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INTERESTED IT PURCHASING ARTWORK?

We support our artists if they wish to offer their work for sale. If you are interested in purchasing a piece, please email the REGISTRAR and state the Artist’s Name and the Title of the piece. The Registrar will connect you with the Artist.

JUDGING

The Judging Panel consists of two judges who are recognized for their expertise in that category:

FINE ARTS JUDGE and NATURALIST JUDGE

• All work will be judged for quality of artistic presentation and appropriate depiction of both wildlife and habitat. Both judges will agree on recipients of major awards.

• At the judges’ discretion, ribbons and cash awards will be awarded for First, Second and Third Place in each category. The judges may also award up to two Honorable Mention ribbons in each category.

• Presentation of awards will take place at the

RECEPTION AND AWARDS CEREMONY
August 22, 2020. 3:30-5:00 p.m. - conditions permitting.

MEET THE JUDGES


EXHIBIT CATEGORIES

1. PAINTING: oil, alkyd; acrylic; transparent or opaque watercolor or any aqua media.

2. DRAWING: pastel; charcoal; graphite; colored pencil; scratchboard; ink.

3. PHOTOGRAPHY: film or digital with or without standard enhancements; film or digitally altered, digitally manipulated images.

4. DIGITAL ART: Using digital technology that imitates any or all of the above categories. May include photo, painting and drawing manipulation.

5. THREE-DIMENSIONAL: carving and sculptures created in any durable material.

6. MIXED MEDIA and OTHER: any combination of media or artwork not covered in above categories.

✓ ALL LANDSCAPES must have a specific identifiable wildlife (animal or plant) subject in them.
ALL SUBJECTS – zoological or botanical, must be WILD. No domestic animals, plants, birds or fish will be accepted.
✓ Man-made objects, structures, or domestic garden plants may not appear in the art piece, unless found in the subject’s natural habitat

EXPLANATION OF MEMBERSHIP ICONS

butterflyMember A member in good standing for one year or more.

A member exhibiting for the first time this year.butterflyMember

butterflyMember An outstanding member who has stepped up to support I.W.A.

How to become a Signature Member

The critiria for consideration for Signature Membership includes the following:

  • Producing award wining works of Wildlife Art
  • Held an office at Board level
  • Volunteered signficant services to IWA or a Wildlife Conservation Organization
  • Accepts the Aims, Focus, and Mission of IWA

A member who has exhibited the above criteria may be nominated by any other member of the organization. The Board reviews the the member's accomplishments, and if approved, awards the member at the next Annual Meeting with a certificate. The member is then always recognized with the organization's initials after their name in all correspondence, on the website and in all exhibits.