2023 Spring Exhibition: “Awakenings”
Registration is now closed.
It’s time to get ready to enter the MNWS 2023 juried show, “Awakenings”! We are looking forward to seeing all of the fabulous paintings our members have been busy creating. It’s always great fun to see all the work hanging in the gallery and to meet up with our members and friends at the opening!
“Awakenings” will hang in the Reedy gallery in the Oswald Visitor Center at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and will be open for visitors Thursday March 30 through Saturday-May 20th, 2023.
Austin TX based artist, Don Andrews , will judge the paintings to be accepted into the MNWS 2023 Awakenings Exhibition.
All current members of MNWS are encouraged to submit up to two of their best paintings completed within the last 2 years. The preferred method of payment for the submission fee is PayPal. The link to PayPal can be found under the Exhibitions Tab on our website or you may send a check to the address listed on the submission form. The submission rules, framing requirements, and ID label can also be found on our website under the Exhibition Tab.
This juried show is open to all MNWS members who have paid their dues through May 31, 2023. If you are not currently a member of the society, you can join when you submit your painting(s). Each member may enter up to two paintings. The entry fee is $30 for the first painting and $5 for the second entry. Entry fees are not refundable. Complete exhibition rules and entry information:
Registration is now closed
Thursday, April 6th – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Schedule for Awakenings at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Friday, January 27th – – Registration open
Monday, February 6th – Submission Period Closes at 5:00 pm (No late entries allowed)
Tuesday, March 7th – Accepted works will be posted on the MNWS website
Wednesday, March 29th –11:00 am – 1:00 pm Drop off work at University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum DR, Chaska, MN 55318
Thursday, April 6th – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm – in the Macmillan Auditorium-Oswald Visitor Center – University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Saturday, May 20th – Show closes
Sunday, May 21st – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – pick up paintings from University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (No late pick -ups)
Questions: Spring Exhibit Co-Chairs Julie Schroeder and Laura Berg
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|2022||Spring Forth!||Missy Moore, Julie Schroeder||Minnetonka Center for the Arts||2022 Awards|
|2021||Chroma!||Missy Moore, Diane Pearson||University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum||2021 Awards|
|2020||Inclinations||Missy Moore, Diane Pearson||Minnetonka Center for the Arts||2020 Awards|
|2019||Spring Sightings||Mary Deziel||University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum||2019 Awards|
|2018||Spring Contrasts||Mary Deziel||Minnetonka Center for the Arts||2018 Awards|
|2017||Dancing With Color and Light||Georgia Kandiko||University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum||2017 Awards|
|2016||Nourishing Life Through Art||Georgia Kandiko||University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum||2016 Awards|
|2015||Hydro + dynamics||Laura Hanson||Minnetonka Center for the Arts||2015 Awards|
|2014||Perspectives||Laura Hanson||Silverwood Gallery||2014 Awards|
|2013||Up Close||Laura Hanson||Minnetonka Center for the Arts||2013 Awards|
|2012||Spring Splendor!||Deb Magelssen||Silverwood Gallery||2012 Awards|
|2011||Rejuvenated!||Deb Magelssen||Minnetonka Center for the Arts||2011 Awards|
|2010||Swing into Spring!||Deb Magelssen||Silverwood Gallery||2010 Awards|
|2009||Spring Light||Deb Chapin||Minnetonka Center for the Arts||2009 Awards|
|2008||Spring Splash||Deb Chapin||Colonial Church||2008 Awards|
|2007||Spring Tonic||Deb Chapin||Minnetonka Center for the Arts||2007 Awards|
|2006||H2O Magic||Deb Chapin||Colonial Church||2006 Awards|
|2005||Making Waves||Mary Hanson||Minnetonka Center for the Arts||2005 Awards|