The 51st Waupaca Art Show will open at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Waupaca Expo.
The critique and awards will begin at 1:30 p.m. The show will be open until 6 p.m.
Entries for this year’s show must be delivered from 2-6 p.m. Friday, April 25 or from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 26.
While entries were due on April 15, walk-ins will be accepted on Friday, April 25.
The Premiere Opening will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 26.
The art show will run through Friday, May 2.
It will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 28 through Thursday, May 1 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 2.
Artwork must be picked up from 2:30-6 p.m. Friday, May 2 or from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 3.
This year’s judges are professors from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay.
They are Alison Stehlik, Mindy Sue Wittock and Alison Gates.
Stehlik received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from Grand Valley State University in Michigan, and her Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture from Penn State University. She is an assistant professor of art at UW-Green Bay.
Stehlik’s sculptural portraits and installation explore issues of personal identity and social expectations. She has participated in a number of solo and group exhibitions including Where-House at the Wriston Galleries at Lawrence University in Appleton, Mean Girls at the Space Gallery in Pittsburgh and Koti/Home at KulttuuriKauppila Taidekeskus-Art Center in Ii, Finland.
Her work has been reviewed in Art in America, and Review Magazine.
Wittock received a Bachelor of Arts from the UW-Green Bay and a Master of Fine Arts from Arizona State University, with a concentration in fibers and textiles.
She is currently an associate lecturer at UW-Fond du Lac and Green Bay. She enjoys paging through vintage cookbooks, polka dots and cupcakes with copious amounts of frosting.
Gates is the current Art Program chair at UW-Green Bay. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in Seattle and both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Western Washington University.
She has exhibited nationally, and her writing on textiles and craft have appeared in FiberArts, Surface Design Journal and Feminist Collections.
Recent solo exhibitions include Westminster College and UW-Fond Du Lac galleries. She spends her summers growing flax for linen and dye plants.