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"Call for Artists: 28th Annual Juried Exhibition"
2005-01-26 until 2005-02-08
Transparent Watercolor Society of America
Arlington Heights, IL,
USA United States of America
The deadline for entry into the Transparent Watercolor Society of America's 28th annual juried exhibition is fast approaching on February 8, 2005. Entry is open to residents of the US or Canada 18 or older working in Transparent Watercolor. Entries must have been executed after January 1, 2003. Entry fee is $30 for two slides for nonmembers, free for TWSA members.
A full prospectus and entry form are available on the organization‚s website at www.watercolors.org or by request from Kristin Dam, Prospectus Chair at email@example.com .
The Transparent Watercolor Society of America holds a national juried exhibition each year. The 2005 show runs from June 10 through August 21 at the Kankakee County Museum (www.KankakeeCountyMuseum.com ) in Kankakee, Illinois. An awards dinner will take place on July 16. This year‚s juror is Barbara Nechis, an accomplished painter and instructor, and a signature member of the American Watercolor Society.
Past jurors of the annual exhibition have included some of the most prominent names in contemporary watercolor, including Glenn Bradshaw, Rex Brandt, Edward Betts, Cheng-Khee Chee, Jeannie Dobie, Nita Engle, Katherine Chang-Liu, Marilyn Hughey Phyllis, Charles Reid, Frank Webb, Ed Whitney and Robert E. Wood.
Founded in 1975 by two transparent watercolor artists, the purpose of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America is to advance the stature and foster appreciation of transparent watercolor as a major expression. The first dues-paying member was Zoltan Szabo. In the early stages of history, the governing board included Phil Austin, Frank Webb, the late Irving Shapiro, Cheng-Khee Chee and Zoltan Szabo.