WFWS-45 All Team Meet & Eat Potluck!

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Join us for the WFWS-45 All Team Meet & Eat Potluck!
IWS is hosting this semi-national Juried Exhibition and Convention in June of this year! We have been planning for years and now we are 17 weeks away and counting!
Come and hear the updates!  Come and see how you can get in on the fun and the action! We will close with watching the IWS entries into WFWS!
Date:  Thursday, Feb 20
Time:  12:00-2:30
Place:  Anne Sorensen Studio  2725 N Duane Dr., Meridian
Please bring:  Potluck dish to share
For more WFWS-45 information, check out the WFWS tab here on the Idaho Watercolor Society website.
 
Don’t miss clicking the WFWS-45 video link at the beginning too!

YES! This is OUR Year! IWS Hosts 2020 WFWS-45! Save the Dates

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YES!  This is OUR year!  IWS hosts 2020 WFWS-45! welcoming artists, delegates and guest from all over the western United States!   

Save the dates: 

Thur, May 7:  7-9 at JUMP:  Stephen Quiller public presentation.  Free.  Limited seating.

Jun 4-7:        WFWS-45!!!!  Save the dates!  Book your hotel room at the Riverside Hotel under “Western Federation of Watercolor Societies” for your discounted room rate, which includes breakfast.  Watch for more WFWS-45 Updates and signups coming for banquets, art talks, activities and more!  If you would like to volunteer to help and host, please contact Anne Sorensen at aewatsonart@aol.com or Pam Grant at pamgrant@fmtc.com.

Happy New Year!

Anne Sorensen & Pam Grant
WFWS Chair/Co-Chair

Stephen Quiller Workshop Lottery

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Stephen Quiller Workshop Lottery for May 6-9th’s first deadline of Jan 3 has passed, but we have 3 remaining spots for a second-chance IWS lottery before opening this up to the wait list from those out-of-state.  The workshop tuition is $500. You have until Jan 10 to get your name to Pam Grant at pamgrant@fmtc.com.   Winners will be notified promptly. 

For more information, please contact Anne Sorensen at aewatsonart@aol.com or Pam Grant at pamgrant@fmtc.com.

Happy New Year!

Anne Sorensen & Pam Grant
WFWS Chair/Co-Chair

Art Show at the Riverside Hotel Deadline Approaching!

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The entry deadline for the Art Show at the Riverside Hotel is in one week, January 10, 2020.

The owners of The Riverside Hotel and Boise artist Julie Clemons, a non-IWS member, will jury 35 to 40 IWS water-media paintings to hang in the Riverside Hotel hallways April 1-June 30, 2020. This show will highlight IWS artwork during WFWS-45 when and where the convention and guests will be staying. There are NO restrictions on size (the larger the better), surface, date of completion, mat colors or NFS. Submit your favorite water-media works no matter how old…but all must be ready to hang with wire (no sawtooth hangers). Do NOT submit the same painting(s) in both this show and the 2020 WFWS show, as WFWS results will not yet be known.

For additional information and the entry form, please click here for the Riverside Hotel Submission Guidelines document.

**IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON MAILING IN YOUR FEES FOR THIS SHOW: The address has changed. Lauren Johnson has moved and her new address is now:

109 S Stephenson St, Eagle, ID  83616

**DO NOT USE THE ADDRESS ON THE RIVERSIDE HOTEL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES DOCUMENT**

WFWS 45 One Week Notice Reminder for Entry!

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Happy New Year!

The year 2020 has arrived and the WFWS Exhibition in Boise will be happening before you know it.

Remember, the deadline for entering your images to be considered by the Juror is next Friday, January 10th. I must receive your digital entry images via email no later than midnight, January 10th.   You must send me your entry form and a check made out to IWS for your entry fee through the regular mail by next Friday as well.

Please check your entry photos to be sure they comply with the image requirements in the prospectus, available by clicking here. Remember also that your IWS membership must be current.  

I’m looking forward to seeing all of your entries by next week, so keep on painting!

Dennis Hayzlett
Local WFWS 45 Delegate
dchayzlett@gmail.com
208 514 3862

Welcome All Artists to the 10th Annual Art & Soul of the Magic Valley Art Contest

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Happy New Year🎉

The Magic Valley Arts Council is delighted to open registration in the 10th Annual Art & Soul of the Magic Valley.

This unique art contest/arts awareness initiative welcomes all artists to compete for $43,000 in prize money. Grand Prize will receive $12,000, 2nd Place will win $6,000, 3rd Place get $3,000 and 4th Place will take home $1,500, while 17 Best in Show winners will receive $1,000 each!

Art & Soul of the Magic Valley, the Northwest’s largest cash-prize awarding public-vote art contest, features over 300 artists from across the globe. Art & Soul will take place in the businesses and public spaces from April 10-25, 2020 in Twin Falls, Idaho.

This year’s contest, where EVERYONE has an opportunity to be involved, promises to be more exciting than ever! New categories have been added!

Please consider supporting this effort with your entry. Art & Soul brings tremendous exposure to hundreds of artists, continues the mission of supporting the importance of art in our communities and provides a tourism component to our region.

Take advantage of the Discounts Rates by registering by January 31, 2020.

Fee for Entry is $50 for MVAC members 0r $60 for Not-Yet-Members (membership is just $25) if entered by January 31, 2020.

Show Prospectus, Official Rules and Registration are at www.MagicValleyHasArt.com

Art & Soul of the Magic Valley – Largest Prize Awarding Contest in the Northwest | The Largest Cash-Prize Art Contest in the Northwest
10th Annual Art & Soul of the Magic Valley Welcome to the 9th Annual Art & Soul of the Magic Valley The Magic Valley Arts Council is thrilled to continue offering the magic of this unique arts opportunity where EVERYONE is part of the contest! Art & Soul is so much more than an art contest.

Art Show at the Riverside Hotel Submission Guidelines

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The owners of The Riverside Hotel and Boise artist Julie Clemons, a non-IWS member, will jury 35 to 40 IWS water-media paintings to hang in the Riverside Hotel hallways April 1-June 30, 2020. This show will highlight IWS artwork during WFWS-45 when and where the convention and guests will be staying. There are NO restrictions on size (the larger the better), surface, date of completion, mat colors or NFS. Submit your favorite water-media works no matter how old…but all must be ready to hang with wire (no sawtooth hangers). Do NOT submit the same painting(s) in both this show and the 2020 WFWS show, as WFWS results will not yet be known.

For additional information and the entry form, please click here for the Riverside Hotel Submission Guidelines document.

Stephen Quiller 4 Day Water-media Workshop Lottery

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Stephen Quiller will be the IWS Workshop Instructor and WFWS-45 Juror for 2020. He will teach a 4-day Water-media Workshop May 6-9, 2020 at the Nazareth Center in Boise. Cost is $500 and includes daily lunch.

Because we expect an overly high demand for the Stephen Quiller workshop, we have decided to have an IWS members-only lottery drawing for the 24 seats. If you would like to be in this workshop lottery drawing, you must submit your name between December 3 – January 3, 2020 by email or by snail mail (must be received by 1/3/20) to Pam Grant: pamgrant@fmtc.com or by mail: P.O. Box 8, Fruitland, ID 83619.

For additional information, please click here for the Stephen Quiller IWS Workshop Lottery document.