LowellArts connects artists and audiences through visual and performing arts.
Call for entries
LowellArts invites artists to submit artwork for an exhibition titled GETAWAY. Entries must be original works and can be in any media. We are seeking artwork that celebrates the places or moments in time that provide us a chance to retreat, relax, and recharge. Entries can be either representational or abstract depictions of locations, objects, or an atmosphere meant to inspire, uplift, and transport the viewer to a place of rest or renewal.
Deadline for Entries:
February Featured Artist of the Month: Ryne Clarke
Ryne Clarke of the The Ryne Experience is the debut artist for the LowellArts New Featured Artist of the Month Music Program.
The Ryne Experience just released an album called "The Onion Tree".
Check out the live recorded video of Ryne Clarke and read the article about his past, current, and upcoming projects.
West Michigan Art Competition
February 13 to April 10
The 35th Annual LowellArts West Michigan Art Competition highlights outstanding artwork by Lower West Michigan artists who reside in a 25-county region. Artwork in any visual art media could be submitted by artists 18 yrs. and older. Five cash awards totaling $2500 were awarded.
Tuesday - Friday, 10am-6pm
Needle Felting Workshops with Sam Coon - Chickens, Badger, Easter Eggs, and Mole
Wet Felting Workshops with Sam Coon - Luminaries, Gathering Basket, Spring Flowers
Classes with artist Tammy Johnson - Drawing: Creating Mandalas and Monoprinting with Gelli Plates
LowellArts: Looking Ahead
Despite uncertain times, LowellArts continues to showcase art exhibitions in the gallery with regular hours open to the public, as well as hold in-person, reduced-capacity art classes for youth, teens, and adults. We invite you view the annual West Michigan Art Competition February 13 to April 10.
Plans are moving forward for annual Lowell Showboat Sizzlin' Summer Concert outdoor concert series, scheduled for June 17 through August 26. Plans are also underway for the annual Fallasburg Arts Festival scheduled for September 18 & 19 at Fallasburg Park.
A new featured artist series has been launched this year to support the local music community during the pandemic and beyond. We hope to re-launch our community theater productions and gallery concerts soon, but these events are still currently on hold.
Featured Artist Series
LowellArts has launched a new music program for 2021 called the Featured Artist Series: Connecting You with the People Behind the Music.
This monthly feature offers audiences a personal, insiders view into the current music scene from the perspective of West Michigan's talented performers.
LowellArts 2021 Scholarships
LowellArts is privileged to provide several annual scholarship awards each year. Funds for these scholarships have been provided by family and friends honoring loved ones who were active in the arts, and by art patrons wanting to further the arts through our young people.
Applications are being accepted for graduating high school seniors who attend Lowell High School or reside in the Lowell Area School district. Applications are due Monday, March 1, 2021 by 3:00pm.
Fallasburg Arts Festival
2021 Festival Dates:
September 18 and 19
The 2-day, outdoor event features over 100 unique fine art and fine craft booths, food booths, children's craft area, craft demonstrations, and music performed on an outdoor stage.
Deadline for Artist Applications:
Link to artist application: