|LONGSTANDING IOWA CITY ART SHOW EXTENDS ARTIST APPLICATION DEADLINE|
|News Releases - Art, Galleries & Museums|
|Written by Shannon Wallace|
|Tuesday, 25 February 2014 14:36|
All artists encouraged to apply to the 2014 Riverbank Art Fair by TUES., MARCH 4.
Iowa City, IA, (Feb. 21, 2014) CALLING ALL ARTISTS— The application deadline for the 2014 Riverbank Art Fair has been extended to Tuesday, March 4. All local and regional artists are encouraged to apply to this professional fine arts show that features work across a wide breadth of genres including painting/drawing, clay, woodworking, metal, jewelry, photography, fiber, mixed media and more. Applications are available at http://fineartscouncil.uiowa.
The Riverbank Art Fair in an indoor exhibition held annually featuring the work of artists across Iowa, the Midwest and beyond. This year, the show will be held on April 26-27 from 10am—5pm on Saturday and 10am—4pm on Sunday in the Iowa Memorial Union located in downtown Iowa City. All patrons 21 years and older are invited to participate in the event’s free wine tasting from 12—2pm on Saturday that features a number of local wine vendors. Admission is free and open to the public.
The University of Iowa Fine Arts Council is a self-supporting, non-profit student organization that strives to support and promote local and regional artists within the Iowa City/Coralville area and beyond. Active since the 1970s, the council organizes two professional fine arts exhibitions throughout the year, the Riverbank Art Fair in late April and the Holiday Thieves’ Market in December. Both shows offer the opportunity for individuals to become involved with the community while supporting local artists.
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