ArtHaus 3rd Annual Emerging Artists' Exhibition
The ArtHaus Emerging Artists' Exhibition is a juried showcase of artists aged 18-23 within a 150-mile radius of Decorah. A panel of jurors (comprised of art professors, visual artists, and representatives of regional arts organizations) will review all submissions and a selection of between 25-30 artworks will be featured in the exhibition. A $200 cash prize and the opportunity for a solo exhibition at ArtHaus the following spring will be awarded to the young artist named "Best of Show."
ELIGIBILE ARTISTS & ARTWORK
Artists aged 18-23 who live or study within a 100-mile radius of Decorah are eligible to apply. Artwork in all media are accepted but must have been completed within the past year.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Mail or deliver a hard copy of the application along with a CD of digital images of three artworks and a check for the $20 entry fee. Please review and follow submission guidelines carefully! Failure to follow guidelines will result in disqualification.
Deadline for submitting applications is FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013.
Send or deliver submissions to:
508 W. Water Street
Decorah, IA 52101
The exhibition will be held in ArtHaus & ArtHaus Studio, 508 & 516 W. Water Street, Decorah, IA.
The show will open with a reception on Friday, April 5, 2013, from 7-9pm. It will remain on display until April 26, 2013.
The first Emerging Artists' Exhibition debuted in 2011, receiving entries from Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. For the 2nd Annual exhibition, a committee of four jurors selected 24 of the 68 submitted artworks for the exhibition at ArtHaus. Student artists from three states, representing six colleges and universities in the region, submitted sculpture, pottery, photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, jewelry and mixed media works.
Participating panelists were John Whelan, (Professor of Drawing and Art History at St. Mary's University in Winona); Anja Brown, (artist and ownder of Perfect Edge, a framing business in Decorah); Dr. Don McComb, (Professor of Graphic Design at Upper Iowa University;) and Ben Moore (Professor of Painting and Drawing at Luther College, and board member of the Driftless Art Collective).
The title of "Best in Show" was awarded to Zoe Klosterboer, receiving an upcoming solo show with the ArtHaus this spring. Her three works, (Embodied 1, Embodied 2, and Embodied 3) show intricate hand-cut designs on paper.
Honorable Mentions were given to Astri Snodgrass and Carly Blazing, both students from Luther College.
The following lists all final selected artists who participated in this years 2012 Exhibition:
Astri Snodgrass, Carly Blazing, Ashley Blum, Bailey Cahlander, Ian Carstens, Bethany Dahl, Carly Ellefsen, Zoe Kosterboer, Katelyn Kluge, Jason Knutson, Emily Malmin, Troy Parker, Kristine Olberding, Corinne Sawyer, Robby Scott, Emily Temte, Mat Brutger, and Nikki Sheppard.
2012 Emerging Artists' Exhibition Selections
2011 Emerging Artists' Exhibition Selections