Call for Entries

43rd Annual, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS)

Utah Watercolor Society Members Only 

 Deadline to Enter is: December 1, 2017 @ 8:00pm


Entries Due before Dec 1, 2017 @ 8pm

Exhibition will be held: 
May 1 - June 24, 2018

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For Questions, contact 
Colleen Reynolds: (801) 560-2554



The Gallery at Williams Center Plaza 
5420 E Broadway Blvd #240
Tucson, UT 85711

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The Gallery at Williams Center Plaza

Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild

Tucson, Arizona

May 1 - June 24, 2017

 2017 WFWS 42nd Annual Exhibition, David Gale Award (2nd Place) Winner
 "Horse Power" by Lori Burchinal

The 43rd Annual WFWS Juror, Ted Nuttall, AWS, NWS, WFWS, TWSA

Ted Nuttall is a graduate of Colorado Institute of Art. He is a figurative artist whose painting expression was born out of his observation of people. Ted is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, and enjoys Master Status with the Transparent Watercolor Society of America.

Ted's paintings continue to win awards in juried exhibitions throughout the country. His work has been featured in numerous national and international art publications. Most recently, he was a featured artist in both the 2014 Russian publication "Masters of Watercolor" and in the 2013 French publication "Pratique des Arts." Ted was the featured cover artist for the February 2014 issue of Watercolor Artist magazine. Ted's work has been published in North Light Books, Splash 8 and Splash 10, and his painting "Whispering Smith" appeared on the cover of Splash 12. 


To Enter through this site: You must be a current member (Dues paid 2017-2018) of the Utah Watercolor Society (UWS) only.  Your work must be original and completed since January 2016 or later (dates on submitted images will be verified).  For more detailed information about all of the requirements, please click on the blue links below and please read the prospectus requirements CAREFULLY. 

Please note: Members of all watercolor societies of the Western Federation must coordinate with their respective delegate to enter.  This online entry site is reserved for members of the Utah Watercolor Society.

Reminder: All UWS members are responsible for expenses required to deliver selected WFWS paintings with mat and backing to and from the UWS delegate, in accordance with the prospectus. Do not attempt to coordinate delivery of a selected painting directly to the host society. The UWS will package and deliver all UWS entries to the WFWS host society as a group. This includes UWS members residing out-of-state. 

Digital Image Information:  All images submitted must conform to the following requirements and be emailed as an attachment. Ensure camera date/time settings are accurate. 
a. File must be in .jpg format (No Exceptions)
b. Resolution must be 300 dpi
c. Image Size must be set so the longest side is 1920 pixels
d. Each jpeg image file must be named as follows:
Society Initials (All CAPS), last name, first name, entry number (1, 2, or 3), painting title (Short Versions Please)
    Example: UWS, Colleen Reynolds, 1st Entry, Best Painting would be written as:
e. Email your images to your WFWS delegate colleenreynoldsartist@gmail.comFORWARD your entry confirmation email to and attach your images (This collates all your entry data with the images in one email. Brilliant!)

Notes on emailing images:
1) Make sure your email provider does not reduce image file sizes for transmission.
2) You may need to send 2nd or 3rd images in multiple messages, due to file sizes. 

If you need assistance with sizing or emailing your image(s), please do not hesitate to contact your WFWS delegate, Colleen Reynolds (801-560-2554)

Your WFWS entry is NOT COMPLETE until you have received confirmation from your delegate that your entry data, image(s) and payment have ALL been received! 

Check Payments:  Check payments are still an option. However, check payments must be RECEIVED no later than November 24th to allow for processing before entry deadline. There is an additional $5 fee for check payments. Please make your check payable to "UWS." Include completed entry form with your check payment. Mail check with printed entry form to: Cynthia Hepworth, 129 W 1500 N, Bountiful, UT 84010.  No entries with a check payment will be accepted after Nov 24th!