Events & Exhibitions
Medal of Honor
Board of Directors
The New Jersey Water Color Society
Online 78th Annual Open Juried Exhibition
October 16 – December 31, 2020
Entries due: Oct 1
Acceptance Notice: Oct 10
Reception and Awards: Nov 29
Exhibition is open to Non-Member residents of New Jersey, 18 years or older and NJWCS Associate and Elected Members with paid up 2020 dues. We accept paintings done in water media (including acrylic), collage created with water media on watercolor paper or Yupo. We do not accept paintings previously shown in any NJWCS show, copies, prints, watercolor on canvas, classwork or workshop creations, computer generated, water-soluble oils, varnished, woven or dimensional build-up of textural materials and nude paintings.
Digital entries only:
You may enter 1 or 2 paintings but only 1 may be selected. We recommend you prepare your JPEG images before filling out the entry form.
JPEGs should be of the painting's image only, no mats, frames or extraneous backgrounds and correctly oriented, horizontally or vertically. All entries must be in JPEG format, RGB, 1200 pixels on the longest dimension, a resolution of 300 dpi and a file size not exceeding 3 MB.
Name your JPEG files:
Last Name_ First Name_1 or 2_Title_ Image Size_Price.jpg
For example: Doe_Jane_1_Summer Scene_17x20_$1500.jpg
If you are entering 2 images, both must be submitted at the same time, using the same entry form. There no size restrictions. When entering online please include a sale price or mark NFS (not for sale). NJWCS reserves the right to refuse paintings deemed inappropriate for this exhibit. Artists may not substitute another work for the accepted work or withdraw the work once it has been accepted.
For help please contact Mike 732-291-8053 or email@example.com
REDUCED ENTRY FEES FOR THIS YEAR ONLY
Elected and Associate Members of NJWCS: $15 for 1 entry • $20 for 2 entries.
Non-Members: $20 for 1 entry • $25 for 2 entries.
Payment may be made online (preferred) using a credit card or a PayPal account in conjunction with online registration. You do not have to be a PayPal member to use this service.
If paying by mail, please complete the online form. Do not click on "Submit" button.
Click on "Print Form" button, print out the entry form, make out a check payable to NJWCS and mail all to Mike Scherfen, 55 Ave. D, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716. If paying by check, email your jpeg image(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Juror of Selections:
Kathleen Giles AWS www.kgilesstudio.com
Selected artists will be notified by email.
Juror of Awards:
Andy Evansen AWS www.evansenartstudio.com
Award recipients will be notified by email when the judging is complete.
Reception and Awards:
Due to COVID-19 this years reception and awards ceremony will be held online via ZOOM Meeting on Sunday, Nov 29, 3:00 pm. All artists, their family and friends are invited to attend. Attendees must download the FREE ZOOM meeting application using this link ZOOM.us
Artists are responsible for all sales, sales tax and delivering of sold art. All accepted work may be reproduced in the 78th Annual Open Juried Exhibition catalog.
Exhibition Catalogs will be mailed to NJWCS Members and Donors.
For help with taking a photo, entering online or any other problems or questions please contact:
Jill Crouch – Show Chair, 732-221-2391 or email email@example.com
Mike Scherfen - Co-Show Chair, 732-291-8053,or email firstname.lastname@example.org
New Jersey Water Color Society - www.njwcs.org