Judges Reveal Their Top 5 Finalists for 2018 MI Great Artist Competition

Five Michigan artists have been chosen as finalists, but only one will be named 2018’s MI Great Artist. After much deliberation, a panel of expert judges has narrowed down a field of 35 [...]

It’s Time to Vote for Your Favorite 2018 MI Great Artists

Who will become the 2018 MI Great Artist? It’s up to you to decide! A total of 209 Michigan artists have submitted their artwork to this year’s online competition, and your votes will determine [...]

2018 MI Great Artist Competition Begins August 1, Adds People’s Choice Award

Since 2012, the MI Great Artist competition has highlighted some of the best visual artists in southeastern Michigan. The competition not only provides more than $16,000 in cash and prizes to the [...]

Thomas Tunney Wins 2017 MI Great Artist Contest

Thomas Tunney of Commerce Township had never exhibited his art in public until Park West Gallery displayed five of his works for the 2017 MI Great Artist contest. So when Tunney, 57, heard his [...]

The Top 5 Finalists Have Been Announced For 2017 MI Great Artist Competition

Five finalists have been chosen for the 2017 MI Great Artist Competition, a contest in support of up-and-coming artists in Southeast Michigan. 232 artists from 8 different local counties [...]

Semi-Finalists Selected in MI Great Artist

The votes have been tallied, and 22 Michigan artists will now compete as semi-finalists for the title of 2017 MI Great Artist. More than 34,500 votes were cast during the contest’s 12-day public [...]

Voting Begins for the Next MI Great Artist

Help decide who will be named the 2017 MI Great Artist by casting your votes at MIGreatArtist.com. Public voting for the MI Great Artist contest runs from August 17–28. Individuals may vote once [...]

Enter the MI Great Artist Competition Today

Michigan artists entering the MI Great Artist online contest will not only compete for $16,000 in prizes, but have their artwork viewed by thousands. Artists ages 18 and older who are living, [...]

Tim Yanke Brightens “Women Build” Home With Art

For the last seven years, Cindy Randall fought to overcome the effects of Lyme disease while raising her children. As Randall struggled to regain her strength, she dreamed of moving her family [...]

Park West shines a light onto autism awareness

Dane Plaxton, 15, dashed about Park West Gallery’s lobby and exhibition spaces with his sibling and friends, all while anxiously eyeing a table of cupcakes. Aside from the occasional warning from [...]

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