There are two Wisconsin Regional Art (WRAP) Exhibits and workshops coming up with entry forms due the end of February. The Richland Area Arts Council (RAAC) again sponsors of the Richland Center WRAP exhibition/workshop at the Schmitt Woodland Hills Retirement Center, and the for the first time the River Falls Community Art Base will sponsor a WRAP exhibit/workshop at the River Falls Public Library in honor of WRAPs 75 anniversary in 2015. Both sponsors inivite the participation of Wisconsin Artists in the Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP) exhibition/workshops opening in March 2015. There is a $20.00 fee to enter each exhibit.
The non-profit membership organization Wisconsin Regional Artists Association in collaboration with Wisconsin Regional Art Program administered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Liberal Studies and the Arts co-sponsor the WRAP exhibits that feature the works of Wisconsin and regional lay artists at both venues. WRAP organizers invite any non-professional artist in the region to submit artworks for the exhibitions. (For our purposes 'non-professional' is defined as someone who does not make their primary income from their art.)
Plan to enter the exhibits AND plan to stop by and see the exhibitions.
River Falls WRAP Entry Form due February 27th
DUE DATE EXTENTION. Entry forms now due with art drop off on March 8th and 9th.
Exhibit: March 9-April 18, 2015
Artwork due: Sunday, March 8, 2015, 1-4pm OR Monday, March 9, 2015, 10am-6pm
(limit 3 artworks per artist)
Workshop: Saturday, April 18, 2015, 1:00PM-4:00pm (Please note change in time from earlier postings)
Artist's Reception: Sunday, March 15, 2015, 2-4pm
Place: River Falls Public Library Gallery, 140 Union St., River Falls, WI 54022
Make check payable to sponsor: RIVER FALLS COMMUNITY ARTS BASE
Coordinator: Katie Chaffee, Gallery and Event Coordinator, River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St.
River Falls, WI 54022, (715) 426-3496, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wisconsin Regional Art Program is delighted to have our first WRAP exhibit and workshop in River Falls at the Public Library as a part of our celebration of our 75th anniversary in 2015.
The River Falls WRAP will offer a workshop for participation artists on Saturday April 18th. The workshop theme is:
THE BUSINESS OF ART: It doesn't just happen
Presenters and show judges are Steven Braker and Kim Losse, who between them represent four art disciplines ~ photography, painting, pottery and printmaking. They will share strategies and practices that will help artists develop their creative talents into a viable business.
All artists participating in the exhibit are welcome to attend the workshop for free. Guests can attend for a $5.00 fee.
Richland Center WRAP Entry Form due February 28th
Make checks payable to sponsor: RAAC or Richland Area Arts Council
Artwork due: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10am-noon
Workshop: Saturday, March 28 from 9:30am-noon, judging and critiques 1-2pm
Place: Schmitt Woodland Hills Retirement Center
1400 Seminary St
Richland Center, WI 53581
Coordinator: Nanci Buchanan
E4914 Timberline Rd
Spring Green, WI 53588
608-588-2780 or email@example.com
The Exhibit Juror for the 2015 Richland Center WRAP will be Black Earth, Wisconsin watercolor painter Nancy Cox.
An accomplished artist and teacher, Nancy considers art to be her vocation, her life, and her passion. Working both representationally and with abstraction, Nancy carries her painting supplies with her in all her travels and is a master of capturing impressions of the world around her with gesture, mark, and hue.
Wisconsin Regional Art Program General Guidelines
Wisconsin and regional artists from surroundign states who are at least age 14 are invited to participate. Artwork must be original and completed in the last two years. Entries will be juried and meritorious works will be displayed at a state exhibit in August and September 2015 at the Pyle Center in Madison where the award winning artwork by WRAA members is eligible for cash awards.
Guidelines to participate encourage the exhibition of art in a variety of media including: PAINTING: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor GRAPHICS: Drawing, Prints, Pastel SCULPTURE: Any Material, Mixed-Media CRAFTS: Clay, Wood, Metal, Fiber, Paper PHOTOGRAPHY: Black and White, Color, Digital: print or photograph. No giclee reproductions of paintings.
Artists and art-advocates alike are invited to view the exhibitions free of charge.