Juried and Group Submission Forms

The following exhibits are developed by independent groups, and their themes do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Homer Watson House Foundation.  We pride ourselves in presenting an unbiased and nonjudgmental venue for freedom of speech.  

Kitchener Waterloo Society of Artists

Textures | Spring 2019KWSA logo

Each year KWSA puts on a minimum of two shows featuring KWSA members work: an open artwork exhibition, and a professionally juried show. The yearly KWSA Juried show is typically held in early spring at Homer Watson House and Art Gallery.  Open to members of KWSA

KWSA-Details and Submission Forms




Miniature Quilt Exhibit

Future Endeavours | Quilt Festival 2019

Homer Watson House Foundation is hosting our annual Quilt and Fibre show featuring a miniature quilt exhibit.  This show explores the variety of quilts both contemporary and traditional.  Open to Canadian citizens and residents.

Miniature Quilt Call – Details and Submission Forms


 Celebration of Visual Arts Education

TBA | Fall 2019

Susan Spencer, Empowering Women, clay mixed media


The tradition of teaching began at Homer Watson House more than 125 years ago.  We honour those educators, past, present, future, in this year’s exhibition, Paradigm Shifts, which highlights the work of mentors and their protege and includes one feature artist.  This year Susan Gevais Spencer is the feature artist, with her exhibit, TRANSFORMATION. Open to those that have worked in the HWHG studios as an instructor or student.

Instructor Invitational-Details and Submission Forms




Miniature Art Exhibition

ART ON152 | Fall 2019

Patricia Krywy, Tryrol Castle, Italy, ink & watercolour,

Homer Watson House & Gallery is excited to be hosting its second miniature exhibition of 5×7 inch works created and donated by members of our local community, studio instructors, and gallery staff. All proceeds from the sale of these works go directly to support children’s programs, art exhibitions, art education and heritage. The Miniature Art Exhibition will be on display October 21 – December 31 and during the Holiday Celebration and Reception on November 30 from 6:00-8:00pm. Open to citizens of Waterloo Region and surrounding area.


Miniature Art Call 2019-Details and Submission Forms



Open Gallery Student Exhibition

High School Student Installation of Artwork

High School Student Installation of Artwork

Graduating Class | Winter 2020

The Open Gallery program is intended to foster a meaningful partnership between Homer Watson House & Gallery and the Waterloo Region high school community.  Teachers work closely with the gallery to produce and execute an exhibit in accordance with curriculum mandates and gallery standards.  Open to Teachers and their students in the Waterloo Region and area schools.

Student Exhibit 2020-Details and Submission Forms