Area Show: 47 is now open at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in Mason City. The exhibit includes a wide variety of artworks created by artists living within a 100-mile radius of Mason City. Area Show: 47 is sponsored by NSB Bank.
The competition for the show was open to all artists above high school age residing within 100 miles of Mason City, encompassing North Central Iowa and Southern Minnesota. Each entrant was eligible to submit up to two artworks for consideration. This year’s show drew a total of 92 entries by 50 artists. The final exhibition includes 36 works by 27 artists.
Area Show: 47
January 22-April 7, 2021
Charles H. MacNider Art Museum | Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery
Entering artists are competing for the opportunity to have their work exhibited and for cash awards. The artist with the entry chosen NSB Bank’s Best in Show will be granted a solo exhibition at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in 2021. Three artists will receive the $250 Excellence Awards, two will received the Merit Awards at $100 each, and a $50 Most Daring Award will be given. The juror for Area Show: 47 is Elissa Wenthe, McCosh Professor of Art and Interim Dean for the School of Arts and Sciences at Upper Iowa University.
The exhibition will remain on view in the Museum’s Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery through April 7. Admission is free and open to the public. Please visit the Museum’s website for the most up to date information and visitor instructions. You can also call the Museum at 641-421-3666.