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Mad River Valley Arts
10th Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition






June 19 to July 23, 2022

The Red Barn Galleries at Lareau Farm

Rt. 100, Waitsfield, VT 05673


presented by


The annual Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition is presented with the purpose of promoting the art of painting with watercolor.




Sarah Yeoman, AWS


Sarah has been painting in watercolor for more than 35 years and is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society. She recently showed with the North American Watercolor Society at the Columbian Watercolor Tricentennial in South America and served on the faculty of the 2018 Plein Air Convention. Sarah is a much sought after exhibition judge and workshop director.

Sarah will be conducting a 3 day workshop June 10 - 12, 2022 as part of the GMWE.

Information/registration at




April 22, 2022 - deadline for entries

May 6, 2022 - notification of acceptance

June 1, 2022 - shipped paintings due

June 3 & 4, 2022 - hand delivered paintings due

June 19, 2022 - 5:00 to 7:00 pm - opening reception

July 23, 2022 - exhibition closes

July 24 & 25, 2022 - paintings available for pick-up

July 25 to 30, 2021 - shipped paintings returned




The exhibition is open to all artists working with transparent and opaque watercolors, gouache or water soluble inks on paper, synthetic paper or watercolor board…no acrylic, casein, egg tempera, permanent inks, pastels, colored pencil, collage or any form of pre-print or reproductions.


Work must be artist’s original work from sources attributed to the artist and executed solely by the artist.



Selections for the exhibition will be made from JPEG images by a panel of jurors holding signature membership in watercolor societies.  Awards will be made by the judge of awards from delivered work once the exhibition is hung.

Value of monetary and merchandise awards to be determined ($7000+ and merchandise awards)



All submitted work must meet the following requirements:

              …maximum frame size is 48 inches in any direction

              …matted work must have a white or neutral color mat, colored liners permitted

              …unvarnished work must be protected by glass (hand delivered) or plexiglass (shipped work)  

…varnished work must be framed

…frames must have appropriate wire for hanging – no sawtooth or loop hangers

…work misrepresented by the submitted images may be rejected


Entry grants Mad River Valley Arts permission to reproduce work for records and promotional purposes. Neither Mad River Valley Arts, its representatives or individuals working with Mad River Valley Arts will be responsible for damage or loss whatever the cause. Artists are responsible for providing their own insurance for accepted work.



Complete instructions for preparing, delivery of or shipping work will be provided upon acceptance into the exhibition.

Withdrawing work, once accepted, will result in refusal for entry for the consecutive two years.



Work may be priced or NFS.

Sale price is to be established by the artist and cannot be changed once submitted.

Any painting sold is subject to a 35% commission to MRVA.


Due to the nature of the exhibition location and the large tourist clientele, sold work may be removed from the exhibition space. Payment to artists will be made within 30 days of the close of the exhibition.





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A single entry fee of $35.00 applies for either 1 or 2 paintings - both may be accepted. A $10.00 rebate will be given to members of Mad River Valley Arts - membership at


For more information contact Gary Eckhart, exhibition curator at or 802.583.2224. For help entering your images contact at or 888.666.1351.

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