Use the winter break to get ready for 16th NWOSU Art Society Art Show; Entry forms due by February 20

November 26, 2018

The upcoming winter break will be a perfect time for students, current and retired employees and alumni of Northwestern Oklahoma State University to start working toward entries in the 16th annual NWOSU Art Society (NAS) Art Show in the J.W. Martin Library March 3-29.

Entry forms for the show are due no later than Feb. 20 from all of the university’s campus locations. An online entry form is available at The art drop-off date is Feb. 27. Artwork should be taken to the J.W. Martin Library on that day between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Students can win $75 for Best of Show, and prizes for first, second and third will be $15, $5 and $2, respectively, for each category. Non-students will be eligible to win ribbons. All artwork will be eligible to be voted in as the People’s Choice Award winner, which provides a ribbon and $50. A Winner’s Show will take place in downtown Alva during the First Friday Art Walk April 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Runnymede Hotel.

Two items may be entered in each of the following categories:

  • Artisan Crafts (jewelry, pottery, etc.)
  • Fiber Arts (crochet, knitting, needlework, etc.)
  • Quilts
  • Cartoon/Comics
  • Digital Art
  • Mixed Media/Collage
  • Paintings – Watercolor (any subject)
  • Paintings – Animals/Creatures
  • Paintings - Architecture
  • Paintings - Elements of Design
  • Paintings - The Figure/Portraiture
  • Paintings - Landscapes/Nature
  • Paintings - All other subject areas
  • Works on Paper – Animals/Creature
  • Works on Paper - Architecture
  • Works on Paper - Elements of Design
  • Works on Paper - The Figure/Portraiture
  • Works on Paper - Landscapes/Nature
  • Works on Paper - All other subject areas
  • Photography will include 10 sub-categories:
    • Animals/Creature
    • Black and White
    • Landscapes
    • Cityscapes
    • Light
    • Elements of Design
    • Macro
    • People
    • Nature
    • All other subject areas other than those listed

                Entry forms and category descriptions are available online at  

                For more information about the art show, please contact Angelia Case, NAS sponsor, at (580) 327-8577 or


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