MI Great Artist


MI Great Artist™ is an online art competition for visual artists, 18 years and older. Entrants may submit up to five original works of art online at MIGreatArtist.com for a public vote to determine the top 30 artists. The "People's Choice" winner (the artist receiving the most votes) is automatically one of the finalists. A panel of arts professionals will choose four other finalists and ultimately the winner.


Artists have a chance to win:

  • $3,375 in Cash Prizes
  • Custom framing of 5 artworks
  • Exhibition in several venues in southeast Michigan
  • Entrepreneurial training through Oakland County's One Stop Shop Business Center
  • Artwork featured on a poster to promote one of Oakland County's signature quality of life events

View the Finalists: 2018 MI Great Artist Competition


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