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Call for ACWL-Nuveen Artist Members

Application deadline is March 4th, 2022

If you have been hoping to display and sell your artwork year-round at the ACWL-Nuveen, now is your chance!


The ACWL-Nuveen Gallery Committee is excited to announce a call for diverse artisans to show and sell artwork in our retail gallery. The ACWL-Nuveen is prominently located in historic downtown Whitehall, Michigan. Whitehall and its twin city Montague are vibrant small West Michigan towns with populations that triple in the summer months with tourists and summer residents who come to enjoy the cultural attractions and all of the natural beauty of White Lake and Lake Michigan. The ACWL-Nuveen has a steady annual retail business and showcases a range of unique art in our gallery with prices ranging from $20 - $500.


While we will review submissions of any medium from Michigan artists ages 18+, we are currently seeking artists creating original artwork in the following mediums:

· Printmaking

· Ceramics

· Fiber art

· Original, handcrafted jewelry

· 3-D art, including wood, glass, and metal work


The ACWL-Nuveen Gallery Committee encourages submissions from artists with diverse backgrounds. The committee will not discriminate based on race, gender, sexual orientation, identity, or if you are differently-abled. We welcome all applications!


About ACWL-Nuveen Artist Membership

Artist Members at the ACWL-Nuveen pay a yearly fee of $65 and must be able to rotate or refresh their work at least twice year. This membership also entitles the artist to receive a 10% discount in the retail store and when enrolling for exhibits and classes. The ACWL-Nuveen takes a 30% commission from all sales, the artist receives 70%. To see our full Artist Member contract, click HERE.


To apply

Complete this application form:

You will be asked to provide images, dimensions, and list prices of 5 original works, as well as an artist statement, bio, and links to your web or social media pages.



February 4: Call for Artists opens

March 4: Applications are due

March 11: Selected artists will be contacted to set-up a time for an in-person meeting to present examples of their work to the ACWL-Nuveen staff and members of the Gallery Committee. The artists will be asked to talk about their work and explain how they would display and label their pieces.

March 25: Selected artists will be notified that they have been invited to become an Artist Member at the Arts Council of White Lake-Nuveen Center. Artists will have to complete the artist member contract, pay their membership fee, and bring in artwork by April 29.

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