Formerly Arnold Grummer’s PAPERFEST

PAPER ON THE RIVER Save the date. Oct 2-3 2020 in Appleton WI at the Paper Discovery Center. Artist application available on this page

Please note: Venue changes for Paper On The River will be posted online. Submissions are welcome at this time. In the event of a virtual exhibit, prizes will still be awarded. Artists and artworks for sale will be featured broadly online.

Call to Artists

  • Arnold Grummer’s PAPER ON THE RIVER is a juried art exhibit.
  • PAPER ON THE RIVER is open to all artists whose work prominently features handmade paper.

Click here for Paper on the River 2020 Artist Application.

2020 Schedule of Events

Friday, October 2: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Artists’ Reception with Kathryn & Howard Clark, Twinrocker Handmade Paper

Open to the Public. FREE. 6:30pm: Words by Kathryn & Howard Clark. 7pm: Artist Introduction and Awards. Refreshments and beverages served.

Saturday, October 3: 10am – 1:30pm

Artists’ Master Class with Terry Lacy. Free to exhibiting artists.

New Location

Join us in our new location!

LOGO Paper Discovery Center Appleton WI
The Paper Discovery Center, Appleton WI 54911

Appleton’s Paper Discovery Center offers exhibit space for up to 50 artworks. In addition, the PDC operates two fully equipped paper labs for beater and blender paper production.

About this event …

Arnold Grummer’s PAPER ON THE RIVER is underwritten by Mabel Grummer and Arnold Grummer’s LLC to advance the art of handmade paper and the work of individual paper artists. Formerly known as Arnold Grummer’s PAPERFEST (2017-2019).

Left to right: 1st Place Deb Jircik, 2nd Place Nadia Frierson, 3rd Place Kate Walton, Honorable Mention Don Widmer

Left to right: 1st Place M. Terasaki, 2nd Place Deb Bartelt, 3rd Place Landes & Sullivan

Left to right: 1st Place Maria Amalia Wood, 2nd Place Hannah Bennet, 3rd Place Landes & Sullivan