CVA Hours of Operation:

Galleries:
Tues - Friday: 10-5pm

Saturday: 12-4pm

Please check back or call ahead
(715-842-4545) for list of private event date closures

 

Gift Shop:

Tues - Fri: 10-5pm

Saturday: 10-4pm

The CVA is closed Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays

 

Artfully Adjusted
CVA Spring Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who attended and
supported the Center for the Visual Arts!

 

CVA Call for Artists

Click the button above to complete the entry and submit images for the upcoming competitive exhibit!

Exhibit Dates:
July 20 - September 16, 2018
(The exhibit will take place during the second International WI Ginseng Festival and the Wausau's Artrageous Weekend events)

The "ROOTS - The Growth from Within" exhibit is open to artists over the age of 18.
An artist's artistic, geographic, and cultural roots play significant roles in their
artistic process and statement. The exhibit will highlight original fine art inspired
by an artist's perspective of their "roots" and artistic journey.

Interpretations of the theme may be broad and entries
are not limited to representational works.

JUROR: Lynn Zetzman
Zetzman has spent thirty-three years teaching art K-12, (the past twenty five as the Fine Arts Chair at
Xavier High School in Appleton, Wisconsin), she taught Art Methods for Lawrence University from
2009-2014, and is currently the director of the Aylward Gallery, UW-Fox Valley. She received
Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Master Teacher awards in 2002, 2004, 2005. In 2007 she
received a Fulbright Hays to Morocco. Her own studio practice has remained vital
with representation at the Anne Nathan Gallery in Chicago.

Private collectors include the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. For 17 years she
directed 40-100 people in giant parade puppets with auxiliary features she
had created with student volunteers as part of Wisconsin's largest evening
Holiday Parade the Tuesday before Thanksgiving winning numerous awards.

For a PDF of the prospectus click HERE

Entry deadline: Sunday, June 17


Click the button above to complete the entry and submit images for the upcoming competitive exhibit!
Entry deadline:
Wednesday, June 23, 2018
 

CVA Vault Gallery Exhibit

Exhibit Dates:
July 13 - September 16, 2018
(The exhibit will take place during Chalkfest and the Wausau's Artrageous Weekend events)

International WI Ginseng Festival
September 14,  15, and 16, 2018

The Wausau/Central WI CVB and the Center for the Visual Arts is accepting poster designs
for the second International WI Ginseng Festival. We invite you to submit poster designs
for the "International WI Ginseng Festival Poster Contest Exhibit" taking place in
the CVA Vault Gallery. Designs can be broad ranging from the ginseng root,
to the fields, workers, food, and more!

International WI Ginseng Festival Poster Contest Awards

1 - $1,000 GRAND PRIZE
(along with 20 poster prints & one framed print)

1 - $600 FIRST PLACE
(along with one framed print)

1 - $300 SECOND PLACE
(along with one framed print)

- 150 PEOPLES CHOICE
(along with one framed print)

The Grand Prize wining poster will become the property of the Wausau/Central WI CVB
and the CVA. It will be the official artwork for the second International WI Ginseng Festival's
merchandise and marketing materials. Artists must be 18 years of age.

Entry deadline:
Wednesday, June 23, 2018

- To view the "International WI Ginseng Festival Poster Contest Exhibit" guidelines click  HERE

- To view the "International WI Ginseng Festival Poster Contest Exhibit" prospective click HERE


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CURRENT EXHIBITS

The Center for the Visual Arts has three distinct galleries, each showcasing the talented artists of Central Wisconsin.
All events held in the galleries are free and open to the public.

From The Collectors' Vault
Fundraising Exhibit for the
Center for the Visual Arts

April - June, 2018

All artwork exhibited in the "From The Collectors' Vault" has been donated to the CVA and offers a 'purchase now, take now' opportunity (beginning April 28th) with all proceeds benefiting the CVA!

Hours: Tues - Friday from 10-5pm
Saturday: 12-4pm - *Please check back or call ahead
(715-842-4545) for list of private event date closures

7th Congressional District
Art Competition

May 18 - July 14, 2018
*CVA Opening Gallery Gala:
Friday, June 1st from 5-7pm

Hours: Tues - Friday from 10-5pm
Saturday: 12-4pm

*Please check back or call ahead
(715-842-4545) for list of private event date closures

~ Aerosol Art ~
Featuring William Brakke

May 18 - July 14, 2018
*Opening Gallery Gala:
Friday, June 1st from 5-7pm

Hours: Tues - Friday from 10-5pm
Saturday: 12-4pm - *Please check back or call ahead
(715-842-4545) for list of private event date closures

 

*Please check back or call ahead
(715-842-4545) for list of private event date closures


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