Next Up!

Juried Art Exhibition for High School Students

Spring 2018

Sponsored by Page Waterman Fine Framing. Celebrating 101 Years Of Art And Framing In Wellesley.

Thank you to all student artists, faculty and parents. And congratulations to the NEXT UP! 2018 winners and honorable mentions.

The Show concluded Monday, May 14, 2018.

Enjoy the video tour of the NEXT UP! 2018 Show. Or, to see each work of art in the Show…

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

Please refer to “Important Dates” to the right (or below, for mobile devices). There will be a reception on May 6, 2018 and a display of the art will run for 10 days in May.

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.

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.

NEXT UP! 2018 benefits Adolescent Wellness, Inc. in Wellesley.

Scott Bell Theo & Isabella Design Group John Hagan The Hagan Collection Joan Hayes Owner/Principal, Fine Leaf (agency for Fine Artists)
Important Dates

Monday, February 5th submissions will begin
Friday, March 16th end date for submissions
Friday, March 30th jurors will have made their decisions, the website will go up showing the work and the student artists will be contacted.
Friday, April 27th all artwork must be delivered to Page Waterman by this date
Thursday, May 3rd jurors will choose the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners as well as honorable mentions
Friday, May 4th the gallery will display all of the work
Sunday, May 6th reception for the artists, teachers, friends and family; 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 15th the show comes down and artwork is available to be picked up
Questions? Contact Ryan Black at or call 781-235-0430.

Entry Fee

$5 per work of art submitted. 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

Art Submission Instructions

Entries are now being accepted now through Friday, March 16, 2018. When you go to the ENTRY page, carefully read all of the instructions before proceeding.


Questions? Contact Ryan Black at or call 781-235-0430.

Teacher Resources

Teachers, Use This Flier and Poster To Inform Your Students

Flier To Print And Distribute Or Post On Your Blog Or Website Click To View And Download   Poster To Print And Display Click To View And Download Questions? Contact Ryan Black at or call 781-235-0430.

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