• Holland Area Arts Council Opens Returning Exhibition MI Arts: All Michigan All Media Visual Arts Competition on September 13th

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    August 28, 2019

    HOLLAND, MICH. -- The Holland Area Arts Council is proud to present MI Arts Regional Arts Competition.  Regional artists were invited to submit contemporary works of art. With the assistance of this year’s juror, Michael Burmieister the resulting curated work is exhibited in the Arts Council’s Padnos and Armstrong Galleries. Join us, the juror and the artists  for the exhibit Reception on Friday, September 13th from 6-8 pm. Burmeister will speak at 7:00 pm and present awards. 

    Local artist Michael Burmeister is serving as this year’s juror.  Burmeister is currently the Owner and Director of Button Gallery in Douglas, MI. Previously as Adjunct Professor and Exhibition Preparator, Burmesiter taught numerous Fine Arts courses and worked on highly acclaimed exhibitions in both Pennsylvania and Illinois. His work has been exhibited regionally and nationally at colleges, universities, galleries, and museums. Visit buttonartgallery.com for more information and to view his artwork.

    Burmeister was tasked with narrowing down the entries to curate an exhibition of painting and drawing, ceramic sculptures, photographs, prints, fiber and other media work all in the contemporary style. Artists submitted over 120 pieces, and Burmeister selected 46 to be included in the exhibition. 
    The show runs through November 10th. 
    Special thanks to all the award sponsors, especially the Holland Friends of Art. We also thank the volunteers that make exhibitions possible.
    The Holland Area Arts Council is a nonprofit organization working to educate, engage and challenge the community through the arts.  The Arts Council is located at 150 East 8th Street. Call (616) 396-3278, email helpdesk@hollandarts.org or visit www.hollandarts.org for more information.

    Kailey Schroeder, Guest and Member Services
    (616) 396-3278

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