IWS Juried Fall Show
The Gallery at Finer Frames, 164 State Street, Eagle, Idaho 83616
August 31, 2023 – September 28, 2023
Soft opening – Thursday, August 31, 2023
Opening Artist’s Reception – Thursday, September 7, 2023
Juror: Fonda Portales. Fonda serves as Boise State University’s Director of University Arts. Prior to this position, she served as Adjunct Faculty in the Art Department for eight years. Fonda earned a bachelor’s degree in English Education from N.N.U. in Nampa, Idaho’ where she studied watercolor techniques with Mary Shaffer, and a master’s degree in art history from California State University, Los Angeles.
Entry Details: Entry will be on ArtCall, the fee will be $15 for one and $20 for two entries.
40 paintings will be juried in the show from ArtCall.
Artwork must be original paintings suitable for family viewing.
Entry must be at least 80% watercolor/gouache. Other water media is accepted but limited to 20% or less. Acceptable substrates include watercolor paper, yupo, masonite, or watercolor board.
Paintings must be limited to 1/2 sheet (16” x 22”) or 1/4 sheet (11” x 15”). Paintings smaller than 1/4 sheet are acceptable but will be framed in a frame the same size as a 1/4 sheet, with a larger mat.
ArtCall Link: http://iwscolorinmotion.artcall.org
Click on the link or copy and paste this link into your computer browser and it will take you to this call. Enter your email and password and begin your submission.
Framing: Finer Frames will matt and frame all paintings juried into the show. The cost to the artist is $100 for 1/2 sheet and $80 for 1/4 sheet. Finer Frames will take no markup on framing.
The deadline to enter on ArtCall is July 24, 2023.
Theme: “Color in Motion”. It is suggested you explain how your painting expresses the theme in ArtCall when you enter.
Registration: Your IWS 2023 dues must be paid to be eligible. If your dues have not been for this year, send to:
Membership Chair Lynn McConnell
52 S. Grays Lane, Nampa, Idaho 83687.
The registration on ArtCall must be received by July 24, 2023. Acceptance and rejection letters will be emailed through ArtCall on July 29, 2023.
July 24 (Monday 9:00 pm) – Registration due
July 29 (Tuesday) -Notification emailed
August 7-14 (Monday) – Art delivered to Finer Frames
August 31 (Thursday) – Soft Opening of Show
September 7 (Thursday) – Awards, and reception 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
September 28, 2023 – Closing Reception 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
September 28-30, 2023 – Pick up artwork
* All care will be taken to avoid damage to artwork. IWS cannot be held liable for damages or loss. Finer Frames require a 20% commission if sold. IWS will not request any percentage be donated. If you sell a painting, please contact Cathy Anderson 208.484.2992 (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Roy Gover 208.412.6446 (email@example.com) for the correct forms.
If there are questions, members can contact Cathy Anderson, Roy Gover, or Carol HasBrouck Browning (864-423-2521).