Cedar Valley Biennial

7th Cedar Valley Biennial Juried Student Art Exhibition
December 10, 2019 – March 8, 2020
Opening Reception, December 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Cedar Valley Biennial Juried Student Exhibition


Submission Deadline
Friday, October 18, 5:00pm

Submissions accepted
online via Smarter Entry

Juror: Fredo Rivera, Assistant Professor of Art History, Grinnell College.


Eligibility: This competition is open to current students of Hawkeye Community College, University of Northern Iowa, Upper Iowa University and Wartburg College.

$5.00 per entry: Limit of three entries, all mediums welcome, video and film entries must provide a media URL (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.). Do NOT upload video or film entries.

Download Exhibition Guidelines

Juror will evaluate online entries between October 21 – 25

If selected for exhibition, students will be notified via the email address provided on Tuesday, October 29. Once notified, students will need to properly prepare their work for display and ensure it is dropped off by the deadline to be included in the exhibition.

Artwork drop-off deadline: November 12 – 15
Deliver ready-to-hang artwork to the Waterloo Center for the Arts. 

Exhibition Dates: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 – Sunday, March 8, 2020

Opening Reception: Tuesday, December 10 at 6:00 pm
Reception to be held at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Awards will be presented at 7:00 pm.

Artwork will be on display at the Law-Reddington Gallery and may be viewed during normal museum hours.

Post-Exhibition Artwork Pick-up Deadline: March 9 – 13, 2020.
Students may retrieve work from the Waterloo Center for the Arts during normal business hours. Artwork which is not picked up will become property of the Waterloo Center for the Arts after 30 days (April 12, 2020).

Cedar Valley Biennial Committee
Jennifer Lynn Bates
Kim Behm
Lindsay Buehler
Barbara Fedeler
Laura Gleissner
Chawne Paige
Dan Perry
Heather Skeens
Angela Waseskuk
Johanna Kramer-Weston