Call for Entries – STLWS 2021 Annual Juried Exhibition

The Saint Louis Watercolor Society is excited to invite artists to enter their 22nd annual juried exhibition, open to STLWS members and non-members.  This will be a virtual exhibition posted on the stlws.org website and YouTube from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022.

The exhibition, juried for acceptance as well as judged for awards, is an opportunity for STLWS members to achieve Signature Status, which is awarded to a member who has been accepted into two juried shows within a 10-year period while still maintaining his or her continuous membership in the STLWS.  We are honored to have Sandra Strohschein as our juror this year, an award-winning watercolor artist from Northern Michigan.

Exhibition entry will be online only.  Entry Submissions begin on April 1 and ends on April 12; judging will be done between April 19 and April 23, the exhibition will be posted on YouTube on May 1 (a link to the YouTube exhibition will be posted on the stlws.org website), award winners will be posted on the stlws.org website on May 1, and the show will close on April 30, 2022.  Up to two paintings per artist, completed within the last three years, may be submitted.

Please refer to the Prospectus for the STLWS 2021 Annual Juried Exhibition rules for this particular exhibit.  The Prospectus can be found on the stlws.org website on the menu bar by mousing over “Exhibits” and then scroll down and select “Call for Entries.” Then scroll down the page to the STLWS 2021 Annual Juried Exhibition to see the links to both the Prospectus as well as Receiving (online registration).  The entry form will require you complete all the fields for the number of paintings you are entering, including uploading a jpg image of your painting (medium size or not to exceed 4 MB) for each entry.  Please include a photo of your painting that does not include the mat or frame.  If the photo fails to upload, please reduce its size, and try again.

IMPORTANT:  Please note that the online registration is NOT complete until you pay the registration fee by going to the menu bar and clicking STLWS SHOP on the website to pay for your submission. Entry fees are: STLWS Member, 1 entry, $21; STLWS Member, 2 entries, $31; Non-Member, 1 entry, $73; Non-Member, 2 entries, $83. You may also place a purchase order for the exhibition catalog on the STLWS SHOP tab, priced at $10.

If you have any questions, please contact Carla Giller, our Exhibits Chair.

Thank you.

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