2023 Exhibition Information
Preparation for the 2023 Barry County Artists Exhibition is underway. Mark your calendars for these important dates.
Submission period: March 2nd – April 6th
Results notification: Week of April 10th
Artist reception: May 11th
Exhibition: May 12th – July 16th
BCAE is open to any artist at least 14 years old who resides in Barry County, MI. Artists may submit up to two original pieces for consideration. A submission fee of $10 per piece will be assessed upon submission.
Participating artists retain all rights to their work, with the stipulation that images of submitted pieces may be posted on social media and the TAC website for promotional purposes.
New This Year
The Barry County Artists Exhibition has a fresh new feature this year: a theme! We’re starting off simple with a tribute to Barry County. Share your best county-loving creations and celebrate the area in which we live.
Juror Bio: Shari Carney
Working in paint, glass, mixed media, and more, Shari is an artist and artisan of many years. She holds a BFA from Western Michigan University with a double major in painting and drawing, completed after two years of intensive art study at Siena Heights University. She also has a diploma in Digital Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
Shari lives in Nashville and is the owner of Fine Line Studios. Her professional ambition is to be a creator of beautiful things.