10th Annual Art & Soul of the Magic Valley

 

10TH ANNUAL ART & SOUL OF THE MAGIC VALLEY

10th Anniversary Poster Contest

Open to everyone! $100 award for winning posters! Learn details here to enter.

ATTN: Art & Soul of the Magic Valley dates have changed.

At its core, Art & Soul is about building relationships through arts appreciation. The Magic Valley Arts Council strives to make this large-scale arts appreciation event an amazing experience for everyone involved: artists, sponsors, venues, viewers and voters.

We have chosen to move the date to June 26 – July 11, 2020. The Kickoff Celebration will be July 25 (time to be determined), with the Awards Ceremony on July 24 in Twin Falls City Park (time to be determined)

The Welcome to the 10th Annual
Art & Soul of the Magic Valley

The Magic Valley Arts Council is thrilled to continue offering the magic of this unique arts opportunity where EVERYONE is part of the contest!

Art & Soul is so much more than an art contest. This arts awareness initiative welcomes all artists to compete for $43,000 in prize money. Grand Prize will receive $12,000, 2nd Place will win $6,000, 3rd Place gets $3,000 and 4th Place will take home $1,500, while 17 Best in Show winners will receive $1,000 each!

Art & Soul of the Magic Valley, the Northwest’s largest cash-prize awarding public-vote art contest, features over 300 artists from across the globe. ​Art & Soul will take place in the businesses and public spaces of Twin Falls, Idaho from June 26 – July 11, 2020.

This year’s contest, where EVERYONE has an opportunity to be involved, promises to be more exciting than ever! New categories have been added.

Registration is now open!
Follow link to Register

Special thanks to our supporters

Art & Soul of the Magic Valley and its contribution to our community is not possible without the financial investments of our supporters. We would like to recognize the businesses and individuals that help make this amazing city-wide art contest/arts appreciation event a reality. You are our heroes!

Major Supporters:   

  • Art Guild of Magic Valley 
  • Colliers International
  • Allan & Fran Frost
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Art & Bonnie Hoag
  • Idaho Central Credit Union
  • Iliad Media Group
  • KMVT
  • Bob & Linda Sojka
  • Magic Valley Mall
  • Middlekauff Honda
  • Pioneer Federal Credit Union
  • Premier AutoGroup
  • The Orpheum Theatre

2020 Art & Soul Committee Members

Tireless hours have been spent bringing this event together. We’d like to express a heartfelt  thank you to: Art & Bonnie Hoag (Founders), Nikki Halverson (Chairman), Alice Elwood, Mary Kay Martin, Marcia Penny, Bob Sojka, Susan Waters and the many volunteers who see the vision of the contest and assist with numerous tasks. Magic Valley Arts Council’s Erik Allen, Melissa Crane, and Katie Atkinson.            

2020 Venues

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD

  • Chrissy’s Crafting Cottage – 120 Ramage St.
  • Depot Grill – 545 Shoshone St. S.
  • Wills Toyota – 318 Shoshone St. W.
  • WarmArt Tattoo & BodyPiercing – 119 2nd Ave. W.
  • Plant Therapy – 510 2nd Ave. S.
  • Columbia Bank – 113 Main Ave. W.
  • Sav Mor Drug – 139 Main Ave. W.
  • Rudy’s A Cook’s Paradise – 147 Main Ave. W.
  • Twin Falls Sewing Center – 157 Main Ave. W.
  • Wabi Sabi Gallery – 632 Main Ave. N.
  • Rock Creek Celebration Center – 320 Main Ave. N.
  • Whiskey Bent Trading Company – 236 Main Ave. N.
  • Bull Moose Bicycles – 160 Main Ave. N.
  • Koto Brewing Co. – 156 Main Ave. N.
  • The Orpheum Theater – 146 Main Ave. N.
  • Twin Falls Sandwich Co. – 128 Main Ave. N.
  • The Brass Monkey – 124 Main Ave. N.
  • Rock-A-Billy Barber & Tattoo Co. – 110 Main Ave. N.
  • O’Dunken’s – 102 Main Ave. N.
  • Hands On – 147 Shoshone St. N.
  • Colliers International – 205 Shoshone St. N. Ste 201
  • Milner’s Gate – 205 Shoshone St. N.
  • Jensen Ringmakers & Gallery – 109 Main Ave. E.
  • Fashion 15 Below – 143 Main Ave. E.
  • Twin Falls City Hall – 203 Main Ave. E.
  • Susan’s Antiques & Collectibles – 227 Main Ave. E.
  • Vincent de Paul – 244 Main Ave. S.
  • L. Evans Bank – 222 Main Ave. S.
  • Altered Purposes – 138 Main Ave. S.
  • TitleFact, Inc. – 163 4th Ave. N.
  • Twin Falls Public Library – 201 4th Ave. E.
  • Ann’s Eyewear Boutique – 691 Shoshone St. N.

SOUTH END NEIGHBORHOOD (South of Addison Ave.)

  • Habitat For Humanity ReStore – 639 Eastland Dr. S.
  • Aero-Tronics Model Supply – 320 Locust St. (on East side of street between 3rd Ave. E. & 4th Ave. E., 1 block South of Harmon Park)
  • Body Balance Physical Therapy – 1053 Eastland Dr.
  • Webb Landscape – 136 Eastland Dr. N.
  • Idaho Central Credit Union – 2193 Addison Ave. E.

MIDTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD (Addison Ave. to Falls Ave.)

  • Sips N Sweet Treats – 1879 Addison Ave. E.
  • Boyer Jewelry – 1838 Addison Ave. E.
  • Boot Barn – 1175 Addison Ave. E.
  • LaNeige Bridal and Tuxedos Now – 1159 Addison Ave. E.
  • L. Evans Bank – 215 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Washington Federal Savings Bank – 494 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Nielson Family Chiropractic – 1330 Filer Ave. E.
  • Hudson’s Shoes – 1207 Filer Ave. E.
  • Idaho Joe’s – 598 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt – 725 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Great Harvest Bread Co. – 727 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Kiwi Loco – 828 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Wright Physical Therapy – 1444 Falls Ave. E.

NORTH END NEIGHBORHOOD (North of Falls Ave.)

  • L. Evans Bank – 906 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • KMVT – 1100 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Dunkley Music – 1160 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Middlekauff Honda – 1237 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Pioneer Federal Credit Union – 1439 North College Rd. E.
  • Ward Orthodontics – 1502 Locust St. N. Bldg 200
  • The Duran Group Powered by Epic Realty – 1667 Locust St. N.
  • Deseret Book – 1434 Pole Line Rd. E.
  • Magic Valley Mall – 1485 Pole Line Rd. E.  (YOUTH VENUE)
  • Plant Therapy in Magic Valley Mall – 1485 Pole Line Rd. E.
  • Twin Falls Visitor Center – 2015 Nielsen Point Place
  • Idaho Central Credit Union – 1875 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Chick-fil-A – 1631 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
  • Premier AutoGroup – 636 Pole Line Rd.
  • Hilton Garden Inn – 1741 Harrison St. N.
  • Everton Mattress & Furniture Gallery – 347 Pole Line Rd.
  • Farmers Bank – 317 Pole Line Rd.
  • Canyon Crest Eye Physicians – 261 Canyon Crest Dr.
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott – 175 Pole Line Rd. E.
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – 1788 Washington St. N.
  • Grace Assisted Living & Memory Care – 1803 Parkview Dr.
  • Wright Physical Therapy – 243 Cheney Dr. W. #100
  • OrthoPro of Twin Falls – 1437 Parkview Dr. #200
  • Sawtooth Dental – 1437 Parkview Dr.
  • Southern Idaho Ophthalmology – 1415 Parkview Dr.
  • Prasai’s Thai 2 Go – 1563 Fillmore St. #1A
  • 4 Roots Juice Bar – 1563 Fillmore St.
  • Success Learning Center – 1563 Fillmore St #2B
  • CPR – Center for Physical Rehabilitation – 754 N. College Rd. Ste D (Renaissance Plaza)
  • Herrett Center for Arts & Science – 315 Falls Ave., CSI Campus, off North College Rd.

2020 Sponsors

  • A Love Struck Moose – Pocatello, ID
  • Alexander Dental Group CHTD – Twin Falls, ID
  • Allstate Insurance LLC – Twin Falls, ID
  • Jessica Anderson – Twin Falls, ID
  • Leonard & Alice Anderson – Twin Falls, ID
  • Bob & JoAnn Anttila – Twin Falls, ID
  • Arlene’s Bookkeeping – Paul, ID
  • Ataraxis Accounting & Advisory – Twin Falls, ID
  • AT Art & Treasures – Buhl, ID
  • Stephanie Atkinson – Kimberly, ID
  • Axia Home Loans-Tyler Newton – Twin Falls, ID
  • Robert & Judy Baum – Twin Falls, ID
  • Barbara Beck – Twin Falls, ID
  • Jane Bennett-Munro – Twin Falls, ID
  • Boot Barn – Twin Falls, ID
  • Dennis Bowyer – Twin Falls, ID
  • Kevin Bradshaw – 3 Star Production.com – Twin Falls, ID
  • Bridgeview Estates Skilled Nursing Facility – Twin Falls, ID
  • Phil & Linda Brugger – Twin Falls, ID
  • BS&R Design & Supplies – Twin Falls, ID
  • Dennis & Lisa Burgett – Twin Falls, ID
  • Debbi Burr – Twin Falls, ID
  • Michael Burr-CPA – Twin Falls, ID 
  • Loren Butler – Twin Falls, ID
  • Canyon Crest Eye Physicians – Dr. Michael Taylor, Dr. Jason Halverson, Dr. Monica D’Angelo – Twin Falls, ID
  • Cathy Canty – Twin Falls, ID
  • Chrissy’s Crafting Cottage – Twin Falls, ID
  • Carolyn & Chuck Coiner – Ketchum, ID
  • Columbia Bank – Twin Falls, ID
  • Commercial Creamery – Jerome, ID
  • Janet Coonts – Kimberly, ID
  • David R. Day Creative – Boise, ID
  • Double V Dairy – Wendell, ID
  • Duke & Vega Families – Twin Falls, ID
  • E Street Deli – Rupert ID
  • Curtis & Mardo Eaton – Twin Falls, ID
  • Alice & Fred Elwood – Buhl, ID
  • Family Health Services – Twin Falls, ID
  • Farmers Bank – Twin Falls, ID
  • Farmers Insurance – Jeffrey Reinke – Twin Falls, ID
  • First Federal – Twin Falls, ID
  • Float Magic – Twin Falls, ID
  • Evin & Jeff Fox – Twin Falls, ID
  • Friends of Laurel Macdonald – Boise, ID
  • Fran & Al Frost – Twin Falls, ID
  • Friends of Sandy Thomas – Twin Falls, ID
  • Mary Gardiner – Boise, ID
  • Evard H. Gibby & Paula A. Gibby – Twin Falls, ID
  • Mary Ann Gilmore – Twin Falls, ID
  • Hall’s Locksmithing – Twin Falls, ID
  • Jason & Nikki Halverson – Twin Falls, ID
  • Ron & Barb Hardy – Twin Falls, ID
  • Linda Helgeland – Twin Falls, ID
  • John Julie & Frank Hill – Twin Falls, ID
  • Howa Design & Equipment-Architectural & Planning Services – Twin Falls, ID
  • Melissa Hughes – Jefferson City, TN
  • Joe & Lisa Hymas – Twin Falls, ID
  • Idaho Joe’s – Twin Falls, ID
  • Idaho Power Co. – Twin Falls, ID
  • Jensen Ringmakers & Gallery – Twin Falls, ID
  • Rya Levy & Bruce Kaufman – Twin Falls, ID
  • Kay Kendrick – Twin Falls, ID
  • Ralph Kincheloe – Kincheloe Construction – Jerome, ID
  • KMP Planning – Twin Falls, ID
  • Barbara Kunkle – Twin Falls, ID
  • L+T Construction – Hazelton, ID
  • Rex & Cheryl Leforgee – Twin Falls, ID
  • Charlie & Melody Lenkner – Twin Falls, ID
  • LIFE Counseling – Dani Essex – Mountain Home, ID 
  • Mmm That’s Good Catering – Jerome, ID
  • M & M Design-Mary Allen & Mike Burkhart – Jerome, ID
  • Madison County Farm Bureau – Rexburg, ID
  • Bill Malloy – Bliss, ID
  • Debra Mathews – Twin Falls, ID
  • Gary McCall – Boise, ID
  • Suzanne McCampbell – Twin Falls, ID
  • Shea McClellin – Twitter @mcckshea IG thereal_shea – Laguna Niguel, CA
  • A. Melnyk – Kimberly, ID
  • Jim & Dianna Michel – Othello, WA
  • Milner’s Gate – Twin Falls, ID
  • Rick & Diane Mishler – Twin Falls, ID
  • Jan Mittleider – Twin Falls, ID
  • Marge Nessa – Twin Falls, ID
  • Bob & Marcia Penney – Twin Falls, ID
  • Petruzzelli Electric & Petro’s Texaco Service Station – Twin Falls, ID
  • Huberta Phipps – Twin Falls, ID
  • Donald & Bonnie Pica – Twin Falls, ID
  • Pioneer Federal Credit Union – Twin Falls, ID
  • Premier AutoGroup – Twin Falls, ID
  • PRO Inc. – Twin Falls, ID
  • Renaldi Construction Inc. – Twin Falls, ID
  • Robertson & Slette PLLC – Twin Falls, ID
  • Bill Sargent – Jerome, ID
  • Cheryl Savello-Aero Tronics Model Supply – Twin Falls, ID
  • Scholes Dermatology LLC – Twin Falls, ID
  • Gary D. Slette – Twin Falls, ID
  • Leon Smith – Twin Falls, ID
  • Bob & Linda Sojka – Twin Falls, ID
  • Starley Leavitt Insurance Agency Inc. – Twin Falls, ID
  • Bev Stone – Burley, ID
  • Esther Using – Garden City, ID
  • Pegan Venzon-Cook – Twin Falls, ID
  • Ward Orthodontics – Twin Falls, ID
  • WarmArt Tattoo & BodyPiercing – Twin Falls, ID
  • Deck & Susan Waters – Twin Falls, ID
  • Webb Landscape – Twin Falls, ID
  • WestRock – Twin Falls, ID
  • Carolyn White – Twin Falls, ID
  • Spencer Williams – Twin Falls, ID
  • Wills Toyota – Twin Falls, ID
  • Cathy Wilson – Buhl, ID
  • Wellington Wilson – Buhl, ID
  • Veronica Xander – Twin Falls, ID

2016 Interview with Art & Soul Founder Art Hoag

 

To find your favorite artists simply search by name or go the the CATEGORY tab and search through the artists listed under each category. Artists will be added by April 25.