2nd Biennial Wings & Water

River Arts on Water

Entry Deadline: Jan. 1

590 Water St.
Prairie du Sac, WI 53578


Water Goddess Small

Images – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 4

Entry Fee 1st Entry: $35.00
Entry Fee (2-4 Entries): $10.00

River Arts, Inc. invites artists from around the nation to participate in a juried exhibit depicting their definition of wings and/or water.  Examples of this may include works of birds, insects, fish, animals, rivers, etc.

Entry Fee: One entry for $35; additional entries $10 each.  Limited to 4 submissions.  Works must be original. All styles, media, and techniques accepted.  2-D and 3-D pieces accepted.  Submissions must include title, media, size, and price.  All works must remain at gallery for duration of exhibit. Deadline for submissions is January 1, 2016.

Size limit maximum 5ft.  Two-dimensional work must be framed and wired for hanging.  No sawtooths or clip hangers. Unframed or improperly mounted work will not be accepted.

-$500 Best of Show
– $200 2nd Place 
– Three $100 Honorable Mentions 

Juror:Marla Brenner graduated in art education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After 3 years of teaching her focus shifted to the commercial art industry for 20 years. She returned to teaching in the Graphic Design/Illustration department at Madison College, Madison Wisconsin. After 17 years as an instructor, she has now made painting her main focus.

Marla’s work has been featured in “American Artist Magazine” and the international art exhibit “Birds in Art.” Her work has been chosen to appear in the 16th Annual American Impressionist Society Exhibit in Scottsdale Arizona October 2015 and the Oil Painters of America Salon Exhibit in Birmingham Alabama November 2015. She is represented in Madison Wisconsin by Milward Farrell Fine Art and exhibited in collections throughout the United States. www.marlabrenner.com

Sale of Works:
Though NFS works will be accepted, we encourage works for sale.  Works may not be removed until the close of exhibition.  Artists retain 65% of sale with 35% retained by River Arts Inc.

Full packaging and shipping requirements will be sent to accepted artists.  No packing peanuts! All shipments must include a prepaid UPS or Fed Ex return label and be shipped in a container suitable for re-use for return shipping. Artist will be responsible for cost of shipping and insurance to and from venue.  Artwork will be insured by River Arts Inc. during the duration of the exhibit.

Acceptances and regrets will be sent by January 18th, 2016.

January 1, 2016: Entry Deadline
January 18, 2016: Notifications sent by email
March 1, 2016-March 5, 2016: Artwork due at River Arts on Water
March 14-May 4, 2016: Exhibition Dates
March 17, 2016 3:30pm-7:30pm: Opening Reception (6pm Juror Talk)
May 12, 2016: Artwork Returned

River Arts on Water is part of a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization with a mission “to inspire, enrich, and educate the community through the arts.” River Arts Inc. reserves the right to use images for promotion, education and other non-commercial purposes.

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