Next Up!

Juried Art Exhibition for High School Students

Winter/Spring 2017


Sponsored by Page Waterman Fine Framing. Celebrating 100 Years Of Art And Framing In Wellesley.

Now Accepting Submissions To…

High school students (public and private) in Wellesley, Weston, Needham, Newton, Dover, Sherborn and Natick, Massachusetts.

Page Waterman Fine Framing, 26 Church Street, Wellesley Square

NEXT UP! Kicks off with submission beginning Monday, March 6, and concludes with a reception and a display of the art in mid-May.

  • Next Up! Show: May 12-21, 2017

See all dates to the right (or below, for mobile devices).

The winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd & Honorable Mentions) will receive gift certificates for art supplies and be featured in a press release in local papers/magazines plus on our website. Proceeds from the sales of the show will be split 50/50 between the young artist and Adolescent Wellness, Inc.

For entry into the exhibition, jurors will not be aware of school, artist’s name or pricing. Prizes and honorable mentions will remain anonymous but will be judged in person.

Entry Fee

$25 per student, which covers up to 3 pieces. Once your artwork is entered and the fee is paid, you will be given an entry number.
Fee Waiver
Students for whom submission fees would prevent participation may request a fee waiver. For the Fee Waiver Form, please E-mail Ryan Black at

Important Dates


Monday, March 6th submissions will begin
Friday, March 31st end date for submissions
Friday, April 7th jurors will make their decisions
Wednesday, April 12th- Friday, April 14th accepted artists will be contacted
Friday, April 28th delivery of art to Page Waterman will begin
Friday, May 5th end date for delivery of art to Page Waterman
Thursday, May 11th jurors will choose the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners
Friday, May 12th the gallery will be hung displaying all of the work, for sale
Sunday, May 14th reception for the artists, teachers, friends and family
Sunday, May 21st the show comes down and artwork is available to be picked up


Art Submission Instructions
  • Use a high-resolution camera
  • Use indirect light to minimize glare
  • Take the photo straight on as much as possible to prevent distortion, and hold the camera as still as possible
  • Check your image for blurriness and make sure it’s clear

UPDATE – MARCH 6, 2017: Submissions are now being accepted!

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