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Monthly Gallery Exhibit

Monthly Gallery Exhibits are featured at WAS-H's own gallery space each month of the year except March and October when the Annual International Exhibition and Annual Members Exhibit are shown. The Monthly Gallery Exhibits are juried by a local artist, and cash awards are presented to First, Second and Third Places with ribbons going to Honorable Mentions. Members have an opportunity to submit work in water-media, offering the community opportunity to view and purchase contemporary art. 

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Upcoming Exhibit Events

Upcoming Show Entry Information

April Monthly Show

Theme: Texas

Take-In:  Saturday, April 8, 10:00 am – noon
(Paintings can be brought in before Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Reception: Sunday, April 9, 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Pick up paintings: Thursday, May 5, 10 am - 3 pm

Questions: Chris Bunger or Diana Burke

Juror: Mary Glover Rustay, a native and lifelong Texan, holds a BS

degree in Fine Arts from Austin College and is a charter member of

WAS-H. She has served on the WAS-H board of directors in many

capacities, including President 1979-1980. Since 1986 she has taught

the Senior Class, which is so popular it has a waiting list. Many of

her paintings are in private collections across the United States and

abroad, as well as being accepted into the WAS-H International and

Membership shows. She is also a full-time realtor, and loves to spend

time with her family, especially her four grandchildren.

Prospectus: Click HERE

Exceptions to standard requirements for the April Monthly Show: None.

Looking Ahead

Here are the themes and take-in dates for upcoming shows:

March 2017: International. For more information please click HERE.

April 2017: Texas. For prospectus please click HERE.

May 2017: General. For prospectus please click HERE.

June 2017: Experimental/Abstract/Expressionism 

July 2017: Student/Teacher Appreciation 

Click here for:  WASH Policies, Professional Ethics and Standards

February 2017 Gallery Show 

Daniela Werneck – “Sunday Afternoon” 

Jan McNeill – “Persimmon Party”

Richard S. Hall – “Tuscany #3”

Theme: General/No Theme

Juror: Caroline Graham

Total Entries: 61


• 1st Place: Daniela Werneck – “Sunday Afternoon”

• 2nd Place: Jan McNeill – “Persimmon Party”

• 3rd Place: Richard S. Hall – “Tuscany #3”  

Honorable Mentions

Les McDonald, Jr. – “Red Bellied Woodpecker”

Fran Franklin – “When It All Comes Together”

Justin Earl Grant – “Tormented Ghost”

Robert Ruhmann – “Rio Frio River”

Alison Hendry – “Hungry For Kinder Sushi?”

January 2017 Gallery Show 

1st Place - Xylina Wu – “WASH Pirate”

2nd Place - Jackie Liddell – “Wood-Nymph Butterfly”

2nd Place - Mohammad Ali Bhati – “Malang”


Theme: Human Figure: Clothed and Unclothed

Juror: Erik Sprohge

Total Entries: 85


• 1st Place: Xylina Wu – “WASH Pirate”

• 2nd Place: Jackie Liddell – “Wood-Nymph Butterfly”

• 3rd Place: Mohammad Ali Bhati – “Malang”

Honorable Mentions

Susan Allen – “Thelonious Monk, Jazz Master”

Ruby E. Allen – “Emily”

Kim Granhaug – “Dusty”

Richard Linden – “Duck Hunters”

Laurie Hammons – “Goldie & Bobbie, 1922”

Mark Stewart – “Air B and B”

Wm. Kelly Bailey – “Blue Girl”

Carol Rensink – “Nadia”

December 2016 Gallery Show

Karen Capper – “Blanche”

Mohammad Ali Bhatti – “Sindhi Nomad”

Robin Avery – “Patchwork Countryside”

 The theme of December 2016 WASH Gallery Show was "Small Paintings".

The juror was Carla Gauthier, who considered 108 entries. The winners are:

• 1st Place: Karen Capper – “Blanche”

• 2nd Place: Mohammad Ali Bhatti – “Sindhi Nomad”

• 3rd Place: Robin Avery – “Patchwork Countryside”

Honorable Mentions

Erik Sproghe – “Country Fun 2”

Ksenia Annis – “Boats in Annecy”

Karen Lindeman – “Freezing Point”

Ruby E. Allen – “Les Fleur”

Fred L. Kingwill – “Sunrise on the Lewis River”

Gena Haber – “Spring Festival #3”

Richard Linden – “Marble Falls Holiday”

Laurie Hammons – “Bowl of Cherries”

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