June 8 - September 1, 2019 Weisel and Kelly Galleries
This is the 58th exhibition of Watercolor USA, a national, annual juried exhibition recognizing aqueous media painting. The event is open to artists from all 50 states and US territories and judged for a variety of prizes and possible purchase by the Museum. This year's exhibition will be judged by Dean Mitchell, an internationally recognized watercolorist and the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Watercolor USA Honor Society. Approximately $20,000 in cash awards are available; top awards are $3,000, $2,000, and $1,500 cash. Additional cash awards are generously provided by the Watercolor USA Honor Society.
Organized in 1962 by the Springfield Art Museum, this event aims to attract the best in contemporary American watermedia and strives to exhibit work by artists who are pushing the boundaries of the medium.
Opening Reception Sponsored by the Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Friday, June 7, 5:30 - 7 PM Museum Lobby
Fantastic Friday: Watercolor USA with the Springfield-Greene County Library District Friday, June 28, 10 AM - 12 PM
Artist Talks: TBA
Accepted artist list with FAQs available March 26, 2019.
Support for Watercolor USA is provided by the Watercolor USA Honor Society and the Southwest Missouri Museum Associates.