by The DeVos Art Museum   January 25, 2013

Michigan's Devos Art Museum seeks entries for Sixth Annual North of the 45th Parallel Juried Exhibition. Entries due March 4, 2013.

Juried by Mason Riddle, visual arts writer from St. Paul, Minnesota 

Entries due March 4, 2013. To enter, visit devos.slideroom.com- there is no fee to enter.


Eligibility: Open to all residents of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin living north of the 45th parallel. There is wiggle room for people within 2 degrees of this area, but the general idea is to represent artists living in the upper Midwest region. Work in all media is welcome and there are no size limitations. Work previously exhibited at the DeVos Art Museum is not eligible 

Submissions: All entries must be submitted online by creating an account on the museum’s Slideroom page. There is no fee to create an account and no fee to enter. Up to five images can be submitted for consideration - the juror will select specific pieces for the exhibition based on submissions. 

March 4: Entries due. 
April 26: Jury decisions sent via e-mail. 
May 31: Accepted artwork due at the museum.* 
June 7, - August 4: exhibition run dates. 
Reception: June 7, 6 - 8 pm 

*Accepted entries will need to be shipped or delivered directly to the museum ready to display and labeled with artist name and contact info. Shipped works must include a pre-paid return address label. 

This year’s exhibition is juried by Mason Riddle, a writer based in Saint Paul, Minnesota who has published widely on the visual arts, architecture and design. Recent publications include Artforum, Architectural Record, Ceramics: Art & Perception, Dwell, Metalsmith, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Rain Taxi, Sculpture Magazine, Surface Design and Walker Art Center Magazine. Her catalogue essay on new prints by Willie Cole was published in September 2012 by Highpoint Press, Minneapolis. Recent blogs for Metropolis Magazine feature a Q & A with Andrew Blauvelt, the architecture and design curator at the Walker, and a memorial tribute to the architect Lisl Close. Riddle recently organized an exhibition of photographs by Twin Cities artist Tucker Hollingsworth which explore the digital concept called "camera noise." Riddle is the former director of MN Percent for Art in Public Places program and interim director of The Goldstein Museum of Design. She has a M.A. in Art History and Museum Practice from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and a B.A. in Art History and Studio Arts from Denison University, Granville, OH.