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The 2022 New Jersey Water Color Society
80th Online Annual Open Juried Exhibition
October 14 - November 14

Entries will be accepted only through the Online Entry Form.

Entries Due: Sept 24
Acceptance Notification: Oct 9
Zoom Reception/Awards: Oct 21, 7:00pm

Eligible Works:
The exhibition is open to residents of New Jersey, 18 years or older and out of state Elected Members. We accept paintings done in water media (including acrylic), collage (created with handmade water media on paper/yupo by the artist) framed under glass or plexiglass. We do not accept paintings previously shown in any NJWCS exhibition, copies, prints, classwork orworkshop creations, computer generated, water-soluble oils, varnished, woven or dimensional build-up of textural materials and nude paintings. A list of accepted artists and titles will be posted on www.NJWCS.org and the NJWCS Facebook page on Oct 9.

Digital Entries Only:
We recommend you prepare your images first before filling out the Online Entry Form below. JPEGs should be of the image only, no mats, frames or extraneous backgrounds and correctly oriented, horizontal or vertical. All entries must be in JPEG format, RGB, 1200 pixels on the longest dimension, 300dpi and file size not to exceed 3 MB.
Name your JPEG file:
Last Name_ First Name_ Title_Size_Price.jpg
For example: Doe_Jane_Summer Scene_16x20_1200.jpg
You may submit one or two images, but only one may be selected for the exhibition. If you are entering two images, both entries must be submitted at the same time, using the same entry form. Be sure to include a sale price or mark NFS if not for sale.
For help please contact Mike 732-291-8053 or mike@mikescherfen.com.

Entry Fees:
For Elected and Associate Members (with 2022 dues paid): $30 for 1 entry, $40 for 2 entries: For Non-Members: $40 for 1 entry, $50 for 2 entries. Payment may be made online (preferred) using a credit card or a PayPal account in conjunction with online registration. You do not have to be a PayPal member to use this service.

If paying by check, please complete the online Entry Form.
Email your jpeg images to mike@mikescherfen.com. Do not click the "Submit" button. Click on the "Print" button and print out the entry form and mail it with your check made out to NJWCS, Inc. to:
Joe Ziegler, 906 Lincoln Road Mullica Hill NJ 08062.

Selection Juror: Ric Dentinger www.dentingerfineart.com
Ric has been painting and illustrating professionally for over 20 years
while successfully balancing a career as an art director and managing his own design shop. Born in La Rochelle France, Ric was raised in a military family that moved throughout Europe, finally settling in San Antonio, Texas. Showing a love for art at an early age, painting and drawing has been a part of his life as long as he can remember. Although talented in various mediums, Ric excels in watercolor. His love and passion for watercolor shows in his bold and confident approach.

Awards Juror: Antonio Masi AWS www.antoniomasi.com
Antonio Masi is a watercolorist, but his paintings do not look like
watercolor paintings. Watercolor, being a thin medium, organically allows expression of the most delicate subjects, but Masi has developed a novel way to use watercolor thickly, in the same way that others use oils thickly. It is an approach that produces exceptional results. Masi's unique use of watercolor allows him to capture each bridge's mass, power, and delicacy. Antonio Masi is President of the American Watercolor Society and has had feature articles in The Artist's Magazine, PBS - "Sunday Arts", NBC-TV "Weekend Today in New York". Newsday feature in Aug. 20, 08, "Bridgemaster" and in June 2009 a solo exhibition for The New York Centennial Commission of the Queensboro Bridge, and in 2010 a solo show at The Forbes Gallery in New York City, and The New York City Transit Museum in 2012, also at The Salmagundi Club of New York and The New York Times video, Sept. 2014 titled, "Living City: "A Tale of Two Bridges".
The Judge will award approximately $6,000 in all cash awards.
Additional information:
For help with taking a photo, entering online or any other technical
problems or questions please contact:
Mike Scherfen 732-291-8053 Mike@mikescherfen.com.

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