See the rules for all our exhibits by clicking the “Exhibition Requirements” link below.
Our exhibition entry process will be done online through our website. A Call for Entries will be posted on the website with a link to the online entry form. Payment will be accepted through our website using PayPal (a PayPal account is not necessary, just a credit card).
HERE IS OUR 2024 EXHIBITION LINE UP:
STLWS / NORTON’s FINE ART & FRAMING ROTATING EXHIBITION
Norton’s Fine Art & Framing gallery has offered the Saint Louis Watercolor Society members an opportunity to exhibit their artwork on a rotating basis. This exhibition opportunity will take the place of our past CJ Muggs exhibition opportunity.
STLWS 2024 24th ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION
This year’s 24th Annual Juried Exhibition will be held at the St. Louis Public Library – Central, 1301 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103, in the Carnegie Gallery, from April 8th to 26th, 2024.
The Saint Louis Watercolor Society’s 24th Annual Juried Exhibition is open to all water media artists. The exhibition is “juried” for acceptance as well as judged for awards, and our juror/judge will be Susan Blackwood, a nationally recognized award-winning artist, educator, and juror.
Entry registration for the exhibition will be posted on the stlws.org under the “Exhibits tab, “Call for Entries” subtab, and will be open for submissions from March 9th to March 22nd. Judging of entries will be done from Saturday, March 23rd to Monday, April 1st, and artwork juried-in to the show will be posted on the stlws.org website on Tuesday, April 2nd. Artwork juried into the exhibition is to be delivered to the library on Saturday, April 6th from 9 a.m. to noon. Judging for awards will take place in the library’s Carnegie Gallery by our judge, Susan Blackwood, on Sunday, April 7th. The Awards Ceremony, open to everyone, will be on Saturday, April 13th from 1 to 3 p.m. The exhibition runs from April 8th to 26th. Retrieval of artwork in the exhibition will be from Saturday, April 27th, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the library in the Carnegie Gallery.
Please read the Prospectus (link shown below) and then information on Receiving (link shown below). The entry fee must be paid with PayPal; we do not accept checks. Please use the STLWS SHOP tab on the stlws.org website to pay.
A show catalog will be available for purchase on the stlws.org website under the STLWS SHOP tab. Again, you are required to pay with PayPal; we do not accept checks for catalog orders.
STLWS members juried into the show who achieve Signature status will be notified by email.
STLWS 26th ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AWARDS EXHIBITION, BIG SPLASH 2023
Our 2023 26th Annual Membership Awards Exhibition, Big Splash was at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing gallery, 2025 S Big Bend Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63117.
Show entry was open to STLWS members who paid their annual dues by August 1, 2023, and submitted a photo of their artwork – limited to one painting per artist – with their online entry registration and paid an entry fee of $10. All paintings had to be for sale with a commission on sales. Alicia Farris was our juror for the show’s award winners.
Call for Entries under the Exhibits tab on the stlws.org website gave more information on the exhibition, the Prospectus, and Receiving which linked to the online entry form and opened on August 22nd and ended on September 7th, 2023. We also offered an option to purchase an exhibition catalog for $10, using PayPal (no PayPal account required – just a credit card).
Award winners were notified by email or phone on September 13, 2023. The Awards Ceremony was on Saturday, September 16th at 4:30 p.m. at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing and the exhibition was open to the public on September 19th and closed on October 7th, 2023. Retrieval of artwork at the gallery was from October 10th to October 14th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
STLWS 2023 SIGNATURE MEMBER EXHIBITION
Norton’s Fine Art and Framing
2025 South Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63117, 314-645-4040
Show entry was open to members who have achieved Signature Status with the Saint Louis Watercolor Society.
Registration for the exhibition began January 16 and ended on January 27, 2023. Registration of entries was completed online on the stlws.org website (link to registration form was posted on the Call for Entries when registration opened), and the entry fee was to be paid on the stlws.org website. The exhibition was limited to the first 80 registrants.
One framed entry per artist was allowed with an entry fee of $15. Each artist had the option to submit up to three additional pieces of artwork for a bin sale with no additional entry fees, matted, no larger than 16” x 20” in matted size, encased in a plastic sleeve, and priced separately. All paintings, framed and matted, had to be for sale with a commission retained by the gallery on sales.