Saturday, September 25, 2010

CALL TO ARTISTS: Vermont Watercolor Society

The Vermont Watercolor Society is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Founded in 1995 by a small group of painters, the Society is now over 250 members strong. Susan Wahlrab, a Vermont Watercolor Artist from Calais is jurying work for an exhibition at the Helen Day Art Center.

Wahlrab is an accomplished watercolor painter in her own right, she holds an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Her multilayered intaglio and monoprints have been exhibited and collected worldwide. Wahlrab moved to Vermont in 1992 to raise a family. She supports herself through the sale of her work.

The Society has two levels of membership: Associate and Signature. Juried exhibitions are essential to the membership because to attain Signature status, one must be included in three juried shows.

Artists wishing to submit work are welcome to drop artwork off between Monday October 4th and Friday October 8th. All artists must be members of Vermont Watercolor Society. Non-members are invited to join on the spot. The member fee for VWS is $35. Please refer to for submission details.

Helen Day Art Center will feature the Juried Exhibition of artwork from Vermont Watercolor Society members, opening October 15th and continuing through November 21st

Artists Tour of the exhibition will be at 5:00pm, and costs $5 to the public, complimentary to members of HDAC and to members of the Vermont Watercolor Society. The public opening reception begins at 6:00pm.

Image: Joann DiNicola, Blueberries and Bluejays