Western Federation of Watercolor Societies

The mission of WFWS is to encourage and recognize artistic excellence and promote the visibility of watercolor in the West.  Membership in WFWS is automatic for any member of one of the eleven different regional societies. IWS is one of eleven regional society members of the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies. WFWS sponsors an annual juried exhibition hosted each year by a different member.

2022 WFWS47

The WFWS-47 art exhibition will be hosted by the New Mexico Watercolor Society from May 6 to June 5, 2022 in Albuquerque, NM. Renown artist, Iain Stewart, will be the juror.

Click here for the exhibition prospectus.

Key Details:
⮚ Online entry only, using Art Call; deadline: January 10, 2022
⮚ $30 for one entry; $40 for two entries; $50 for three entries
⮚ No Refunds
⮚ Must be a member of a WFWS Component Society
⮚ Minimum painting size: 100 square inches
⮚ Maximum outside mat size: 30” x 40”
⮚ Minimum mat width 3.5” on all sides
⮚ Images: .jpg only, less than 4mb, max of 4800px on longest side
⮚ Work must be for sale. (25% processing fee deducted from each sale)
⮚ NMWS will email an artist contract to each juried-in artist directly
⮚ Floated paintings will not be accepted this year.
⮚ Varnished paintings to be displayed without glass or plexiglass will be allowed.
⮚ IWS dues for 2022 must be paid for you to enter.

IWS members: after reading the prospectus closely, please send any further questions to Dennis Hayzlett at dchayzlett@gmail.com