Calls for Artists

Call for Artists – 2020 Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival

Calling all artists!

Registration is now OPEN for the 2020 Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival. Artists utilizing a wide-variety of mediums are encouraged to register to participate. Space is limited for both professional and emerging artists. Register soon to ensure your spot at This year’s Festival will run from Monday, August 17 - Saturday, August 22, 2020. Additional information is available on the Paint Dexter website at:

Please note the following important dates:

  1. Professional artists must register by May 15th.
  2. Emerging artists must register by July 1st.
  3. The festival and painting begins August 17th.

2020-21 Dexter Art Gardens Temporary Sculpture Display Call for Entries

The “Dexter Art Gardens” is an annual outdoor artwork exhibition sponsored by the Dexter Arts, Culture & Heritage Committee and the City of Dexter. Three (3) temporary outdoor artworks will be juried and placed on temporary display along with the City’s permanent collection for one (1) year: June 2020 – May 2021. The selected pieces will be installed on concrete pads in highly trafficked locations throughout Dexter. Applications may be submitted via e-mail, hard-copy, or the online Call for Entries platform, CaFE at: . Submitting an application via the CaFE site is free. The deadline for submissions is February 27, 2020. Additional information, including the application form, may be found on the City's website at: