Winter Juried Member Show – 2018

Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of LWS


Atrium Gallery, Christwood Retirement Community,

100 Christwood Blvd., Covington, LA 70433

EXHIBIT DATES:  Nov. 3-Jan. 4


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JUDGE:  Carol Creel LWS is signature member of the Louisiana Watercolor Society who has won numerous  awards for her colorful watercolors, including a recent National Watercolor Society award.  She is a favorite teacher whose work has been exhibited across the U.S. and Europe Click to see more of her paintings.

Louisiana Watercolor Society

Louisiana Watercolor Society
Painting by Carol Creel LWS, juror for 2018 Golden Anniversary Show


Entry deadline:  Friday,  October  12

Drop off:  9-10:30 AM Saturday, Nov. 3rd

Take down:   Before noon Friday, Jan. 4.  You can also stop by anytime on Wednesday, Jan. 2 or Thursday, Jan. 3.  Look for the sign out sheet at the desk by the door.

Due to construction, take the Brewster entrance to the Atrium Gallery. Map


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2018 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Atrium Gallery, Christwood Retirement Community,

100 Christwood Blvd., Covington, LA 70433



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Exhibit Rules

The 2019 Juried Member Show will celebrate the Golden Anniversary of LWS.

Think gold! The gold theme is optional, but for those who might be interested, the ban on three gold products has been lifted for the anniversary show.  In keeping with the theme, the following 3 gold paint products will be allowed for this one time special event:  gold gesso, metallic watercolor and gold leaf.  NO glitter.  All the other exhibit rules still apply.  Read the RULES  .

The juried exhibition of original waterbased media on paper is open to all members in good standing of the LWS.  2018 dues must be paid.

Please review all the RULES   before submitting your entries.  In addition, the Atrium Gallery has the following requirements for this show:

  • Minimum Frame size is 16″ x 20″
  • Paintings must be framed under plexiglass, complete with screw-eyes and wire. Mats, when used, must all be white or off-white.
Click to learn why workshop paintings are excluded from LWS exhibits.


 Entry Procedure

Digital Entries File Format: Only jpeg files accepted, 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 (vertical or horizontal).
Jpeg file name should be as follows: Last Name, First Name, Title of Painting, Painting Size.(without frame)

Entry Fee 1 to 3 submissions: $20.00.  No refunds.

SALES: No Commission

AWARDS:  three Awards of Excellence of $100

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Delivery of paintings

Accepted artists will be notified via email by Oct. 19 and a list of accepted paintings will be posted on the LWS web site.

Hand delivered paintings must be dropped off 9-10:30 AM  on Saturday, Nov. 3rd. There is no administrative fee charged for hand delivered paintings.

Shipped paintings must arrive by Nov. 1, 2018.  Shipping costs will be handled by the artists. LWS will provide storage, handling and services of a professional packing company. Exhibitors using this service will be charged a $50 administrative fee.  Detailed instructions for shipping will be sent.


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.

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Karen Stakelum  Email
75133 Hwy 1082
Covington, LA 70435
Mobile: 985-502-0850

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