Women Artists of the West
New Member Call
WAOW, Inc. is accepting applications for Associate Membership from women artists who reside across the United States, Canada and Australia. WAOW accepts work in traditional media and sculpture only: Acrylic, Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Gouache, Graphite, Oil, Pastel, Sculpture, Watercolor. (No digital art, fabric art, found art sculpture, giclee prints, glass, jewelry, mosaic, photography, quilting, or woodwork is accepted.)
Associate members are required to have a website displaying their artwork. All members must have and use email, as it is the primary means of communicating within our membership. Membership includes a page on WAOW’s web page with links to your e-mail and website. WAOW holds one National juried show per year for our members. We also have several online shows with different themes throughout the year. Membership starts with payment of dues.
An Associate Member is encouraged to show her work in a WAOW sanctioned ad such as a group ad created in conjunction with the annual show or other WAOW group shows, or a personal ad that mentions her WAOW membership, i.e. WAOW Associate Member, at least once every two (2) years.
NOTE: Advertising is a requirement for WAOW Signature and Master status. An Associate who is interested in a different status needs to know that participation in advertisements is a requirement for advancing. With that said, the expectation does not mean that the advertising is absolutely mandatory. Is is encouraged and is part of being a professional artist.
All ads meant to fulfill this requirement must be placed in a nationally distributed art related publication, and an example of the personal ad must be sent to the Advertising Director as proof of participation.
Membership starts with payment of dues.
By completing application through JAS, your entries will represent you to the jury, which will review them for possible entry into WAOW, Inc. Application for Membership in Women Artists of the West (WAOW) 2019 ends at midnight on October 7. You will be notified by email no later than November 11, 2019.
Only completed applications with fees will be considered.
Women Artists of the West (WAOW) New Membership Call 2019
Call Opens April 29, 2019
WAOW is an organization of women artists. In 2020 we will be celebrating our 50 year anniversary. WAOW promotes the spirit of mentoring, and many of its members share their expertise through workshops and books and, for the members’ proprietary benefit, an online forum for art tips and extended discussions. We accept work in traditional media and sculpture only.
A complete list of events/schedule will be available on the WAOW website and social media platforms as soon as they are confirmed. All current paid WAOW members will receive updates via the WAOW email newsletter as well.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND
FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS COMPLETELY AND ACCURATELY.
There can be no exceptions to deadlines, specifications or rules.
We accept work in traditional media and sculpture only: Acrylic, Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Gouache, Graphite, Oil, Pastel, Sculpture, Watercolor.
(No digital art, fabric art, found art sculpture, giclee prints, glass, jewelry, mosaic, photography, quilting, or woodwork is accepted.)
Please submit a portfolio of five works of art and a complete bio.
APPLICATION FEE: $35
April 29 - July 15
Digital entries accepted at www.juriedartservices.com
Digital Entry Deadline at JuriedArtServices.com, midnight Pacific time (PST). Due to the extremely high number of last minute entries each year, we highly recommend entering well before the final deadline to avoid possible last minute issues that can and do arise, especially if you are not familiar with using the digital entry system. If you do not have a Juried Art Services account (it’s free) please set one up well before the deadline and check the image requirements and entry instructions.
Jury results will be emailed to entrants.
Mejo Okon, JAS Web Administrator
firstname.lastname@example.org or 325.227.3173
Women Artists of the West (WAOW) www.waow.org
WAOW is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization