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Virginia Watercolor Society 43rd Annual Exhibition
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Entry Deadline: 3/18/22
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Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $40.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Unspecified
State: Virginia

Entry Procedure

Exhibition is open to current VWS members only. Artists must be residents of VA to join the VWS. For details go to https://virginiawatercolorsociety.org/

CURRENT PAID MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY!

$35 dues must be paid electronically at:

https://virginiawatercolorsociety.org/renew-apply-for-membership/

or mail to Virginia Watercolor Society, Attn: Karen Schwartz, Membership Chair, PO Box 6742 Williamsburg, VA 23188 

ELIGIBLE WORK FOR THE EXHIBITION

Paintings in watercolor and other water media including water soluble ink on paper or Yupo. No canvas, digital, computer generated, or giclee art. If other mediums are used, water-based media must dominate the piece. Collage elements will be accepted ONLY if the adhered paper pieces are painted in water media by the artist. No computer generated, digital, or printed clippings will be allowed. Absolutely NO exceptions. All entries must have been completed on or after January 1, 2018 and not painted under supervision. Works may not infringe upon another’s copyright. If photo references are used, they must be the artist’s own photographs. Work accepted for previous VWS juried exhibitions are ineligible.

AWARDS

Awards will be given at the discretion of the juror, with a top award of $1,500 provided by the Virginia Watercolor Society.

  METHOD OF SELECTION

Paul Jackson, AWS, NWS, and Missouri Watercolor Society Honor Member will select no more than one painting per artist from digital images. Artists will be notified of the juror’s choice. Selected paintings must then be submitted for the exhibition. Final selections will be from the actual submitted paintings with the juror’s and receiving committee’s right of refusal.

 Please ensure what you listed on your entry matches the painting you deliver for consideration by the juror. Paintings that are found to be non-compliant wit the prospectus rules will be withdrawn from the exhibition. 

 NOTIFICATION

All artists will be notified of the juror’s decision by email by April 12, 2022.

SPECIFICATIONS

All accepted paintings must hang for the duration of the exhibit and be ready for hanging with appropriate hanging hardware and hanging wire, framed with a security plate attached, under plexiglas or acrylic glazing (no glass), using only white or off-white matting. Poorly matted or framed paintings may be disqualified.

 Minimum frame size in any direction is 16 inches.

Maximum frame size in any direction is 44 inches.

This includes diptychs and triptychs, which must be in a single frame. Please include on the back of the painting: artist name, phone number, title of the painting, medium and price/NFS. **this information must match your entry form information.

Entry Procedure

Exhibition is open to residents of VA. For details go to https://virginiawatercolorsociety.org/

CURRENT PAID MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY!

$35 dues must be paid electronically at:

https://virginiawatercolorsociety.org/renew-apply-for-membership/

or mail to Virginia Watercolor Society, Attn: Karen Schwartz, Membership Chair, PO Box 6742 Williamsburg, VA 23188 

ELIGIBLE WORK FOR THE EXHIBITION

Paintings in watercolor and other water media including water soluble ink on paper or Yupo. No canvas, digital, computer generated, or giclee art. If other mediums are used, water-based media must dominate the piece. Collage elements will be accepted ONLY if the adhered paper pieces are painted in water media by the artist. No computer generated, digital, or printed clippings will be allowed. Absolutely NO exceptions. All entries must have been completed on or after January 1, 2017 and not painted under supervision. Works may not infringe upon another’s copyright. If photo references are used, they must be the artist’s own photographs. Work accepted for previous VWS juried exhibitions are ineligible.