Competitions & Contests

47th Juried Annual Exhibition

Entry Dates 2022-08-15T17:00:00 - 2022-06-12T12:00:00 41 Days Left



Artists at all career levels from emerging to established professional, 18 years of age or older residing in the State of Wisconsin, are invited to enter two-dimensional, original work. 

Submission Fee

Artists may enter up to two (2) works for a $30.00 non-refundable entry fee.


Monday, August 15, 5pm | Entry deadline

Wednesday, August 24 | Notification to artists

August 24 - September 10 | Artwork delivery.  Note: The museum is closed Sundays. Works not received by 4pm on Saturday, September 10, 2022 will not be included in the exhibition. 

Saturday, September 17, 5 - 6:30pm | Opening reception; remarks and awards at 6pm

Monday, October 31 | Exhibition closes

November 1 - 2 | Artwork pick-up  Note: Works that include a return shipping label will be expedited on or before Monday, November 7, 2022. 

Conditions of Entry

Original works of two-dimensional (hangable) art created by the artist within the past two (2) years in the following media: painting, drawing, printmaking, digital, graphics, or photography.
Artwork dimensions must not exceed 48” x 48" including the framing.
Artwork must be a single unit; no diptychs or triptychs will be accepted.
Artwork that has previously been exhibited in Door County may not be submitted.
In fairness to all entrants, artwork completed under the direction of a teacher during a class or workshop may not be entered.
Reproductions of originals in any form, including giclée fine art reproductions, are not eligible.

Entry Procedures

Visit and follow the link to ArtCall to begin the submission process. New users will be required to create a profile with user login and password. Existing users need only login and follow the process for a new submission(s).
New users: Click the blue "+ Register" button at the top right of the prospectus page to begin the registration process (see image at right).
Existing users: Click the green "Login" button at the top of the prospectus page if you have already registered.
Artists will receive notification by email on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. 

Artists can click here for a tutorial for help with the submission process.


Images should be direct-facing and cropped to exclude matting and framing or surrounding space.
Digital images should be submitted in .jpg format (resolution of 300dpi; minimum image length on the longest side: 540px and max length on the longest side: 4600px).
Images should depict color as accurately as possible and be sharply focused.
Images must be uploaded in the correct orientation.
All image files must be named as follows: John Smith_Poppies_pastel.jpg to reflect artist name, artwork title and medium.

Artists can click here for tips for photographing artwork for digital submissions.

Cash Awards

A total of $1,950.00 in cash awards will be presented at the opening reception: three (3) Special Merit Awards ($250 each), three (3) Juror’s Choice Awards ($200 each), the Gerhard Miller Award of Excellence ($500), and the Bonnie Hartmann Award for Outstanding Creativity ($100).

Selection Process

The digital .jpg image(s) you submit are projected on a screen and reviewed by a jury of artists and art professionals. Any artwork not accurately depicted, deemed not to be an original, is a copy, or is improperly framed may be omitted from exhibition by the curator at the time of installation. Please see "IMAGES" section of this prospectus for tips on photographing artwork to provide the best representation of your submission(s) for consideration.

Artwork Delivery & Pick-up

Accepted artwork must be delivered between August 24 - September 10, 2022—the scheduled drop-off dates—and picked-up November 1 - 2, 2022 between the hours of 10am - 4pm. Artists should keep in mind the museum is closed Sundays.
Accepted artwork NOT received by the deadline at 4pm on Saturday, September 10, 2022 will not be exhibited.
Accepted artwork must be properly labeled:  Artists must print and securely attach to the back of each work the proper identification label generated in ArtCall.
Artwork must be ready for installation with exhibition-quality framing and matting and equipped with hanging wire or D-rings. Alligator clips, z-bars, magnets and brackets will not be accepted.
Artwork may NOT be removed from the exhibition prior to the closing date.
Artwork is insured while on the Miller Art Museum premises.
Any artwork left in the possession of the Miller Art Museum after the scheduled pick-up dates will incur a $5 daily storage fee and disposed of at the Miller Art Museum's discretion after 30 days.


Artwork must be delivered to the reception desk located at the entrance to the Miller Art Museum at 107 S. 4th Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235.
Packing materials must be removed from the work at the time of delivery and retained by the artist.
If the artist is unable to pick-up their artwork, please notify the curator for pick-up authorization by a third party or provide a return shipping label and packaging at the time of artwork delivery.


All packaging received from shipped artworks will be retained by the Miller Art Museum and used for return shipping.
IMPORTANT! All shipping costs are the responsibility of the artist. A pre-paid return shipping label MUST be provided by the artist and accompany the artwork delivery.  Shipped entries can be mailed to:

Helen del Guidice, CuratorMiller Art Museum Juried Annual
107 S. 4th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI  54235



Artwork may or may not be for sale as each artist wishes. The museum retains a 40% commission on each sale; the retail price should reflect this commission. If you have an exclusive contract with a Door County gallery, any artwork sales will be transacted through that gallery; please list the gallery name and commission percentage during the submission process. For artists with exclusive contracts, please contact the curator.

User Responsibilities


Helen del Guidice, Curator

P  920.746.0707


Register Now!

See entry procedures above. Begin by clicking the 'Register' button at the top right of the page. After registration has been completed, login and begin the process of submitting artwork(s).

Artwork: Top: Blanche Brown, Eye Has Not Seen What God Has Prepared, 2021, hand-dyed fiber, mixed media. Bottom: Dane Schumacher, Hear, no evil. See, no evil. Speak, no evil., 2021, oil.