The annual Mayor’s Art Award is upon us once again, as the Cadillac Festival of Arts is scheduled to be held July 15-16, 2022, at the Cadillac City Park and Pavilion. The 38th annual Mayor’s Art Award will be Friday, July 15, 2022. The competition is open to artists of the Michigan northwest regional counties: Wexford, Missaukee, Manistee, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Emmet, Charlevoix, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Lake, Osceola, and Antrim.
Entries for the Mayor’s Art Award may be any style of art, with a limit of one entry per person. All entries will be displayed in the park from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday, July 15th during the festival.
The artist whose entry places first in the competition will be awarded a $450 prize. The winning artwork becomes the property of the City of Cadillac and will be displayed in the Cadillac Municipal Complex with a plaque depicting the award and year. The second place winner will be awarded $100, and the third place winner will receive $50.
Entry forms are available at the Municipal Complex in Cadillac and on the City’s website
www.cadillac-mi.net. Completed forms must be returned to the Municipal Complex at 200 N. Lake Street in Cadillac by 12:00 pm (noon) on Friday, July 15, 2022, for the artist to be eligible to enter the competition. Artwork needs to be delivered to the Mayor’s Art Award tent between 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm on Friday, July 15, 2022, for judging.
Contact the City of Cadillac at (231) 775-0181 for additional information.