34th National Exhibition 2018

The Next Picture Show

A Fine Arts Center

113 W. First St., Dixon, Illinois

Awards Judge: 

William G. Hook  AWS, NWS, NWWS, CWA

May 4 – May 25, 2018

Reception: Saturday, May 5, 1 – 4pm 

Over $6,000 in cash awards.


  • The 34th National Exhibition 2018 is open to all artists who are 18 years or older.
  • Work must be original (not derived from another’s intellectual property or copyrighted references).
  • Painted after January, 2015.
  • Entries cannot have been displayed in an IWS Members’ Exhibition or IWS National Exhibition.
  • Entries cannot have been completed in a workshop or under supervision.
  • Collage, digital media, photography, prints or reproductions ARE NOT permitted.
  • Acrylic and work painted on yupo or canvas is permitted.
  • MAXIMUM FRAME SIZE: 40″ in width or height
  • Only ONE PAINTING PER ARTIST will be selected.


  • One or two enries per artist are allowed. You can apply ONLINE ONLY filling the form below, first read the PROSPECTUS that you can find here.
  • Entry Fee: $35 for Non-Members, $25 for Members, $10 for Signature Members .
  • File names of uploaded images should include the JPEG (JPG) extension.
  • Image dimension should be no more than 6 inches in height or width. Resolution should be 300 dpi. File size should be no more than 2MB.
  • Crop images to show only the painting, no mats, background images or frames.
  • Image names must title of the painting and the correct number corresponding with entry form. Example: Flowers1.jpg and Barn2.jpg.


  • The Next Picture Show is responsible for all sales. The IWS will retain a 20% commission. Unless specified by the artist (NFS) all paintings will be for sale.


  • IWS may use your work for PR purposes or on the IWS website.  



Fill the form by March 10th 2018

2018 IWS National Juried Exhibition


Entry #1


Entry #2