Winter Juried Member Show – 2019



Atrium Gallery, Christwood Retirement Community,

100 Christwood Blvd., Covington, LA 70433

EXHIBIT DATES:  Nov. 2-Dec. 28, 2019


JUDGE:  Louise Hansen LWS is signature member and past president of the Louisiana Watercolor Society who has won numerous awards for her colorful watercolors.


Louisiana Watercolor Society
Louise Hansen LWS, judge 2019 Winter Juried Show


Entry deadline:  Friday,  October  11

Drop off:  9-10:30 AM Saturday, Nov. 2nd

Take down:  Dec. 28



SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Atrium Gallery, Christwood Retirement Community,

100 Christwood Blvd., Covington, LA 70433




Exhibit Rules

The juried exhibition of original waterbased media on paper is open to all members in good standing of the LWS.  2019 dues must be paid.

Definition of Originality: 

From concept to execution, this ‘original’ painting is strictly my own composition.

The use of photographs as reference materials is allowed only if that photograph was taken by the artist submitting the painting.

(Permission to use a photograph from another photographer, amateur or professional, relative or friend, is not allowed. Artist may be asked to provide photograph as proof of composition.)

  1. Workshop paintings and works painted with the assistance of a teacher are not allowed.
  2. A copy of a workshop painting, for instance, re-painting the same composition from the workshop on new paper or support, is not allowed.

Please review all the RULES (click here)  before submitting your entries.  If you would prefer to print them out, click for  Printer Friendly Rules.

In addition, the Atrium Gallery has the following requirements for this show:

  • Minimum Frame size is 16″ x 20″ for this show only.

  • Paintings must be framed under plexiglass, complete with screw-eyes and wire. Mats, when used, must all be white or off-white.


 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).
Label each entry— Jpeg file name should be as follows: Last Name, First Name, Title of Painting, Painting Size.(height x width without frame)

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

SALES: No Commission

AWARDS: Best of Show $200 and  three Awards of Excellence of $100

Delivery of paintings

Accepted artists will be notified via email by Oct. 18 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. 2nd. There is no administrative fee charged for hand delivered paintings.

Shipped paintings must arrive by Oct. 31, 2019.  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.



Susan Copping LWS  Email
100 Cherrylaurel
Covington, LA 70433
Mobile: 985-630-8971

CO-CHAIR:  Margaret Hawkins Email