June 19th-August 5, 2017, Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead, MN
2017 National Show
RRWS is gearing up for the 24th Annual National Watermedia Exhibition!
Opening June 19th, 2017 at the Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead, MN.
Juried by Andy Evansen, AWS, PAPA, NWWS, RRWS
Get the 2017 Prospectus HERE
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS MARCH 1, 2017
Enter by mail or through CaFE
Red River Regional $500
High Water $500
Open to all artists 18 years of age or older, working in two dimensional water soluble media (watercolor, gouache, casein, egg tempera and acrylic) on a single piece of paper canvas is not acceptable.
All entries must be on a single piece of paper or Yupo, and must be matted and framed (see below).
No pastels, oil pastels, water based oils, prints, digital images or reproductions. Any collage elements
used must be less than 10% of total surface and must be artist’s own creation on paper.
ORIGINAL WORK ONLY.
No supervision, class work, no copies of other artists’ work, no work from
photographs not created by the artist.
Paintings must have been completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited in RRWS
Minimum IMAGE size excluding mat: 108 square inches (e.g., 9 x 12, 8 x 14, etc.).
Maximum FRAMED size: 60 inches in either direction.
No requirement to enter the Exhibition in order to register for workshop with Andy Evansen.
2017 National Exhibition Calendar
March 1: Deadline for Entry (online & postmarked)
April 3: Notification of Acceptance
May 22-26: Shipped paintings due
June 11: Hand delivery of paintings
June 19: Exhibition opens
June 19-23: Workshop with Juror Andy Evansen
June 20: Opening Reception (5:30—8PM)
June 20: Awards presentation 7 PM Public invited—free admission
August 5: Last day of exhibition
August 5: Paintings prepared for shipping
August 6: Pickup of hand-delivered paintings