AWARDS

LIST OF AWARDS

Exhibit dates:  May 6- 20, 2017

ACCEPTED PAINTINGS

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EXHIBITORS: Click to read or print your  Letter of Acceptance and Shipping Instructions”

 

PROSPECTUS 

Awards and Sales

The First Prize is $2500, Second Prize is $1000. Additional cash and merchandise awards.  

A 40% commission will be retained from all sales to support the exhibition costs. Please price paintings accordingly.

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Location:

Place St. Charles,  201 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana

The exhibit will be in the Atrium of Place St. Charles, a luxury office tower in the Central Business District of New Orleans, with shops, galleries, a hotel, food court and 24 hour security in close proximity.

Eligibility

The juried exhibition of original water based media on paper is open to all artists 18 years or older.

Paintings must be unvarnished and completed in the past three (3) years without instructor supervision.

Entries must conform to the LWS Exhibit Guidelines  posted on this web site.   Artist’s original work only. No prints, giclees or digital artwork. No collages. No glitter or raised paint. No copies or likenesses of another artist’s work, or copyrighted references.  Works previously shown in LWS International Exhibits are ineligible. Click here for the complete list of Guidelines.

Paintings must be framed under plexiglass, complete with screw-eyes and wire. Mats when used must all be white or off-white. Diptychs and Triptychs must be mounted in a single frame. Minimum image size is 8 x 10 inches (20cm x 25cm). Maximum frame size is 45 x 45 inches (114cm x 114cm). Framed paintings cannot exceed 15 lbs. Narrow frames preferred.

Any work not meeting exhibition standards may be rejected by the exhibition committee at its sole discretion. Any work different from the accepted entry will be disqualified.

Entry Procedure

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Only jpeg images will be accepted.

Digital Entries File Format: jpeg files using high quality camera setting or 300dpi.

Digital image must represent the painting exactly, showing no frame or mat and without extraneous background. Image must be correctly oriented ( horizontal or vertical).

Jpeg file name should be as follows:

Last Name, First Name, Title of Painting, Image Size (h x w).

Please Note: Unlimited number of jpegs are permitted.

1 entry:   $20.00

2 entries: $40.00

3 entries: $40.00 for members, $45.00 for non– members

Each additional entry $10.00

Direct questions to LWS 47th Exhibition or call 985-892-0122.

LWS assumes the reproduction rights of paintings in the exhibit for display on louisianawatercolorsociety.org, the catalog and for promotional purposes only. Each exhibiting artist will receive one complimentary catalog. Additional catalogs will be available for $10 each. To order additional copies of the catalog, contact one of the following: Treasurer  or  Publications

Delivery of paintings

Accepted paintings must arrive by May 4, 2017. Shipping costs will be handled by the artists. LWS will provide storage, handling and services of a professional packing company. Exhibitors will be charged a $50 administrative fee (hand delivered $20). Detailed instructions for shipping will be sent. Email questions to Show Chair, Shirley Doiron or call 504-495-6761.

Insurance

It is suggested that artists carry their own insurance in proper limits. Settlement for works damaged in transit remains the responsibility of the artist and shipper.

Signature Membership

Artists may apply for LWS Membership. Annual dues must be paid to maintain membership status. Signature status is granted to members after acceptance in three (3) International Shows, provided annual dues have been paid continuously since the first acceptance. New Masters signature LWS-M may be applied for after acceptance in ten (10) International Shows. Check the web site for Application Form and further details.

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Juror: Susan Webb Tregay AWS, NWS

The Louisiana Watercolor Society is honored to have Susan Webb Tregay serve as juror in 2017.  Susan Webb Tregay is a signature member of AWS, NWS, TWSA and Watercolor USA Honor Society, the author of Master Disaster, 5 Ways to Rescue Desperate Watercolors [North Light Publishers, 2007, and now in it’s second printing], she has 30 years of professional experience, painting, writing, teaching workshops around the country, Canada and Puerto Rico and judging exhibitions. Learn more about her career.  She will be presenting the Master Disaster Workshop in New Orleans May 8-9-10, 2017.

Calendar

Entries due: ……………………………………….……Jan. 17, 2017

Hand delivered …………………………………………Jan. 19, 2017

Notices emailed for accepted paintings……………..March 1, 2017

Check website for accepted artists……………………March 1, 2017

Accepted work due……………………………………..May 4, 2017

Hand delivered work due……………………………..May 6, 2017

Exhibit opens…………………………………………..May 6, 2017

Reception………………………………………………May 13, 2017

Last day of exhibit…………………………………….May 19, 2017

Pick-up (hand delivered also)…………………………May 20, 2017 

ENTRY DEADLINE – January 17, 2017

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Registration has closed.  A list of accepted artists will be posted by March 1, 2017. 

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