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New Jersey Water Color Society
2022 Online Annual Elected Members’ Exhibition
June 5, 2022 to June 5, 2023

Exhibition and Awards may be viewed online on June 17

All cash awards. Open to all NJWCS Elected Members

Submissions Open: April 1
Entry Deadline: June 1
Exhibition Opening: June 5
Award Notification: June 11
Zoom Award Presentation: June 17
Entry Fee: $15

Artwork Requirements:
One painting per member with 2022 dues paid and completed online entry form.
Artwork previously exhibited in any NJWCS exhibition will not be accepted.
The $15.00 entry fee is to be paid through PayPal. Works must be original water
media (including acrylic) paintings on paper or synthetic paper, No Water-soluble
oils, pastels, photographs, digital or computer processes are permitted. No nudes.
Collage is acceptable but all collage components must be created with water media
on paper/yupo by the artist
. No found objects. No minimum or maximum size
restrictions apply.

Digital Image Specification:
It is recommended that you prepare your JPEG image before beginning the
process of submitting your entry. JPEGs should be of the image only, no mats,
frames or extraneous backgrounds. Use the correct orientation for the image,
horizontal or vertical as it applies.

All entries must be in JPEG format, having 1200 pixel on the longest dimension,
300dpi, file size not to exceed 3 MB. Name your JPEG accordingly:
Last Name_First Name_Title_Size_Price.jpg
(example Smith_John_The Forest_8x10_350.jpg).

Awards Juror:
Lana Privitera, NWS
Originally from Spain, Lana Privitera graduated in 1983 from the Fine Arts School
of Zaragoza, where she majored in Fashion Design and Art History. After working
in Advertising for a few years, she moved to the USA in the early 1990s.
Mrs. Privitera returned to painting and art competitions full time in 2014,
specializing in creating very detailed still lifes in watercolor. In a short time,
Mrs. Privitera’s paintings have garnered a long list of awards in watercolor
competitions both nationally and internationally. In the last 3 years, her watercolors
have also participated in Exhibits and Invitationals in Dubai, Greece, Spain,
Uruguay, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canada and Russia. Her work has also been featured
in diverse art publications – both in the USA and abroad. She is a Signature Member
of the National Watercolor Society, the North East Watercolor Society,
the Central NY Watercolor Society and the Philadelphia Watercolor Society.

Best in Show- $400 • Awards of Excellence- $200 • Awards of Merit- $100

Entrants are responsible for all sales and taxes. No commission taken for sales.           

For help with taking a photo, entering online or any other problems or questions please contact:

Mike Scherfen - mike@mikescherfen.com • H:732-291-8053 C:862-240-4594

Henrieta Maneva - henrietam@comcast.net • H:908-782-0951 C:908-787-7712



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