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Texas Watercolor Society 68th Annual National Exhibit opens June 9 in Denton


Texas Watercolor Society presents the 68th Annual National Exhibit
Meadows Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Opening Reception, Friday, June 9, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
June 10 – August 26, 2017

In 1949, the Texas Watercolor Society was founded with the mission to advance the art of painting in watercolors, and hold annual exhibitions of watercolor paintings. Today, more than 60 years later, TWS continues to promote the high standards set by its founders. As a national exhibit, TWS proudly takes its place among the elite watercolor organizations in the nation as they continue to exhibit and promote some of the of the best artists working in that unique and vibrant medium — watercolor.

Juror: Soon Warren

Related Events: Call for Entries: 2017 National Exhibition  | Jan 1 – April 1, 2017
Related Events: Free Public Demo | Monday, June 5, 6 – 8 PM
Related Events: Vibrant Reflection Watercolor Workshop | June 6 – 9, 9 AM – 4 PM

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TWS 68th Annual National Exhibit entry deadline April 1st


68th Annual National Exhibit

Texas Watercolor Society

April 1, 2017 Entry DEADLINE
Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts 400 E. Hickory Denton, Texas 76201
June 9 – August 26, 2017

AWARDS: Up to $10,000 in cash, merchandise, and purchase prizes will be awarded. Best of Show: $2000. One award of $1000 is for a Texas resident. There will be several $500 awards.



2017 Juror Soon Warren – Forth Worth, TX

FREE PUBLIC DEMO June 5, 2017 6-8 PM Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts 400 East Hickory St. Denton, Texas 76201

WORKSHOP June 6-9, 2017 9-4 PM $475 for Members/$575 non Members REGISTER NOW: twsworkshops@gmail.com



  • Apr 1, 2017 Call for entry CLOSES
  • Apr 19,2017 Accepted Artist’s Names & Shipping Instructions posted on the TWS Website www.texaswatercolorsociety.org
  • May 22, 2017 Hand Deliver work to Patterson-Appleton 400 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201 940-382-2787 www.dentonarts.com
  • May 22-26, 2017 All shipped work MUST arrive at the Patterson-Appeton Arts Center
  • June 5, 2017 Membership Meeting 5-6 PM Demo 6-8 PM
  • June 6-9, 2017 WORKSHOP 9-4 pm PAAC
  • Aug 28/ Sept 1, 2017 PICK UP HAND DELIVERED Shipped Paintings returned

ELIGIBILITY Open to all artists, ages 18 and over. Entries must be original 3. Entries must have been painted within the last two years.  Paintings must be water media on 100% rag or cotton paper. No collage will be accepted. Minimum image size is 10”x14”.


Prospectus: http://texaswatercolorsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/68th-Annual-National-Exhibit-prospectus.pdf


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30th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition Opening Reception Feb. 3


30th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition

Presented in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts
Opening Reception, Friday, February 3, 2017, 6-8 PM, Juror Awards at 6:45 PM

On view February 3 – May 6, 2017, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
$5 for public, FREE for GDAC members, students and children under 12
Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. Now in its 30th year, the exhibition opens to international artists as we celebrate the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. http://dentonarts.com

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Subliminal: Hidden Messages call for art


Deadline for Entries: April 8, 2016
Exhibition Dates: June 3 – July 30, 2016
Opening Reception: June 3, 2016 from 5:00 – 9:00 pm

Exhibition Location:
Arts Council of Southeast Missouri
18 North Spanish Street

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Subliminal messaging has been used in arts, advertising, and propaganda to trigger desire, elicit sales, and persuade audiences to take action. The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri in Cape Girardeau, MO is looking for artists who use subliminal stimuli to reinforce the content of their works. This summer exhibit welcomes original artwork of all media from artists across the United States. Entry fee: $30, 3 Images.

Juror: Ali Cavanaugh is an internationally represented fine artist. Her modern fresco paintings on kaolin clay have been the subject of numerous national and international solo and group exhibitions. Cavanaugh’s paintings have been featured on book covers, countless internet features such as the Huffington Post, Fine Art Connoisseur, Hi-Fructose and in print publications including The New York Times Magazine, American Art Collector, American Artist Watercolor.

Prospectus: http://www.capearts.org/subliminal.aspx

For more information call 573.334.9233 or email liz@capearts.org

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2016 Texas National deadline Jan. 23


Stephen F. Austin University: Texas National Competition & Exhibition
Nacogdoches, TX


Entry Deadline: 1/23/16

Exhibition Dates: April 9  – June 11, 2016.

The Juror: Abelardo Morell
Awards: 1st – $2,000; 2nd – $1,000; 3rd – $500; Honorable Mentions

Eligibility: TEXAS NATIONAL 2016 is open to all artists working in the United States. Works may be of any medium (except video and performance). All works must be original and completed within the last two years. No previously submitted works will be accepted. All works must be available through the entire run of the show.


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