In. Art Show & Competition

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2020 - Saturday, September 12, 2020

Venue: Hallberg Center for the Arts  |  City: Wyoming, MN

The fifth annual In. Art Show & Competition presented by the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community, opening at the Hallberg Center for the Arts, in Wyoming, MN, this year adding outdoor sculpture to accepted mediums.

Sponsored by Paul & Lucy Hoppe with High Pointe Realty

Call for Artists NOW OPEN!

Yes, the In. Art Show will happen this year, COVID-19 or not.  If we are not able to open our doors, this competition will be virtual, allowing visitors to "walk" through the exhibit via their computer or mobile device.  There will still be judges and wonderful awards for artistic excellence.

If you'd like to see the virtual show format, please visit the current exhibit at:  Material Matters Exhibit

In. Art Show & Competition 2020 will open on August 20, 2020 at the Hallberg Center for the Arts and is presented by the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community. 

This year's judges:

Rurik Hover, Greg Lecker, and Allison Baker

Entry Information:

WACAC Members Please Note:  Registration for submission is NOT tied to your WACAC website login.  You need to go through the short registration or use your login from a previous exhibit before you can submit your artwork.  If your email is NOT RECOGNIZED, go through the registration process.

Entry Fee:  $15 (Entry Fee is WAIVED for WACAC members), so simply submit your artwork.

If you would like to join the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community, simply go to:
Membership in the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community (WACAC) starts at only $25, and membership benefits include free submission entry into all collaborative exhibits.


Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community (WACAC) Member Entry (entry fee waived):

NON Member Entry (entry fee $15):


In. art show

A juried and judged art competition

The fifth annual In. Art Show presented by the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community, opening at the Hallberg Center for the Arts, in Wyoming, MN on August 20, 2020 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

Judges:  Greg Lecker, Alison Baker and Rurik Hoover.

Awards ($3,800 total):

Three (3) Judges Choice Awards - $500 each
Four (4) Artistic Excellence Awards - $200 each
Four (4) Artistic Merit Awards - $100 each
People's Choice Awards (Opening Night Public Voting)
1st Place - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100
WACAC Committee Choice - $500

WACAC Board and Event Committee members are not eligible to win prizes.


  1. This is a visual art competition.  May include, but is not limited to paintings, drawings, photographs, mosaic, sculpture, multi media, ceramics, or glass.  Culinary, performing, musical, or literary works will not be accepted.
  2. Entries are limited to one (1) piece per artist.
  3. Maximum Height is 96", Maximum width is 73".
  4. Submitted artwork will be juried electronically by our judges for acceptance into the competition.
  5. Final judging of accepted artwork will take place the afternoon of the show opening.
  6. All artwork must be conceived and executed by the submitting artist.
  7. Artwork must be recent (within the last three years).
  8. Entry into the art competition must be entered electronically (on this website) in order to be juried for acceptance.
  9. Image for submission must be less than 2MB in size.
  10. Image submission quality is a judging criteria.
  11. Submitted image should be of the artwork only, not the frame (if applicable).
  12. Complete all information on the entry form.  Incomplete entries can be disqualified.
  13. The deadline for entry is August 6, 2020 Thursday, August 6, 2020 at midnight.
  14. All artwork must be delivered to the Hallberg Center for the Arts on or before Monday, August 17, 2020 (drop off times and directions will be emailed to the artist in advance)
  15. All artwork must be appropriately framed or ready for display in an art gallery format.  Pedestals are available (please note in description if needed).  ONLY Wire hanging systems are acceptable for hanging.
  16. If the artwork is an outdoor sculpture, the artist will be required to set it up in a designated space outside the Hallberg Center for the Arts if accepted.
  17. Accepted artwork, will be labeled with a price.  Submitted artwork marked NFS or left empty in the registration form will be marked NFS (not for sale).
  18. Buyers of artwork sold during the exhibit agree that the artwork will remain at the Hallberg Center for the Arts until the show is completed on September 12, 2020.
  19. Artists agree to donate 30% of the sale price of any artwork sold during the In. Art Show to the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community.
  20. Reproduction of Images for Publicity   Permission is granted to the WACAC and Hallberg Arts Center for reproduction of artwork for catalog and/or advertising purposes. Entry into the exhibition constitutes agreement with this understanding.
  21. Liability   All reasonable care will be taken with artwork. WACAC and Hallberg Arts Center staff and its volunteers, cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to artwork including frames and mountings, no matter how they are caused, and all entries submitted are subject to this condition. WACAC has an excellent record in the care and handling of works of art. We suggest that artists insure work privately if they feel the need for such protection.
  22. All Entries are final.  No Refunds.
  23. Entry fees for Disqualified or Rejected Artwork will not be refunded.
  24. Judging criteria for entry will include:
    • Creativity and Innovation
    • Composition
    • Technical Skill
    • Execution
    • Image Quality
    • Judges overall impression (subjective)

Extended Art Exhibit

Award winning and high scoring artwork may have the opportunity to be displayed at the Evergreen Coffee Shop, in Wyoming, MN as part of an extended art exhibit for the month following the In. Art Show, with the consent of the artist.

Entry fee is waived for members in good standing with the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community.

For more information about the In. Art Show and the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community, visit:

Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community (WACAC) Member Entry (entry fee waived):

NON Member Entry (entry fee $15):

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the East Central Regional Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

East Central Regional Arts Council          Clean Water Land & Legacy, Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund


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All Dates

  • From Thursday, August 20, 2020 to Saturday, September 12, 2020
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