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 2023 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 2023 SIGNATURE MEMBER EXHIBITION
Norton’s Fine Art and Framing
2025 South Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63117, 314-645-4040
Show entry is open to members who have achieved Signature Status with the Saint Louis Watercolor Society.
Registration for the exhibition begins January 16 and ends on January 27. Registration of entries must be completed online on the stlws.org website (link to registration form will be posted on the Call for Entries when registration opens), and the entry fee must be paid on the stlws.org website. The exhibition is limited to the first 80 registrants.
One framed entry per artist is allowed with an entry fee of $15. Each artist has 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, must be for sale with a commission retained by the gallery on sales.
Please refer to our website Calendar for the complete show schedule.
Receiving Link will be posted on the Call for Entries on Jan 16 and end on Jan 27.
STLWS 2023 23rd ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION
This year’s 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition will be held at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing gallery, 2025 S. Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63117, 314-645-4040.
The Saint Louis Watercolor Society’s 23rd 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 Randy Hale, an award-winning watercolor artist, educator and juror, who says, “Paint with confidence, make sure strokes, be bold or go home!”
Entry registration for the exhibition will be posted on the stlws.org website on March 18 under the “Exhibits tab, “Call for Entries” subtab, and will be open for submissions from March 18 – April 5. Judging of entries will be done from April 6 – 12 and artwork juried into the show will be posted on the stlws.org website between April 6 and 12. Artwork juried into the exhibition is to be delivered to the gallery on April 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weather permitting, members will be asked to bring their painting to the front of the gallery where we will have someone stationed outside to receive their artwork. If the weather does not cooperate on April 15, members will be asked to bring their artwork into the gallery and to social distance. Judging for awards will take place in the gallery by our judge, Randy Hale, on April 17. The Awards Ceremony, open to everyone, will be on April 21 from 4 to 6 p.m.. The exhibition runs from April 22 – May 27. Retrieval of artwork in the exhibition will be from May 30 to June 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the gallery (note the gallery is closed on Sundays and Mondays).
Please read the Prospectus (link shown below) and will be posted on the stlws.org website on March 18 under the Exhibits>>Call for Entries. Then under Exhibits>>Call for Entries, click Receiving and follow the steps to enter the show: 1. complete the entry registration form, which includes an upload of a jpg image of your entry without mat or frame showing (no larger than 4 MB), type your name in the bottom field and click Submit; 2. pay for your entry on the stlws.org website under the STLWS SHOP tab. Your submission is not complete until you pay for your entries. You are required to pay for your entries with PayPal; no checks will be accepted. You do not need a PayPal account to use PayPal for payment. Each artist may submit up to two entries.
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. Again, we are requiring that you pay with PayPal; we are not accepting checks for catalog orders.
Receiving link for entries will be posted on the website under Call for Entries on March 18 and end on April 8.
STLWS 26th ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AWARDS EXHIBITION, BIG SPLASH 2023
This year’s Big Splash, our 26th Annual Membership Awards Exhibition, will be at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing gallery, 2025 S Big Bend Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63117.
Show entry will be open to STLWS members who paid their annual dues by August 1, 2023, and you will submit a photo of your artwork – limited to one painting per artist – with your online entry registration and entry fee of $10. All paintings will be designated as For Sale with a commission on sales. Alicia Farris will be our juror for the show’s award winners.
Go to Call for Entries under the Exhibits tab on the stlws.org website for more information on the exhibition, the Prospectus, and Receiving which links to the online entry form and opens on August 22nd and ends on September 7th. You will also have an option to purchase an exhibition catalog for $10, using PayPal (no PayPal account required – just a credit card).
Award winners will be notified by email or phone on September 13. The Awards Ceremony will be on Saturday, September 16th at 4:30 p.m. at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing and the exhibition will open to the public on September 19th and close on October 7th. Retrieval of artwork at the gallery will be from October 10 to October 14, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.