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Artists may register for the 54th Waupaca Art Show.
The show is Sunday, April 30 through Friday, May 5, at the Waupaca Expo Center.
There are two registrations – one for high school artists and the other for nonprofessional and professional artists.
The registration period began on Feb. 6 and ends on April 15.
Go to fineartsfestival.org/waupaca-art-show/2017-art-show to download and print a registration form.
There is one set registration fee, with all entry fees due on April 15.
The registration fee for high school students is $5 per piece.
For every two pieces of artwork, the third is free for students.
The registration fee for nonprofessional artists is $10 per piece, and the registration fee for professional artists is $15 per piece.
Registrations are not being accepted on the art drop-off dates.
In addition, the changing of art pieces may only be done via email, not on the art drop-off dates.
This year’s art drop-off dates are 2-6 p.m. Friday, April 28 and 8-11 a.m. Saturday, April 29.
As in past years, a sneak preview/meet the artists event is being held.
It is from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 29. The public is welcome.
The art show hours are 1-6 p.m. Sunday, April 30; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, May 1 through Thursday, May 4; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 5.
The judge’s critique is from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30.
In the high school category, the awards are $35 for first place, $20 for second place and $10 for third place.
The awards are $70 for first place, $50 for second place and $40 for third place in the nonprofessional artist category.
In the professional artist category, the awards are $150 for first place, $80 for second place and $60 for third place.
The Most Popular Show photograph, 2D and 3D pieces are awarded $50, and the Waupaca Foundry Purchase Award is $400.
Artists may pick up their artwork from 3-6 p.m. Friday, May 5 and from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, May 6.