Call Detail
4th Biennial Wings & Water
590 Water St
Prairie du Sac, WI 53578

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Wisconsin
Entry Deadline: 11/15/19
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Entry Fee (4th Biennial Wings & Water (includes 1 entry)): $30.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$10.00
4th Biennial Wings & Water: A Juried Exhibition of 2D and 3D Art

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, or abstract interpretations of all of the above, etc.

Limited to 6 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 November 15, 2019.

Entry fee:
$30 for first entry.  Additional works at $10 per work, maximum six (6) works total 

Images:  Artists may submit one image for each work. For artists who wish to submit an alternate view or a detail image, please incorporate both views as a side-by-side comparison in one image file.

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
-$150 2nd Place 
-$75 Honorable Mention (2)
-$50 People’s Choice

Juror: John Ribble  
  • Past juror for: Madison Art Guild, Regional WRAP in Sauk City/Prairie du Sac, State WRAP Annual Exhibit (in the Pyle Center), Beloit Plein Air, Madison Art Fair on the Square
  • 32 years as full time faculty in the Illustration & Graphic Design Program at Madison College
  • 30 years of professional graphic design, art direction and illustration
  • 25 years (to present) of plein air landscape painting and exhibiting
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 December 6 th, 2019 at 5:00pm central.

November 15th, 2019: Entry Deadline
December 6th, 2019: Notifications sent by email
January 14th-January 18th, 2020: Artwork due at River Arts on Water
January 23rd-March 20th, 2020: Exhibition Dates
January 30th, 2020 5:30pm-7:30pm: Opening Reception (Awards Announced)

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.

For more information, please visit our website at www.RiverArtsInc.Org
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