Call For Entries for the Southwestern Watercolor Society Membership Exhibition
The call for entries for the 55th Annual SWS Membership Exhibition is officially open and the entry deadline is midnight, Saturday, June 30. You must be a SWS member in good standing with dues paid as of June 30 to qualify for the exhibition. (New members may join at time of entry.)
Here’s what you need to know to enter via the CaFE website:
Set up a profile on the CaFE website (if you don’t already have one) and become familiar with how to submit your paintings. https://callforentry.org
- Review the information posted on the SWS website regarding how to set up a profile, how to prepare your images for uploading, how to upload to CaFE and how to enter. Go to SWSWatercolor.org and go to the tab at the top entitled, “Exhibitions.” Click the down arrow and you will see a listing for, “Aids to Entering our Member Exhibition.” This is a wonderful resource
- Entry Fee (1st painting entry fee): $35.00; $5 each for 2nd & 3rd painting.
- All work must be painted after January 1, 2016 (strictly enforced), original water media on paper or Yupo. Accepted water media include watercolors, acrylics, inks, gouache, casein, egg tempera, watercolor pencils and watercolor crayons. For complete requirements, see the prospectus. swswatercolor.org.
Internally acclaimed artist Robert Burridge will be the judge of this year’s show. The show will open August 29 at the Eisemann Center in Richardson.. Bill Dale is Exhibition Chairman, and he is still looking for volunteers to help with many aspects of this important project for our chapter. Please call him at 817-478-2676 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
|Entry Dealline||Saturday, June 30, 2018 (midnight)|
|Preview Party||Sunday, July 8, 2018 – Royal Lane Baptist Church (2:00-4:00PM)|
|Acceptance Notification||Wednesday, August 1, 2018|
|Deadline to Receive Shipped Art||Friday, August 24, 2018 – Craters & Freighters|
|Deadline to Receive Hand-Delivered Art||Sunday, August 26, 2018 – Eisemann Center (1:00-3:30 PM)|
|Art Hung||Tuesday, August 28, 2018|
|Show Opens||Wednesday, August 29, 2018 – Eisemann Center|
|Juror Judges||Monday, September 10, 2018|
|Awards Reception||Sunday, September 23, 2018 – Eisemann Center (5:00PM)|
|Show Closes||Saturday, September 29, 2018|
|Pick-Up Hand-delivered Art||Sunday, Monday, September 30, 2018 – Eisemann Center|
|Shipped Art Returned||Monday, October 1, 2018 by Craters & Freighters|