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2015 New England Regional Juried Exhibition

  • 154 Crowell Road Chatham, MA 02633 (map)

at Creative Arts Center

154 Crowell Road
Chatham, MA 02633

(508) 945-3583

Juror of Selection and Awards
Tony van Hasselt, AWS

Internationally known and respected watercolor artist and teacher. Tony van Hasselt's paintings have been featured in art magazines such as Southwest Art, American Artist, Australian Artist and on the covers of the Artist's Magazine and Watercolor Magic. His work is also included in nine art instruction books by well-known artists and authors.


  • Open to any artist residing in New England age 18 and older
  • All work must be painted with aqua media including watercolor, acrylic, casein, egg tempera, gouache and inks on unvarnished paper or synthetic paper such as Yupo
  • No photo copies, color laser prints, monotypes, pastels or computer generated work
  • Work may not have been done in a class or under a teacher's supervision
  • Art may not be withdrawn early, and no changes in pricing or catalog information may be made after acceptance
  • All work must be for sale
  • The Screening Committee has the right to refuse any painting that does not meet the stated specifications or is not accurately represented
  • No art work exhibited in past New England Watercolor Society exhibitions or at the exhibiting venue is eligible

Submission of Entries

  • Submit images and pay entry fee on-line via Smarter Entry (see the info and link below)
  • No CD entries, no slides
  • Submit your images as JPG, TIF or PNG files not greater than 2MB. The longest side should be 1,280 pixels or greater
  • Up to 3 images may be submitted; Only 1 may be selected
  • Please limit naming convention to no more than 30 characters
  • See the photo and editing tutorials below for help with your submission
  • If you need further assistance, email Steve Hamlin at

Entry Fees

Non-Members - $25 one entry, $30 two entries, $35 three entries

NEWS Members and Associate Members - $20 one entry, $25 two entries, $30 three entries

Entry fees will be paid by credit card at the time of entering images. Please be sure your member dues are paid for 2015 otherwise you must pay the non-member entry fee. All current members will receive a discount code by email. The code will be necessary to receive the member discount.


May 14 - Final date for receipt of entries

June 8 - Notification of Acceptance

July 5 - Delivery of art to Creative Arts Center, 2—5 pm

July 8 - Show opens

July 7, 8, 9 - Workshop with Tony van Hasselt

July 12 - Reception and Awards; Presentation 2 - 4 pm

August 1 - Show Closes

August 2 - Pick-up paintings 12 - 3 pm

After August 2 - Return of shipped artwork