Friday, June 29th, 11am to 1pm
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Sparks Library 
1125  12 th Street , Sparks NV 89431 

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Ronnie Rector 

Sierra Watercolor Society 
ronnierector@yahoo.com  or

Linda Parisi, cell (360) 589-9330

Sierra Watercolor Society 


“Anything Goes” Exhibit

Sparks Library

1125 12th Street, Sparks NV 89431

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“Anything Goes” Exhibit

Presenting Alternatively-Finished and framed (or not!) watercolor artwork! This exhibit is for paintings freed from the confines of our Standing Rules for framing and matting: Paintings sealed with wax, varnish or other permanent fixatives, with or without frames, glass and mats. Older paintings will be accepted, as long as they are “alternatively presented,” clean, and in good condition.....

........to be held at the

Washoe County Library-Sparks Branch

(See map and address in left column)

Your SWS Exhibit Chairs for this event are

Ronnie Rector, ronnierector@yahoo.com or
Linda Parisi, parisiart@msn.com; 360-589-9330

Important Dates to remember:

  • Online entry deadline - Monday, June 25th, 2018 
  • Painting Take-in - Friday, June 29th, between 11 am - 1 pm
  • Painting Pick-up - Saturday, July 28th, between 11 am - 1 pm

Exhibiting Requirements

  • Must be a current dues paid member 30 days prior to June 29th
  • May submit up to 2 alternatively framed images
  • Framed art can be  8"x10" or 11"x14"  (two submissions per artist) or one large painting up to full sheet
  • The artist Bio Cards will be displayed as in previous exhibits

SWS Online Registration!

We are continuing with required online entry for this and future SWS Exhibits.  

Instead of filling out the form on the dropoff day, we request you click the "Register Now" link below, and enter your information online no later than June 25th!

You can pay online or mail your check payment, payable to SWS to: SWS, c/o Laurel Sweigart, P.O. Box 70564, Reno, NV, 89570.

The SWS will not accept paintings on Friday, June 29th without prior online entry. Please contact the Exhibit Chairs if you need assistance registering online. 

Online entry will allow the exhibit team many streamlined opportunities for managing the exhibit, including:

  • Anticipate hanging requirements for coordination with the venue
  • Produce professional gallery title cards, painting labels, and artist statement cards with a simple mail merge 
  • Communicate reminders with exhibiting artists about dropoff/pickup dates and other exhibit specific information
  • Create a historical record of the exhibit data for future SWS Exhibit planning and coordination

Thank you for helping our fabulous SWS organization strive to make our process more efficent for our dedicated volunteers.

We know this is a new process, so please do not hesitate to ask for help and clarification from the Exhibit Chairs.