Visual Art

Pablo Center Seeks Submissions for Annual Confluence of Art Exhibit

Entries to juried show due June 22

Rebecca Mennecke |

Lily in Two Poses by Barbara Shafer,
Lily in Two Poses by Barbara Shafer, "Best of Show" recipient for the 2019 Confluence of Art Annual.

Have you been busy creating art and looking for someplace to display it? The Pablo Center at the Confluence is looking for your recent, original works in any medium for the upcoming Confluence of Art Annual exhibition.

The exhibition, which will take place Sept. 18-Nov. 15, will be on display in the Pablo Center’s James W. Hansen Gallery or, if necessary, online through the Pablo Center’s website ( because of the coronavirus pandemic. The deadline for entry application is 10am on Monday, June 22.

The following awards are selected by the juror:

  • Best of Show: $500
  • First Place: $250
  • Second Place: $150
  • Third Place: $100

Artists who are 18 years old and older are able to enter up to three pieces of artwork that have been completed in the last two years and have not been displayed at the Pablo Center. Entries must be original in concept, composition, and execution, but prints are acceptable for: photographic, lithographic, woodcuts, digital, and hand-pulled works. Reproductions of original works are not acceptable.

Once accepted, artists will have until Sept. 15 to ship their pieces to the Pablo Center.

The juror for this year’s exhibition is David Brock, a Colorado native who is currently an associate professor in Painting and Drawing at Sheridan College in Sheridan, Wyoming, but has formerly taught in the art departments at UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout. Brock studied and taught for two years in Fukuoka, Japan, and for one year in Florence, Italy, along with travel through Europe and Asia.

For more information and required specifications for artwork to be featured in the Confluence of Art Annual, visit the Confluence of Art website or contact Rose Dolan-Neill at