Central Virginia Watercolor Guild

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Call for Artists


The Lynchburg Art Club presents the 2nd Annual Paint Out Lynchburg, April 28-30, 2017.  Last year’s event had 55 artists participating from across Virginia and a few from Maryland and North Carolina.  This year we have over $1,700 in cash awards.  We are excited to have Randolph College and the Maier Museum of Art as sponsors for this year’s event.  There will be artist and sponsor receptions on Friday evening, April 28, at the Lynchburg Art Club and Saturday evening, April 29, at the Maier Museum of Art.  These receptions are included in your entry fee.  Remember to register by April 11th to receive the $45 Early Bird discount.  The 2nd Annual Paint Out Lynchburg is open to all artists, beginner and experienced.  Visit our website for more details and to register online, http://lynchburgartclub.org/.

The Virginia Watercolor Society’s 38th Juried Exhibition, October 14- January 7, 2017 at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester. Submission deadline online:June 1.  Membership in VWS is required for entry and membership forms may be obtained at www.virginiawatercolorsociety.org/Membershipinfo.cfm   Prospectus may be obtained at www.virginiawatercolorsociety.org. The “Call for Entries” links are listed prominently on the home page. Mike Bailey (mebaileyart.com), signature member of AWS and NWS and nationally known instructor and award-winning water-colorist, will serve as juror of the Exhibition. He will also instruct a five-day water media workshop October 9-13. Obtain the 2017 Workshop Information and Registration Form at www.virginiawatercolorsociety.org/2017Exhibit-Info/2017-WorkshopRegistration.pdf  Additional questions may be directed to Julie Read, VWSExhibition2017@gmail.com.

Touchstone Gallery in Washington DC is seeking entries for “ART OF ENGAGEMENT,” a National Juried Show scheduled for August 4 – 24, 2017.
Artwork entries should reflect present-day issues and concerns. Be part of a national conversation about important issues using the universal language of art. Be bold, stand up, and speak out! Be an artist and an activist.
Juror: Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator, American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center.
Open to all artists living and/or working in the United States, 18-years-old and older.
All original visual media that is the artist’s own concept, design and work.
Entry fees: $50 for up to 3 entries/images; artists may submit up to 3 additional entries/images at a cost of $10 per additional entry.
Please visit www.touchstonegallery.com/call to apply and for full prospectus
Deadline to apply: June 12, 2017.
Touchstone Gallery is an artist-owned gallery located in Washington, DC, close to major national and private galleries. Since its founding in 1976, Touchstone has maintained a reputation for exhibiting contemporary work of high quality and innovation.
Ksenia Grishkova, Director, Touchstone Gallery

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