The Exhibit was January 10 through February, 2020.

The FAA exhibiting artists submitted 16” X 16” canvases in any medium for its 54th annual Membership show.

Participating artists include: Kathleen Almelien, Carlene Atwater, Cindy Ballou, Deb Baughman, Susan Bomzer, Ann Bosold, Care Connet, Alex DeArmon, Deb DeArmon, Jim DeArmon, Elaine Duncan, Rolf Erickson, Debbie Finney, Annie Guldberg, Bonnie Hendricks, Brett Hendricks,  Suzan Bates Kessel,  Jessica Kirby, Pamela Lander, Cathryn Layer, Irene Murphy, Hans Olson, David Pattison, Ann Porter, John Preston, Trish Rocca, Wyndi Rutledge, John Schirmer, Annette Scieszinski, Mark Shafer, Jane Shank, Cris Soth, Mark Soth, Wendy Stegall, Cynthia Sterling, Mia Story, Kathleen Tachet,  Kella Tschopp, Ann Weigel, Laura Weinberg, Ron Weinberg, and JoAnne Worley.

Burlington Iowa artist and educator, John Bybee,

was selected to jury the exhibit

and chose the four “Outstanding Works of Art

Sponsored in part by CVB Grant

Sponsored in part by CVB Grant

 by artists,

John Preston, Jessica Kirby,

Hans Olson, & Wendy Stegall

which received certificates & cash awards

…………………………….during the


“Celebration of Art and Exhibiting Artists”

Party & Event

Sunday February 23 from 2 -4 PM

in the Main Gallery and Cambridge Room

 Fairfield Arts & Convention Center

The afternoon included

an educational critique by Jury Artist,

John Bybee,

of each piece of art work from the exhibit.


and  announcing  the

FAA Downtown Summer 2020

Art Installation


with information/guidelines/entry forms


for participation


During the event there was a variety of delicious desserts with beverages to enjoy,

 and fellow artists to get to know.



A new component in this year’s

FAA Membership Art Exhibit is 

a 24 piece

“Travel Iowa Exhibit”


by John Bybee.


Back row, left to right: Trish Rocca,Wyndi Rutledge, Annette Scieszinski, Deb Baughman also holding for John Preston, Carlene Atwater, Mark Shafer, Brett Hendricks, Mia Story, Ron Weinberg and John Schirmer.
Half a middle row: Pamela Lander, Bonnie Hendricks, Kathleen Tachet & Laura Weinberg.
Front row: Suzan Bates Kessel, John Bybee holding for Wendy Stegall, Hans Olson,                                                     Jessica Kirby, Kella J. Tschopp, Carole Connet and Deb Finney.
Not pictured : Annie Guldberg and Ann Weigel

This exhibit will travel for 2 years around the state, which includes galleries and institutions in locations such as Muscatine, Washington, Waukee, Burlington, Ottumwa, Urbandale, Albia, Des Moines, and a couple yet to booked. The exhibit will start on the road in March when the local display comes down.