45th Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition (WFWS45) Call for Entries

This Call for Entries is tailored for Utah Watercolor Society (UWS) Members only. If you do not belong to UWS, you cannot enter WFWS45 through the UWS society. If you are a Utah resident, you may join UWS in order to enter WFWS45.

WFWS 45 Host Society:  Idaho Watercolor Society
Entry Deadline: January 10, 2020 by 11:55pm
Juror: Stephen Quiller


Digital Payment and Emailed Images Due by Jan 10, 2020

Exhibition Dates: June 5 - July 26, 2020

Send digital images to: jenniferloveartwork@yahoo.com

Forward your entry confirmation email WITH your appropriately sized digital image(s) attached to the email. This way your image will be connected to your registration information.

NOTE: There are NO upload links in this registration form for your images.  Images must be emailed separately.

For Questions, contact WFWS Delegate
Jennifer Love
(Phone number in your UWS Directory if you prefer to call or text)



Idaho State Museum Gallery 
610 Julia Davis Park
Boise, ID 83702

Driving Directions 

UWS Member Paintings that were accepted to WFWS44 (2019)


WFWS45 Hosted by Idaho Watercolor Society

Exhibition Venue:  Idaho State Museum Gallery

610 Julia Davis Park,  Boise ID  83702


Click here for Prospectus and Call For Entry


Digital Image Information:  All images submitted must conform to the WFWS45 prospectus.

FORWARD your entry confirmation email to Jennifer Love at jenniferloveartwork@yahoo.com and attach your images to the email. (This connects all your entry data with the images in one email.)

 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 contact your WFWS delegate, Jennifer Love. (Phone number in your UWS Directory.) 

To Enter through this site: You must be a current Utah Watercolor Society (UWS) member (Dues paid for 2019-2020). Your work must be original and completed on or after January 1, 2018 (dates on submitted images will be verified).  Click here if you need to renew your dues or would like to join UWS (Utah residents only).

Reminder: All UWS members are responsible for expenses required to deliver selected WFWS45 paintings with mat and backing to and from the UWS delegate, in accordance with the prospectus. The handling fee is $50.  Do not attempt to coordinate delivery of a selected painting directly to the host societyThe UWS will package and deliver all UWS entries to the WFWS host society as a group. This includes UWS members residing out-of-state. 

What you need to do if your painting is accepted: 
1)  You will mat your work (minimum of 3" wide on all sides, single WHITE mat
2)  You will need to have the foam core backing on your painting
3)  You will need to fill out the required paperwork
4)  You will need to write out a check made out to UWS for the $50 handling fee
5)  You will need to submit all required items to your WFWS Delegate (Jennifer Love) by the date indicated in the prospectus


NOTE:  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 January 3,2020 to allow for processing before entry deadline.

  • Please make your check payable to "Utah Watercolor Society." 
  • Include completed entry form with your check payment. 
  • Mail check with printed entry form to: Cynthia Hepworth, 129 W 1500 N, Bountiful, UT 84010.  
  • Keep a copy of your entry form for yourself
  • Check payments must be RECEIVED by January 3, 2020 (which means you will need to mail the check out before the deadline)!