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(Page last updated Jan. 23, 2015)

Exhibitions

WVWS 2015 Aqueous Open set for the Stifel Fine Arts Center

In 2015 WVWS will be returning to the Northern Panhandle, this time to show at the Stifel Fine Arts Center, part of the Oglebay Institute.

The Prospectus can be downloaded HERE.

Dates for the West Virgnia Watercolor Society annual juried exhibition are July 2 - Aug. 21, 2015.

Calendar (see prospectus for more specific information)
*    Images due May 1
*    Artists notified—May 25
*    Work received at Stifel from June 15-20
(Southern region pick up in Summersville on June 16, Shoney’s, 1 p.m.)
*    Exhibit opens--Thursday, July 2-August 21, 2015
*    Pick up by August 29
*    30% commission

Watercolor U.S.A.

This will be the 54th exhibition of Watercolor U.S.A., a national, annual juried exhibition recognizing aqueous media painting. The event is open to artists from all 50 states and U.S. territories and receives hundreds of entries annually. Works are judged for a variety of prizes and possible purchase by the Museum. The top award totals $3000 cash; approximately $40,000 in cash and merchandise awards are available. Organized in 1962 by the Springfield Art Museum, this event aims to attract the best in contemporary American watermedia and strives to exhibit work by artists who are pushing the boundaries of the medium.

Entries for Watercolor USA 2015 are now being accepted online at the following link: http://sgfmuseum.org/exwusa.html

Entry deadline is March 9, 2015.

Baltimore Watercolor Society’s Mid-Atlantic Exhibition

The 2015 Baltimore Watercolor Society’s Mid-Atlantic Exhibition will be June 3 - July 1 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, Md.

Open to all watermedia artists in the Mid-Atlantic states and DC. Juror: Mark Mehaffey, AWS df, NWS.

Enter online or by CD. First place $1200. Deadline is March 21, 2015. For a prospectus and more information visit www.BaltimoreWatercolorSociety.org

Southern Watercolor Society

The 38th annual exhibition of the Southern Watercolor Society will be May 8 to July 5, 2015, at the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, Tenn.

Artists participating in the juried competition must be 2015 members of the Southern Watercolor Society and reside in the District of Columbia or one of the following southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia.

Members in good standing who have moved from these states remain eligible. Dues are $30.00 and may be paid online at www.southernwatercolorsociety.org. Also at the end of the online application, applicants will have the choice of paying the application fee plus membership dues ($65.00), or only the application fee ($30.00) if membership dues have already been paid.

EXTENDED! Deadline to enter is Jan. 23, 2015.

Visit www.southernwatercolorsociety.org for more information.


See and Do



Workshops

Frank Webb teaching for Morgantown Art Association

The Morgantown Art Association is hosting Frank Webb for a watercolor workshop, Thursday to Sunday, March 26 - 29, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the MAA Gallery at 5000 Green Bag Road, Morgantown. Cost is $250 for MAA members and $275 for non members. Download the flyer here. UPDATE! MAA reports the workshop is full and a waitlist is being kept. Contact them if you would like to be put on the waitlist.