Colorado Landscapes Watercolor Exhibit

Watercolor Exhibit pic

***The deadline for entries has been extended to August 31st***

CALL FOR ENTRIES!! Watercolor artists, both professionals and amateurs, are invited to submit their paintings of "Colorado Themed Landscapes." This is the first ever Cherry Hills Village Watercolor Exhibit sponsored by the Cherry Hills Village Art Commission.  It will be a juried exhibition, our juror will be professional artist Boris Shoshenskyyou may learn more about Boris and his art at www.borishoshenskyart.com.  Once the paintings have been selected, they will hang in the entry hall at City Hall from early November through May.   

The reception date for exhibit opening is to be determined and will be published in a future issue of the Village Crier. Artists can decide if they would like their paintings to be sold during the exhibit; per the City’s Art Display Policy, 10% of all sales must be donated to the Cherry Hills Village Art Commission. Awards for Best in Show, 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize, People’s Choice and Village Award for scenes specific to Cherry Hills Village will be given. The Best in Show winner will receive $1,000, 1st place will receive $600, 2nd place will receive $500 and 3rd place will receive $400. Visitors to the exhibit will have the opportunity to vote for a People's Choice Award.  

All paintings must be submitted in .jpeg form for consideration into the exhibit. The photos can be emailed to: jsager@cherryhillsvillage.com. The deadline for submittal has been extended to August 31, 2021 by 4:30pm. Submissions must not have been in a previous show and must have been done within the last year.  No more than two submissions will be accepted.  Artists do not have to live in Colorado, but are responsible for ensuring the paintings arrive in time for the exhibit.  Watercolors can include ink or pencil, but no acrylic.  Please include the title, description and vision, artist name, price (if for sale), phone number and location of painting.

Selected paintings should be in a light-colored frame with a white or off-white colored mat.  Various size formats will be accepted.  Work must be original and in watercolor medium. We look forward to your submittals!