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(Page last updated March 8, 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.

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

Plein Air Painting in Green Bank

Signature member Kay Gillispie  invites everyone to participate in a FREE plein air painting workshop in Pocohantas County this fall.

"Plein Air Painting in Green Bank" will take place Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in Green Bank, and will also feature historical accounts of many of the pre-Civil War buildings in the area, as well as old farmhouses and barns. The free two-day workshop is sponsored by the Green Bank Art Center and Kay wrote a successful grant application to cover expenses.

Call 304-456-4747 or email kathryn@pocahontasarts.org for more information.


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.