2017 Howell Art Project
The Howell Main Design Committee is pleased to bring outdoor art to our downtown! The Howell Art Project is an art competition featuring local and state-wide artists, with the winners’ original artwork being reproduced and exhibited in downtown throughout the year. New this year, the Howell Art Project will bring both two-dimensional (2-D) design and three-dimensional (3-D) designs to our community. The best in show overall winner will also receive a cash prize, as well as a featured exhibit at the Cleary University Secunda Art Museum.
Howell Art Project Unveiling & Auction Party
Tickets are now on sale for the August 15th Art Project Unveiling & Auction Party at the Howell Opera House. Purchase your tickets today! ORDER TICKETS HERE
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR AUCTION PARTY DONORS:
Two-dimensional Designs: Up to 8 winning entries in the 2-D design category will be reproduced for exhibition by the Howell Main Street Design Committee on exterior walls in downtown Howell.
Three-dimensonal Designs: The top 3 pieces of three dimensional artwork will on loan (for up to one year) to Howell Main Street Inc. and each artist will receive a $600 stipend for their submission. Three-dimensional artwork will be displayed outdoors in downtown Howell as part of the outdoor gallery.
BEST OF SHOW. After public voting is complete, the jury will in its sole discretion determine which entry is Best of Show, and will also select 2nd place and 3rd place winners. The Best of show winner will receive a $1,000.00 cash prize. The Second place winner will receive $500 and $250 will be awarded to the third place winner.
The Best of Show artwork will be displayed at the Cleary University Secunda Art Museum Sculpture Garden. The winning artist will also receive a ‘featured exhibit’ space at the Cleary University Secunda Art Museum at a time decided upon by the artist, the museum, and Howell Main Street Inc.
PROMOTION. Howell Main Street Inc. and the Design Committee reserve the right to use all information on imagery and documentation of the artist as it pertains to his or her entry. The applying artist agrees that Howell Main Street Inc. and the Design Committee may use the information, imagery and documentation described in the preceding sentence and like material in the promotion and furtherance of the Art Project, including on any official website or social media, press releases, promotional materials, display and exhibition materials, catalogues, maps, guides, installations and the like.
Thanks to our Sponsors:
Michaelangelo Artist Sponsor
Proceeds from the 2016 auction will benefit next year's Howell Art Project and will bring more arts and cultural activities to the Howell community!