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2019 CATALOG:

INTRODUCTION BALLENGER BERG BETTS CROWELL GROVES HARPEL HEMDAL HULSE HUNTER KLINEFELTER MACKLIN MEYERS MYERS PENNELL ROBERTS SMITH WAGONER WILSON WOLFE

INTRODUCTION TO THE 2019 CATALOG

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EXHIBIT CATEGORIES

1. PAINTING: oil, alkyd; acrylic; transparent or opaque watercolor or any aqua media.
2. DRAWING: pastel; charcoal; graphite; colored pencil; scratchboard; ink.
3. PHOTOGRAPHY: film or digital with or withoutstandard enhancements; film or digitally altered, digitally manipulated images.
4. THREE-DIMENSIONAL: carving and sculptures created in any durable material.
5. MIXED MEDIA and OTHER: any combination of media or artwork not covered in above categories.


✓ ALL LANDSCAPES must have a specific identifiable wildlife (animal or plant) subject in them.

ALL SUBJECTS – zoological or botanical, must be WILD.

No domestic animals, plants, birds or fish will be accepted.

✓ Man-made objects, structures, or domestic garden plants may not appear in the art piece, unless found in the subject’s natural habitat

EXPLANATION OF MEMBERSHIP ICONS

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"REGULAR MEMBER" is a member in good standing for one year or more.
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"NEW MEMBER" is a member who is exhibiting for the first time this year.
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"SIGNATURE MEMBER" is awarded to an outstanding member who has stepped up to sustained service to IWA.

What is a Signature Membership?

The Indiana Wildlife Artists organization recognizes outstanding members by honoring them with with this award designated by the "IWA" behind their name. A member can be nominated by any other member. The nomination is presented to the Board with a synopsis of the member's accomplishments. If the member is approved, an award is presented at the next Annual Meeting.

The critiria for consideration for Signature Membership includes the following:

  • Producing award wining works of Wildlife Art
  • Held an office at Board level
  • Volunteered signficant services to IWA or a Wildlife Conservation Organization
  • Accepts the Aims, Focus, and Mission of IWA

JUDGING

The Judging Panel consists of two judges who are recognized for their expertise in that category:

FINE ARTS JUDGE and NATURALIST JUDGE

• All work will be judged for quality of artistic presentation and appropriate depiction of both wildlife and habitat. Both judges will agree on recipients of major awards.

• At the judges’ discretion, ribbons and cash awards will be awarded for First, Second and Third Place in each category. The judges may also award up to two Honorable Mention ribbons in each category.

• Presentation of awards will take place at the

RECEPTION AND AWARDS CEREMONY
August 24, 2019. 3:30-5:00 p.m.

2019 EXHIBIT JUDGES

Fine Art Judge

Dr. Claude Cookman

Professor Emeritus
Indiana University Bloomington
College of Arts + Sciences
The Media School

Nauralist Judge

Leah Frenzel

EDC Assistant Park Manager
City of Indianapolis Department of Parks & Recreation
Eagle Creek Park, Earth Discovery Center
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