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latest update on 1/4/19

Artwork by IWS member Deb Garner

 Miniature Shows 

We are pleased to announce our 1st miniature show for 2020. It will take place on February 1st, to March 14th, 2020 at the Urbandale Public Library

It will run from February 1, 2020, to March 14, 2020, at the Urbandale Library.

Painting drop-off is February 1 from 12-4 pm

Entry forms must be submitted on-line.

All members are encouraged to submit up to two paintings for this show.

The mini-show limit is set to the first 80 pieces of art.


 Review these Requirements Carefully:

1. IWS Members Only (visit iowawatercolorsocietyorg to become a member)

2. Original Artwork Only
    2a. Only done by you
    2b. No copies of other artwork
    2c. No work completed in workshops or with an instructor
    2d. No copies of published photos

3. Recent Work
    3a. Create in the last two years
    3b. Not previously shown in an IWS show

4. Medium
    4a. Watercolor paint using any technique
    4b. Any paper acceptable

5. Presentation
    5a. Maximum frame size not to exceed 8" x 10"
    5b. Wired and ready to hang
    5c. Paintings recommended to be protected by non-breakable acrylic glazing (i.e. plexiglas)

Noncompliance with these requirements may result in works being disqualified.



1. Each artist may submit 1 or 2 paintings.

2. Entry fee $5.00 for each artwork.  Payable when art is checked in on February 1st. 

For any questions, please contact Connie Guillaume


All sales will be handled by the artist. A 10% donation of all sales is requested and should be made to the Urbandale Public Library.  Sold artwork must remain on display until the exhibit closes.  If not for sale, check NFS on the entry. Paintings are not insured by the Urbandale Public Library or the Iowa Watercolor Society. It is at the discretion of the artist to provide their own insurance.

Iowa Watercolor Society will assume the privilege of photographing, using any submission photos of paintings, or paintings entered in the exhibition for the purpose of publicity or reproduction in the exhibition catalogue, the IWS website, the IWS Facebook page or other IWS social media pages. The Iowa Watercolor Society reserve the right to reject any work that arrives damaged. 

The Iowa Watercolor Society expresses a sincere “thank you” to the Urbandale Public Library for their interest in, and assistance with, the Iowa Watercolor Society exhibition.

For any questions 
please contact Connie Guillaume


1/24/20 - Deadline for entry to this show

2/1/20 - 12:00-4:00 pm Art Check-In at the Urbandale Public Library
                                    Address: 3520 86th St. Urbandale, IA 50322

2/8/20 - 10:00 am -12:00 pm Reception at the Urbandale Public Library

3/14/20 - 12:00-4:00 pm  Pick up Art at the Urbandale Public Library