Apply through CaFE https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10285
Fee: $40.00 (Entry Fee)
Entry Deadline: 6/30/22
Southwestern Watercolor Society 59th Annual Member Exhibition, Dallas, Texas, September 5-October 1, 2022 at the Art Gallery Pure, 6121 W Park Blvd., B113, Plano, TX 75093 (The Shops at Willow Bend).
Entry Deadline is 11:59 pm CST, June 30, 2022.
Juror of Selection and Awards – Ted Nuttall, AWS, NWS, WFWS, SDWS, Master TWSA and Master WW
Artists must be active members of SWS or join the society at
Cash and merchandise to be awarded totaling over $8,000.
All work must be painted after January 1, 2020 (this restriction is strictly enforced), and must be original water media on paper or Yupo. Accepted water media include watercolors, acrylics, inks, gouache, casein, egg tempera, watercolor pencils and watercolor crayons.
Over $8,000 in cash and merchandise will be awarded at the discretion of the Juror, including:
|Naomi Brotherton Best of Show||$1,500.00|
|Edgar A. Whitney Transparent Watercolor Award||$1,000.00|
|1st Place Award||$750.00|
|2nd Place Award||$600.00|
|3rd Place Award||$400.00|
|Lou Bono Memorial Award||$500.00|
Exhibition Calendar for 2022:
|May 1Sunday||Call for Entries Opens at Callforentry.org|
|June 30Thursday||Call for Entries Closes at 11:59 p.m. CST|
|July 10Sunday||Preview Slideshow Party, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Art Gallery Pure*|
|July 17Sunday||Acceptance and Non-Acceptance Notification via Email|
|September 2Friday||Deadline to Receive Shipped Art from Remote Artists|
|September 4Sunday||Drop-off Window for Hand-Delivered Art, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Art Gallery Pure**|
|September 4Sunday||Exhibition Hung, Art Gallery Pure*|
|September 5Monday||Show Opens, 11:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m., Art Pure Gallery*|
|September 12Monday||Jury of Awards Selection|
|September 25Sunday||Awards Reception, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Art Gallery Pure*|
|October 1Saturday||Show Closes, 7:00 p.m., Art Gallery Pure*|
|October 2Sunday||Pick-up Window for Hand-Delivered Art, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Art Gallery Pure**|
|October 3Monday||Art Packed and Shipped to Remote Artists, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Art Gallery Pure|
* Art Gallery Pure, 6121 W Park Blvd., B113, Plano, TX 75093 (The Shops at Willow Bend)