Artwork by IWS member Deb Garner

                 IWS Miniature Show 2020 Prospectus

The 2020 Fall Miniature Show will take place at the Johnston Library Sep. 5 - Oct. 31.
This show has been canceled.

Aug. 28th is the deadline for registering. All entry forms must be submitted on-line.
All members are encouraged to submit up to two paintings for this show.
The mini-show limit is set to the first 80 pieces of art.


 Review these Requirements Carefully:
1. IWS Members Only (visit to become a member)

2. Original Artwork Only
    2a. Only done by you.
    2b. No copies of other artwork
    2c. No work completed in workshops or with an instructor
    2d. No copies of published photos

3. Recent Work
    3a. Create in the last two years
    3b. Not previously shown in an IWS show

4. Medium
    4a.  Watercolor paint and other mediums such as ink, watercolor pencils,
           watercolor brushes, gouache paint, etc.
    4b. Any paper acceptable such as Yupo, rice paper, etc. 
    4c. Other techniques acceptable such as collages.

5. Presentation
    5a. Maximum frame size not to exceed 8" x 10"
    5b. Wired and ready to hang
    5c. Paintings recommended to be protected by non-breakable acrylic glazing
          (i.e. plexiglas)


1. Each artist may submit 1 or 2 paintings.

2. Entry fee $5.00 for each artwork.  Payable when art is checked in.


All sales will be handled by the artist. A 10% donation of all sales is requested and should be made to the exhibit location. Sold artwork must remain on display until the exhibit closes.  If not for sale, check NFS on the entry. Paintings are not insured by the exhibit location or the Iowa Watercolor Society. It is at the discretion of the artist to provide their own insurance.

Iowa Watercolor Society will assume the privilege of photographing, using any submission photos of paintings, or paintings entered in the exhibition for the purpose of publicity or reproduction in the exhibition catalog, the IWS website, the IWS Facebook page or other IWS social media pages. The Iowa Watercolor Society reserve the right to reject any work that arrives damaged.
For any questions please contact IWS Miniature Show Team -
Noncompliance with these requirements may result in artwork being disqualified.
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