Memorial show exhibit

Memorial Show

The annual WVAA Memorial Art Exhibition held each spring is open to all members of the organization. Click her for 2015 Memorial Show application. Application deadline is December 2014.

To participate in this event you must become a member of the WVAA.

This spring show features nearly 100 pieces in the month-long exhibit in a wide variety of mediums.

Contributing artists compete to receive four "Judges Choice" awards and for "Best of Show" award. The $100.00 best of show prize award is given by various sponsors in memory and honor of their loved one.

New Home

The WVAA Memorial exhibit has a new home in the gallery space provided by the Arts Block project.

The Center for the Visual Arts now hosts the Memorial show. The CVA is in downtown Wausau at 427 4th St., adjacent to the Grand Theater, part of the Performing Arts Foundation. 715-842-0988


The Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP): The WVAA sponsors and coordinates the art exhibit and workshop for the Central Wisconsin Area. It is held at various tmes in the summer or fall of each year.

There are about 28 regional shows throughout WI that are sponsored by various art groups in the state. We are all under the auspices of UW Madison, where the State Show is held each year.

Anyone interested can go to and click on the "workshop/show" link to print paperwork and/or see last year's entries and winners. Artists do not need to be members of WI Valley Art Assoc. or WI Regional Art Program to participate in the shows.

  • - WRAP show, Wausau
  • - Registration due: Oct. 25, 2013
  • - Deliver artwork to CVA: Nov. 2, 2013 from Noon - 4 pm
  • - Reception: Fri. Nov, 15, 2013 5-7 pm
  • - Workshop & art pickup date: Dec. 28, 2013 9:30 - 2:30
  • - Send form (included w/your October newsletter) or print off from the state website: and click on WRAP exhibitions/printable form.
  • - Mail check for $20.00 made out to WI Valley Art Assc. by 10/25/13 to:
    Lynn Ott, 409 N. 11th St, Wausau, WI 54403 or
    Lynn Block, 3190 Evergreen Rd., Marathon, WI 54448
(the CVA retains 33% - price your work accordingly)
Remember - artwork winning a State Exhibit Award in this show will show again at the CVA in August, when the State Show comes to Wausau in fall of 2014.