June 2 - August 26, 2018
Opening Reception: June 1, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM
Weisel and Kelly Galleries
This is the 57th exhibition of Watercolor USA, a national, annual juried exhibition recognizing aqueous media painting. The event is open to artists from all 50 states and US territories and judged for a variety of prizes and possible purchase by the Museum. This year's exhibition is judged by Kelly Kane, a leader in art publishing for more than 20 years, the last 13 as Editor-in-Chief of Watercolor Artist magazine. She also served formerly as Content Director for The Artist’s Magazine, Drawing, Acrylic Artist and Pastel Journal. Approximately $20,000 in cash awards are available; top awards are $3,000, $2,000, and $1,500 cash. Additional cash awards are generously provided by the Watercolor USA Honor Society.
Opening reception sponsored by the Southwest Missouri Museum Associates