22nd Annual

AIS National Juried Exhibition

Gallery 1516     Omaha, Nebraska

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Download the 2021 digital catalog.

All current AIS members will receive a copy in the mail in September. 

September 9 - December 12, 2021


Our Judge of Awards

CW Mundy

AIS will celebrate our

22nd National Juried Exhibition in Omaha with engaging and educational events for all members to enjoy.


All events* are free for AIS Members!

(with the exception of the workshop)

September 7 and 8

Two day Plein Air Workshop 

with Instructor Howard Friedland AISM.

Only a few spots open!

September 8-11

AIS Member Paint Out

Optional Paint Out locations 

 Henry Doorly Omaha Zoo   Thursday, September 9

"The Quarry"--a private property with gardens inspired by

Monet's Giverny on Saturday, September 11.

Register for Zoo | Register for gardens

Register for Paint Out and Wet Wall

Wednesday, September 8

Special AIS Welcome Party aJoslyn Art Museum 

For AIS member and a guest. 

6 pm - 8 pm

Thursday, September 9

Private opening and awards ceremony for Gallery 1516 members and AIS artists and guests

6 pm - 8pm

Friday, September 10

AIS Education Day

9:00 am

C.W. Mundy  AISM "Seven Foundational Truths"

11:00 am

"A conversation with the artists"

Panel Discussion with AIS Masters 

C.W. Mundy and Carolyn Anderson

12:30 pm

Lunch sponsored by Art of the West

1:30 pm

Carolyn Anderson AISM presentation "Short Story of Art"

3:00 pm

Painting Demo with Howard Friedland AISM

5:00 pm

American Art Collector AIS Member Reception

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Public Opening and Reception

Collector's Presentation with Tim NewtonPublisher, 

Western Art and Architecture--a new prize sponsor!


Saturday, September 11

4 pm - 6 pm

Wet Wall Exhibit and Sale 

Sponsored by Southwest Art Magazine

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