Application Process

There is a two-step selection process: digital images of the artwork and resume of the artist are to be submitted for the preliminary application. Finalists will be asked to deliver the original artwork for selection of this year's purchase award recipients.
The juror panel will include professional staff and trustees of Meijer Gardens.  Artists may submit a maxiumum of 3 entries. Submissions will be accepted digitally and by mail. Artists may choose either method for submitting their application. 

All submissions will be accepted until 5:00pm on Friday October 23, 2020. 


Please include: 

Current resume, no more than 1 page
Artist Statement, no more than 1 page
Digital image (no smaller than 1024 x 768 at 72 dpi) on a CD
8" x 10" print of image
Completed copy of the Application Form 
Self-addressed stamped envelope for return on materials

Please mail entries to:

Loeschner Art Competition
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 E. Beltline Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525


October 23: Application Deadline
November 20: Finalists Notified; Delivery of original artwork scheduled
January 31: Winner Notified