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5th Biennial Wings & Water

River Arts Inc. 590 Water St. Prairie du Sac, WI 53578

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Wisconsin
Entry Deadline: 11/15/21
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 4
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 4
Entry Fee (River Arts Inc.): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$10.00

5th Biennial Wings & Water

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 or abstract representations thereof.​


Limited to 4 submissions per artist.  Works must be original. All styles, media, and techniques accepted.  2D and 3D pieces accepted.  Submissions must include title, media, dimensions (framed and unframed if applicable), and price.  All works must remain at gallery for duration of exhibit. Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2021.

Entry fee: $35 for first entry.  Additional works at $10 per work, maximum four (4) 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 gallery ready and wired for hanging.  No sawtooths or clip hangers. Improperly mounted work will not be accepted.


-$500 Best of Show
-$150 2nd Place 
-$75 Honorable Mention (2)
-$50 People’s Choice

Juror:    Mary Dickey 

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. Some limits apply. Contact River Arts Inc. at for details.


Acceptances and regrets will be sent by December 3rd, 2021 at 5:00pm central.

November 15, 2021: Entry Deadline
December 3, 2021: Notifications sent by email
January 11th-January 15th, 2022: Artwork due at River Arts on Water
January 20th-March 11th, 2022: Exhibition Dates
January 20th, 2022 5:30pm-7:30pm: Opening Reception (Awards Announced at 6pm)



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