Competition set for area artists
Adult artists have until Monday to enter the Region XII Iowa Artists Competition taking place March 9 in Fairfield.
Entry forms are due by Monday. Official forms and additional information about acceptable items and the schedule for the day are available on line at www.iowaartists.us and www.fairfieldartassociation.org.
Send entry forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or 412 Heatherwood Circle, Fairfield 52556, or drop forms off at the Fairfield Art Association Studio in the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center.
The counties making up area XII are: Jefferson, Henry, Lee, Van Buren, Louisa, Muscatine, Washington and Des Moines.
The Fairfield Art Association is hosting the competition in the convention center’s Main Gallery, and the exhibit will remain on display through March 23.
The critique and award presentations are open to the public and begin at 1:30 p.m.
Local artist John Preston will give a watercolor demonstration at 10:30 a.m. in the association’s studio, which is open to the public
Artists must be members of Iowa Artists to participate in the competition. Dues can be paid prior to or the day of the show.