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

The Exhibit

Gallery Hours:
Wednesday – Saturday 10:00AM-4:00PM (Extended Hours on Thursdays until 7:00PM)

Sunday 12:00PM-4:00PM

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

You be the Judge- The People’s Choice Award

One artist will be awarded as the People’s Choice for the Best in Show.

Starting May 17, 2024 you can give your opinion on which art piece is your favorite and deserves to be the People’s Choice for the Best in Show. Each vote costs a $1 donation to the Box Factory for the Arts. Contest ends July 7, 2024 at 4pm (EST).

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