Check-in 9 AM on May 19. The event is open to members of SCWS with a $10 participation fee and $25 for non-members to subsidize the cost of lunch and the reception. Lunch will be a pre-prepared box artists may take with them to their painting sites. Participants must pre-register in order to be provided a lunch. Register in the form below.
Join SCWS at https://scwatermedia.com/membership/
Participants will fill out a participant agreement. Be prepared to provide an emergency contact name and number.
A map and list of additional painting venues will be provided at check-in.
- Deliver paintings, ready for hanging (with D-rings and wire), at 3:30 PM for judging and displaying. Paintings on paper may be entered without framing or wiring and will be displayed as determined by the Art Center. Artists will sign a statement that the work was developed on May 19 and is executed in a water media. Artists are encouraged to attend the reception and leave their paintings until after the reception.
- Exhibit, awards ceremony, and reception 5:30 PM. The public is invited.
Paint wherever you like downtown Newberry or neighboring countryside. Paintings must be in a water-based medium such as watercolor, gauche, or acrylic. No oils or water-soluble oils will be accepted into the juried awards but may be included in the show and offered for sale.
Sales will be through the individual artist; no commission will be charged on sales.
SCWS, Newberry Arts Center, and individuals affiliated with the event assume no responsibility for theft, damage, liability, or personal injury.
Parking: Park on the corner of Friend and Caldwell. It is in front of Central Methodist Church and the Library.
For further questions, please call David Phillips at 803.796.3352 or
SC Watermedia Society
Anne Hightower-Patterson White, 2018 SCWS President
Katie Koon, SCWS Executive Director
Marquerite Palmer, Director, Newberry Art Center
OTHER ACTIVITIES IN NEWBERRY, MAY 18-20
Friday: “Taste of Newberry”
Saturday: Elvis impersonator Rick Alviti at the Opera House
Sunday: country music singer John Anderson at the Opera House
For more information: http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html