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Exhibit Artists for 2019

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing offers members the opportunity to showcase artwork in the contemporary setting at 1208 Turner Street. Exhibits run for one month (as assigned by the Arts Council). An open call to dues-paying Arts Council members is announced twice per year.

* Opportunity includes an artist-hosted opening reception held at the Arts Council (artists are responsible for providing light refreshments). Receptions are typically held on Fridays (some are on Arts Night Out).

* Chosen artists deliver and install their own work, using the Arts Council's Walker Display system, which runs approximately 20 feet and holds up to 300 pounds of weight in total (50 pounds per hanging mechanism). See what the system looks like.

* Artists are encouraged to contact media, invite friends and family and promote their exhibition on social media platforms.

* The Arts Council provides marketing, support and exhibit consultations to exhibiting artists.

Round 2 artist exhibition call for submissions opens on April 1, 2019

January - Svitlana Martynjuk

Svitlana Martynjuk was born and raised in the beautiful western capital region of Rivne, Ukraine. Svitlana's work is inspired by abstract expressionism movement. She allows her experiences to influence much of her work and believes that each viewer discovers their own interpretation based on their internal state and environment.

January - Svitlana Martynjuk

February - Janice Hironaka

Janice is self-taught in regard to her sense of color, composition and spatial relationships and draws on her appreciation of the forms, contrasts and motion of the natural world. She expresses her creativity by combining opaque, transparent and iridized glass in a genre she has coined "Kinetic Balance" encompassing shape, texture and color.

February - Janice Hironaka

March - Young Creatives

In celebration of Youth Arts Month, the Arts Council features a youth art exhibition each year for the entire month of March. The exhibition features the work of youth ages preschool through twelfth grades and also highlights the work of our Young Creatives billboard artists.

March - Young Creatives

April - Daniel J. Hogan

Daniel J. Hogan is an award-winning Lansing cartoonist who works with inks and watercolors, as well as making digital art. His focus is creating humorous illustrations that get a smile or a chuckle out of the viewer. Daniel also writes and draws the fantasy comic, Foxes & Boxes found at clattertron.com.

April - Daniel J. Hogan

May - Marissa Tawney-Thayer

Marissa is an art educator-turned-working artist in the Lansing area. Her work, often narrative in nature, straddles the space between fine art and illustration. Using primarily drawing media and often working in series, she aims to find the lighthearted side of struggles and add a touch of whimsy and connection to everyday life.

May - Marissa Tawney-Thayer

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November - Global Expressions (Image by rockerthedragon)

In conjunction with Michigan State University's Global Festival, which takes place on November 12, 2019, we will feature the artworks of our Greater Lansing area immigrant, refugee and global-student population, with the goal of highlighting the artists and presenting their global/cultural perspective to the region.

November - Global Expressions (Image by rockerthedragon)

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