2018 Events at ACGOW


​​​​                                                             ~CALL FOR ENTRIES​~ 

​                       2018 ACGOW REGIONAL ART EXHIBIT
                                                  May 3rd - May 27, 2018  
                       Click here for the 2018 ACGOW Regional Exhibit Prospectus.

 WHAT:  Call for Entries for the 25th Regional Exhibit at the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly

WHEN:  Delivery of work for jury: Sunday, April 29th (12-5 PM) and Monday, April 30 from 12-5 PM

                                                   SHOW DATES – May 3 to May 27

WHERE: The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, 7 Canal Street, Westerly, RI

The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly invites artists to participate in their 25th Annual Regional Exhibit. The largest and most diverse show of ACGOW’s year, the juried Regional Exhibit is open to local and regional artist from across the Northeast. All fine art and fine craft in all media are eligible. Exceptional work is recognized in various categories and cash prizes will be awarded including the $500 Louise Pittaway Award for Excellence in Oil Painting.

This year ACGOW is honored to have Michael Perry as juror.  Mr. Peery is a professor at Rhode Island College, a professor of painting at the Rhode Island School of Design and teaches drawing at Woodstock School of Art. 

In addition to selecting all work for the Regional Exhibit, Professor Peery will be responsible for determining the winners of a number of awards in the category of fine arts and craft provided by the gallery and its sponsors.  Fine art awards include the Washington Trust Company Award of $250, the Professional Planning Award of $200, the ACGOW award for $100, the Jerry’s Artarama Award of $100, Watch Hill Oysters Award (Watercolor) of $200, the Louise Pittaway Award for excellence in oil painting of $500.  In the category of fine craft, five prizes of $200 each provided by the Katherine Forest Crafts Foundation will be awarded as well.

An Opening Night Reception for May’s Regional Exhibit will be held on Friday, May 4, from 5 PM to 8 PM, with awards at 7:00PM.