Calling all artists! WHOA Art Show and Sale, 5/10-5/12

Friends of Wallisch Homestead are pleased to invite you to submit your artwork for our Fifth Annual Art Show and Sale being held Friday, 5/10 through Sunday, 5/12. A private Artist Reception will be held on Friday, 5/10 from 6-7 PM, followed by a public reception to meet the artists from 7-8 PM. The show is open to all professional, amateur, and student artists, photographers and sculptors. (Sculptors – please contact us at for display parameters.)

Subject matter must be in good taste, non-political, appropriate for all ages and contain no advertising. All submissions will be handled with reasonable care. Friends of Wallisch and any volunteers shall not be responsible for damage, loss or theft. Submitting an entry in this exhibition implies agreement on the part of the artist with all of the conditions outlined in this prospectus. Winning entries will be posted on this website in non-reproducible form.

Receiving day for all entries will be on Saturday, May 4th between 10 AM and 2 PM at the barn, 65 Lincoln Avenue, West Milford, NJ. All entries MUST have a label, found below, filled out and securely fastened to the back of the entry. All entries will be judged according to the category selected by the artist. Entries must also be wired and ready for hanging. A $10 wiring fee applies if entries are not wired on receiving day. Please, no alligator teeth or clips of any kind, wiring only. Pieces MUST be picked up on Sunday, May 12, between 3 and 4 PM. If you cannot be there, please make arrangements with someone to pick up your artwork for you. Friends of Wallisch Homestead will not be responsible for artwork left after this day.

Artists are limited to 3 pieces. Pre-registration is required. A registration fee of $25 is payable through the paypal button found at the bottom of this page or by mail, with a check made out to “Friends of Wallisch Homestead” and sent to P.O. Box 63, 1560 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ 07480. Please include a copy of the label form found below as well. Registration fee for applicants under the age of 19 is $15.

Awards will be presented for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the following categories: acrylic, oil and watercolor painting, pastel, drawing, mixed media (2 or more media), sculpture, photography enhanced and unenhanced, and two categories, ages 12 and under or ages 13-18. Entrants under the age of 19 can elect to have an entry judged either in their age category or in any of specific media categories. There will also be a special Wallisch Homestead Award for best piece depicting the Wallisch Homestead and People’s Choice, which will be voted on by the public.

If an artist chooses to have their piece for sale, and it sells, a commission of 20% will be collected by the Friends of Wallisch Homestead. All proceeds will benefit the continuing efforts to preserve the Homestead buildings and property.

We deeply appreciate the participation of the many artists and artisans who have supported our shows in the past and always welcome new applicants.

If you have any questions, please e-mail us at:

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