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2012 International Juried Exhibition


The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 33rd Juried Exhibition is extremely pleased to announce this year's People's Choice Award. The People's Choice Award is a $300 award selected by the visitors to the Juried Exhibition who vote for their favorite painting.

This year's People Choice Award goes to “Whose Kids Are They No. 2” by Yun Charm Leung from Hong Kong, China!

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Opening Reception

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 2:00-4:00 PM

Thank you to the Following Businesses for donating refreshments for our opening reception!

Fire Alley Restaurant and Bar

The Hershey Lodge


The Opening Reception

York Junior Symphony Musicians At the Opening Reception

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<< Click Here to see the Award Winning Paintings !!!!

To see complete list of awards and prizes click here....

To see a list of those artists who have a painting accepted into the 2012 Juried show, please click HERE

Juror's Statement Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 2012

Art is the successful presentation of our passions, affections, point of view, celebrations, declarations, or beliefs.

Selecting paintings for inclusions and awards is subjective. I have no check list of evaluation. My first criterion is how a painting makes me feel. An artist's commitment to an idea or emotion is always evident. Whether the style is purely abstract or the most carefully rendered realism, for me, honest feeling trumps technique. Art shows are admirable, for they give us the chance to share in the evolution of art and artist. Though some have been singled out to receive special recognition, each artist who entered this show has my admiration and esteem. All painters who strive to make and share their art enrich the lives of those who view the paintings.

Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your process to bring these images to view.

Skip Lawrence

Artists Receiving their Awards

Thank You!!

to EVERYONE for Helping to get the 2012

Show off to a GREAT START!!!