Next Up!

Juried Art Exhibition for High School Students

Spring 2019

Sponsored by Page Waterman Fine Framing. Celebrating 102 Years Of Art And Framing In Wellesley.

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

Page Waterman – Gallery & Framing, 592A Washington Street, Wellesley Square (which is our new location since July of 2018).

Please refer to “Important Dates” to the right (or below, for mobile devices). There will be a reception on May 5, 2019 and a display of the art will run for one week in May.

The winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd & Honorable Mentions) will receive awards and be featured in a press release in local papers/magazines.


John Holz; artist

Ken Van Blarcom; appraiser, auctioneer and purveyer of antiques and fine art

Elizabeth Carroll; artist, designer

Important Dates

Monday, February 11 – Submissions will begin

Friday, March 29 – End date for submissions.

Monday, April 8 – Jurors will have made their decisions, the website will go up showing the work and the student artists will be contacted.

Monday, April 22 – Delivery of artwork begins.

Wednesday, May 1 – All artwork must be delivered to Page Waterman by this date.

Thursday, May 2 – Jurors will choose the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners as well as honorable mentions.

Friday, May 3 – The gallery will display all of the work.

Sunday, May 5 – Reception for the artists, teachers, friends and family; 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Friday, May 10 – The show comes down and artwork is available to be picked up.

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

Entry Fee

A one-time $5 entry fee includes up to three (3) submissions per student.

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 29, 2019. When you go to the ENTRY page, carefully read all of the instructions before proceeding.

The deadline for submissions has passed.

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

Teacher Resources

Teachers, Use Our Flier To Inform Your Students

Print and distribute it; even post it to your blog or website.


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

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Electronic Check Processing
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…