Artists participating in the Iowa “Print of the Year” Contest
is information regarding the Iowa Ducks Unlimited “Artist of the Year\Print”
contests for 2019. We anticipate another competition of high quality artwork
submitted by both state and regional artists.
contest will be held in conjunction with the Iowa Ducks Unlimited State
Convention held February 9
th, 2019 at the Ramada Tropics – Des
Moines, 5000 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines IA. Entry deadline for the contest will
be at 9:00 a.m., on Saturday, February 9
th, 2019. *Entries submitted by mail must be received
at the address below by Feb. 1
st, 2019; a signed Artist Contract
must accompany all entries.
particular attention to Rule 11 in the accompanying Contest Rules. Iowa Ducks
Unlimited attempts to diversify the subject matter of its “Print of the Year”
by annually designating the species that will qualify for entry. The subject
matter for 2019 will be
“WETLAND WATERFOWL”. Artists may submit up to
two (2) entries (see Rule 6).
competitions, winning the “Artist of the Year\Print of the Year” contest has
proven to be a coveted prize. The Iowa Print of the Year contest gives the
winning artist a chance at regional recognition for his or her expertise.
Prints from the winning entry are traded with other state DU organizations in
the Midwest and Western part of the US. Together with Iowa, these states
represent approximately 40% of Ducks Unlimited’s total membership. Over 200,000
attendees at nearly 1,500 Ducks Unlimited chapter events will see the winning
the excellent quality of past artwork entries, Iowa Ducks Unlimited has one of
the best state art programs in the Ducks Unlimited family. Thank you for your
interest in helping us in continuing to lead the way.
IA Ducks Unlimited Art Chairs
Chris and Twila Sprott
304 E 2nd St
Woodward, IA 50276
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