Michiana Annual Art Competition |
MAAC in the Box Exhibition

Artisan and Small Business Studios

Exhibit Dates: May 17 – July 7, 2024
Opening Reception: May 19, 2024 2:00PM – 4:00PM

The Michiana Annual Art Competition, MAAC, is a local juried fine art exhibition intended to recognize, foster, and reward excellence of artists in Southwestern/Western Michigan and Northern Indiana. The MAAC in the Box exhibition is held annually at the Box Factory for the Arts in St. Joseph, Michigan and showcases over 100 works of art from over a 100 local artists.

MAAC in the Box 2024
Best of Show & Category Winners

You be the Judge- The People’s Choice Award

Thank to all who participated in this year’s People’s Choice for the MAAC in the Box.

This year’s winner is Diane Andreoni of Benton Harbor, Michigan with her oil painting, “Michigan Coneflowers”. With a generous donation from Bob and Joan Judd, Berrien Artist Guild members, the total raised during this contest/fundraiser is $3873.00.

The Exhibit

The Exhibit is now closed. See you in 2025!

Artists were asked to submit work under the following categories:

  • Photography (Black and White)
  • Photography (Color)
  • Painting (Oil)
  • Painting (Water media – Acrylic/Watercolor/Gouache)
  • Fiber Arts (Fabric/Fiber Arts – Weaving/Quilting/Knit/Crochet/Baskets)
  • 3D (Sculpture/Glass/Ceramics/Assemblages)
  • Drawing (Pastels/Pencils/Pen & Ink/Printmaking)
  • Mixed Media

This is a Juried Show
The MAAC in the Box for 2024 Judge is Anne Corlett. Ann is a full-time artist, working and showing out of her studio on the Kalamazoo River in Saugatuck, Michigan. Website: annecorlett.net

MAAC in the Box 2024 Prizes include:
Winners will be announced at the May 19th Opening Reception (with the exception of the People’s Choice)

  • Best of Show, $1500
  • 1st Place Best of Category, $500
  • 2nd Place Best of Category, $100
  • People’s Choice Award, $100

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors