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IWS 2022 FALL Miniature show information             and prospectus 

2022 IWS Fall Miniature Show exhibition dates: November 5, through December 17, 2022.

Johnston Public Library

6700 Merle Hay Rd
Johnston, IA 50131

There will be an Artists Reception at the Johnston Public Library on November 19, 2022,
from 1 pm - 3 pm.

Key Dates:
09/01/2022   Registration opens. 

11/03/2022   Registration entry closes at midnight.

11/04/2022   Shipped art to be received by Linda Schanus (see shipping address below). 
                       Per painting entered - $10 check entry fee due. 

11/05/2022  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Art Drop-off/Check In at the Johnston Public Library.
                      Per painting entered - $10 cash or check entry fee due. 
11/19/2022  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Artists Reception at the Johnston Public Library. 
12/17/2022  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Art Pickup at the Johnston Public Library. 

Art Delivery:
In Person - Paintings may be delivered in person on 11/5/2022 from1:00 pm - 3 pm
               to the Johnston Public Library. 

Shipped - Paintings may be shipped, to be received by 11/4/2022 to the address below.

               Linda Schanus  
              Attn: IWS Miniature Show
05 NE Sherman Ct.   
Ankeny, IA 50021

Important shipping details: For each painting - A label must be affixed to each painting back
that includes your name, contact information, title, and painting price. You must include a prepaid, return shipping label for each painting (with barcode), FedEx or UPS, and your
entry fee check in the amount of $10/per painting - payable to Iowa Watercolor Society

Exhibition will be open during library hours.

Please verify current library hours, prior to traveling. 

Library hours on the website on 9/26/2022 listed as:

Monday - Thursday   9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday - Saturday      9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Sunday                   1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closed on holidays.


Note: If interested in purchasing artwork - please email the Iowa Watercolor Society - 

              IWS 2022 Fall MINIATURE SHOW - PROSPECTUS

On-line Registration opens September 1, 2022, and closes November 3, 2022, at midnight.  

All registration entries must be compliant with the following Prospectus information.

Registration Entry Form link located at the end of the Prospectus

Eligibility - Review all Requirements Carefully

1. IWS Members Only (visit to become a member)

2. Original Artwork Only
    2a. Only done by you

    2b. No copies of others 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)


6. Entries must be submitted online by the entry in-person or shipping deadline noted


7. Each artist may submit 1 or 2 paintings

8. The entry fee of $10.00 check or cash per each artwork is payable: 
    In Person Delivery - Check or cash on the art drop off/check in date    -or- 
    Shipped Art - Check included with the painting(s) shipped. See shipping instructions. 
                        Make check payable to: Iowa Watercolor Society 

9. The miniature show is open to the first 80 pieces of art submitted

All sales will be handled by the artist. A 10% donation of all sales is requested and should be made to the exhibition venue. 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 exhibition venue 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 catalogue, 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.



Noncompliance with these Requirements may result in works being disqualified.  

For questions, please contact IWS Miniature Show Team -

Registration is now CLOSED.
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