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117th International Works on Paper Exhibition

  • September 09, 2017
  • October 15, 2017
  • Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
The 2017 International Works on Paper Exhibition will be held at the Community Arts Center in Wallingford, PA from September 9 - October 15, 2017. A call for entries will be sent out via email and a reminder postcard will be sent to all members in good standing. Members receive a discounted entry rate. Artists will be able to digitally enter the show from April 1 - May 28, 2017. The juror of selection is Robert Burridge and the judge of awards is Andy Evansen.
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Important Dates

Final Entry Date: Sunday, May 28, 2017

Email Notification: Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Shipped Works Due: No later than Thursday, August 31, 2017

Hand Delivery: Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 3:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Show Opens: Saturday, September 9, 2017

Awards Reception: Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Exhibit Closes: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Hand Pick-Up: Directly after the reception on October 15, 2017 or on October 16, 2017 3:00 - 7:00 pm  

Return Shipping Begins: October 16, 2017


$1,000 PWCS Award of Excellence

Total Cash Awards in Excess of $8,500

Juror of Selection - Robert Burridge

Robert Burridge, a noted international award-winning Industrial Designer who, after twenty-five years in the corporate world, has focused his life to painting everyday. He is a celebrated, contemporary painter, contributing author to artists magazines, college teacher and publisher of his own books, Loosen Up Workbook & Studio Notes and Hot Art Marketing. His instructional DVDs feature his popular Loosen Up techniques. Burridge attributes his success to his education from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, his stint as an adjunct professor at Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City, and in 1966, his Fluxus art performances with Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Jim McWilliams and Charlotte Moorman.


Judge of Awards - Andy Evansen

Andy Evansen began painting watercolors as a change from the detailed digital images he creates as a medical illustrator.  His work gained recognition after winning an international watercolor competition through American Artist magazine, appearing on their cover in 2005.  His paintings have won numerous awards, including the Bronze Medal of Honor at the 2012 American Watercolor Society Exhibition, the Painters Award in Northwest Watercolor Society’s 2012 Waterworks Exhibition, and in 2015 he received the High Winds Medal and his signature status from the American Watercolor Society.

Andy was a featured presenter at the 2014 and 2016 Plein Air Convention and Expo, and in 2015 he was invited to Nanning, China to participate in a watercolor exhibition and plein air event alongside  other world renowned watercolor painters.  Andy recently opened his own studio gallery, Evansen Art Studio, in Hastings, MN, and he serves as the President for the prestigious Plein Air Painters of America (PAPA).  To learn more about Andy and his work please visit his website:  

Andy Evansen will also be offering a three-day watercolor workshop, September 7, 2017 - September 9, 2017. He will also be demonstrating on the evening of September 9th. Both of these events will have a discounted rate for current PWCS members. As we get closer to this event more information will be available.
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