IWS CANADA /CSPWC ‘Symphony in Watercolour’

IWS CANADA /CSPWC ‘Symphony in Watercolour’
Juried Exhibition 2018 Prospectus

Open for Entries January15th -March 20th 2018

EXHIBITION JURORS:
Peter Marsh CSPWC
Anne McCartney CSPWC

Rainbow Tse (Invited Juror for youth section)

ENTRY RULES AND GUIDELINES:

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO ENTER
●Open to all artists 15 years of age and older.
●Artists from any country are welcome to enter.

HOW MUCH IS THE ENTRY FEE
●$40 (Canadian) for IWS Canada or CSPWC Members/Associates, and $50 for non- members. This enables you to submit 2 paintings.
●For an extra $5 all entrants may submit a third painting.

WHAT SUBJECT OR GENRE CAN I PAINT
●There is no specific theme for this exhibit; the choice of subject is your own.

WHAT REFERENCE MATERIAL CAN I USE
●Your artwork must not be a copy or likeness of another’s work (i.e. painting, drawing, photograph, digital image or print). Only your own original artwork is accepted.
●Artwork painted in a workshop or under instruction by another artist will be disqualified.
●Your reference photo MUST be your own.
PLEASE NOTE: If an artist breaches copyright of another artist’s work, or uses any image from the internet as a reference, they will be ineligible to enter an IWS Canada or CSPWC exhibition for 5 years.

WHAT SIZE DO MY PAINTINGS NEED TO BE
●All paintings must be either 11 inches by 15 inches (28cm by 38cm) or 15 inches by 22 inches (38cm by 56cm) in size.

WHAT MATERIALS CAN I USE TO CREATE MY PAINTING
●All paintings must be at least 90% watercolour and should be painted in a transparent manner.
●The use of Gouache is accepted if used in a transparent manner. Acrylic, egg tempera, casein is not accepted.
●Works on paper, watercolour canvas, aquaboard, gesso coated paper, or yupo are all acceptable.
-Computer generated work will not be accepted.

PRICING THE PAINTINGS
●Paintings for sale must be priced in Canadian dollars. The amount cannot be changed after the entry is processed.
●Artists have the option of having a work “not for sale”.
●In the event of a sale, IWS Canada/CSPWC will charge a 30% commission fee.

DO I NEED TO FRAME MY WORK
●You have two options:
1.You can mail your painting rolled in a tube:
For this option there will be an additional fee of $90.00 CAD$. The festival committee will mat and frame your work for the exhibition, then return the piece to you unframed.
2.If you wish to provide your own framing:
We are requesting that all frames are made of metal and are silver in colour.
Mats need to be white or off white and of archival quality.
Use foam core backing board. No cardboard.
No saw-tooth hangers. Please use D hooks and wires.
Do not use glass if you intend to ship your painting. Use Plexiglas or Varnish to protect your work.

SHIPPING INFORMATION
●Shipping paintings to and from the exhibition is the responsibility of the artist. This includes shipping costs, brokerage fees, and any taxes or duties payable.
●A prepaid return shipping label, or credit card details for direct payment of return shipping must be sent to IWS Canada at the beginning of the exhibition.
●Any painting mailed to the exhibition without prepaid return shipping or credit card information will be treated as donations to IWS Canada/CSPWC.
●Paintings will be returned in the same packaging/materials in which they were sent/shipped. This includes those packaged in mailing tubes.

INSURANCE
●IWS Canada/CSPWC does not accept responsibility for loss or damage to paintings or frames during shipping or during the exhibition at the gallery.
●Artists should carry their own insurance.

REMOVING AN ENTRY OR PAINTING FROM THE EXHIBITION
●If an accepted artist withdraws their work after entry, they will be not allowed to enter an IWS Canada or CSPWC exhibition for 2 years.
●Accepted entries must remain on display until October 29th, 2018.

IWS CANADA/CSPWC RIGHTS
●IWS Canada/CSPWC reserves the right to reproduce entered work for promotional material.
●IWS Canada/CSPWC reserves the right not to hang any painting which does not conform to all the rules of the competition. This includes framing instructions and the medium used.
●No substitutions of accepted work allowed.
●The jurors’ decisions are final.
●Prizes must be accepted as awarded.

HOW TO ENTER:
●Artists may submit up to 3 entries.
●Please prepare good quality photographs of your paintings. Each should be 1920 pixels on the long side at a resolution of 300dpi. File size for each image no larger than 2MB. Photographs of work should include the painting image ONLY.

Label each jpg with your first name_lastname_name of painting_year produced

e.g. John_Smith_ Garden in Fall_2016.jpg

Please email iwscanada@gmail.com with the following information:

1.Your name

2.Your age

3.Painting title

4.Price of painting in Canadian Dollars

5.Country of residence

6.Size of painting in cm or inches (height x length)

7.Your email

Don’t forget to attach your photos before you send the email.

When we have received your entry by email and checked all the information is correct, you will be sent an invoice for your entry fee. Your entry will only be processed once payment has been received. Payment to be made by Paypal which accepts most major credit cards.

IMPORTANT DATES:
●Open for submissions January 15, 2018.
●Last submissions by 6pm EST, March 20, 2018 (late entries will not be accepted).
●Accepted artists will be notified by email by May 15th. 2018.
●Accepted artists’ names will be posted on IWS Canada website on May 16, 2018.
●All artists who entered will receive a courtesy email by May 20th, 2018.
●Accepted Artists’ Deadlines (detailed information to follow upon acceptance)
Deadline for paintings that need framing to be received by August 1, 2018.
Deadline for shipping of already framed paintings by August 31st, 2018.
Drop off for hand-delivered paintings September 26th, 2018; 10am-12 midday.
●Exhibition Opening and Awards Presentation September 28th, 2018.
●5 day Celebration of Watercolour Event:September 28th-October 3rd 2018.
●Last day of full exhibition at Boynton House 14th October, 2018.
●Winners and invited masters’ paintings to move to Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts October 15th, 2018 and will remain until October 29th, 2018.
●October 27th A Symphony in Watercolour performance by the Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra.
●Paintings not sold will be taken to the courier or mailed by November 16th, 2018.

 

IWS CANADA / CSPWC“水彩交響曲”
評審展2018徵稿

徵稿時間:2018年1月15日至3 月20日

展覽評審:
Peter Marsh CSPWC
Anne McCartney CSPWC

Rainbow Tse(青年組)

參展規則:

誰有資格進入
●15歲以上的藝術家。
●歡迎任何國家的藝術家參加。

展覽費是多少
●IWS加拿大或CSPWC會員/同事40美元(加拿大),非會員50美元。可以提交2幅畫。
●額外的$ 5,所有參賽者可以提交第三張畫。

我可以畫什麼樣的主題?
●本次展覽沒有具體的主題。

我可以使用什麼參考材料
●您的作品不可以是他人的作品的副本或肖像(即繪畫,照片,數位圖像或印刷品)。只有您自己的原創作品會被接受。
●課堂作品或在其他藝術家指導下的作品將被取消資格。
●您的參考照片必須是您自己的。
請注意:如果一位藝術家侵犯了另一位藝術家作品的版權,或者使用了互聯網上的任何圖片作為參考,他們將沒有資格進入IWS Canada或CSPWC展覽5年。

我的繪畫需要什麼尺寸?
●所有作品的尺寸必須為11英寸x 15英寸(28厘米x 38厘米)或15英寸x 22英寸(38厘米x 56厘米)。

我可以使用什麼材料來創建我的繪畫
●所有的繪畫必須至少有90%的透明水彩。
●如果以透明方式使用水粉,則可以使用水粉。丙烯酸,蛋彩畫,酪蛋白不被接受。
●紙本,水彩帆布,石膏銅版紙或Yupo紙都可以接受。
– 電腦作品將不被接受。

定價作品
●出售的作品必須以加元定價。售價不能更改。
●藝術家可以選擇“不出售”的作品。
●如果出售,IWS Canada / CSPWC將收取30%的手續費。

裝裱作品
●您有兩個選擇:
你可以郵寄你未裝裱的作品:
對於這個選項將會有$ 90.00 CAD $的額外費用,將作品裝裱好展覽,但退還不包括畫框。
2.如果你想提供你自己的裝裱:
我們要求所有的框架都是由金屬製成的,並且是銀色的。
襯卡需要是白色的或者是白色的。
使用Foam board做底板。
後面使用D鉤和線。
如果您打算運送您的作品,不要使用玻璃。請使用有機玻璃。

運輸信息
包括運費,任何應付稅款或關稅是藝術家的責任
●在展會開始時,必須將預付的退貨標籤或直接付款的信用卡詳細信息發送給IWS Canada。
●郵寄到展覽的任何作品,如果沒有預付的退貨或信用卡信息,將被視為捐贈給IWS Canada / CSPWC。
●作品將使用與發送/裝運相同的包裝/材料進行退回。

保險
●IWS Canada / CSPWC不承擔運輸過程中或展覽期間的畫作或框架損失或損壞的責任。
●藝術家應購買自己的保險。

從展覽中退出
●如果入選的藝術家在錄取後退出展覽,他們將被禁止進入IWS Canada或CSPWC展覽兩年。
●參賽作品必須保留至2018年10月29日。

IWS加拿大/ CSPWC權利
●IWS加拿大/ CSPWC保留複製宣傳資料入選作品的權利。
●IWS Canada / CSPWC有權不掛任何不符合所有展覽規則的作品。這包括框架說明和使用的媒介。
●不允許替換已接受的作品。
●陪審員的決定是最終的。
●獎品必須被接受。

如何參加:
●藝術家最多可以提交3個作品。
●請準備好您的畫作的高質量的照片。每個分辨率為300dpi,長邊的1920像素。每張圖片的文件大小不得超過2MB。照片應該只包括繪畫圖像。

檔案命名:名_姓_作品題目_年份

例如 John_Smith_Apple flowers_2016.jpg

請提供以下信息向iwscanada@gmail.com發送電子郵件:

1.你的名字

2.你的年齡

3.畫題目

4.價格 ( 加幣 )

5.居住國家

6.厘米或英寸(高x長)的作品尺寸

7.你的電子郵件

發送電子郵件之前,請不要忘記附上您的照片。

當我們通過電子郵件收到您的郵件並檢查了所有的信息是正確的,您將收到您的參展費用發票。只有在收到付款後才能處理您的投稿。可使用 Paypal 或信用卡。

重要的日子:
●2018年1月15日開始提交。
●截至2018年3月20日美國東部時間下午6點截止(遲到的作品將不被接受)。
●接受的藝術家將在2018年 5月15日之前通過電子郵件通知。
●接受的藝術家名字將於2018年5月16日在IWS Canada網站上公佈。
●所有入選的藝術家將在2018年5月20日前收到入選郵件。

●入選藝術家的截止日期:
需要裝框的作品需在2018年8月1日寄到加拿大
不需要裝框的作品需在2018年8月31日寄到加拿大

親自遞交作品;2018年9月26日上午10點至中午12點。
●展覽開幕及頒獎典禮2018年9月28日
●5天慶祝活動:2018年9月28日至10月3日
● 2018年10月14日展覽的最後一天
●獲獎者和邀請大師的作品於2018年10月15日搬到里士滿希爾表演藝術中心,並將一直持續到2018年10月29日。
●10月27日里士滿山愛樂樂團水彩表演交響曲。
●未售出的作品將於2018年11月16日前退回。