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).
We have several exhibition venues for your participation:
CJ Muggs, located at 101 W Lockwood – Webster Groves, MO 63119, 314-963-1976, offers exhibition space for members of the Saint Louis Watercolor Society, changed out quarterly, with no entry fee or commission. We have disbanded themes so members can submit whatever they like. There is space for about 30 paintings. Paintings must be framed under Plexiglas.
Please contact Loretta Pfeiffer or Mary Berry Friedman to participate. There will be a one hour time period immediately after our membership meeting to drop off submissions for the change out exhibit, and a half hour, from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m., the following morning for submissions and retrieval of previous submissions for the months of January, April, July and October. Note: In July there is no membership meeting so come to the restaurant on the third Wednesday of July at 9 p.m. or from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. the following morning.
STLWS 24th ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AWARDS EXHIBITION, BIG SPLASH 2021
This year’s Big Splash,
our 24th Annual Membership Awards Exhibition, will be posted on our website.
Show entry will be open to STLWS members who paid their annual dues by August 1, 2021 and you will submit a photo of your artwork – limited to one painting per artist – with your online entry registration with an entry fee of $10, to be posted on our website in our virtual show. All paintings will be designated as For Sale or Not for Sale with no commission on sales. Stan Miller will be our juror for the show. Please mouse over the Exhibits tab in the blue border on the opening page of the stlws.org website, click on the Call for Entries, and then click Prospectus to view the details about the show and entry.
Entry begins August 30th and ends Sept. 17th on the stlws.org website. To enter go to the Call for Entries and click the Receiving link. Complete the entry submission form (which requires you upload an image of your artwork without a frame or mat), then go to the STLWS Shop tab on the website to pay for your entry, with an option to purchase an exhibition catalog for $10, using PayPal (no PayPal account required – just a credit card). Please remember, your submission is not complete until paid for.
The exhibition will open on the stlws.org website on October 1st and run through October 31st. Award winners will be contacted by email or phone after judging. The Awards Ceremony will be limited to award winners only and held on October 7th at the Hawken House, 1155 S Rock Hill Rd, Webster Groves, MO 63119.
STLWS 2019 SIGNATURE MEMBER EXHIBITION
Our Signature Members Exhibition this year was held at:
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.
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 with no additional entry fees, matted with a white mat, no larger than 16” x 20” in matted size, encased in a plastic sleeve, priced separately. All paintings, framed and matted, were for sale with a commission retained by the gallery on sales.
STLWS 2021 ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION
This year’s 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition will be posted on our website.
The Saint Louis Watercolor Society’s 2021 Annual Juried Exhibition is open to all water media artists. Receiving for the virtual exhibition is on the stlws.org website from April 1 – 12, judging is from April 19 – 23, and the show opens on May 1 and runs until next years annual juried exhibition.
Please read the Prospectus posted on the stlws.org website under the Exhibits/Call for Entries/Annual Juried Exhibition. Then under Exhibits/Call for Entries/ Annual Juried Exhibition click Receiving and follow the steps to enter the show: 1. complete the entry registration form, which includes an upload of an jpg image of your entry (no larger than 4 MB), type your name in the bottom field and click Submit; 2. pay for your entry on the STLWS SHOP tab. Your submission is not complete until you pay for your entries. You do not need a PayPal account to use PayPal to pay for your entry. Each artist may submit up to two entries.
The exhibition is “juried” for acceptance as well as judged for awards, and the juror/judge will be Sandra Strohschein, an award-winning artist, based in Northern Michigan, who leads workshops across the world.
A virtual show of the exhibition will be posted on YouTube on May 1st (link will be posted on the stlws.org website), and an announcement of the award winners will be posted on the stlws.org blog and under Exhibits/Annual Juried Exhibitions tab. STLWS members juried into the show who achieve Signature status will be notified by email. A show catalog will be available for purchase on the stlws.org website under the STLWS SHOP tab.