April 2024

Sun Apr 7
Fri Apr 19

60th Annual Chippewa Herald Spring Art Show

Sunday, April 7 – Friday, April 19, 2024

Welcome to the annual community Spring Art Show hosted by the Heyde Center for the Arts and The Chippewa Herald. This year over 60 artists will be displaying one to three pieces of their artwork in this building-wide show. The exhibit includes original paintings, sculptures, photography, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics and other creative art forms from artists throughout the Chippewa Valley.

The Opening Reception will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2024.

A panel discussion about "How to Price Your Artwork" will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and feature insights from three distinct perspectives on art pricing for this area. The three panelists are:

David Caradori is an accomplished artist who has owned and managed Caradori Pottery (and art gallery) for approximately 38 years - making his business the second oldest continuously running pottery shop in Wisconsin.

Dan Ingersoll is a talented artist and a teacher at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. Dan has left an indelible mark on Eau Claire’s artistic landscape. Most recently in 2020, his sculpture, “Ingrain,” was selected as the People’s Choice Winner of the Eau Claire Sculpture Tour.

Kay Brathol-Hostvet is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Studio Arts. Her works are represented in four art galleries around Wisconsin as well as in corporate and private collections throughout the Midwest.

Show Awards will be given out at 2:30 p.m.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. Weekend hours are 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 7; Saturday, April 13; and Sunday, April 14. The exhibit closes at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 19.

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September 2024

Thu Sep 5
Wed Oct 16

Juried Art Show Call for Artists

Arrivals and Departures

A juried show of 2D and 3D works inspired by or interpretations of the theme, Arrivals and Departures. The theme can be interpreted broadly or specifically based on concepts and ideas related to arrivals and/or departures.

Open to all artists 18 years and older residing in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan. $40 jury fee allows up to three entries. Entry deadline is August 5.

Best of Show: $800
1st Place: $500
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $150
Plus additional sponsored awards
  • Digital entries will be juried by a panel of art professionals.
  • All awards based on judging of actual artworks at the Heyde Center for the Arts.
  • Show judge is Barry Roal Carlsen.
  • Please read the PROSPECTUS for guidelines and complete information before entering.

Click HERE to enter

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Thu Sep 5
Wed Oct 16

Arrivals and Departures

A juried show of 2D and 3D artwork inspired by or interpretations of the theme, Arrivals and Departures features works from artists 18 years and older residing in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan. All works are of the artists’ original concepts and designs and have been chosen by a panel of art professionals from outside of the Chippewa Valley. No cost for admission.

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November 2024

Wed Nov 6

ARTrageous!

Ignite all of your senses as giant portraits and famous works of art are created live on stage while you are surrounded by enchanting original music on unusual instruments accompanying powerhouse vocalists.

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