Allowed Mediums: Oil, acrylic, watercolor painting, pastel, graphite, pencil, ink, fabric art, stained glass, digital painting, and mixed media. Original hand pulled prints are eligible if they are 1-10 of a 10 print run edition. All work must be 2-dimensional.
November and March: These are the hardest months to find appropriate paintings. Bonus promotions and additional mentions will be given to the 2 artists selected for these months.
Cover: A separate painting will be chosen for the cover. The painting should have light colours or sky in the upper third to accommodate the calendar title. An artist may have a page in the calendar plus the cover image.
Content: The WKR reserves the right to crop any photo to allow it to fit within the calendar dimensions. The copyright of the painting and photo remains with the artist. The photos may be used on the printed calendar and promotion of the calendar via social media.
Calendar: The calendar size is 9” x 12” with textured fine paper. Each month has 1 large painting and 2 to 4 smaller paintings of similar season/colour. Blue Heron Art Enterprises is handling the design of the calendars. For testimonials and examples of their calendars, please visit, Blue Heron Art Enterprises.
Submission Guidelines: Submissions can be done on Instagram, Facebook, or via email. To submit initial submissions, and for us to connect with you, please use one or more of the following methods.
Instagram: use hashtag #myWKRPainting from your own Instagram account.
Facebook: go to our West Koot Route Facebook page and post your photos to our wall.
Email: use the form above to start chatting with us.