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Canceled - 28th Special Member Open Exhibition

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 to Sunday, August 2, 2020
The Rep
601 Main Street
Little Rock, AR , AR  72203
Event Contact(s):
Sarah Johnson
Registration is closed - Event is full
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee


Special Open Membership Exhibition

Exhibit Dates:

July 7, 2020 – August 2, 2020


This is a non-juried, open exhibition. 
It is open to all MSW members in good standing.
All entrants must be current paid members of MSW.   
To become a member or renew click here
(Membership renewals will need to then click on the red link for renewal.)

Entry Procedures/Deadline for Entry Form

One or two paintings per artist may be entered. 
The Rep and Mid-Southern Watercolorists will accept up to 50 paintings.
Entry fee is $10 for one or two paintings.
Send completed entry forms to Sarah Johnson, 2216 Alcoa Road, Benton AR 72015 by Monday, June 1, 2020.
Entrants may pay by submitting check with entry form.
All checks are to be made out to Mid-Southern Watercolorists. 
Entry fees may also be paid online at by clicking the "PAY ONLINE" button in the upper right hand corner. Members Must Login!
If entry fee is paid on line, Entry Forms must still be mailed to Sarah Johnson, 2216 Alcoa Road, Benton AR 72015 by Monday, June 1, 2020.

Certain required characteristics of the paintings to be hung are as follows:


• There is no size limitation. Frame must be simple but sturdy and ready for hanging with wire hanger. All paintings on paper must be framed under Plexiglas. All paintings on any stretched device must be gallery wrapped and all the edges painted. 

• Types of allowable media and grounds may include any water-soluble medium or combination of water-soluble media on any ground that accepts water-soluble media (e.g., paper, Yupo, canvas or prepared board).

• Entries must not have been shown previously in any Open Exhibition. Previous juried entries are allowed.

• Entries must be well-presented by the artist for gallery showing, including simple framing and white or off-white mats only. If MSW deems a painting’s framing or other presentation method is below the necessary standard, MSW will attempt to work with the artist toward the needed improvement. MSW reserves the right to exclude any painting for any reason. 

Painting Label / Delivery

Painting submissions must be delivered to The Rep Monday, June 29, 2020 between 10a and 1p.
Shipped paintings can be sent to Sarah Johnson, 2216 Alcoa Road, Benton AR 72015.
Artists are responsible for all shipping charges, including return shipments.
Shipped paintings must include a return label inside the shipping container. 
Mid-Southern Watercolorists will not reimburse for shipping charges.
Labels (included in the downloadable prospectus and the document labeled entry forms and labels) must be attached to the upper right back corner with artist’s name, address, phone number, title of piece and price (If for sale). 

Pick Up Paintings:

Artists may not remove works before the close of the exhibition. 
Paintings are to be picked up from The Rep at the end of the current production.
(Pick up date to be determined depending on closing date of Bye Bye Birdie.)
Please designate another person to pick up your art if you are unable to pick it up in the stated time frame.


Artists are responsible for their own sales and taxes, if any.
No commission is charged. 
Paintings may also be displayed as “not for sale.”


Although utmost care will be taken in handling paintings, neither MSW, nor its representatives, nor The Rep will be responsible for damage or loss, whatever the cause. 
Submitting artwork to this exhibition shall imply an agreement on the part of the artist with the conditions set forth above.  


The Prospectus and Entry forms can be downloaded and printed from the Information Library under the Member Open Exhibition File Folder. 


Questions may be directed to Sarah Johnson, MSW Special Exhibitions Chairperson, at 501-860-1841 or to


This exhibit is a collaborative effort between The Rep’s Artworks and MSW’s 50th year anniversary.
Members are encouraged to express support by attending
The Rep’s production of Bye Bye Birdie and other productions.