Sheldon, Iowa — Northwest Iowa Community College is hosting the Northwest Iowa Fine Arts Show, going on now through April 28th. This event is open to the public during regular campus hours in Building A, rooms 116 – 119. The exhibit will conclude with a Fine Arts Invitational and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 28, from 9:00 am–2:00 pm.
Each student can submit two works of art up to a total of thirty pieces per school. All submitted artwork was original and executed by individual artists. There are five categories for submissions: Drawing, Painting, Digital Media & Photography, Ceramics, and Sculpture & Mixed Media.
On Thursday, April 28, all students participating in the show are invited to the Fine Arts Invitational and Award Ceremony. First, second, and third place awards will be given in each category, with honorable mentions awarded at the judge’s discretion. Two overall awards will also be given: A Best of Show award, chosen by art teachers, and a Students’ Choice award, as voted on by participating art students.
A schedule for the Fine Arts Invitational and Award Ceremony is as follows:
Workshop sessions by local Iowa artist Danielle Clouse Gast at: 9:45 am and 10:30 am,
11:45 am Noah Hoehn performing
Viewing of the exhibit
1:00-1:30 pm: Awards Ceremony
The thirteen northwest Iowa high schools participating are: Boyden-Hull, Central Lyon, George-Little Rock, MOC-Floyd Valley, Okoboji, Rock Valley, Sheldon, Sibley-Ocheyedan, Sioux Center, Trinity Christian, West Lyon, West Sioux, Western Christian. This event will be hosted alongside Northwest Iowa Community College’s Student Fine Arts Show.