Call for Submissions

Birds in Art 2023

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

700 N 12th St
Wausau, WI 54403


Apr 17, 2023


Jan 19, 2023

Three simple words – birds in art – took on a life of their own when they became a Woodson Art Museum exhibition title. Approaching the exhibition’s milestone 50th anniversary, Birds in Art is recognized globally as the exhibition setting the standard for avian art.

Since 1976, Birds in Art has showcased the remarkable talents of more than 1,000 international artists, who presented their best work interpreting birds and related subject matter.

The Woodson Art Museum again invites artists working in all mediums excluding photography to submit original 2D and 3D artworks for jury consideration for Birds in Art 2023.


No one dimension shall exceed 72 in. (183 cm.).
No work shall exceed 150 lbs. (68 kg.) including frame and base.
All 2D and 3D mediums are permitted other than photography.
All work must be original to the submitting artist.
All work must have been completed in 2021, 2022, or 2023.
No work shall have been previously exhibited at the Woodson Art Museum.