2020 Schedule

We will be CLOSED January 5 - mid-late February to set up our NEW classroom space and renovate our bathroom! We're so excited to make these changes! They will be well-worth the wait!
We will update this schedule as we go forward.

Annual Artist Member Show

Featuring the Albrektson Award of Excellence

(water media only)

Open to Artist and Signature Members

ONE entry per member

Opening Reception: March 21st

Exhibition Dates: March 14 - May 22

Submit: Via email to riwsgallery@gmail.com by March 5th

Juror for Awards: Irena Roman www.irenaroman.com

ACCEPTED Pieces Drop Off: March 5, 6, 7, 12, & 13 10am-3pm

Pickup: May 23 - June 6

Entry Fee $10

It's All About Color

Open to all artist in New England

Exhibition Dates: May 23 - June 26

Opening Reception: May 23

Submit: TBA

Juror: Sam Allerton Green

Notification of Acceptance: TBA

ACCEPTED pieces drop off: May 1 - May 22

Pickup: June 26 - July 11

Entry Fee: $20 per piece (Member price: $15 per piece)

Artist Members Showcase Featuring
Elaine Gauthier, Catherine Mansell, and Donald Blough

Exhibition Dates: June 27 - July 31


(water media only) Open to all

Exhibition Dates: Aug 1 - Sept 25

Opening Reception/Demo: Aug 1

Submit online: May 2 - June 13

Juror: TBA

Notification of Acceptance: June 25

ACCEPTED pieces drop off: June 22  - July 24

Pickup/Shipping: Sept 25 - Oct 10

Entry Fee: $25 per piece (Members receive a 20% discount)

Invitational Show

Exhibition Dates: Oct 3 - 23

Paint What You Love

Open to all artists in New England

Exhibition Dates: Oct 24 - Nov 20

Opening Reception: Oct 24

Submit online: TBA

Notification of Acceptance: TBA

ACCEPTED pieces drop off: Oct 9 - 23

Pickup: Nov 20 - Dec 4

Entry Fee: $20 per piece (Member price: $15 per piece)

Downloadable 2020 Schedule Coming Soon!


Rhode Island Watercolor Society

Slater Memorial Park

831 Armistice Blvd

Pawtucket, RI 02861

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Closed Sunday - Tuesday

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