SWA 2016 International Juried Exhibition deadline Feb. 20


New dates have been announced for the annual Society of Watercolor Artists 2016 International Juried Exhibition: 

Plans are well underway for the 2016 International Show at the Central Library in Fort Worth juried by Frank Eber. Please note the entry dates are earlier than first posted.

Awards total $4000 in cash/ merchandise Best of Show—$1000 2nd Place—$750 3rd Place—$500 4-Juror Awards $300 each 4-Honorable Mention $150 each



  • February 20 : Deadline midnight online (entries via CallforEntry.org
  • February 29: NOTIFICATION DATE
  • April 16: Saturday: noon-2:00pm HAND DELIVERED WORK DUE
  • April 17: Sunday: SHOW OPENS
  • April 30: Saturday, 2-4pm RECEPTION and AWARDS
  • June 25: Saturday: noon-2pm PICKUP HAND DELIVERED WORK

Prospectus: http://www.swawatercolor.com/#!2016–international-juried-exhibit/bk0ac

Requirements:Enter paintings which you have completed in the past 3 years. Can paint with traditional watercolor, acrylics, water based inks, gouache, and watercolor pencils/crayons. Paint on paper or yupo. Can use up to 10% of inks, pastels, etc. No collage, no class work, no digital printing of any kind allowed. No copies of any other artists’ works nor published sources. No web images of any kind can be used in work.

You must be a member of CaFÉ to submit your entry — which is FREE in order to enter this exhibit.  Please contact us at swawatercolor@gmail.com if you need assistance.

Instructions for Entry: Here is the link to the international exhibition in 2016 https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3040

If experiencing any trouble with the link, follow these instructions:  Go to Cafe at: https://www.callforentry.org/  Log into your account at CaFE  Then click on tab that says “Apply To Calls”  Then after going to that next page there will be a place on the right of the page which says, “Invitational Passcode”. Enter the numbers 2016 and Click on Enter  It will take you to a page where you will say “click HERE to apply…”  Click on that and it will take you to to the entry page

The is a change to the date the demo and workshop provided by Frank Eber — please notice the April SWA meeting will be Monday, 25 April (one week later than usual). The Frank Eber Workshop is scheduled for 26-29 April.

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