National Show

2017 National Show  

RRWS is gearing up for the 24th Annual National Watermedia Exhibition!

Opening June 19th, 2017 at the Hjemkomst Center

Juried by Andy Evansen, AWS, PAPA, NWWS, RRWS

 Get the 2017 Prospectus HERE

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS MARCH 1, 2017  

Enter by mail or through CaFE

 


2017 National Exhibition Committee

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This project is supported in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

CHAIRMAN: Debra Griffey
ASSISTANT CHAIRMAN: Diane Harrison
WORKSHOP: Michelle Roise
ADVERTISING: Scott Seiler
SIGNATURE STATUS: Cynthia Schatzke
SHIPPING: Dave Olson
FUNDRAISING MENTOR: Sherbanoo Aziz
GALLERY PREP: Jackie Anderson
AWARDS: Jackie Anderson
EXHIBITION PROGRAMS: Donna Chalimonczyk
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EXHIBITION PHOTOGRAPHY:

 

2017 National Exhibition Calendar 

March 1: Deadline for Entry (online & postmarked)
April 3: Notification of Acceptance
May 22-26: Shipped paintings due
June 11: Hand delivery of paintings
June 19: Exhibition opens
June 19-23: Workshop with Juror Andy Evansen
June 20: Opening Reception (5:30—8PM)
June 20: Awards presentation 7 PM Public invited—free admission
August 5: Last day of exhibition
August 5: Paintings prepared for shipping
August 6: Pickup of hand-delivered paintings

Exhibition contacts

Exhibition Chairman: Debra Griffey  debraann.rrws@gmail.com
Exhibition Assistant Chariman: Diane Harrison  diane.harrison.rrws@gmail.com

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 NATIONAL EXHIBITION AWARD WINNERSTOP AWARDS

Gold Medal $1250 “A Walk In The Park” by Ken Call
Silver Medal $1000 “Finishing Touches” by Janet Flom
Bronze Medal $750 “Party Papers, Ribbons and Confetti VI” by Carol Brody
High Water Award $500 “Night Shift” by Andy Evenson
Award of Excellence $500 “My Body, My Choice, Right?” by Tracy Melendez
Red River Regional Award $500 “Pica” by Linda Renaud


MERIT AWARDS

Merit Award $100 + Winsor & Newton Merchandise Award $180 “Wetlands” by Eric Wiegardt
Merit Award $100 + Golden Artist Color Merchandise Award $100 “Ladies Pregnant Club” by Carmen Bruhn
Merit Award $100 “He Said She Said” by Diane Schmidt
Merit Award $100 “Watchworks” by Dick Green


MERCHANDISE AWARDS

Jack Richeson Co., Inc $100 “Nefertiti Of The Tribes” by Sabrina Turner
Jack Richeson Co., Inc $125 “Bright’s Stripes 2″ by Lawrence Danecke
Holbein Artist Materials $125 “Chinese Lanterns” by Catherine Hearding
Jack Richeson Co., Inc $150 “Fire Dance” by Arena Shawn
Holbein Artist Material $169 “Internet Java” by George Schoonover