Wyoming Arts Council

Reminder: Send in those applications for the Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition

Wyoming artists interested in applying for inclusion in the 9th Annual Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition are reminded the deadline for entries is February 13 .

All artists living and working in Wyoming are invited to enter this juried competition. Selected pieces will be on display in the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne from April 20 through June 6. Additionally, all work submitted must be for sale with a maximum price of $5,000. Gov. Dave Freudenthal will present more than $10,000 in anticipated purchase awards at a public reception on May 1. Juror’s Choice and People’s Choice awards will also be presented.

The Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition is a joint effort between the Governor’s Office, the Wyoming Arts Council, the State Museum and the Office of Travel and Tourism. The show was initiated to recognize and promote Wyoming artists.

All artistic interpretations from traditional to contemporary are encouraged in all mediums except video and installation. Applicants must be members of the Wyoming Arts Council Artist Image Registry.

Works may be two or three-dimensional and must be original and completed within the last three years. This year’s juror is Ivar Zeile, owner and director of the Plus Gallery in Denver.
Applicants will be notified in mid-March if they are accepted into this year ’s show.

Persons wishing to apply for the exhibit and/or Artist Image Registry can download applications from https://wyoarts.state.wy.us/ or call 307-777-7742. Neither application requires an entry fee.

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