The purpose of the gallery is to offer Dane county artists a place to show their work in a frequently visited public space, and an opportunity for the public to discover and enjoy the work of local artists.
Artists of original, two-dimensional, ready-to-hang, works of art may apply for consideration to exhibit. Artists must be 18 years of age and reside in Dane County.
Information for 2021 submissions will be announced this summer, 2020.
Questions? Please feel free to contact Pam Andros, gallery coordinator, at (608) 261-9780 or via email at Andros@countyofdane.com
Dane Arts Buy Local (DABL) is a program that connects local artists and businesses through a series of pop-up art markets. By combining unique vending opportunities with professional development workshops, DABL directly supports Dane County artists.
DABL 2020 is scheduled for October.
Art submissions are to reflect the beauty and unique qualities of Dane County. Showcased art will characterize the distinction of our Dane County local culture. Favored images will provocatively and positively evoke Dane County. Broad and creative interpretation of the beauty and character of Dane County is welcomed. Representation of the stories, history, and people of Dane County are desired.
You need to provide a completed submission form as well as other materials as described below.
Original artwork in all mediums will be considered. Professionally photographed two-dimensional and three-dimensional artwork will also be considered. Artists must be a Wisconsin resident at the time of submitting. Dane County artists are preferred. New artists who have not been selected for past Cultural Affairs publications are highly encouraged to submit work. Selected original artwork must be available in case it needs to be re-photographed to meet production specifications.
All images submitted will be considered for selection. 12-14 images will be chosen for the calendar, and one image will be chosen for the poster.
Selected artists will be notified by July 17, 2020. Wisconsin galleries representing selected artists also will be acknowledged, if desired.
Selection criteria include:
Submitted images should be of highest quality possible, with color accuracy representing original artwork. E-mail entries will not be accepted.
Dane County Arts & Cultural Affairs
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Room 421
Madison, WI 53703