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77th Annual International 

Open Exhibition

Accepted Artists

With great pleasure, we congratulate the 60 artists whose paintings have been accepted into the 77th Annual International Open Exhibition. Our juror, Keiko Tanabe, selected carefully from approximately 400 paintings submitted from around the world.

Click here to view Accepted Artists List

Accepted artists will receive their individual, NWWS 77th Acceptance Packages via email (only), by Sunday, February 26. If you find your name on the accepted list and do not receive the packet, please call Deborah Roskopf, co-chair, at 425-754-0628.

The NWWS is proud to host this annual prestigious exhibition, and we thank everyone who submitted his or her beautiful work for consideration.

Please come and meet the award winners, artists, family, and friends at the Awards Reception on Saturday, April 29, where we will celebrate the award winning artworks and all of the outstanding paintings included in the exhibition. The morning reception begins at 11 a.m. at the Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Dr., Gig Harbor, WA 98335. Light refreshments will be served.

Congratulations to all accepted artists!

Theresa Goesling, NWWS President
Deborah Roskopf & Molly Murrah, Co-Chairs,
77th Annual International Open Exhibition

Exhibition Details

Entry into the 77th Annual International Open Exhibition is closed. The exhibition runs from April 24 through June 2, 2017 at the Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. See prospectus below for exhibition details.


The prospectus is updated throughout the year; therefore,
please read it very carefully, and thank you. Entry into
the exhibition is now closed.

Keiko Tanabe is the 77th Annual International Open Exhibition
juror and workshop instructor.

Exhibition is open:
April 24 - June 2, 2017

Harbor History Museum
4121 Harborview Drive
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
phone: 253-858-6722

 Tues-Friday:   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 Saturday:   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 Sunday:   12 - 5:00 PM

For general questions about the exhibition,
acceptance, delivery 
process, etc., please
contact the Exhibition Co-Chair Deborah Roskopf:

Deborah Roskopf:
phone: 425-754-0628 or

For questions about the online entry
process only, p
lease contact the
Exhibition Co-Chair Molly Murrah.

Molly Murrah:
phone: 425-822-6552

Important Dates

Nov 1, 2016   

Prospectus posted online 

Dec 15, 2016

Keiko Tanabe workshop
(April 24-28) registration

Jan 22, 2017

Entry deadline, 6:00 p.m. PST

Jan 31

Deadline for entry payments
sent by US mail.

Feb 26

Electronic acceptance packages
are emailed to accepted artists.
Accepted artists posted online. 
Note: Only accepted artists are

April 7

DEADLINE: Receipt of shipped
paintings to Phoenix Art Restoration 
17712 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98155 
Shipped paintings will be returned
within two weeks of exhibition close.

April 22

Hand delivery of paintings to:
Harbor History Museum 
10:00 a.m. – Noon
4121 Harborview Drive
Gig Harbor, WA 98332

April 24

Exhibition opens to public

April 29

NWWS Awards Reception 
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the
Harbor History Museum 

June 2

Exhibition closes

June 3

Pick up hand-delivered
paintings 10:00 a.m.–12 Noon 
($20 late fee for art not picked
up on 6/3/2017)