We are sorry to announce that due to COVID-19 restrictions, the SWA Spring Show and Sale, April 30 - May 3, 2020
has been canceled.
Please check back later for news about possible future show plans.

 

Vancouver Water Resource Center / 4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 

The SWA Spring Show is a professionally judged, non juried show and sale representing a wide variety of art media and disciplines. It features over $1600 in cash prizes in 6 judged categories, sponsor selected awards and a Peoples’s Choice award. Karen Madsen, Artstra Board Chair, serves as judge for this exhibition. She has a MA in studio art from New York University. Learn more about Karen by visiting her website: kcmadsen.net

Show dates / times

Thursday, April 30, 11am-5pm
Friday, May 1, 12pm-8pm
Saturday, May 2, 12pm-8pm, Reception 5pm-7pm

Sunday May 3, 12pm-3pm

 

Delivery / Pickup

Deliver work: Tuesday, April 28, 12pm - 5pm

Pick up work: Sunday, May 3, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Categories

  1. Oil and acrylic on canvas or board not under glass

  2. Water Media including watercolor, acrylic and ink

  3. Combined Media including mixed media, digitally painted (NO photographer or digitally manipulated photos), hand pulled prints and other combined media

  4. Pencil, Colored Pencil, graphite, charcoal or conte

  5. Pastels including oil and soft pastels

  6. 3 D work including small sculpture, woodwork, and glass (no furniture)

 

Online registration is closed

Eligibility

  • Open to all artists 18 & older.

  • Original work only: no copies, classwork or collaborations. No reproductions of originals or copyrighted images.

  • Art must not have been previously entered in a SWA show.

  • Art must be appropriate for public spaces.

  • Show committee reserves the right to determine whether art meets the show or category requirements.

Registration / Entry

  • Open to all artists 18 & older.

  • Artists may enter up to 3 works of art.

  • Art must be dry and ready to hang with wire that is at least 2 inches below the top. No saw tooth hangers or clips. Art not properly wired may be rejected.

  • Maximum within 36” and a maximum height is 36” for hanging art. Larger pieces are displayed on easels. Large pieces incur an additional fee and are limited to one per artist, as space allows.

  • Weight limits: 2D—not to exceed 20 lbs. 3D—not to exceed 40 lbs.

  • Registration closes on April 17, or when 200 pieces of art are registered.

  • Registration will be invoiced via PayPal and is due upon receipt. Registrations not paid by April 17 will be void.

 

Fees

Members 1 entry- $20; 2 entries- $35; 3 entries- $45 

Non-members  1entry- $30; 2 entries- $45; 3 entries- $55 Additional $10 for pieces over 36”x 36”

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PO Box 2992, Vancouver WA 98668

SWA is a 503(c)(3) non profit organization

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