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Louisiana Watercolor Society -  54th Annual Int'l Exhibit -Virtual '24
Louisiana Watercolor Society -  54th Annual Int'l Exhibit -Virtual '24

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Fee: $ 25 / Prize: $4,000 + Exhibition

Louisiana Watercolor Society - 54th Annual Int'l Exhibit -Virtual '24

Discipline: Watercolour The Louisiana Watercolor Society (LWS) hosts its 54th Annual International Exhibition this year with an online show (May 1-31, 2024) and workshop featuring juror of selection and judge of awards, Kathleen Giles! Over $4,000 total cash prizes plus additional merch..

Time & Location

29 feb 2024, 23:30

Fee: $ 25 / Prize: $4,000 + Exhibition

About the event

LEAP with us into 2024!

LWS hosts its 54th Annual International Exhibition this Leap Year with an online show and workshop featuring juror of selection and judge of awards, Kathleen Giles!

Don’t fear – we’ll be back in person next year! This Leap event is to help our international and non-local U.S. artists who have been so supportive over our half-century plus of successful exhibits.

Get your submissions and registration in early and help us celebrate! Deadline for entry is Leap Day of course – February 29!

Exhibition Dates: May 1 – May 31, 2024

Entry Deadline: February 29, 2024

Juror of Selection and Judge of Award

Kathleen Giles works primarily in watercolor and is a signature member of AWS, NWS, TWSA, PWS, American Woman Artists, the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society, a member of the Watercolor USA Honor Society, and a member of the International Guild of Realism. Her work is defined by strong values and intense colors on a variety of subjects. Kathleen is a 2023 Arc Salon winner for her poignant portrait, Tears for Ukraine. She has won numerous other national awards as well, including the AWS Bronze Medal in 2022 and the NWS First Place Purchase Award in 2021. Kathleen’s work has been featured in Watercolor Artist magazine, International Artist magazine, the French magazine Pratique des Arts, and others. Look for her in Watercolor Artist magazine in Fall 2023.

Kathleen Giles’ website: www.kgilesstudio.com

The Louisiana Watercolor Society accepts original, water-based paintings on paper. Original
  • Paintings must have been completed in the three years prior to the submission deadline.
  • Paintings must be be the sole work of the artist; they cannot be completed in workshops or classes or under supervision.
  • No copies of another artist’s work are allowed.
  • Only original paintings are allowed: No photographs, prints, or giclées, or digitally-created art.
  • If photo references are used, the photo must have been taken by the artist.
  • No work shown in any prior LWS international exhibition may be submitted.
  • No work other than the accepted work may be submitted.
Water-based
  • Watercolor is the preferred medium.
  • Acrylic, casein, gouache, water-based ink, and tempera are allowed.
Paper
  • All paintings must be on unvarnished natural or synthetic paper.
  • No other surfaces are accepted.
Information Awards First Prize$2500Second Prize$1000Third Prize$500

Additional cash and merchandise awards will be announced.

Fees MembersNon-MembersOne Entry$25$40Two Entries$40$50Three Entries$40$55

Non-members may pay member entry fees now by joining LWS for the annual membership rate of $35 for US / $40 for international.

Sales

A 30% commission will be retained on all sales after acceptance date to support the exhibition costs. Please price paintings accordingly. No prices can be changed after acceptance into exhibition.

Accepted Entries

A list of accepted artists will be posted to this website by March 29. Accepted artists will be notified by email. Each exhibiting artist will receive one complimentary catalog. Additional catalogs will be available for $10 each.

Signature Membership
  • Signature status is granted to members after acceptance in three International Shows, provided annual dues have been paid continuously since the first acceptance.
  • The Masters signature LWS-M may be applied for after acceptance in ten International Shows provided annual dues have been paid continuously since the first acceptance.
Calendar ExhibitMay 1 – 31, 2024Entry DeadlineFebruary 29, 2024Notices emailed for accepted paintingsMarch 29, 2024Check website for accepted artistsMarch 29, 2024Exhibit posted on websiteMay 1, 2024Kathleen Giles virtual workshopMay 14 – 16, 2024Awards & ReceptionMay 19, 2024Last day of exhibitMay 31, 2024

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