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.

July 8 - August 26, 2021  

This competition is open for all photographers, novice to professional, to enter. In the past this show has been a juried show, but who are we to say what your new normal is. This show is an opportune time to link both our emerging and our experienced artists in showing off our new normal! Whatever your experience, join us in celebrating the insights into your new normal. 

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Entry Fee: $20 Bonifas Student | $25 Bonifas Members | $30 Non-Bonifas Members 

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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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