What are Tiny Treasures?
Tiny Treasures are 2 ½” x 3 ½” pieces of completely ORIGINAL art, no thicker than 3/4”, created by artists at least 14 years old. Enter as many pieces as you’d like starting May 1 through July 10 for a chance to win $150 for 1st Place, $125 for 2nd, $100 for 3rd and $10 for best title. Another 12 Tiny Treasure will be chosen to be in AWA's annual Timely Treasures pocket calendar and each will also receive a $25 award. There is a $50 award for the art group/organization with the most entries. Click here for the 2021 entry form. If you are entering several Tiny Treasures, click here for a multi-ID entry form.
Tiny Treasures must be of original concept and design. Please read the following article by Jean Lang, "Original or Copy."
All Tiny Treasures are exhibited on this website and are available for sale beginning each August. See the Buy-It-Now section below. Tiny Treasures are also displayed at the annual State Exhibit from August thru September.
The 2021 State Conference will be help on Friday and Saturday, September 24 and 25. AWA plans to host Evening with the Arts on Friday September 24 when Tiny Treasures awards will be presented. The State Conference will also provide an opportunity to purchase Tiny Treasures for $25 each.
Tiny Treasures is proudly sponsored by Lynn's of Madison.
Quality art supplies & framing at competitive prices.
5928 Odana Road, Madison, WI 608-274-144
For more Tiny Treasures information,
please contact Sherry Ackerman at
or (608) 445-2517
2020 Tiny Treasures Winners
1st Place: Abstract - Circles & Grid, Karolyn Alexander, Whitewater
2nd Place: Searching for Prince Charming, Lori Ehlke, Onalaska
3rd Place: Hope, Jeanne Flickinger, Poynette
January: Pencil Jar, Cath Eckart, Princeton
February: War Paint, Jill Jensen, Cambridge
March: Can 'n a Box, Helmut Zendek, Franklin
April: Standing Tall, Tamara Tsurkan, Madison
May: Spring Poppy, Norma Larrabee-Gabriel, Menomonie
June: Fields of Gold, Kaci Koltz, Packwaukee
July: Squirrels Delight, Jane Mirocha, Hubertus
August: Portage Parade, Sherry Ackerman, Cottage Grove
September: Time to Play, Lorraine Snyder, Madison
October: Peaceful Waters, Louise Joyner, West Bend
November: Aspen Trees, Shirley Diedrich, Fitchburg
December: Untitled, Kathy Scott, Janesville
Best Title: Roofing Break, Susan Porubcan, Jefferson
Art Association with most TT entries: Janesville Art League
View Entries From Past Exhibits
2020 Tiny Treasures Exhibit
What is the Buy-it-Now fundraiser?
All Tiny Treasures that are available for purchase will be listed below for the Buy-It-Now sale, which begins August 4. At this point we also plan to have in-person sales at the State Conference. Purchased Tiny Treasures will be matted and can be either mailed to you or picked up at the State Conference. Look for the sale in August!
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