UWS Fall Exhibition (Deadline Aug 26)
CVC Carl Purcell workshop (Sept 16-17)
UWS Brienne Brown workshop (Oct 4-8)
UWS Arts and the Park (Oct 12-16)
Utah State Fair Information
|The 2022 Fall Member Exhibition Registration is Open|
|“Home” by Spike Ress, Best of Show, 2021 UWS Fall Exhibition|
|Utah Watercolor Society2022 Fall Member Exhibition|
October 7-27, 2022Logan Fine Art Gallery
60 W. 100 N., Logan, UT 84321; (435)753-0333
There will a drop-off and pick-up location in SLC for transporting entries to
Logan Fine Art.
Click here for Prospectus
Register for Fall Exhibition HERE
Deadline for entries: Friday, August 26, 8:00pm
• Exhibition dates: October 7-27, 2022
• Hours: Mon-Fri: 12 pm – 6 pm, Sat: 12 pm-3 pm, Sunday: Closed• Original water media work only, completed within the last two years.
• Image unframed no smaller than 100 square inches, no larger than 660 square inches
• Maximum of three entries per participant. $20 per entry, $15 for students (All entry fees arenon-refundable)
• Work needs to be for sale for this show. (40% commission deducted from all sales)• Online entry only.
• Entered pieces cannot have been previously accepted in a juried UWS show such as Fall, Spring, or WFWS
Keys to Online Entry
1) You need a high quality digital image for each painting — Do not include mat or frame in your submitted image. Set your digital camera or personal device to a high quality setting to take the photo. If using a newer model cell phone camera, recommend transferring LARGE image for adjustment. Open, level, crop and adjust your image as appropriate. You may need to adjust the longest side of your image to no more than 4600 pixels (no less than 1920px). Save your image(s) in a memorable file or location for later retrieval.
2) When ready to enter the exhibition, go to https://uws2022fallexhibition.artcall.org/All Entrants must have a valid email address to enter.
3) Credit Card payment — You may pay for three entries at once, or submit one at a time. No entry fee refunds will be issued once payment is received.
4) Follow the prompts to input your entry information.
5) Upload your high quality image(s) If your image does not meet the required specifications, the program will tell you immediately so that you can make adjustments.
6) Complete and view entry. You will be able to access and make changes to your submissions up until the entry deadline.
NOTE: We recommend entering early to give yourself enough time to allow for unexpected issues. With this automated system, the submission deadline is absolute and not flexible. No changes to any entry details, including price, can be made after the submission deadline.
For image sizing assistance (UWS members only), contact the UWS Exhibition Image Assistant, Terrece Beesley, via email, [email protected], before August 24, 2022.
Still have questions? Contact the Exhibition Coordinators listed in the Prospectus.
|The Cache Valley Chapter of UWS presents|
Carl Purcell Workshop
Painting Red Rock
September 16-17, 2022
Location: La Quinta Inn
835 US Highway 89 Logan, Utah.
|Carl Purcell is a well-known Utah watercolorist and one of the best teachers around. During this workshop he will focus on teaching us to paint Utah’s red rock scenes – just in time to prepare us for this year’s Art and the Park event!|
Please register soon since enrollment is capped at 20 to allow plenty of interaction between the instructor and attendees.
The cost is $225 for UWS members, $325 for non-members
Please email Brad Kropp [email protected] to register or for more information
|Brienne Brown is coming to UWS!|
Fall 2022 workshop
October 4-8 (Tues-Sat) 2022
|Save the dates!|
Brienne Brown Fall Workshop, Oct 4-8 (Tuesday thru Saturday) at The National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers, headquartered at 3301 E Louise Ave, Millcreek, UT 84109, 9:00-4:00 daily.
Don’t miss this chance to work with a gifted artist and teacher with roots here in Utah.
Check out her Website here. To Register, Click HERE
Members with the coupon code
pay $495 Must use the code to get your discount!
|Register now for|
Art and the Park, 2022October 12-16at Cougar Ranch, Torrey, Utah
|Click here to REGISTER|
Oct 12 Wednesday Check-In 9am-1pm at Robbers Roost, Torrey.
Receive welcome bags, get watercolor materials stamped. Paint Day.
Artists’ Welcome Dinner 5-7 pm at Mary McConnel’s house in Grover for participating artists, guests, Entrada and Capital Reef National Park key personnel.
Oct 13 Thursday Check-In 7:30-Noon at Robbers Roost, stamp paper, Paint Day.
Guest Artist presentation by Gloria Miller Allen, “Living the life of an Artist” 7-8pm at Robbers Roost.
Oct 14 Friday Check-In 7:30-9:30 am at Robbers Roost, stamp paper, Paint Day
Gallery Stroll 5-6:30 pm, Torrey Gallery
EARLY PAINTING Receiving 7:00-8
Presentation: “Color and Sound” by Mr Hartvigsen at Cougar Ridge Ranch, 7-8 pm.
Oct 15 Saturday Submit paintings 9:00-11:00am, Cougar Ridge Ranch.
Late paintings can not be accepted.
Quick Draw Competition at Capitol Reef NP Amphitheater 10-Noon
Saturday Evening 4-8pm – Reception, Show & Auction
Awards will be given for large format, small format, and quick draw entries
Oct 16 Sunday 9:00am Artists’ Farewell Breakfast, Broken Spur
|CALL FOR ENTRIES 9th Annual Arts and the Parks “Light on the Reef” Watercolor Plein Air Event |
Wednesday – Sunday October 12-16 2022
CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK and Wayne County
Eligibility and Requirements Any artist working in water media on materials designed for water media (watercolor canvas, aqua board), who registers and pays the event participation fees.
This year’s fee is $85 for UWS members and $100 for non-members.
This fee covers the entry, artists refreshments at the reception.
Guest registration is $25 and includes entry into Saturday’s reception at Cougar ridge Ranch.
Quick Draw competition on Saturday, one more way to get your art out there.
Any participant in the main event is eligible to participate in this our first Quick Paint Event.
There is no extra cost to this event. You may enter 1 piece, but have more stamped, for the competition. The time frame of this event will run from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday the 15th of October. Within the 3-hour time frame, you need to paint, and be at the registration desk by 2 pm to have your piece included. This event is only 3 hours long.
Ticketed event– Saturday’s event will be a public pay event. What does this mean? Artists and their paid guests/families have tickets already. This fee is to help cover the costs of the refreshments offered and running the event.
Competition Guidelines Artists may submit up to 3 paintings in any combination; Must submit at least one! This year’s event includes a quick draw contest at no additional cost to the artists.
Sales: Paintings are sold at the show and auction at the conclusion of the plein air event Saturday afternoon. All paintings must be for sale. A 50% Commission is charged on all sold paintings which goes to Entrada Institute programs. Artists must establish a minimum bid (the least amount that the painting will be sold for) and a “buy now bid” (the price that a person can purchase the painting without further competitive bidding).
Paintings must be framed and ready to hang according to the framing requirements. Framed paintings with completed paperwork must be submitted by 11am on Saturday, 15 October.
Large format Image Sizes Image more than 11”x15 This size is equal to a quarter sheet of watercolor paper. Image must not exceed 15”x22” (Between 165 and 330 square inches) This size is equal to a half sheet of standard watercolor paper.
REMINDER must be started on location, can be touched up off location
Small format Image less than 11”x14” Image 5” x 7” or greater (between 35 and154 square inches)
REMINDER must be started and completed on location; can be completed in more than one session on location.
Quick Draw Image less than 11”x14” Image 4” x 6” or greater (between 24 and154 square inches) Image Size Limitations: No larger than a quarter sheet or the equivalent in square inches 11”X 14” = 154 square inches. No smaller than 4”X 6”= 24 square inches. That’s image size or area of the painting, not the paper size.
Stamping Painting paper must be stamped in advance. Artists may have as many papers stamped as desired, but only 3 can be entered into competition
Watercolor blocks will be marked on the side with paint marker, color to be determined. This color shows up on the edge of the paper and must be verified like stamped papers.
Quick Draw entries: will be stamped on the day of the event after the other paintings have been submitted(Saturday)
Verification Make sure you have your stamps verified!! Your painting buddy or a AATP volunteer can verify your stamp by signing your competition entry form You may cut windows in the backing material so the stamp may be viewed OR have the stamp on your painting verified prior to framing.
Photography of Painting Image Before framing your painting, make a high quality image of your art. You may do this yourself OR you may bring your image to the Photography Station These high quality images will be used for publicity by UWS, Entrada Institute, and Capitol Reef National Park.
Framing Artists must bring ALL equipment and supplies for required framing. Frame suitable for water media painting, mat, glass or Plexiglas, wire, D-rings, backing material, and Label – Artist Name, Title of Painting, Size of image, Price, Location. This year artists may choose to fix their paintings with an archival varnish and frame without mat or glass. The new surfaces created for watercolor artists (wc canvas and board) are allowed this year.
Mat– Matting is a personal choice. Painting may be floated on the Matting Material.
|Come join us!|
We are very excited about the June 1, 2022 – May 31,2023UWS year.
UWS membership registration is open
Click here to register for UWS
UWS provides an annual membership list to its members in order that we can contact and better interact with each other. In order to have your name on the list you must have registered by 8/31/22. You can still register after that date, but then you will not receive a list unless you ask for one. Your street address will not be printed on the list to protect you from anybody’s marketing drive. If you prefer a digital copy instead of a paper copy of the directory, notify [email protected]. These will otherwise be hand delivered at our fall meetings. If you are not at the meetings, they will be mailed out. If you really don’t want one mailed to you, let Dewey know at the above email to save us a little bit on postage.
|Free Sample Kit Opportunity for UWS members! Hahnemühle is excited to offer their FREE SAMPLE KITS OF THEIR NEW COLLECTION WATERCOLOR PAPER to each UWS member. Send your email requests to [email protected]. YOU MUST mention that you are a member of the UTAH Watercolor Society and include your complete mailing address to receive 2) 6” x 8” cold-pressed sample sheets sent to you at no cost via US mail. This offer is only for US residents. The Collection watercolor paper is an acid-free, 100% cotton, vegan surface-sized, mould-made paper. |
Click here for a demo video of these fine papers
|UWS MEETING LOCATION Sons of Utah Pioneers Hall (map)|
3301 E. Louise Ave (2920 S.) Salt Lake City, UT 84109
First Tuesday of each month. 7-9 pm. (September – June)
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