Iowa Crafts: 44

November 1, 2019 – January 15, 2020
Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery

Iowa Crafts: 43 (2017) Best in Show award winner Joanne Alberda, of Sioux Center, Improvisations on a Square, fabric collage.

The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is putting out a call for entries for the competitive craft exhibition, Iowa Crafts: 44.  Entries must be e-mailed or postmarked by Friday, September 20, to be considered for the show.  The purpose of Iowa Crafts: 44 is to provide the public with further enriching arts experiences and to promote interest in and recognition of the accomplishments of Iowa artists.  This exhibition is sponsored by NSB Bank.

The competition for Iowa Crafts: 44 is open to all residents of Iowa above high school age.  Entry categories are clay, fiber, metal/wood, jewelry, and other craft media.  Each artist may submit up to four entries. All works are to be original, entirely by the entering artist, and completed since September 2017.  Cash awards total $1,000, thanks to exhibition sponsor NSB Bank, along with a one-person exhibition. 

Iowa Crafts: 44 opens on Friday, November 1, in the Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery with an artists’ reception scheduled for Saturday, November 9, starting at 2 p.m.  Awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m.  The public is invited to attend and meet the exhibiting artists.  The exhibition remains open through January 15, 2020.