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2016 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

2016 Adirondacks National Exhibition

of American Watercolors

August 5-October 9, 2016

Submission Deadline: April 4, 2016


Exhibition Details
Each year View holds the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, which is open to all artists working in water based media on paper. This includes transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache and ink. All submissions must be made through

View is a premier multi-arts facility located in the Central Adirondacks of New York State.

For any questions regarding the exhibition that do not pertain to the submittal process please contact:
Cory E. Card
Exhibitions Manager
PO Box 1144
3273 State Route 28
Old Forge, NY  13420
315 369 6411 ext 206

Juror of Selection: Carolyn Lord, NWS
Carolyn Lord was introduced to the California Regional watercolorist tradition by James Green (1911-2005) while attending Principia College in Illinois. During and after college she attended workshops with other watercolorists including Millard Sheets and George Post. Early in her career, Lord traveled to paint watercolors in Europe, South American, South Pacific, and the Western United States. Lord’s current motifs are California vernacular architecture, gardens, and landscapes. Lord is currently represented by galleries in California, Utah, and Colorado, and is a Signature member of both the California Art Club and the National Watercolor Society. Lord demonstrated watercolor painting at the 2014 Plein Air Convention, and was a featured artist in the February 2015 issue of Watercolor Artist Magazine. The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors has been a perennial part of Lord’s career, receiving awards in 1987 and ’89, and served as Juror of Selection in 1993. Carolyn Lord will be teaching a workshop at View, August 8-10, for more information go to

Juror of Awards: Chris Krupinski, AWS-DF, NWS
Chris Krupinski’s art career has achieved a tremendous following on the national and international level as a brilliant watercolorist. Well credentialed, her paintings continually draw rave reviews for her fine art work, winning more than 100 national awards and honors. Chris is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, Rocky Mountain Watercolor Society, TWSA, and Allied Artists to name a few. She has been published in major watercolor publications and has been a featured artist in numerous leading national art magazines. Chris will be a featured artist in the January 2015 issue of The Artist's Magazine. Chris Krupinski will be teaching a workshop at View May 20 and 21st, for more information go to

Through the generous donation of our supporters, View and the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors is able to offer over $14,000 in awards and prizes.

2015 Awards
The Beechmont First & Gold Medallion: $2500
The Ruth G. Rosenau Silver Medallion: $1000
Judith & A. Richard Cohen Memorial for Abstraction: $1000
Morrison Family Award: $1000
Sallie & Gannon Kashiwa Award: $500
Adirondack Express Award for Strong Narrative Content: $500
Forest Runes Award in Memory of Scott Stuart: $500
Three Smart Sisters Award for Soft-Edged Expressionism: $500
Tina Wolfe Memorial Award: $500
Realism in Nature Award: $500
Martin Family Award: $500
The Howard Slater memorial Award: $500
The Arthur E. Baker, Jr. Memorial Award: $400
W.B. Romeling Memorial Fund Award: $400
Pulsifer Award: $350
Trails & Streams Medallion for Woodland Theme: $300
Bradley C. Barnard Award: $300
Exhibition Award: $300
Finer Family Award: $300
Friedlander Award: $300
Gurdon & Mildred Evans Memorial Award: $300
Upper Hudson Valley Watercolor Society Award: $250
The Segaul Family Award: $250
Dr. Donald & Helen Budd Burness Memorial Award: $250
Margaret & William Foley Award: $250
Old Forge Hardware Award: $250
Dorothea & Albert Gordon Memorial Award: $200
Brodock Award: $200
Harold Coopersmith Memorial Award: $200
Garnet Award in Memory of Helen & N. Earle Evans: $200

-    All works must be comprised of 90% water media.
-    Collage and prints are not eligible.
-    All entries must be of original design and personal execution created within the past 2 years.
-    Artwork previously shown at View is not eligible.

A non-refundable entry fee of $40.00 non members/$30 for members of View enables the artist to submit up to 2 works. Each artist may submit a total of 5 works at a cost of an additional $10 per image.   Payment should be made at  All entry fees must be made by the entry deadline.

-    All works must be of original design and copyright of the artist.
-    View reserves the right to utilize all images submitted to the Adirondack National Exhibition of American Watercolors in promotion of the exhibition and for the general promotion of View.
-    View may rescind the right of hanging any work unsuitably presented or misrepresented.

Selected Works
-    Selection notification will be sent by April 18, 2016.
-    Selected paintings must be received at View no later than May 16, 2016.
-    View will retain a 35% Commission on all works sold.
-    Selected artwork must be suitably framed and ready for installation.
-    All shipping is at the expense of the artist. There will be a $10 handling fee for each package shipped to View. The handling fee covers condition reporting and photographing of the work as it arrives, and follow up conditioning and repacking at the conclusion of the exhibition.  You must include a prepaid shipping label for the return of the work. Accepted artists will receive detailed information regarding shipping and handling requirements.

Important Dates
Deadline for submission: April 4, 2016
Notification of acceptance: April 18, 2016
Work to be received at View by: May 16, 2016
Jurying of Awards: May 19, 2016
Notification of Awards: June 30, 2016
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: August 5, 2016, 5-7
Exhibition Closes: October 9, 2016

Entering your Images
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If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please contact or call 949-287-8645.

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