top of page

9th Annual Up & Coming Artist Show & Contest

We are now taking submissions for the 9th Annual Up & Coming Artist Show!! Mahaska County students in Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to participate. If you are a business interested in sponsoring or hosting the show please email

  • Submit original two-dimensional artwork (not to exceed 12” x 18”) to FACE of Mahaska County by Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Drop off at the Oskaloosa Chamber office or your local art teacher.

  • Please attach an entry form (or equivalent information) to the artwork.

  • Public Reception: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Iowa Building (across from Brown's Shoes) to kick off the Skunk River Arts Festival. We hope you’ll join us!

  • Top 20 pieces will be chosen by FACE and matted for display at Art on the Square and to travel to area businesses throughout the summer. Non-traveling artwork may be picked up at the Oskaloosa Art Center (1701 3rd Ave E, Suite 3) after June 14th.

  • FACE will contact artists when traveling artwork is ready for pick-up.

  • Questions: contact Briana Bartlett at 641-676-3614 or

bottom of page