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WVWS is interested in supporting the efforts of our state’s art organizations. We will post information about watermedia workshops sponsored by West Virginia-based art groups on our website. Limit of 90 words per listing. For more information, contact the WVWS webmaster at wvwatercolor[-at-]gmail.com
Morgantown Art Association workshops
The Morgantown Art Association holds many watermedia workshops throughout the year with nationally recognized artists. You can learn more by visiting the MAA Workshop page.
Calls for Entry
WVWS Aqueous 2021 National Juried Exhibition
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 billvrscak.com. Deadline to enter is May 31, 2021. The exhibition prospectus is available on the WVWS website.
Beckley Art Center holding 2021 Juried Exhibition
Beckley Art Center is accepting entries for its Juried Art Exhibition, hosted at Beckley Art Center in Beckley, from June 25 – July 31. 2021. Find the show prospectus and entry instructions at the BAC website. Deadline to enter is April 19, 2021.
2021 Rocky Mountain National Watermedia
The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia (RMNW) exhibition seeks entries into its 48th exhibition, presented by the Center for the Arts Evergreen (CAE) in Evergreen, Colo. Exhibition will run from Sept. 24 – Oct. 30, 2021. Juror of Selection is Steve Griggs. Best in Show Award will be valued at $2,500, as well as additional award amounts. Online entry through CallforEntry.org (CaFE). Entry deadline May 17, 2021. Find the show prospectus and entry link at CAE’s website.
Philadelphia Water Color Society entries open May 3
The Philadelphia Water Color Society will open entry on May 3 to its 121st International Exhibition of Works on Paper, held Oct. 21 – Nov. 23 at Community Arts Center in Wallingford, Pa. More than $10,000 in prizes awarded, with a first-place award valued at $2,000. Entry deadline is Aug. 3, 2021. For complete information on entry fees, rules and submission of artwork visit the PWCS website.
See and Do
WVWS Grant Applications Available
The West Virginia Watercolor Society is mandated by charter to “Promote and Ensure the High Standards of the Art of Watercolor in the State of West Virginia.”
To this end, WVWS is offering a grant of up to $500 to a member for the purpose of fostering creativity within the state. To download the grant application, click HERE.
Manchin exhibition space available
WVWS members have an opportunity to exhibit at U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s Fairmont office. Contact Jeannine Romano at Jeannine@jromanoart.com or call 304-672-0222.