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2020 Show Sponsors and Prizes

  • Guerrilla Painter: and Jenson Art Outfitters:  – two $150 Gift Certificates, one for each show.
  • Artwork Archive – Lifetime Master Account worth over $1000 for the award winner and 20% discount on first year subscriptions to all WASH members. Email AlysLynn Lemke for member’s discount link at:
  • Sakura of America – two Koi Water Colors Pocket Field Sketch Boxes of 30 half-pan watercolors with refillable water brush and sponge, one for each show. You can find Koi Water Colors through art suppliers.
  • Salis International, Inc. – Three Dr. Ph. Martin’s Hydrus Fine Art Watercolor, 1.0 OZ, Set of 12. #1, #2 & #3
  • Jack Richeson & Company Gift Certificates for $150.00, $125.00 and $100.00 for the Member Show for the purchase of paint and pastels.
  • Armadillo Art & Craft – A six tube Old Holland Watercolour Set and a 140 lb CP Schut Noblesse Watercolour Paper pad from the Netherlands, a Rekab Squirrel Mop Brush from Israel – total retail value of $118.00. Imported and distributed by Armadillo Art & Craft, Belle Mead, New Jersey.
  • California Watercolor Gallery – Any one giclee print valued at $195 on their website or, if the artist provides a hi-res image of their own painting, one giclee print on watercolor paper up to 22 x 30 inches.
  • Artist & Craftsman Supply, Berkeley Store – a gift certificate for merchandise for the Member Show – 2573 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, California 94704 and online at:
  • M Graham & Co. – one set of 6 ea. .5 oz M. Graham Artist’s Watercolors for the Member Show.
  • Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff – Two $50 Gift Certificates, one for each show.
  • Portable Painter – two each Portable Painter compact watercolor palettes ideal for travel. Available at fine art supply stores and online at:
  • Ampersand Art Supply – a gift set including one Aquabord 11″ x 14″ x 7/8″ and one Aquabord 11″ x 14″ x 1.5″. Aquabord has a unique clay surface that absorbs watercolors like a fine paper and lifts of cleanly. It is a favorite medium of WASH demonstrator and 2020 Open Show judge, Dale Laitinen. Available at fine art supply stores, to locate a store, go to:
  • Golden Artist’s Colors, Inc. – a $50 gift certificate and 12-color QoR Watercolor Set for each show.
  • HK Holbein, Inc. – an 18 tube Holbein Watercolor paint set retailing at $245 for the Member Show
  • Strathmore Artist Papers – donation of product for both the Member Show and the Open Show
  • Skyline One Framing/Sacramento Giclee – $40 Gift Certificate for framing, giclee printing or merchandise 3429 Freedom Park Drive, Suite 13, North Highlands, CA 95660, 916-344-0402.
  • Creative Catalyst Productions – One Gift Certificate for an art instruction video by nationally known artist worth up to $60 to be chosen from CCP\’s huge library
  • Daniel Smith Artist’s Supply – 2 each of Daniel Smith 5ml tubes Extra Fine Watercolor Essentials set and six color Primatek set plus Daniel Smith Watercolor Dot Try It Cards – 238 colors. Available at fine art stores and online.
  • SPONSOR’S AWARD – “Artistic Edge Gallery Award” a $50.00 cash prize and ribbon for both shows presented by Artistic Edge Custom Framing and Gallery. Visit their beautiful shop at 1880 Fulton Ave Sacramento, CA 95825, (916) 482-2787.
  • MidTown Framing – two $100 Gift Certificates, one for each show, for services including custom framing and giclée printing. You must see it to believe this beautiful store. Visit their store at 22nd and J St., Sacramento (916) 447-7558.
  • Logan Graphics – an F500-2 Dual Drive Elite Point Driver donated to the WASH organization for our WASH show framing repair tool kit.
  • SPONSOR’S AWARD – “Images of Light Award” ribbon and $75.00 cash for the Member’s Show and $50 cash for the Open Show presented by Jim Ginney Fine Art Photography & Framing in Lotus, CA. Jim is a giclée artist creating high quality prints for artists all over the El Dorado/Sacramento area and with very reasonably priced framing services – it’s worth the drive. 4870 Joyous Ann Dr., Placerville, CA 95667, 530-626-1124, email:
  • AirFloat Systems – a $150 gift certificate for “Strongbox” art shipping system(s) for the Open Show.
  • Archival Gallery and Framing – Two $50 Gift Cards – 3223 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816, (916) 923-6204.
    Gallery hours – Tue-Sat 11am-4pm, Thu/Fri until 6pm, 2nd Saturday receptions 6-9pm.
  • – Two gift certificates for art presentation materials with samples and catalogs for the 2020 Open Show. 4949 Windplay Drive #100, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762, 800-233-2630, 916-933-4700
  • SPONSOR’S AWARD – “Noel Flynn Gallery Award” ribbon and $50 cash presented by Noel Flynn Gallery and Frame Factory. Quality framing at a great price right in Roseville. Visit him at 225 Vernon St., Roseville CA 95678, 916-702-8365
  • – Gift Certificate for Open Show. Huge inventory and fast shipping from McMinnville, Oregon. The best tube paint prices anywhere. Call them at (866) 472-1684