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ASSOCIATION of Wisconsin Artists 

1954-2024  Celebrating 70 Years!

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AWA Publications

Contour Notes

Contour Notes is the newsletter publication of the Association of Wisconsin Artists, AWA. Issues are mailed to members in February, May, and August. A smaller version is mailed is in June. The publications list schedules and registration information for upcoming regional WRAPs, the Annual State Conference, and Youth Programs. Members can read about completed events, art related news and educational articles. The publication committee reserves the right to select and edit.  

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Color Catalog of the Annual WRAP State Art Exhibit

Each year AWA publishes the entire collection of state award winning artwork that is exhibited at the annual State Day Exhibit. This exhibit includes over 150 pieces of artwork from around the entire state of Wisconsin. The catalog also contains STAMP and Tiny Treasures award winning art.  Each AWA member receives this catalog.  Current copies ($15.00 each) and past year's copies ($10.00 each) are also available for sale below.

Timely Treasures Pocket Calendar

This fun and handy pocket calendar details WRAP registration due dates, artwork drop-off dates/times, workshop dates/times and workshop coordinator contact information. Award winning artwork from the annual Tiny Treasures Exhibit-Competition-Fundraiser grace the covers and pages making this pocket calendar a delight to use. The pocket calendar is mailed to all AWA members each December and is also available for sale below.

Please click on the "Tiny Treasures" link under "Events" for information on how to participate in Tiny Treasures. Your artwork could be in next year's calendar!

Advertise with AWA

AWA accepts advertising in Contour Notes and the Color Catalog.  We have a membership distribution of 600 throughout the state of Wisconsin. Contour Notes is published in black & white, the catalog is full color.

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The following publications are available for purchase:


  • Contour Notes and E-news
  • Website:
  • Timely Treasures, an event calendar (with dates noted)
  • A color catalog featuring award winning adult and teen art

Programs, events and recognition:

  • Regional WRAP management
  • Annual State Exhibit and Conference Weekend
  • Tiny Treasures Exhibit and Sale
  • WRAP-Teen (for ages 13-19)
  • WRAP-Kids (for ages 5 through 12)
  • Member Exhibit 
  • Awards from generous donors

Funding sources:

  • Tiny Treasures is an annual fund-raiser
  • Membership dues and Wisconsin Arts Board grants
  • Three endowments support AWA and WRAP
  • Individual and business contributions


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