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Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club

126th Annual Open Juried Exhibition

November 27 – December 8, 2023 Salmagundi Club, NY
Deadline was September 15th. Open to Members and Non-Members.
Not So Black and White by Chris Krupinski, Watercolor
Not So Black and White by Chris Krupinski, Watercolor

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Deadline for entry was September 15, 2023

Entry Fees 

Member - $45 
Associate - $50    
Non-Member - $55

This fee is payable with your credit card when you enter online. Entry fees are non-refundable.


  • Any woman artist may submit for jurying ONE original work.
  • Giclees, photography, computer generated images, crafts, work done under instruction, derived from published photographs or previously shown in a CLWAC Annual Open Juried Exhibition is not eligible. 
  • Work by members shown in the Members’ Exhibition is eligible. 
  • Derivative work of artwork shown in a previous CLWAC Annual Open Juried Exhibition is not eligible.

2-Dimensional Artwork

  • Eligible media: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Pastel, Graphics, Collage, and Mixed Media.
  • Artwork, including frame, must not exceed 42” in width or height. 
  • All 2-D work must be framed, wired and ready for hanging. 
  • Gallery wrap is permitted (enter the same dimensions as your work size in the frame dimension fields). 
  • Plastic glazing is required if metal frames are used and is recommended if work is shipped.

3-Dimensional Artwork

  • Sculptors must submit 2 views (except for wall hangings.) 
  • All sculpture must be light enough for one person to handle. 
  • Wall-hung work must be equipped with a hanging device. 
  • Ceiling-hung works or installation works are NOT eligible. 
  • Do not submit very small sculptures. There are no small display cases for very small work. 
  • Sculptors living within 50 miles of Salmagundi Art Club must provide their own pedestals or pay an additional $25 pedestal rental fee.

Receiving Day

Sunday, November 26, 2023 - 9:00am -12:00 noon. Accepted works will be received only on the date and during the hours specified. Artists should include a brief 1–2-page resume/bio which will be displayed in a binder for the duration of the exhibition. Artwork must arrive unpacked, whether delivered by artist or agent, to The Salmagundi Art Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003. Shipper should receive work in advance to allow its timely transport to the gallery. The name given to your shipper must be identical to your online application. Two available shippers are:

D.A.D., 855 Edgewater Road, Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-893-3044
Email: [email protected]

Mike DePompeo
, 500 First Street, Fairlawn, NJ 07410
Phone: 201-873-1495
Email: [email protected]

Selection Jury

Selection jury comprised of previous CLWAC Artist Laureates, will choose work for the Exhibition:

Naomi Andree Campbell –
Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso –
Claudia Seymour –


More than 40 awards will be given. All awards will be presented at the Awards Reception. Any winner who cannot be present should arrange a representative to accept the award on her behalf.

2-Dimensional Awards Jurors 

Caroline Elenowitz-Hess - Research Assistant, American Paintings and Sculpture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Fashion historian, Caroline Elenowitz-Hess joined the American Wing staff in 2022. She specializes in late-nineteenth- to early twentieth-century design and fashion history, with a particular focus on changing definitions of beauty and femininity. She  received a BA in English Literature from Yale, an MA in Fashion Studies from Parsons, and is currently working on a PhD in  S 
Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture at Bard Graduate Center. Her publications have appeared in the Journal of Design History and Fashion Theory. Currently, Caroline has an online exhibition “Silken Petal: Flowers, Femininity, & Lingerie”  @ The Underpinnings Museum. Her recent webinars include “Twisted Silks and Stilettos: The History of Italian Fashion” and  “Paris Fashion: The History of Haute Couture”. 

John Varriano -
Painting and Drawing Instructor at the Art Students League and The Woodstock School of Art This award-winning artist focuses on how to carefully observe nature and expressively translate the language of light into the  language of paint. John studied with Frank Mason and Gustave Rehberger at the Art Students League of NY. John was one of 20  artists chosen to display work in the International Fine Art Exhibition at Agora Gallery in Chelsea, NY. He has been featured in  numerous publications such as Fine Art Connoisseur and was profiled in the November 2017 issue of Plein Air Magazine. He teaches  landscape painting, figure drawing and prismatic palette workshops in NY and NJ. John’s portrait commissions are in numerous  private and public collections, including the Yale Club in NYC. He is represented by Mark Gruber Gallery in New Paltz, NY and  Lockwood Gallery in Kingston, NY. 

Elizabeth Allison-
Expressive Watercolor Instructor at The Art Students League 
Elizabeth received a BFA from The University of Michigan and a MFA from The City College of New York, in addition to  studying at The Art Students League of New York. She lives and works in New York City. Allison has received the Raluca  Popescu Memorial Scholarship, a Nessa Cohen Grant, and three Elizabeth Greenshields Grants. She had a monumental sculpture  in Riverside Park South in New York City, which is now installed on the campus of Rockland Community College and has had her  work featured in the New York Times. 

3-Dimensional Awards Jurors 

Jeff Buccacio – President, Buccacio Sculpture Services, LLC 
Buccacio Sculpture Services are specialists in restoration and conservation of private and public sculptures and monuments of all  sizes and historic landmarks. As the key sculptor during his earlier career, he sculpted effects for many blockbuster movies. The decision to pursue his passion of monument sculpture and bronze casting led him back to MA. He has sculpted many of the  important monuments that represent our courageous soldiers and honorary citizens in the MA area. 

Michael Keropian
Professional figurative sculptor for nearly 50 years 
Michael is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He created Keropian Sculpture, LLC to provide sculptural services and instruction to a variety of clientele. His passion in both architectural and monumental sculpture led to his commission  to create nine heroic-sized tiger sculptures for Comerica Park Stadium, home of the Detroit Tiger Baseball Team in 2000. The  tigers are the largest in the Western Hemisphere. Michael has created a number of public and private figurative sculptures and has  been asked to create a number of historical statues for his hometown of Manchester, CT and Sachem Daniel Nimham for the Town  of Fishkill, NY in 2022. He is currently teaching portrait sculpture at Silvermine Art Center in New Canaan, CT. 

Acceptance Notification

ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION via email September 29, 2023. The email will include a label to be downloaded and attached to accepted work. Alternatively, use the label at the bottom of this prospectus. 

For additional criteria, please download the prospectus.

Color Catalog 

After notification of acceptance, you have the option of including your entry image in the online color catalog. The cost is $45 and your payment will be handled online at The deadline for catalog entries is October 15, 2023. Although the catalog will available online, you will have the option of printing a glossy catalog and having it mailed to you for an additional $15. 


Work must be for sale; NFS is not allowed.

Every effort will be made to encourage sales. A contribution of 25% will be accepted by the CLWAC. No artwork can be listed as POR or  NFS. The artist is responsible for sales tax and delivery of artwork to the purchaser. 

Removal of Artwork

No artwork maybe removed for the duration of the exhibition. Artists attending the Awards Reception on Friday, December 8, 2023, may remove their work at the end of the evening by signing and returning the label from the back of their work. All other  artwork must be removed on Saturday December 9, 2023, 10:00am -1:00pm. Work not removed will be stored at artist's expense  with D.A.D.

Benefit Reception

Benefit reception supporting The Metropolitan Museum of Art Travel and Research Fund Thursday, November 30, 2023 from 5:30-8:00pm at the Salmagundi Club. Metropolitan Museum research assistant Caroline Elenowitz Hess will discuss the following topic: “Painted Lady: Cosmetics and Controversy in John Singer Sargent’s Madame X”. A minimum donation of $35 per person benefits the Travel and Research Fund of The Met and may be made at the door. Additional  donations are welcome and very much appreciated.

Exhibitors may register and make payment in advance at: 

Benefit Chair
Maryann Burton
[email protected] 

Awards Reception

Friday, December 8, 2023, 7:00pm. Exhibitors may enter free, but additional guests will be charged an entry fee of $10.  Reservations are required for exhibitors and guests and should be made online at 


Karene Infranco
[email protected]

Exhibition Chair
Rebecca Rosenheck
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2-Dimensional Chair
FIo Kemp
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3-Dimensional Co-Chairs
Lee Hutt
[email protected]

Serena Bates
[email protected]

Additional Notification Information

Notifications will be emailed by the end of the day on September 29, 2023. We cannot respond to inquiries regarding the status of notifications before that time.

Please add [email protected] to your email safe senders list.

After notifications are sent, you may view the status of your entry in your ShowSubmit artist account’s Entry History. Accepted works will be notated by a green check.

If you do not receive your email, you may also view your notification letter using the View Notification link in your Entry History.

Note: Entries made prior to 2023 may not display the View Notification link.

Image and Filename Specifications

  • Submit your original JPEG image files.
  • Crop out all parts of the photo that are not the actual work; do not show mat, frame, etc, only the work itself.
  • Image must be displayed right side up.
  • You do not need to resize your image files.
  • You do not need to rename your image files.

Additional Entry Information

  • You will pay for your entry by credit or debit card using our secure checkout system.
  • After your entry is submitted and paid for, you may log back in to review your entry, edit artist and image information, and add or substitute images up until the entry deadline (September 15, 2023.)
  • Entry fees are not refundable and must be submitted and paid by the entry deadline.
  • Entries cannot be accepted or changed after the deadline. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.


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