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Exhibits 2024

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors:
Blick Art Materials
Charlevoix Auto
DCL, Inc.
Grey Gables Restaurant & Catering
Petoskey Plastics

All exhibits are free and open to the public!  Groups Welcome. 
Gallery & Gift Shop Hours:  M-F 11am-4pm, Sat 11am-3pm.

Charlevoix Photography Club
15th Annual Juried Exhibition

EXHIBIT RUNS:  May 31 - June 15, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION & Awards Presentation: 
Friday, May 31st from 5 - 7pm.

The Charlevoix Photography Club, Inc. (CPC) and Charlevoix Circle of Arts is pleased to accept submissions for its fifteenth Annual Juried Photography Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to any local photographers and all current members of the Charlevoix Photography Club. 


Cash prizes are given for first, second and third place images in each of the six categories.  The juror, Karen Walker, will also select images for Honorable Mention.

Sponsored By:  Charlevoix Auto

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EXHIBIT RUNS:  June 28 - August 31, 2024

Our 5th annual salon-style exhibit showcasing regionally inspired work by local & area artists.  Join us this summer as our exhibit gallery turns sales gallery!  We are delighted to offer a collection of our very own local northern Michigan artists.

Support Local Art!

Submission Deadline is JUNE 1st

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EXHIBIT RUNS:  September 13 - October 26, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, Sept. 13th, 5 - 7pm

A Harvest of Local Talent and Farm Fresh Perspectives

More details coming soon...


EXHIBIT RUNS:  November 15 - December 28, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, Nov. 15th, 5 - 7pm

OPEN CALL to all northern Michigan artists and makers.
Submissions open May 1st.

Types of items include but not limited to:

All mediums!
holiday décor

home décor

small scale original paintings

matted prints

note cards and stationary




art kits


More details coming soon...

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EXHIBIT RUNS:  January 26 - February 24, 2024

OPENING RECEPTION with Scholarship & Awards Presentation: Friday, January 26 from 5-7pm.

Our annual regional high school student art exhibit! Come and see unique works from 11th & 12th grade budding artists from Charlevoix County and the surrounding area!  With scholarship awards from Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University, and CCA prize awards. 

Participating Schools: Boyne City High School, Charlevoix High School, East Jordan High School.
CCA awards judge: Cal Kemppainen, artist

Portfolio Reviews available here at CCA!
Amy Vos Dillinger, admissions counselor at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University will be at CCA on Saturday, Feb. 3rd. To schedule a time contact your student's art teacher or .

This exhibit is sponsored by: Blick Art Materials

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1st Place: Laina Sladics, “Eastern Dragon”

2nd Place: Delaney McBee, “Luke Hemmings”

3rd Place: Rachel Dhaseller, “Dance of the Butterflies”

Honorable Mention: Sarah Wyglendowski, “Dive”

Todd Warner Student Innovation Award:

Joseline Marin and Felicity Sape, “Plastic Sea Life”



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Artistry in Woodturning and Quilting

EXHIBIT RUNS: March 8 - April 6, 2024

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, March 8th, 5 - 7pm

Experience the artistry of craftsmanship at our wood turning and quilting art exhibition, where creativity meets precision.

Showcasing original works by the Northwestern Michigan Woodturners Club and curated Charlevoix area quilters.

Immerse yourself in the intricate world of wood turning, where skilled artisans transform raw wood into stunning, functional pieces of art. Witness the mesmerizing dance of wood and tools as unique shapes and designs come to life.


In parallel, explore the rich tradition of quilting, where fabric becomes a canvas for storytelling. Admire the meticulous stitching and vibrant patterns that adorn each quilt, reflecting the passion and skill of the quilters. From traditional designs to modern interpretations, this exhibit showcases the diverse and evolving world of quilting.

Join us in celebrating the intersection of two timeless fine crafts, where wood and fabric converge to captivate the senses.

Whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or a newcomer to these art forms, TURNED & STITCHED invites you to appreciate the beauty born from the hands of talented artisans. Discover the intricate details, unravel the stories woven into each piece, and gain a newfound appreciation for the artistry that defines this captivating exhibit.

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Poplar Hollow Vase Form by Kris Roberts. Quilt artist Carmen Hartwig. Platter by Chuck McLaughlin.

Tuesday, March 19th:

Demo at 1pm
Gallery Talk at 5pm



EXHIBIT RUNS: April 19 - May 18, 2024

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 19th,  5 - 7pm

Signature and Great Lakes Fellow Membership Show

Charlevoix Circle of Arts is thrilled to host the Michigan Water Color Society (MWCS) Signature Exhibition. This show is open to MWCS Signature status members and Great Lakes Fellow designated members. The top 50 pieces will be curated for this exhibition.


Artists qualify for Signature status by being juried into at least four MWCS exhibitions. Currently, 68 exceptional artists hold this status. Signature members who have also completed a three-year term on the board receive a Great Lakes Fellow designation to honor their volunteer service. There are currently 19 Great Lakes Fellows.

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