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Aquavision 2017 - 33rd Annual Fall Juried Show - Call for Entries for Toronto Watercolour Society Members

Joseph D. Carrier GalleryLocation: Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre
901 Lawrence Avenue West, North York, ON M6A 1C3 General Inquiries, Hours & Map

Our Fall Aquavision Show jurying will be conducted based upon digital submissions of each artist’s work.

Submissions must be received no later than July 28, 2017.  Artists will be advised by August 10 whether their works have been accepted for the Show. Accepted works must be delivered on Tuesday, September 5 from 10 - 12 noon.

Artwork must be removed on Monday, October 2 from 10 - 12 noon. Note that TWS takes 10% commission and Carrier Gallery takes a 20% commission (30% total). Artists whose work is selected must sit the Show.

Download the Fall 2017 Aquavision Call for Entry Form

Meetings/Programs note: all meetings and workshops are for members only, no guests or visitors please
Bonnie SteinbergAugust 9, 2017
Bonnie Steinberg
Bonnie is a graduate of York University, a Signature member of the Toronto Watercolour Society and an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour and the Canadian Society of Painters. She is a highly regarded teacher and workshop leader. Bonnie has been awarded the platinum level of distinction for having been juried into 5O Spring and Fall shows of the Toronto Watercolour Society. She will demonstrate an architectural themed painting. Specifically, this urban landscape will include both landscape and architectural elements. There will be a strong emphasis on at atmospheric perspective and how colour and design are demonstrated for a full dramatic impact.
Art CunananSeptember 13, 2017
Art Cunanan
Art is an internationally known painter, an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour. Art has been a favourite demonstrator and workshop leader for many Society's for a number of years. He now resides in the Collingwood area. His watercolours are spontaneous, fresh, colourful and full of life and in his own words: I love nature, it inspires me all the time. Light dominates my paintings, it makes them come alive.
Merv RichardsonOctober 11, 2017
Merv Richardson
Merv is an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour. He teaches all levels of students and instructs workshops throughout Ontario. Merv has also served frequently as a juror. His work has been influenced by the works of Frank Webb, Fred Graff, Alvero Castanet, Skip Lawrence, Alex Powers, Christopher Schink, Catherine Chang Lui and others.
Doug PurdonNovember 8, 2017
Doug Purdon
Doug is a well sought after lecturer, demonstrator and teacher. He will present us with a lecture on art fraud. He is a working artist for the Winsor and Newton paint company where he shares his knowledge of pigment and colour. Doug has won many awards and his works can be admired nationally and internationally. He is married to author Rosemary Aubert. He is an elected member of the Canadian
Society of Painters in Watercolour, the Arts and Letters Club, SCA and OSA. He wrote a bestseller: “Color Secrets for Glowing Oil Paintings”, published by North Light books and Nita Leland included his work in her best selling book: “Exploring Colour”.
December 13, 2017
Annual holiday party!


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