Western Iowa Salon Exhibition

Work Accepted to WISE 2015

Thanks to everyone who submitted work to WISE! The jurors have selected 68 pieces to be accepted into WISE 2015! 

View Work Accepted to WISE 2015! 

The 2015 WISE exhibition will be held from March 5 to April 8, 2015

The Buena Vista University Art and Graphic Design Departments are pleased to present high school art students with the opportunity to be a part of the fifth annual Western Iowa Salon Exhibition (WISE). The exhibition is juried and offers secondary students the chance to have their artwork displayed in the Buena Vista University Art Gallery from March 5 through April 8, 2015. A public reception will be held on Saturday, March 7th where the awards will be announced. Cash prizes totaling $600 will be awarded. See the Call for Entries for more information.

Visit the BVU Art Gallery website to see photographs of the show and images from the reception.


1st Place ($300 award)


Hannah Stier. Lilly. Watercolor. 18'' x 17.5''. 2013. Westwood High School.

2nd Place ($200 award)

Green Machine

Caitlin Shilling. Green Machine. Colored Pencil. 18'' x 24''. 2013. Westwood High School.

3rd Place ($100 award)

Silent Suffering_Swantek

Broderick Swantek. Silent Suffering. Photography. 11'' x 8.25''. 2013. Carroll High School.

Juror's Choice awards and the list of accepted works can be seen in the show catalog (designed as an accordion fold).