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Digital Show Deadline Extended to August 18

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Great News… the SC Watermedia Society’s Digital Show entry deadline has been extended to August 18.  We have had a great entry response so far, and want to provide time for more artists to enter.  After speaking with our judge Linda Baker, we have decided to extend the deadline. The South Carolina Watermedia Society Nationwide Digital Show will be on display at the Charleston International Airport atrium October 7 – November 25, 2017 and will be…

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SCWS Needs Your Input

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All members are invited, and needed, to participate in the SC Watermedia Society Annual Planning Meeting on Friday, August 11 from 10 am – 2 pm in Columbia at the Richalnd library on Assembly Street. During this time members will discuss how SCWS can better serve its members and better promote watermedia in South Carolina during the 2017-2018. You can RSVP below.  No cost to attend, just RSVP so we can plan accordingly. Click here to…

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Make A Donation/Memorial for SCWS Digital Show

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Would you consider making a tax deductible donation to help provide awards for the top 30 paintings in the SCWS first National Digital Show. Donations can be made in honor of an individual or a group. Donors and sponsors will be listed in the show catalog. This year’s show is from October 7 through November 25 in Charleston at the Charleston International Airport in the front atrium. All of those donating receive promotions in the media and…

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Ask your Legislators to Override Veto #24

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Governor Henry McMaster Vetoes Arts Funding Contact Your Legislators Now to Override Veto #24 On June 12, Governor Henry McMaster issued 41 budgetary vetoes. Veto #24 eliminates $350,000 from the South Carolina Arts Commission. Veto #24 Message from the Governor: “This new line item in the budget gives private artists a permanent toehold in the state budget. A better use of these funds would be on classroom education for children.” These funds would support grants made…

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Annual Exhibition Call for Location

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The South Carolina Watermedia Society is looking for a city to host its 2018 Annual Exhibition as well as future exhibitions. Traditionally, the event is held around October 8-November 27. Host would: (although entirely negotiable if interested.) • Provide gallery space for approximately 65-75 paintings for the length of time of the show. • Provide a place to store the pictures two months before show when the artists drop them off. The juror would jury the art two months…

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2017 Digital Show Announced

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Dear SC Watermedia Society Members: We have some exciting news for 2017. This year the Society is taking a break from its Annual Exhibition and in its place will produce a nationwide digital show. The 2017 planning met with difficulty in finding a location to hold the Annual Exhibition in Charleston, SC, and discussed alternative ways to continue the exhibit. Why the change?  The society’s leadership has been searching for new opportunities to promote watermedia…

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Member of Excellence Offered New Visibility

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The South Carolina Watermedia Society is honored to have its Members of Excellence.  To become a member of Excellence an artist has been juried in the Society’s Annual Exhibition at least three times. The Society recently created a page on the website that lists the Members of Excellence as a way to recognize their achievement.  Click here to view the list. Members of Excellence can now upgrade their membership from the $45 level to the $100 level and receive increased visibility. A link will be added from the Member of…

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