Wisconsin Regional Art Program: Schedule of upcoming exhibitions and workshops

Below, you will find the upcoming Wisconsin Regional Arts exhibits/workshops. Contact information is listed with each city. If you have questions about the Wisconsin Regional Art Program in general, please contact Liese Pfeifer at 608-262-4911. E-mail: liese.pfeifer@wisc.edu. Please advise the coordinator at the time of registration if you are handicapped and desire special accommodations. Requests are kept confidential. This program is offered in cooperation with UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies.

Steven Braker, presenter and show judge, River in Rut. Painting.

Entry form & guidelines

  • Artists, complete the online entry form HERE»
    (For more instructions on completing the entry, see/download the PDF How to Complete the Online Entry»)
  • Use upper and lowercase where appropriate. This entry becomes your art label.
  • If you change your mind, still complete the form. You will receive an email confirmation that gives you a direct link to make corrections. This is the BEST WAY to make changes.
  • View guidelines for regional exhibit participation.

Hosting a workshop

Your art organization or art club can host an Art Workshop. We plan early so contact us as soon as possible, if you'd like to sponsor a workshop next year. We're looking for new places now.

Celebrating collaboration with local arts organizations

Click here to see a complete listing of state WRAP Exhibit/Workshop Co-sponsoring organizations and venues.

Upcoming exhibits/workshops

(Listed by workshop date. Scroll down for individual workshop details.)

2016-17 Exhibition cycle runs July 1 to June 30
WRAP State Award Recipients will exhibit in Wausau, August-September 2017
All fees are $30


Online Entry Due: Friday, March 24, 2017
Make check payable to sponsor: Monroe Arts Center
Artwork Due: Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10am-5pm
Public Reception Date/Time: FridayApr 7, 2017, 5-7pm
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9:30am - 12 noon
Location: Monroe Arts Center
PO Box 472, 1315 11th Street
 Monroe, WI 53566
Coordinator: Susan Barrett
PO Box 472
1315 11th Street
Monroe, WI 53566


Online Entry Due: Friday, May 19, 2017
Make check payable to sponsor: Beloit Fine Arts Incubator (BFAI)
Artwork Due: Friday, May 26, 2017, 10am - 5:30pm, and Saturday, May 27, 2017, 10am - 3pm.  Earlier dates may be accommodated, call to arrange. (limit 2 pieces)
Public Reception Date/Time: FridayJune 2, 2017, 5 - 8pm
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 9am - 1pm
Location: Beloit Fine Arts Incubator Gallery
520 E. Grand Ave.
Beloit, WI 53511
Coordinator: Jerry Sveum
2234 Pow Wow Trail
Beloit, WI 53511
Home phone: (608) 362-5906
Cell Phone: (608) 751-5458


Online Entry Due: Monday, May 29, 2017
Make checks payable to sponsor: Whitewater Arts Alliance
Artwork Due: Saturday, June 3, 2017 – 9-10am
Public Reception Date/Time: N/A
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, June 24, 2017 – 9:30am-2:30pm
Location: Cultural Arts Center
402 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI
Coordinator: Joyce Follis
252 S. Ardmor Dr.
Whitewater, WI 53190
(262) 473-2360


Online Entry and Payment Due: Friday, May 12, 2017
Make checks payable to sponsor: Nicolet College
Artwork Due: Monday, May 22, 2017, 12 noon - 4pm
(Limit 3 works per artist)
Public Reception Date/Time: N/A
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, June 24, 2017 – 9:30am-2:30pm
Location: Nicolet College Art Gallery
Nicolet College via Highway G
5364 College Dr.
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Coordinator: Katy Ralph, Director
Nicolet Art Gallery
PO Box 518
Rhinelander, WI 54501
(715) 365-4556

Eagle River 

Online Entry and Payment Due:  Monday, June 5, 2017 (3 pieces allowed)
Make check payable to sponsor:  Headwaters Art League
Artwork due:  Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10 am
Public Reception:   Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10 - 10:30 am
Workshop Date/Time:  Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:30 am - 2 pm
Location:  Lando Center
4258 County Rd. B
Land O Lakes, WI 54540
Coordinator: Sandie Pauly
PO Box 238
Land O' Lakes, WI 54540

This starts the 2018 season:


Online Entry and Payment Due: Monday, June 26, 2017
Make check payable to sponsor: Janesville Art League
(mail to Barbara Leonard, 6000 W. Valley Springs Rd, Janesville, WI 53548, 608-752-0679, bleonard6000@wildblue.net)
Artwork due: Monday, July 24, 2017, from 12 noon-3pm
Public Reception: Friday, August 11, 2017, 5:30-7:30 pm
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9:30am-3pm
Location: Janesville Performing Art Center
408 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 52545
Coordinator: Claudiadair Fitzgerald
c/o L’Atelier Studio
509 Laurel Ave.
Janesville, WI 53548
(608) 754-3358 (studio) or
(608) 752-9749 (home)

Black River Falls - (pending)

Fond du Lac

Online Entry and Payment Due: Friday, August 18, 2017
Artwork due: Friday, September 29, 2017, 9-11 am
(Limit 2 works per artist)
Workshop:   Saturday, November 4, 2017, 9 am - 3 pm
Place: Fond du Lac Senior Center, 151 E. First St, Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Make check payable to sponsor: Fond du Lac Artist Association
Coordinator: Fran Schmid
1220 Winchester Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 322-0495

Sun Prairie

Online Entry and Payment Due: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Make check payable to: Marilyn Knipfer
Artwork due: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 9:00-9:30 am,
(artists must provide their own floor or tabletop display easels)
(limit 2 pieces per artist)
Public Reception: NA
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Front Lounge/Dining Room, Colonial Club Senior Activity Center
301 Blankenheim Lane, Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Coordinator: Marilyn Knipfer
1909 Hubred Lane, Deerfield, WI 53531


Online Entry and Payment Due: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Make check payable to sponsor: Lakeland Art League
Artwork due: Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 9-11am
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 9am-3pm
Location: Howard Young Medical Center, 240 Maple Street, Woodruff WI 54568
Coordinator: Jeanette Krueger
11165 Fox Fire Road
Arbor Vitae, WI 54568
(715) 356-6470


Online Entry and Payment Due: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Make check payable to sponsor: WI Valley Art Association
Artwork due: Sunday, September 17, 2017, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Public Reception: Friday, October 6, 2017, 5:00-7:00 pm
Workshop Date/Time: Sunday, November 12, 2017, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Center for the Visual Arts, 427 N. 4th St., Wausau, WI 54403
Coordinator: Lynn Block, 3190 Evergreen Rd., Marathon, WI 54448,
715-443-2151, L2block@frontier.com  
Jessie Hlad, 1004 Winton St., Wausau, WI 54403
715-845-3579, jessie.hlad@charter.com


Online Entry and Payment Due: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Artwork and Payment Due: Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10am-4:30pm or Sunday, October 1, 2017, noon-4:30pm
Make check payable to: UW-Platteville
Public Reception Date/Time: Saturday, November 11, 2017, 2-3pm
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9am-3pm
Location: Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI  53818-3099
Coordinator: Tom Cabezas


Online Entry and Payment Due: Monday, Oct 2, 2017
Artwork and Payment Due: Thursday, October 5, 2017, 10am - 4pm or by appointment on Friday, Oct 6
Make check payable to: UW-Barron
Public Reception Date/Time: Thursday, October 12, 2017, 4:30-6pm
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, November 18, 2017, 10am - 2pm
Location: Joel Salter Art Gallery
University of Wisconsin-Barron
1800 College Drive
Rice Lake, WI 54868
Coordinator: Suzanne Truman, Assistant Professor of Art
715-234-8176 ex 5408


Online Entry and Payment Due: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Make check payable to: NSAA The Arts Mill
Artwork Due: Saturday, February 24th, 2018, 11am - 5pm
Public Reception Date/Time: Friday March 2, 2018, 6:30-8pm
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, March 24, 2018, 11am - 2pm
Location: The Arts Mill
1300 14th Ave
Grafton, WI 53024
Coordinator: Paula DeStefanis
The Arts Mill c/o WRAP
1300 14th Ave
Grafton, WI 53024


Online Entry and Payment Due: Friday, April 6, 2018 (Or mail hard copy postmarked by 4/6 with check made payable to sponsor Waukesha Creative Arts League (WCAL) to coordinator: Jan Wood, S63 W14860 Garden Terrace, Muskego, WI 53150.)
Artwork Due: Saturday, April 21, 2018 – 10-11am. Limit 3 pieces per artist. If registering on line, bring entry fee to drop-off.
Public Reception Date/Time: NA
Workshop Date/Time: Saturday, May 19, 2018 – 9am-3pm
Location: Oconomowoc Art Center
641 E. Forest St.
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Coordinator: Jan Wood
S63 W14860 Garden Terrace
Muskego, WI 53150
(414) 315-1190