NW MN Spring Art Exhibit
2016 – “Of The Year” Awards
February 29, 2016
(Warren, MN) Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce their latest “Call for Entries” for the 2016 Annual Spring Art Exhibit. The deadline to get work submitted is February 29, 2016! This year, the annual Spring Art Exhibit will be in Roseau, Mn at the Roseau City Library and runs from April 13, 2016 through May 20, 2016.
Artists from our 7 county service region can enter into this art exhibit and will be competing for $2300.00 in cash awards. Artist must reside in Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Polk, Pennington, Roseau, or Red Lake counties to be eligible. Both adult artists and students artists are encouraged to enter. Exhibit cash award winners will be chosen while the exhibit is on display by a qualified juror. They will be recognized and receive their check at the Artist Reception April 17, 2016.
If you would like to print an application and send it in the mail, please click on the DOWNLOADABLE PDF link below. You will also find the 2016 Exhibit Entry Rules and the 2016 Exhibit Entry Directions below. The application must submitted no later than February 29, 2016.
If you would like to enter your application online, please use our ONLINE PORTAL.
NWMAC is also accepting nominations for our “Of The Year” Awards. One person may be selected to receive a $5000.00 cash award from the pool of candidates. The potential candidate must be beyond an emerging or student status to be considered. This is a lifetime achievement award and can only be received once. Additional criteria is part of the review process. Persons who believe their nominee would qualify for this award should contact the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council office at (218) 745-9111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The deadline for nominations is February 29, 2016.
Funding for Northwest Star and Northwest Artist of the Year comes from The McKnight Foundation. Funding for Northwest Arts Advocate of the Year comes from the Minnesota State Legislature. The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is one of eleven regional arts councils in the state. All eleven councils provide arts services, staffing, and grants; and work in partnership with the Minnesota State Arts Board as an effective system bringing arts to all Minnesota residents. The McKnight Foundation is another stable funding source helping regional arts councils promote and serve the arts community.