Calling All Iowa Artists: Iowa State Fair 2016 Fine Arts Show Increases Premiums and Starts Online Submissions
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Des Moines, IA
One of Iowa's most prestigious art shows, the Iowa State Fair Fine Arts show, is calling all Iowa artists to submit entries for display at the 2016 Iowa State Fair. Premiums have increased in 2016 and artwork can now be submitted online.
New this year, fine art entries will be submitted online for added convenience and to increase opportunities for people from all over the state. To enter, visit https://iowastatefair.artcall.org/. Submission deadline for the 2016 Iowa State Fair is June 11th.
Along with increased premiums in 2016, artists receive recognition through participation at the Iowa State Fair. With over one million people visiting the Fair annually, artists are presented with the opportunity for their work to be enjoyed by people from all over the world. The Iowa State Fair accepts 13 different mediums, and offers children, junior, youth, and adult categories. Both adult and youth prize monies have increased this year, awarding $1,000 to the Best of Show winners.
Rules and regulations for the Iowa State Fair 2016 Fine Arts Show can be found online at http://www.iowastatefair.org/upl/downloads/competition/premium-books/fine-art-rules-13.pdf. For more information, please contact the Competitive Events Department at 515-262-3111 ext. 207.
About Iowa State Fair
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Nothing Compares to State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.