Northern National Art Competition
Chris Nathan Wilson Rhinelander, WI
Welcome to the 29th Annual
Northern National Art Competition (NNAC)
September 26 – November 4, 2016
Join artists from throughout the nation in this competition to celebrate creativity through a variety of mediums. This event is a cooperative venture of the Northern Arts Council and the Nicolet College Art Gallery.
Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 5 pm
Nicolet College Art Gallery
Tickets are required to attend the reception.
Please contact Katy Ralph via the contact information on this page.
Prizes and Awards
More than $8,500 will be awarded including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence.
Awards are based upon the actual artworks. Shipped work must be at the Nicolet Art Gallery by September 9 with hand delivered work arriving by September 10 and remain for the entire exhibition. All proceeds of sales are assigned to the artist. Awards will be distributed after the close of the show.
Register Online Here
Submit the online entry form and payment by July 2.
Register by Mail
For details on mailing in entries, view the Entry Form (PDF).
Artist Jeanine Coupe Ryding focuses primarily on woodcut prints, etchings, artist’s books, drawing, and collage. She is also the founder of Shadow Press and Press 928 in Evanston, Illinois for fine art printing and publishing. Her prints and artists books are displayed in major museum and private collections throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Jeanine’s various awards and residencies include the Illinois Arts Council Award, an Arts Midwest grant, and residencies at the Frans Masereel Center in Belgium and Anchor Graphics in Chicago. Jeanine has been teaching in the PrintMedia Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago since 1991. She received her BA degree from the University of Iowa and her MFA from the Universitat der Kunste in Berlin, Germany.
Important Dates for NNAC 2016
Postmark deadline for mailing of entries
Final due date for all accepted work
All shipped work must include a prepaid return label
Optional hand delivery to Nicolet Art Gallery: 12 – 4 pm
Opening Reception at Nicolet Art Gallery: 5 pm
Show closes; return shipping of work within ten days
Pick up hand-delivered work: 10 am – 2 pm