38th International Exhibition

 Accepted Artist Information Page

Congratulations to all of our Accepted Artists! This page will contain all the important information you will need for shipping your artwork, paying fees, and attending the exhibition.

*COMPUTER GLITCH* Sincere apologies for anyone who received an erroneous email on 6/10/18 containing an incorrect accepted entry status. If your original email received on 6/5/18 listed your artwork as declined, it still stands that your work is declined as originally stated. We're very sorry for the false information sent. Please contact technology@sdws.org with inquiries.

Important Dates:

Februrary 9, 2018 Online Entry Opens
May 7, 2018 Online Entry Closes
June 5, 2018 Acceptance Notifications Emailed
July 9-13, 2018 Shipped Artwork Deadline
July 25-29, 2018 Hand Delivered Artwork Deadline
September 29, 2018 Artists' Gala and Awards Ceremony
September 30, 2018 Artists' Breakfast / Exhibition Opens
October 5, 2018 First Friday Public Reception
October 30, 2018 Exhibition Closes


Forms & Documents

We are requesting our forms and documents to be completed online this year. Please use the below links to submit all required information.

Pay Shipping & Handling

Please follow the above Shipping & Handling Instructions for sending your artwork.  

Hand-Delivered Artwork

 Handling Fee $15


United States Artists - Framed Artwork (Shipped)

Handling Fee $66


International Artists - Unframed Artwork

Handling Fee $66
Framing Fee $100 (15" x 22" half sheet)
Framing Fee $120 (22" x 30" ful sheet)


Artists' Gala & Awards Ceremony

Each accepted artist and one complentary guest is invited to the Artist Gala & Awards Ceremony taking place on September 29, 2018. Additional tickets may be purchased.

Evite will be sent via email at the end of August.

Artists' Breakfast

The Artists' Breakfast is a special time for all of our accepted artists.

Evite will be sent via email at the end of August.

For additional information, please contact ishowinformation@sdws.org.



 *TransPak provides handling and shipping services; their liability statement: “TransPak will not be held liable for any damages that occur during shipment as they are not the shipper of record.  Once the artwork leaves their warehouse, all claims must be processed through the carrier used.”