us a call at 906-786-3833 for more information.

April 1 – May 13, 2021 

This show is open to all artists 18+ who are current members of the Bonifas. All work must be the artists’ own design, original in concept and execution and not previously exhibited in the Bonifas Gallery. The artwork should have been created within the last two years. Original works only (no prints). Any medium, traditional or experimental, qualify for entry. There are no size limitations. 

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Entry Fee: $15 + Bonifas Memberhip

Bonifas Membership :
Entry Fee :
Artist Name:

Satuday, August 7, 2021 

The Waterfront Art Festival is approaching its 50th year at Escanaba's Ludington Park. The festival features more than 60 exhibitors and vendors and showcases live music at the Karas Bandshell stage throughout the show.

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Booth Rate 
By May 1 — $75 Bonifas Member/ $85 Non-Member  
By June 15 — $90 Bonifas Member/ $100 Non-Member 
After June 15 — $125
Extra Booth Space — $25 
Bonifas Membership — $35 

Registration by May 1 :

Juried Exhibit, April 2021

Apply by March 1. The show runs April 1 to April 24. A new Invitational Award is sponsored by the Bonifas Arts Center. Which would grant the winner a solo exhibit at the Bonifas Studio Galerry.

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First Monday of the Month, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

We will be offering monthly artist gatherings at the Bonifas on the first Monday of the month at 6 until 8 p.m. These gatherings will be for artists to get together and talk about what they are working on currently. Get inspiration and meet like-minded people that just want to talk about what they love to do.

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