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30th Annual Member Open Exhibition

Friday, September 16, 2022, 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Argenta Branch Library
420 Main St
North Little Rock, AR  72114

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Lyn Whaley
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only



The Argenta Library

420 Main Street

 North Little Rock, Arkansas

 Exhibit Dates: September 16 through October 7, 2022


 Exhibit Opens Friday, September 16, 5:00 to 8:00
Reception at 6:00 p.m.



Eligibility: 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.   

Entry Procedures/Deadline for Entry Form:  One or two paintings per artist may be entered.  The maximum dimensions, including mat and frame, is 30. Entry fee is $10 for one or two paintings. Send completed entry forms on page two to Lyn Whaley, 3012 Cleburne Place, North Little Rock, 72116 by Monday, August 15, 2022. 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 Mid-Southern Watercolorists’ web site. If entry fee is paid online, entry forms on page two must still be mailed to Lyn Whaley, 3012 Cleburne Place, North Little Rock, AR by Monday, August 15, 2022.

Required characteristics of the paintings to be hung are as follows:


Frame must be simple but sturdy and ready for hanging with a wire hanger. All paintings on paper must be framed under Plexiglas.  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 Library Monday, September 12, 2022 between 10am and 1pm. Shipped paintings can be sent to The Argenta Library, 420 Main Street, North Little Rock, AR 72114. 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 on page three must be attached to the upper right back corner with artist’s name, address, phone number, title of piece and price.  

Pick Up Paintings: Artists may not remove works before the close of the exhibition.  Paintings are to be picked up from The Library on Friday, October 7 from 9:00 noon , Please designate another person to pick up your art if you are unable to pick it up in the stated time frame.

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

Liability:  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. 

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Mail this entry form with $10.00 check payable to Mid-Southern Watercolorists no later than 

Monday, August 1, 2022 to Lyn Whaley, 3012 Cleburne Place, North Little Rock, AR 72116.

Name of Artist __________________________________________

Title of Painting _______________________________Unframed Size (H x W)__________   Price ________

Media Used ______________________________


Phone: (          ) ____________________ Email Address ___________________________________________


Name of Artist __________________________________________

Title of Painting __________________________________Unframed Size (H x W)___________Price______

Media used: ______________________________________


Phone:  (           )______________________Email Address_________________________________________



Special Open Membership Exhibition

At The Argenta Library

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------------------------------------------------PAINTING LABELS-----------------------------------------------

                                     Cut out label and attach to upper right back corner of painting

Name of Artist __________________________________________

Title of Painting ______________________________Unframed Size (H x W)____________Price__________ 


Media Used: ___________________________________________________________________________

Phone (           ) _______________________Email Address_______________________________________





Name of Artist __________________________________________

Title of Painting____________________________Unframed Size (h x w)___________Price__________ 


Media used: __________________________________________________________________________

Phone (           ) _______________________Email Address_____________________________________