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Watercolor society calls for entries for Juried Fine Art Exhibition April 4 to 29

Opening reception scheduled for Saturday, April 6, in Lewes
Mar 16, 2013

The Delaware Watercolor Society announces a call for entries for its Juried Fine Art Exhibition to be held from April 4 to 29 at Peninsula Gallery in Lewes.

Artists are invited to submit up to two original works that have been created within the past three years in any water-based media, except for water-based oils. DWS will accept works in transparent acrylic. Multimedia works and collage are welcome as well, as long as a majority of the work is in water media. Works may be executed on paper, Yupo, canvas, clayboard or other similar material.

No digital art, digitally enhanced art or works developed during workshops will be accepted. All works must be for sale and not previously exhibited in DWS juried shows. No giclées or prints are permitted. Entrants must be 18 years or older and reside in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania or New Jersey.

Kass Morin Freeman, a widely recognized signature member of the American Watercolor Society and National Watercolor Society, will serve as juror and awards judge. With more than 100 national and regional awards to her credit, Freeman attended the Moore College of Art and Design and Tyler School of Fine Art in Philadelphia, Pa.

The monetary awards and ribbons will include First Place - $300; Second Place - $200; and Third Place - $100, as well as non-monetary Juror’s Choice awards for artistic merit.

The entry fee is $30 for members for up to two entries and $35 for nonmembers, to be paid during the drop-off of artwork from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, at 520 East Savannah Road, Lewes.

The Peninsula Gallery will host the opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,Tuesday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday.  For more information, call 302-645-0551 or email peninsulagallery1@gmail.com.

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