Event Details

2018 Wisconsin Regional Arts Program
Competition & Exhibit

Friday, April 13, 2018 through Friday, June 8, 2018
Frehner Gallery
ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday, March 30, 2018


For the 31st consecutive year, the Monroe Arts Center will host the Wisconsin Regional Arts Program (WRAP) Competition. All artwork entered in this competition will be on exhibit in Monroe Arts Center's Frehner Gallery from April 13 through June 8, 2018.  A demonstration or lecture, judging, and critique by a guest artist will be the focus of the artist workshop day held on Saturday, June 9 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. This event is co-sponsored by the Monroe Arts Center and UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies and is open to all area non-professional artists. State Award and Honorable Mention Award winners announced on April 13.

Artists are invited to participate in the WRAP competitions and workshops held in various regions of Wisconsin throughout the year. This competition is open to all area non-professional artists who are at least 14 years of age. Work must be original; no molds or patterns from another artist may be used. Up to two entries per artist are allowed and all media are accepted such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, sculpture, fiber, metal, glass, wood, prints, pastel, digital, etc.  All work must have been completed within the past two years (after January 2016). Deadline for entry is Friday, March 30, 2018. The State Award winners selected at the Monroe exhibit, along with all other 2018 WRAP competition winners held throughout the Wisconsin, will be on display in September at the Center for Visual Arts (CVA) in Wausau, Wisconsin. Additional awards and prizes will be given at this time.

For the 2018 WRAP entry form click here or contact the Monroe Arts Center office at 608-325-5700 or 888-596-1249.

Go to UW Continuing Studies for additional information on this program.

Friday, April 13, 2018

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Artist Workshop Day: Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Guest Judge and Lecturer: TBA

Gallery exhibitions and opening receptions are free and open to the public.