Plein Aire Artist Offering Workshop at MAOM

Spencer Meagher Two Day Workshop
October 21-22, 2016








“Autumn Painting in St. Charles, Missouri”, who could ask for anything better!
Join Spencer for this two-day workshop designed especially for the colors of autumn.
You will learn Spencer’s tricks-of-the-trade, terms and techniques to help you see
and develop your skills as a plein aire painter.

When:  Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22, 2016

Where:  Missouri Artists on Main, 315-321 South Main Street. St. Charles, MO

Time:  9am – 4pm

Cost:  $155 for two days plus supplies! (Snacks and water!)

Call 636-724-1260 to sign up!

Click this link for more information on Spencer Meagher.




Minis of any medium


Enter up to 5 pieces.  Did we say 5?  Yes we did!

$20 entree fee per entry

First come, first serve entry process


The biggest party of “littles” St. Louis has ever seen!

Important Dates

  • October 20, 2016-Deadline for online submissions. All artwork must be submitted online. Enter early. If we run out of wall space we will stop taking entries.
  • October 27-29, 2016 – Deadline for delivery of artwork. All work MUST be hand delivered.
  • Drop-off dates and times:

October 27, 2016 from 12-5pm
October 28, 2016 from 12-8pm
October 29, 2016 from 12-8pm

  • November 4, 2016-Exhibit Reception-You are invited to attend! Festivities are from 6-9pm.
  • December 31, 2016-End of show
  • January 5, 6, and 7, 2016-Pick-up of unsold work at OA Gallery

Pick-up dates and times:
January 5, 2017 from 12-5pm
January 6, 2017 from 12-8pm
January 7, 2017 from 12-8pm

  • January 31, 2016-Payment for sold works mailed.

Image Requirements

  • Two dimensional works only, including photography
  • Any artistic style or medium
  • Maximum outside dimensions: 18 inches on the longest side (overall size including framing/matting)
  • Maximum outside dimensions for gallery wrapped paintings or photography on metal: 18 inches on the longest side

How do YOU enter?

  1.  Go to this private link on OA Gallery’s website and read the Rules and Information:
  2.  Fill out your entry form(s) and upload your artwork here:

We hope you will join OA Gallery for this fun holiday season event!

Best regards,

OA Gallery
101A W. Argonne, Kirkwood, MO  63122
Thurs. – Sat., Noon to 5 p.m., or by appointment.


The Opening of The Saint Louis Watercolor Society’s

19th Annual Membership Awards Exhibition – Big Splash 2016

is this Friday, September 30th, from 6 to 9 p.m.

at OA Gallery, 101 A  W. Argonne, Kirkwood, MO,

with the Awards presentation at 7 p.m. 

It looks like another fabulous show! 

For all our members who entered artwork in the show,

please make yourself a reminder —

Retrieval is on Monday, October 31st, at OA Gallery, from noon to 6 p.m.

Saint Louis Watercolor Society’s 2017 Workshops Update!

We have some exciting news!  Alvaro Castagnet has agreed to give a 2-day workshop after his 4-day workshop at the Maria Center (with one day of rest between workshops).  The dates are April 8-9, 2017, with a cost of $200 for SLWS members and $235 for non-members.  If you are interested in registering for this workshop, click on the registration form link below and send your $100 deposit in to our P. O. Box asap.  The 4-day workshop filled on the first day, so don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to learn from a master while he is in St. Louis.

2-Day Castagnet Registration Form

Also, enrollment in all the 2017 Saint Louis Watercolor Society sponsored workshops is now open to everyone so please click on the Workshops tab at the top of the website for more information and registration forms.