Reception & Awards: Mid-Atlantic Watercolor Exhibit


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Artist Reception | Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 | 2:00 PM | $FREE

Reception & Awards: Mid-Atlantic Watercolor Exhibit

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Sunday, June 25 | 2:00 – 4:00 pm | FREE

Please join us on Sunday, June 25 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. for a reception and awards presentation honoring the 95 artists whose work has been selected for the “2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition” sponsored by the Baltimore Watercolor Society. The winners of the Gold Medal, Silver Medal, Bronze Medal, and 19 other designated awards and sponsored prizes will be announced at the awards presentation which begins at 3:00 p.m. FREE

Exhibit Description:

Featuring paintings by 95 artists, “2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition” is the most competitive juried watercolor exhibit in the region. The annual competition and exhibit is sponsored by the Baltimore Watercolor Society (BWS) and is limited to original paintings created using water-based media on paper created by artists from within a 200-mile radius, which includes Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC. The juror of selection and awards this year is renowned watercolor artist Frank Eber, who will select the winners of the Gold Medal ($1,200 prize), Silver Medal ($900 prize), and Bronze Medal ($600 prize) and 19 other designated awards worth more than $8,000 in cash and sponsored prizes. BlackRock will present a free “Community Art Day: Watercolor” event for all ages on Saturday, June 17 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm featuring hands-on art making activities using water-based media, painting demonstrations by professional artist members of the Baltimore Watercolor Society, and interactive gallery tours of the exhibit. Throughout the exhibition, visitors will have the opportunity to cast a vote for their favorite painting in order to select the winner of the “People’s Choice Award.” To learn more, visit: www.baltimorewatercolorsociety.org

 

Related Events:
Community Art Day: Watercolor
Saturday, June 17 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | FREE
 
Exhibition on View:
2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition
June 17 – July 15| Kay Gallery | Free

Gallery Hours:
Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm*
*Galleries also open evening and Sunday hours when performances are offered.
 

Image: Elaine Hoffman, “Off to the Peruvian Marketplace,” watercolor, 22 x 30 inches. Recipient of the BWS Silver Medal in 2016.

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