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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
The Morgantown Art Association has several workshops planned for the coming months. You can learn more about these opportunities by visiting the MAA workshop page.
Calls for Entry
Art and Earth Juried Exhibition – Martinsburg
The 9th annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibition, sponsored by the Berkeley Arts Council, is now accepting entries for the show, April 3 – May 4, 2019. The show theme is “Art and Earth: My Art — My World.” Exhibition juror is Jay Pastore, design consultant to the Roberto Clemente Museum in Pittsburgh. For more information and access to the online entry portal, visit the Art and Earth Juried Exhibition Call for Entry on the BAC website. Deadline to enter is Feb. 25, 2019 (midnight).
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition
The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th annual International Juried Exhibition will take place at the Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, Pa., from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8. Juror of selection is John Salminen and juror of awards is Matthew Bird. Please visit the PWS website at for a prospectus and details. Entry deadline is May 15, 2019.
2019 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition
The Baltimore Watercolor Society’s annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition will be June 8 to July 13 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Md. Visit the BWS website and look for the Mid-Atlantic prospectus and entry preparation links. Entry deadline is March 30, 2019.
Watercolor USA 2019
Watercolor USA 2019, hosted by the Springfield Art Museum in Springfield, Mo., is set for June 8 – Sept. 1. Visit the Springfield Art Museum website for a prospectus and entry information. Entry deadline is Feb. 27, 2019.
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.