Event Details

Wisconsin Regional Arts Program
2021 Competition & Exhibit

Friday, March 26, 2021 through Friday, April 16, 2021
Frehner Gallery

For additional information please CLICK HERE to visit the WRAP Website.



5 State Winners:

Chuck Bauer with “21 North Prospect Ave”

Roger Godspeed with “Barn Silo”

William Schuele with “The Weight of Time”

Rich Hager with “Aurora II”

Melissa Fordahl with “The Diner”


5 Honorable Mentions:

Frank Korb and Devon Calvert with “Sit and Follow Your Breath”

Jackie Wyss with “Fairy Wren Mama”

Elaine Bethke with “In Awe of Nature”

Bryan Stangel with “Birch Trees”

Jeanne Ausmus with “Picnic Reunion 1922”



For the 34th consecutive year, Monroe Arts Center will exhibit artwork entered in the Wisconsin Regional Arts Program (WRAP) Competition. Artwork will be on exhibit March 26, 2021 through April 16, 2021. This event is co-sponsored by the Monroe Arts Center and UW-Madison Continuing Studies and is open to non-professional artists (must be at least 14 years of age) living in Wisconsin or neighboring states.

Artists are encouraged to participate in the WRAP competitions and workshops held in various regions of Wisconsin throughout the year. The State Award winners selected at the Monroe exhibit, along with all other 2020-2021 WRAP competition winners held throughout the Wisconsin, will be on display in September at a location yet to be determined. Additional awards and prizes will be given at this time.


Download the Monroe WRAP Entry Form click HERE. The Registration and Payment deadline is March 5, 2021. Mail Entry Form and Payment to Sarah Witke, Gallery Director, MAC, 1315 11th Street, Monroe, WI 53566

Artwork due at MAC Friday, March 12, 2021 and can be dropped off between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM. There is a 2 piece limit per artist

The WRAP Artist Workshop day will be held virtually on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm. A demonstration and/or lecture by professional artist Nikki Cooper will be the focus of the workshop. Cooper will also serve as the judge for this competition.


The MAC Gallery Season is Underwritten by; Mike and Shelley Muranyi, Paul and Sue Barrett, David and Julie Buchanan, Gof and Mary Thomson, Pete Guenther and Barb Woodriff, Don Amphlett and Jan Johnson, David and Janeen Babler, and Chuck and Chris Wellington.



The galleries are open by appointment only to groups of six persons or less. Call 608-325-5700 to schedule a time to visit the Gallery.

Appointments to tour the galleries are available:
Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm



Monroe Arts Center gallery exhibitions are free and open to the public.