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Aqueous Open 2018

72nd Annual International Exhibition

October 6-27, 2018

Spinning Plate Gallery

5821 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 11-4

Carol Carter Demo: Sept. 23 1:00 PM at Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie, PA 15106

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

Carol Carter Workshop: Sept. 24-27 Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie, PA 15106

$400 for non-members, $375 for members. To register click here

Workshop supplies list, 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: Carol Carter

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

To register and pay online by July 8, use Call for Entry (www.callforentry.org). Members must use discount code for discount price (communicated via email).

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

Aqueous Open 2018 Important Dates

 Prospectus Available Online May 20, 2018
 Entry Deadline  July 8
 Acceptances Notified  First week of August
 Delivery of Accepted Work (shipped)  Sept. 25-27
 Delivery of Accepted Work (hand)  Sept. 29 2-4 PM
 Opening Reception  Oct. 6 5-8 PM
 Pick Up Work  Oct. 27 5-8 PM 
 Oct. 28 2-4 PM
 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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