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(Page last updated Jan. 19, 2016)


WVWS Aqueous 2016 will be in Beckley

The WVWS national juried exhibition, Aqueous 2016, will be at the Bickey Gallery in Beckley, home of the Beckley Art Group, from May 21-June 21.

Juror will be Pat Cook, AWS, NWS.

The prospectus can be downloaded by clicking on the image at left. Deadline to enter is April 1, 2016.

Allied Artists of West Virginia 90th Juried Exhibition

The deadline is fast approaching for the Allied Artists of West Virginia 90th Juried Exhibition. The exhibition will be in May at the Parkersburg Art Center with the Awards Ceremony on May 22nd. We will be awarding $3,000.00 in prize money. Don't miss out on this. The deadline is Feb 15th. Download the prospectus at http://www.alliedartistswv.org/images/Online-2016-Prospectus.pdf

Watercolor USA 2016

The Watercolor USA 2016 entry opportunity is now available. This is the 55th year for the popular annual competition / exhibition and we are striving to receive entries from all 50 states plus territories of the United States of America.

The exhibition takes place at the Springfield Art Museum and opens June 4, 2016 through August 28, 2016. Top cash prizes will be awarded in the amounts of $3000, $2000, $1500, and $1000. Approximately $40,000 total in cash and Springfield Art Museum purchase awards and Watercolor USA Honor Society cash awards will be available.

To learn more visit http://www.sgfmuseum.org/182/Watercolor-USA-2016 where you can download the prospectus and learn about the entry procedure for 2016.

Baltimore Watercolor Society’s Mid-Atlantic Exhibition

The 2016 Baltimore Watercolor Society’s Mid-Atlantic Exhibition will be hald at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, Md., from June 9 - July 16, 2016. Open to all watermedia artists in the Mid-Atlantic states and DC. Juror will be Joyce Hicks, AWS. Entry online or by CD. First place $1200. Entry deadline is March 26, 2016.

For a prospectus and more information: www.BaltimoreWatercolorSociety.org

Rocky Mountain National Watermedia

The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia exhibition will be Sept. 17 - Oct. 23 and is presented by Foothills Art Center (FAC) in Golden, Colorado. RMNW attracts entrants and jurors from throughout the United States, and is regarded as one of the top watermedia exhibitions in the country. The 2016 juror is Katherine Chang Liu. Submission Deadline: May 17, 2016 (mail in) & May 24, 2016 (online).

For more information, visit http://foothillsartcenter.org/fac/call-for-entries-rocky-mountain-national-watermedia/

See and Do


Sue Archer teaching for Allied Artists

Allied Artists of West Virginia is holding registration for a 4-day workshop with artist Sue Archer, AWS, NWS, TWS, Oct. 26-29, 2016 (Wed. thru Sat.).

Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7pm, there will also be a lecture and demo by Sue Archer.

Application and materials list will soon be posted on AAWV website. Cost is $300 for AAWV members; $350 nonmembers. Class limited to 15. Level: Advanced beginner through advanced. No refunds after Sept. 1, 2016 unless replacement is found.

Contact Brenda Beatty, 304-727-3015 or icbeatty7@suddenlink.net


MAA hosting Karlyn Holman

The Morgantown Art Association is hosting Karlyn Holman for a 4-day watercolor workshop, April 7-10, at the MAA Gallery in Morgantown. Cost is $300 for MAA members and $325 for non-members. Download the registration form HERE. Contact Byron Witt at bwitt26@comcast.net for more information.

Future workshops at MAA are Robin Poteet, W/C-Wax for September 23-25, 2016, and Christopher Leeper, 2-day W/C and 2-day Oil for May 18-21, 2016. Write maagallery@frontier.com for more information.