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Carrie Waller Abundance

Deadline March 20 coming up soon for AWA’s 2016 Spring Online Juried Show, an exclusive juried show opportunity for our Associate Artist Members.

 The Spring Online Juried Show creates an additional exhibition opportunity for our associate members. Up to 120 final works will be selected to appear in AWA’s website Gallery of shows from April 2016 through April 2017 and featured in the E-newsletter and through our social media. Selected work will also be juried for awards.

Open to all current 2016 AWA Associate members, the Spring Online Juried Show application process begins January 15, 2016 through with a deadline of March 20, 2016. Finalists will be announced on April 11, 2016.

Grand prize winners in both 2D and 3D categories each receive $200 cash award, sponsor awards, and waived jury fees for AWA’s 2016 National Juried Exhibition, should they decide to submit work for application to that competition. Second prize winner will receive sponsor prizes and $150 cash award. Third prize winner will receive sponsor prizes and $100 cash award. In addition, there will be several Honorable Mentions, all receiving sponsor awards. All award winners will be recognized on AWA’s website, social media, and E-newsletter. AWA is grateful to this year’s sponsors – Blick Art Materials, Fine Art Connoisseur, Wet-Case LLC & Jack Richeson & Co. – helping to make this year’s Spring Online Juried show awards better than ever!

Selection jurors for the 2016 Spring Online Juried Show are Master Signature Paula B. Holtzclaw, Signature member Sara Jane Doberstein and Signature member Diane Reuter-Twining. And this year’s Awards Juror will be Helena Fox, owner of the reknowned Helena Fox Fine Art Gallery in Charleston, South Carolina. More about Helena and her gallery’s dedication to fostering fine art in America, will be featured in our March newsletter and upcoming blog.



Please read full prospectus carefully for all details on applying for this online juried opportunity – Click to See Prospectus.

All applicants must be current Associate members for 2016. If you’re unsure whether you’ve renewed your membership or wish to join as a new member for 2016, please email