Aqueous 2021 Prospectus and Information

The image above is a detail from Sandra Pealer's painting  "The Artist at Rest," which was awarded Best of Show at Aqueous 2020.

Entries have closed for this exhibition.
The juror results will be posted in mid-June.

The 2021 WVWS national juried exhibition, Aqueous 2021, will take place July 15 - Sept. 4, 2021, at the Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheeling, W.Va.. The 2021 juror will be Bill Vrscak, AWS. To see Bill's work, please visit his website at

The exhibition prospectus is available through the button link below and contains comprehensive information about the exhibition, including important dates and shipping/delivery instructions for those who have work accepted.

Aqueous 2021 Prospectus
Aqueous 2021 Awards Update:

Clear Mountain Bank, a community bank based in Bruceton Mills, W.Va., is sponsoring a $100 award for Best West Virginia Landscape at Aqueous. WVWS thanks Clear Mountain Bank for their support!


WVWS will have an Art Bin at Aqueous, so artists who have work accepted in Aqueous will also have the option to submit up to three unframed originals or cards/prints to place for sale in the gallery.  Commission rates, as outlined in the show prospectus, apply.

To use the Art Bin Inventory form, please open from the link below, print out, fill out, and mail in with your entry check.

Aqueous 2021 Art Bin Inventory


If you experience problems printing any of the printable forms, download the form to your computer and open that file in Acrobat Reader to print it.

If you are using a PC, right click on the large button link above, and choose "Save Link As" or "Save Target As" from the menu that appears. If you are using a Mac, hold the Control key while clicking the button to see the menu choices. Then choose a location on your computer, such as your Desktop, to save the file.

Once you have saved the file, you can doubleclick it to open and print it.