The San Diego Watercolor Society was established in 1965 and is one of the largest and most active in the United States. Its International Exhibition is widely recognized for its high standard of excellence in water based media art.
For over three decades, the International Exhibition has been the highlight of the year for SDWS. This annual event attracts entries from hundreds of water based media artists worldwide. Accepted artists are eligible for large cash and merchandise awards. Thousands of visitors view the exhibition during the month of October.
FIRST LOOK VIP RECEPTION (INVITE ONLY): September 30, 2022, 5-8pm
ARTIST GALA & AWARDS CEREMONY (INVITE ONLY): October 1, 2022, 5-8pm
ARTIST BREAKFAST (INVITE ONLY): October 2, 2022, 9:00-11am
EXHIBITION OPENS: October 2, 2022
EXHIBITION CLOSES: October 31, 2022
LOCAL HAND-DELIVERED ARTWORK PICKUP: October 31, 2022 4pm-6pm
It is crucial to read the entire Prospectus prior to entering. All eligibility requirements including the allowed media, substrates, dates, and other important information are described in the Prospectus. San Diego Watercolor Society Members should take note that these requirements are different from a monthly member show. Please email the International Exhibition Team at email@example.com with any questions.
Click HERE for the 2022 42nd International Exhibition Prospectus
Click HERE for the 2022 List of Accepted Artists
Click HERE for forms & instructions (Accepted Artists Only) PAY FEES & DOWNLOAD FORMS
42nd International Exhibition Juror: Linda Daly Baker, AWS-DF, NWS
Linda Daly Baker is a signature member of AWS and TWSA, as well as several other organizations. Her work has been published in many periodicals including L’Aquarelle and Watercolor magazines. Linda is included in several of the Splash books and was recently featured in the Masters of Watercolor (published in Russia) and has two instructional videos through Creative Catalyst Productions. Her many awards include those received from AWS, NWS and Watercolor West. Her work has recently been collected by a museum in China. Linda is a sought-after juror and workshop instructor and has traveled both to Turkey and China during this past year.
For a complete bio visit www.sdws.org or www.lindadalybaker.com
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