2022 Spring Exhibition: Spring Forth!

2021 Best In Show: Anne Legeros “Gentle Winds are Blowing”

Spring Forth!

Spring Forth! Awarded Paintings

Spring Show Paintings click here.

See Spring Show Promo on YouTube Here!

It’s time to get ready to enter the MNWS 2022 juried show, “Spring Forth”! 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!

“Spring Forth” will hang in the beautiful gallery at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts.  

Twin Cities based artist, Richard Kochenash , will judge the paintings to be accepted into the MNWS 2022 Spring Forth Exhibition.

Richard Kochenash, an esteemed local artist from Chaska, MN will be the juror and he will choose 65-70 paintings to be on display and the 10 awards for the show. Please make note of the schedule listed below and keep in mind that the submission period has been shortened to one week this year (the first week of February).

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, 2022. 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:

https://www.minnesotawatercolors.com/exhibitions/

Registration Information

Registration is closed.

Opening Reception 

Monday April 25th, 6:30 pm on Zoom

Exhibition Schedule

Schedule for Spring Forth at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts

Monday, February 7th  – Submission Period Closes at midnight (No late entries allowed)

Friday, March 11th – Accepted works will be posted on the MNWS website

Saturday, April 16th –10 am- 1 pm Drop off work at Minnetonka Center for the Arts 2240 North Shore Drive, Wayzata, MN 55391

Monday, April 25th – 6:30 pm  Zoom Opening of show

Friday, May 20th – Show closes

Saturday, May 21st – 10 am – 1 pm – pick up paintings from Minnetonka Center for the Arts (No late pick -ups)

Questions: Spring Exhibit Co-Chairs Missy Moore and Julie Schroeder
Email: mnwsjuriedshow@gmail.com Please include contact information.

Past Exhibitions

Year Exhibition Chair Location Award Images
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

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