AIS Master Camille Przewodek

AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase
June 1 - August 31 2019

Crooked Tree Arts Center
461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey Michigan 

Judge of Awards
AIS Master Camille Przewodek

Best of Show $4,000 cash with other awards to be announced  

Work must be suitably framed in a fine art gallery-quality wood frame, wired and ready for hanging.

  • Gallery strongly urges using “D” rings in wiring your painting.
  • No metal frames, gallery wrap canvases or sawtooth hangers.
  • Unsuitable or damaged framing will disqualify.
  • Repair or replacement of frame is financial responsibility of artist.
  • AIS and Gallery are not responsible for damage caused by works framed with glass.
  • Plexiglass is recommended. 

All entries will be made at the risk of the entrant. Care and caution will be exercised in the handling of all art work. Gallery is insured however neither AIS nor Gallery may be held responsible for loss or damage. Artists are responsible for insuring their work during transit. Work will be insured while on the Gallery premises at 60% of the retail value as stated by the artist on their application and on the inventory list. Digital images are assumed to be accurate representations of the entrant’s original artworks. Artwork that differs markedly from the submitted image will be disqualified. The artist retains copyright to his/her image(s), however, by submitting to this show, artist agrees to allow AIS and Crooked Tree Arts Center the use of the images for publicity (including future AIS event promotion) and archival purposes.

SALES COMMISSION: Artist 60%, Gallery 40%.  
*Any accepted work which is pre-sold MUST be included in the show.
*Pre-sales must be completed through the Gallery and the Gallery commission applies. 


Exhibition begins June 1st and ends August 31st. 

May 13 – May 18:
Artists ship work to Crooked Tree Arts Center, 461 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey Michigan.
Phone (231) 347-4337.

May 18:
Last day for accepted works to arrive at gallery, either shipped or hand delivered. 

June 5-8th:
All Member Paintout 

  • Canvas stamping will be held on Wednesday, June 5th from 8 to 9am at Crooked Tree Arts Center.
  • Artists will have until Saturday, June 8th at 1pm to turn in finished framed painting for the wet wall competition. 
  • Each participating member may turn in one painting, framed and ready to hang. 
  • Size limit: 200 sq inches (not including frame) with the max length on the longest side 20 inches. 
  • Wet Wall Exhibition Reception will run concurrently with that of the main juried exhibition, from 5 to 8pm on Saturday, June 8th. 
  • Prizes will be award for the wet wall competition.
  • Unsold paintings must be removed by the artist by 9pm on Saturday, June 8th (immediately following the reception). 

June 8
Opening Reception, 5pm to 8pm 
Crooked Tree Arts Center, 461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey MI. 

June 7-8:
Educational programs/lectures at the gallery 

August 31:
Last day of exhibition 

By September 15:
Unsold work shipped back to artists.
*Note that this is the final shipping date.
*Hand delivered works must be picked up no later than Sept. 4th or make arrangements with the gallery.


. To register call Megan DeWindt, CTAC, 231-347-4337 or email

Thursday & Friday, June 6th and 7th

Camille Przewodek AISM
"Discover a New Way of Seeing Color"

Students will concentrate on developing a strong start in color. Camille will teach the structure of the landscape and figure - what's important to include as well as what to leave out, focusing on expressing the big masses, light key and aerial perspective.
Day one: Outdoor landscape
Day two: Outdoor figures
Members of AIS and CTAC: $175 for day one, $200 for day two (includes model fees). $325 for both days.
Non members: $225 for day one, $250 for day two or $375 for both days. 
Flyer Download
Supply List Download

James Richards AIS
Indoor Landscape Workshop

James will share his methods and techniques for capturing light in paintings with the goal of equipping the students with a deeper level of understanding of the visual language of paint and a fearlessness in front of a blank canvas.
This will be an indoor workshop working from photo references.
Members of AIS and CTAC: $350
Non members: $400 
Flyer Download

To register contact Megan DeWindt, Program Director, Crooked Tree Arts Center or call 231-347-4337.


Quality Inn 
1314 US 31 N.
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 347-3220

Make a Reservation

  • 100% Smoke Free Hotel
  • 15 rooms secured until May 6, 2019,   7 Queen Rooms and 8 King Rooms 
  • Room with 2 Queen beds $72 per night (W-TH) and  $99 (F-S) 
  • Room with 1 King bed and 1 sofa sleeper $92 per night (W-TH) and  $119 (F-S) 
  • All rooms are equipped with a fridge, microwave, iron, ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker and free WIFI 
  • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning. 6-9:30am Monday-Friday and 6-10am Saturday & Sunday.
SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS  (For Accepted Artists Only)

Artists ship work to
Crooked Tree Arts Center, 461 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey Michigan. Phone (231) 347-4337.


  1. IDENTIFICATION TAG - Attach to back of artwork (Accepted Work Only). 
  2. CRATE FEE - $25 Crate fee will be waived for artists using MasterPak or AirFloat shipping boxes. Artwork will not be hung until crate fee (if not using MasterPak/Airfloat box) and return shipping label is received.
  3. UPS or FedEx prepaid return shipping label - Include with shipped artwork.
  4. Photo of the painting  - Attached to the inside of the box for packers.
  5. Print your name and address prominently, preferably in the upper left corner.
  6. Print your name and address on the outsideinside of each box.

    INCLUDE A SEPARATE ENVELOPE In the box with your paintings
    (NOTE: paintings arriving without all required items below WILL NOT BE HUNG until all required items are received)

    A check made payable to Crooked Tree Arts Center for $25 for crating/storage.
    Fee will be waived for artists using Airfloat or Masterpak boxes or equivalent.
    FedEx boxes with plastic sleeves are NOT considered equivalent.

    A Prepaid FEDEX return shipping label
    DO NOT send cash or postage stamps.
    Do not use UPS or the US Postal Service for this exhibition.

    The Gallery Information Sheet 

    Painting Identification Label (Attach this to the back of your painting)

    Gallery INFO.pdf


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