Tuesday, 9 July 2013

New Features on the Waterfront!

There's lots more to look at when you pop into our Waterfront with your morning coffee, or of an evening, or even a sleepless night.

Look at the top tab bar, just under our Waterfront title, to see the new features!

The first tab Latest News and Events is the page you are on now. This is where all the latest news about BWS can be found.

Click on the second tab About us: Including Informational Video and it will take you to a page where you can find out more about BWS and watch our brand new Promotional/ information video. Be sure to share this page with all your family and friends, especially those that love art. Remember you dont actually have to paint to be a member of BWS, just someone who loves art, especially watermedia.

Click on the third tab 2013-2014 Schedule to see a list of our meetings, exhibitions and sales for the next few months. The full 2013-2014 schedule will be available soon.

Click on the fourth tab Call To Artists Impressions 2013 to easily access all the information you need to enter our open exhibition this fall.

Remember those wonderfully inspiring visiting Featured Artists we had last year? Click on Visiting Featured Artist Archive and spend a couple of minutes reading about your favourite artist again. All the artists who were featured on this blog aare listed in alphabetical order.

Click on the sixth tab Helpful video's by well known artists! to read about a new feature which will be beginning on The Waterfront this fall.

The Last tab takes you directly to our main BWS website.

Have a great summer

Monday, 8 July 2013

Call to Artists




A Culture Days Watermedia Event

Friday, September 27th - Sunday, September, 29th

Boynton House, Richmond Hill

(Boynton House is located on the grounds of Richmond Green Park (1300 Elgin Mills Road East)
and sits just beside the Sports Complex).

Thursday, September 26th -11am Painting drop off, & sign in.
1pm-5pm Hanging show
Friday, September 27th -12:00 pm-8 pm show
Saturday, September 28th- 10am-8pm show
Sunday, September 29th -10am-6pm show
Sunday, September 29th - Painting pick up-6pm

Eligibility of artists: open to all members of The Bayview Watercolour Society.
All work must be original, water based media on paper, solid board or canvas and must be ready to hang using only archival materials.{ As this is not a juried show works done in a classroom or workshop setting are eligible}They must be properly wired { no saw tooth hangers allowed}.They must meet all the display standards set by the society{see separate attachment of Basic Show Rules}.

It is preferred that works exhibited at Luminosity 2013 and Luminosity Gems are not be exhibited in this show.{To avoid over exposure in this geographic area}. All paintings must be for sale.

Once committed to the show, works cannot be withdrawn or alternative paintings substituted.
All paintings will be required to hang for the duration of the show.

Sitting:All participants must sit or help out with the show. If, for any reason, you are unable to sit a suitable replacement will be appointed.

Please advise Shirley Scoble as far ahead as possible if you have a problem with your sitting time.

Jobs will be assigned shortly after entries are received.

Sales: A 20% commission will be retained by BWS from all sales. Please price accordingly.

Delivery and collection of paintings: Please deliver Paintings to
Boynton House between 11 am -12 noon on Thursday, September 26th.
You will also be required to pay the appropriate entry fee at this time. Entry fees: $10.00 for first painting, $5.00 per additional painting. Up to three paintings will be accepted per artist to a maximum of 70 works in total.

Entries must be received by August 25th. NO EXCEPTIONS! This call to artists is on a first come first served basis, so please apply early!!!!
Paintings need to be collected at 6pm on Sunday, September 29th. Any paintings not collected will be subject to a $25 per day storage fee made payable to BWS. {Please advise Shirley Scoble if someone other than you, will be picking up your painting}. All paintings must be signed in and out of the exhibition.

Entry Option 1: (Regular Membership): You can submit up to 3 paintings
with framing dimensions no larger than 36 by 44 inches.

Entry Option 2: Student Members: You can submit 1 painting no larger
than 36 by 44 inches.


Title of each painting
Image: size(s) (in inches)
Medium(s): watercolour , acrylic or mixed media {if mixed media please specify
which variety of media used}.
Any signature memberships that you are entitled to use e.g CSPWC, TWS, BWS, OSA
Price of painting 

and indicate your preferred sitting time

On receipt of the above information Jean Patterson will supply you with label(s)
to attach to the backs of your paintings Please confirm the accuracy of the
information on your labels when received. If there are any errors, new labels will be issued. Please do not wait until the day of hanging to have information changed.

Any member with paintings in the exhibition is entitled to submit cards,
giclee prints or matted original paintings FREE OF CHARGE. All items
need to be presented in crystal clear bags or equivalent for a professional
finish. Prices need to be clearly labelled on each item. 20% of all sales
during the exhibition will be taken by BWS. A list of all items that will be
submitted will need to be sent to Shirley Scoble{annescoble@gmail.com} no later than SEPTEMBER 3rd , 2013.