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WaterWorks Art Museum
Devil's in the Details

WaterWorks Art Museum 

85 Water Plant Rd 

Miles City, MT 59301


Juried Exhibit Prospectus:

Devil's in the Details”

SHOW DATES: January 28 - March 2, 2022 



Entries are accepted at: 



Entries open date: Thursday, November 3, 2022 

Entries due: Thursday, December 15, 2022 

(Notification emailed by: Thursday, December 22, 2022)

Deliver work by: Tuesday, January 18, 2023 


Opening/Reception: Friday, January 28, 2023 4-7 pm 

Exhibit Closes: Thursday, March 2, 2023


Pick up artwork: Saturday, Tues, and Wed. March 4, 7, 8 (1-5 pm) 


Fee: $35 (covers up to 3 entries)



Mysteries, puzzles, and treasure are hidden in the details of practically everything. When we notice the small stuff, fascinating things can happen. When we don’t, the unexpected can strike. Whether we catch the details or are surprised as things unfold, an artistic interpretation can shed beauty in even the darkest nook and cranny. 


The Fee is $35 for up to 3 entries. Entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline. If you have an accepted piece that you choose not to show, you will not be eligible for submitting to WAM juried shows for three years. No substitutions may be made once work is juried into the show. Work presented should be considered for general viewing audiences of all ages. 


JUROR:  Jerry Fischer (Tentative)




First Prize: $500

Second Prize: $200

Third Prize: $150


Director’s Choice: $75

People’s Choice: $75



Entries must be original works of art, entirely the entrants work, and executed within the last two years. All media Art produced in workshops or under supervision is not eligible.

This exhibit is open to all artists 18 or older. 



Entries will be selected for the exhibition from digital images only. Digital images are not to include matting or frame. Artwork must be a minimum of 12” on one side, height or width. Artwork should not exceed 60” in any direction. For best results, make sure your image is 1920 pixels @ 72dpi on the longest side. Images should be in JPEG format, RGB color, and under 4 mb. 

2D work does not have to be framed but must be ready to hang in the gallery. Work does not have to be for sale. 



A committee will select approximately 25 pieces for a representative smaller exhibition that will travel to galleries/art centers in eastern Montana for the remainder of 2022. If you wish to be considered for the traveling show, please indicate on your entry form in the description box. There is a size limitation on this collection. 



•   If artwork is sold, the Art Center will retain a 35% commission.

•   All items sold included in the traveling collection must remain as part of the exhibition until its conclusion. 

•   All works will be available for purchase onsite and online.

•   All artwork must be for sale with realistic prices.



By submitting artwork, the artist understands and agrees that the the WaterWorks Art Museum is not liable for loss or any damage to artwork. All artwork will be handled with the utmost care and professionalism. Artwork is insured while at the WaterWorks Museum. Shipping insurance is the responsibility of the artist. While at the WAM, the art is insured. 



All 2D and 3D work must be ready to hang by gallery standards, if applicable. Frames must be in good condition and undamaged. Matting is optional. 3D work that hangs must have the appropriate device for installation. 



All entries are submitted through Digital images of work submitted are to be included in the entry process. Submitted images must not include matting or frame. Be sure your pictures are right side up. Please to your safe senders’ list to ensure notifications is received. 



Accepted Works may be shipped or hand-delivered to: USPS / FEDEX / UPS 


The artist will be responsible for all shipping costs and arrangements to and from the WAM. Shipped entries must be sent in reusable containers, as WAM will send each piece back in the original packing when available. 

Artists are responsible for arranging return shipping to the origins address through their local USPS/FedEx/UPS or another shipping office. Shipping insurance is the responsibility of the artist. The WAM is not responsible for works lost, stolen, or damaged once picked up by the shipper. Check with your local shipper for prepaid return labels; call tag systems and printable shipping labels. Artists not interested in the Traveling Collection are encouraged to include the return label with the shipment or provide the WAM with a prepaid label before the exhibitions close. 


If you select that you would like your piece to be considered for the Traveling Collection, please note that some prepaid shipping labels expire 


Please email or call (406) 234-0635.

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