Arnold Grummer's Paper Making

Paper On The River 2021

PAPER ON THE RIVER 2021

Formerly Arnold Grummer’s PAPERFEST

SAVE THE DATE! We look forward to seeing you, your artwork and fellow artists in person or online this fall

PAPER ON THE RIVER 2021: Oct 1-2, 2021 in

Paper Discovery Center, Appleton WI

Click here for Artist application

Venue changes for Paper On The River 2021 will be posted online. Watch for a mix of in-person and virtual opportunities, including the Paper Artist’s Master Class and papermaking workshops.

Artists and artworks will be exhibited and made available to the public for purchase 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 2021 Artist Application.

2021 Schedule of Events

Friday, October 1: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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

Open to the Public. FREE. Refreshments and beverages served.

6:30 pm: Words by Kathryn & Howard Clark.

7:00 pm: Artist Introductions and Awards.

Saturday, October 2: 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).

Former Event Winners:

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