WAAC reserves the right to change the category, in which you have applied, in the event that another category is more appropriate for your work.
All work displayed must be designed and executed by the artist.
Artists must submit a set of images for each category in which they wish to exhibit. As an example, artists accepted in a category, other than jewelry, must also jury in jewelry, if they wish to sell it.
Ceramics, Digital Media, Fiber (including Leather), Glass, Graphics, (Drawing, Printmaking), Jewelry, Mixed Media 2D, Mixed Media 3D, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Wood.
Functional or decorative work where the primary material is clay. All original clay and porcelain work other than jewelry is accepted in this category.
No machine-made or mass produced work is permitted. If multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, each piece should be signed.
Work, for which an original image, or the manipulation or alteration of the artist’s original source materials, such as scans or digital files, was created on a computer. Work must be printed on archival quality media and be properly signed and numbered as a limited edition. Reproductions are allowed and must be printed on archival quality media and be properly signed and numbered as a limited edition.
PLEASE NOTE: Digital photographers, i.e., those who use a digital camera or process images, digitally, to perform standard manipulations, (cropping, color/tone adjustment, sharpening, etc.) should apply in the Photography category.
All work crafted from fibers including, but not limited to, basketry, embroidery, weaving, leatherwork, tapestry, and paper-making. Functional, decorative, or wearable art is included in this category. No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns or other forms of mass production are permitted. No factory-produced wearable items, regardless of additional modification or enhancement by the artist, may be exhibited.
Original work in which the primary material is glass. Works can be functional or decorative by design and have been kiln-formed or crafted by glass blowing, molding, casting or fusing. Original designs using stained glass are also accepted in this category. Works may be etched or engraved. No forms of mass production are permitted.
Works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastel, pencil, and wax crayon, or fluid media including inks and washes applied by pen or brush, belong in this category. Printed works for which the artist hand-manipulated the plates, stones or screens and, which have been properly signed and numbered as a limited edition, may be entered in this category. Hand-tinted prints also are included in this category.
Art work designed to ornament the body or wear on clothing. Materials used include, but are not limited to, precious and or non-precious metals, glass, ceramics, paper, fiber, wood, leather, polymer clay, and semi-precious stones. No commercial casts, molds or production studio work is allowed.
MIXED MEDIA 2-D
Work that is two-dimensional in nature and incorporates two or more types of media in their production. Media used in this category include, but is not limited to, paint, pencil, watercolor, photography, printmaking, drawing, fabric or other found objects.
MIXED MEDIA 3-D
Work that is three-dimensional/sculptural in nature and incorporates two or more types of media in their production. Media used in this category Include, but is not limited to, clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, or any other 3-D objects. Soft sculpture is included in this category.
This category includes two-dimensional images created using oils, watercolors, or acrylics on canvas, hardboard, paper or other flat surfaces. It includes all forms of application of paint.
In this category, the camera is the principal means by which an image is made. Photographic prints made from the artist’s original negative or digital image processing, and which have been processed by that artist, or under his or her direct supervision, are included in this category. Work must be printed on archival quality media and be properly signed and numbered as a limited edition.
Work created using computer programs to create original work or significantly manipulate or alter artist’s original source material(s), such as scans or digital files, should apply to the Digital Media category.
Sculpture accepts any three-dimensional work, in the round or in relief, formed through the additive, subtractive, or casting processes. Materials include, but are not limited to, wood, stone, clay, and metal. Metal formed by bending, cutting, welding or wiring together metal pieces, sheets or tubing is also included in this category.
Functional and sculptural work where the primary material is wood. Original works must be hand-tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved. Work may be decorative or functional and includes furniture.
Wood painted or inlaid with different material should apply in 3-D Mixed Media.