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Aqueous Open

73rd Annual International Exhibition

October 2 - November 2, 2019

Spinning Plate Gallery

5821 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 11-4

Frank Eber Demo: Sept. 29 1:00 PM at Andrew Carnegie Free Library, 300 Beechwood Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15106

Demo is free to PWS members, $5 for non-members (fee collected at the door)

Frank Eber Workshop: Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at Andrew Carnegie Free Library, 300 Beechwood Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15106

For more information and to register for the workshop, click here

Aqueous Open is the annual PWS exhibit open to all participants, member or not. Two pieces may be submitted (only one may be accepted). Over $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards.

Juror: Frank Eber

For the prospectus, click here For help with creating a digital entry, click here.

To register and pay online by July 1. Use Call for Entry (www.callforentry.org). Members must use discount code for discount price (emailed to members Thursday 2/21/19)

Questions? Contact the show chairs at aqueous@pittsburghwatercolorsociety.com

Aqueous Open 2019 Important Dates

 Prospectus Available Online  Feb. 25, 2019
 Entry Deadline  July 1, 2019
 Acceptances Notified  First week of August
 Delivery of Accepted Work (shipped)  Sept. 20-22
 Delivery of Accepted Work (hand)  Sept. 22, 2-4
 Opening Reception  Oct. 5, 5-8
 Closing Party Nov. 2, 2-6 
 Pick Up Work  Nov. 2, 4-6
 Shipped Work Return  As soon as possible

Accepted shipped work only (choose one)

$50 USD handling fee for shipped domestic work or international work shipped via domestic clearinghouse
(work must include pre-paid, pre-arranged return shipping documents and instructions)

$130 USD handling fee plus return shipping fee for international work shipped outside US
(work must include all completed return documentation, air bills, customs forms and appraisal (if value is over $300))

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