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2019 Adirondacks National Exhibition Of American Watercolors (Old Forge, NY) – Call For Artists

2019 Adirondacks National Exhibition Of American Watercolors (Old Forge, NY) – Call For Artists

View, a multi-media arts center in Old Forge, seeks artists working in watermedia for the 2019 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors. This exhibition is considered one of the top ten watermedia exhibitions in the nation. It draws artists and audiences from all over. Each year, artists compete to receive over $12,000 in prizes and awards. The exhibition is open to artists working in watercolors. All works must be of original design and execution, comprised of 90% watermedia.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 5 Apr 2019

Collage and works previously exhibited at View are not eligible for submission. There is a non-refundable entry fee of $30 for View members and $40 for guests, which enables an artist to submit up to two works. Each artist may submit a total of five works at a cost of an additional $10 per work. The submission fees help to support View’s gallery programs.

2019 Adirondacks National Exhibition Of American Watercolors Awards

  • The Beechmont First & Gold Medallion: $2500
  • The Ruth G. Rosenau Silver Medallion: $1000
  • Judith & A. Richard Cohen Memorial for Abstraction: $1000
  • Morrison Family Award: $1000
  • Sallie & Gannon Kashiwa Award: $500
  • Adirondack Express Award for Strong Narrative Content: $500
  • Forest Runes Award in Memory of Scott Stuart: $500
  • Three Smart Sisters Award for Soft-Edged Expressionism: $500
  • Tina Wolfe Memorial Award: $500
  • Realism in Nature Award: $500
  • Martin Family Award: $500
  • The Howard Slater Memorial Award: $500
  • The Burstein Family Award: $500
  • The Arthur E. Baker, Jr. Memorial Award: $400
  • W.B. Romeling Memorial Fund Award: $400
  • Ben Emerson Memorial: “Eye for Color” Award
  • Pulsifer Award: $350
  • Trails & Streams Medallion for Woodland Theme: $300
  • Bradley C. Barnard Award: $300
  • Exhibition Award: $300
  • Finer Family Award: $300
  • Friedlander Award: $300
  • Gurdon & Mildred Evans Memorial Award: $300
  • The Segaul Family Award: $250
  • Dr. Donald & Helen Budd Burness Memorial Award: $250
  • Margaret & William Foley Award: $250
  • Old Forge Hardware Award: $250
  • Brodock Award: $200
  • Garnet Award: $200

About View

The Adirondacks provide a source of inspiration and opportunity for artistic expression. View is dedicated to inspiring the lives of individuals visiting or residing in this magnificent natural area. It serves as a community center, a conference facility, and a venue for special events. Founded in 1951, View is a multi-arts center in Old Forge, New York, housed in facility (2011) designed for arts programming. Open year-round, View draws artists from across North America for its juried exhibitions. It shows the work of regional and local artists in the smaller galleries. Four galleries are airy and light, offering excellent viewing and display.

For more information, contact jgardner@viewarts.org.

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2018 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors – Call For Artists

2018 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors – Call For Artists

View Arts seeks entries for the 2018 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors. Each year View holds this exhibition which is open to artists working in water based media. This includes transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache, and ink.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 2 Apr 2018

This year’s judges include Daniel Tenant for juror of selection and Douglas Wiltraut, AWS, NSPC&A for juror of awards.

Chosen artists for the 2018 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors will benefit by receiving the following opportunity for awards: Through the generous donation of our supporters, View and the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors is able to offer over $14,000 in awards and prizes. The top prizes include the $2,500 Gold Medallion, $1,000 Sliver Medallion, $1,000 for best abstract piece, $500 Adirondack Express Award for Strong Narrative Content, $500 Award for Soft-Edged Expressionism, $500 Realism in Nature Award, and $300 Trails & Streams Medallion for Woodland Theme.

About View Arts

View Arts encourages the creation and the contemplative experience of viewing art by hosting exhibitions with regional and national appeal. Artists are featured in conjunction with a diverse spectrum of notable national shows. The Arts Guild of Old Forge was founded by Miriam Kashiwa in 1951, when she first organized an arts show on her front lawn with paintings displayed on chicken wire. From its humble beginnings moving all over town from the fire hall to the former Nathan’s Bakery, a room in the Mason’s building, the Thendara train station, and over thirty years in a former boat repair shop, the arts center has flourished through the years. It has grown steadily to become a year-round multi-arts organization. In 2011, the Arts Center/Old Forge moved across New York State Route 28 into its new facility. It was re-branded as View Arts.

For more information, contact jgardner@viewarts.org.

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