RIWS Presents:


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AcostaRalphSerene Sunset
AlibertiDianaNectarines at Noon
AlibertiDianaArboretum Dahlia 1
AlimanskyNancyMorning Harbor Reflections
AlimanskyNancyLittle Victorian
AtwoodLynneCentral Park
AtwoodLynneCandy Apples
BeckwithRobinBirds of a Feather
bellshirleyFort Wetherill, Jamestown, RI
bellshirleyTulip Still Life
BernalEvelynStar View
ChinCathyTiny Garden
ChuteKateLove and Fear
ComoFlorenceA Summer Night in Italy
ConstantineJamesOrange Crush
CROCKERALDERSwashbuckler's Delight
CronicKristinSomething Certain
DotsonAshley Erin5 Days, 12 Hours: Excerpt 2
DranowCarolineDawn at Popham
EhrlichRobertaHot Ramps
ErnestTheaOut of Its Element
ErnestTheaAt a Ripple on Muddy Brook
FitzgeraldKarenHello Princess Hello Kitty
GodfreyLeslieLandscape #1
GolestaniSepiLadybug and Daisy
GordonKarenalong the trail
GraseckSusanPassing Shower
GriffethBunnyLily Pads
HabigJackieBleu Cafe
HaynesPamelaMae And Magnets
IlseKirstinTell Me Your Life Story In Under Four Minutes
KhoreyMaggieWaiting for Stephan
KilleenEarl GrenvilleGrist Mill
KilleenEarl GrenvilleMexican Stagecoach Jack 2
KinzerMarianneFall Flowers
KirwanDonnaThe Beets Go On
KrendelTamaraCat as Magician
KrendelTamaraCat as muse
LubertowiczChadTreading In Waves
LyonsMichaelGoogle Hangout Boy, Venice Canals
MachalaHollisSunflower Sigh
mastencraigNotre Dame Surviving
McCullinMorganA Rendition of Olympia
McCullinMorganThe Pretty Ones
MeuseKimberlyRed Petals
NicollsYale"Rowboat Fantasy"
OcchinoKristinaPerfect Ending
PawlakRichardTwo Women and a Guy
PawlakRichardWoman and a Kid
QuinnReginaSpring Snow
RookDyanDandelions for Kiley
RothmanKarenOcean Dream
SmithSusanWhy did they cross?
SmithSusanDamp Trees
StreetKristinCruising Above and Below
StreetKristinCaught Betwixt and Between
ThompsonElinorWarwick backyard view
ToyamaMarikoGreen Apples
WarnerAndiMilkweed and Garlic Scapes #2
WertAnneSo Many Gifts
WheelerJessicaSummer Cottages
WojciechowskiMaryOn the Ridge
ZauftRichardRed Chaise Lounge
ZauftRichardAdolphus Hotel Globe


1ST PRIZE (overall): Cathy Chin "Tiny Garden"
1ST PRIZE (watercolor award): Kimberly Meuse "Red Petals"
2ND PRIZE: Kristin Cronic "Something Certain"
3RD PRIZE: Tamara Krendel "Cat as Muse"
HONORABLE MENTION: Lorraine Bromley "Botanico"
HONORABLE MENTION: Regina Quinn "Stillness"

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Open to all artists in New England!

Juror & Demo Artist: Sam Allerton Green www.samgreenart.com

Entry Deadline: (UPDATED) May 16th

Exhibition Dates: May 23 - June 26

THIS SHOW WILL BE DISPLAYED ONLINE ONLY! Check back here on the 23rd for the link!

PLEASE NOTE: Our hours for 2020 are Thursday - Saturday 10am-4pm
The gallery is currently closed due to the Coronavirus however we are monitoring emails remotely

All 2D Media Acceptable

Images: Minimum 1, Maximum 3

Size: No size restrictions for this show, as all pieces will be exclusively displayed digitally

Entry Fee (per entry): $20 for non-members, $15 for members


Any 2D media (see guidelines for more details)

Open to all artists residing in New England

Work must not have been exhibited in a previous Rhode Island Watercolor Society juried show. 

Work must have been completed within the last 10 years.

Work may not be copied from copywritten material. 

No work partially or wholly painted by another. 

Work may have been done in a class or workshop, but only using reference material belonging to the sole artist.

Work must be the same work represented by the submitted digital images. No altered digital images may be submitted. 

Artwork should be well represented by any digital image submitted. 

Work must be the size represented in the submission form. 

Work may be listed as NFS (not for sale).

The Rhode Island Watercolor Society is proud to support watercolor and other traditional watermedia materials and methods. With the growth of the arts industry comes the introduction of new equipment and practices. As the options for art making expand, so must the horizons of the Rhode Island Watercolor Society guidelines for our open juried shows.

Media and Mediums

Acceptable mediums: Any 2D media is acceptable (view unacceptable media below). These include but are not limited to: Watercolor, gouache, acrylic, oils, ink, casein, and egg tempera.

Unacceptable media: Photography, 3D media, reproductions

Acceptable Surfaces: Any 2D Surface. These include but are not limted to: watercolor paper, Yupo and similar synthetic papers, paper coated with varnish or gesso, stretched canvas or canvas paper, rice paper, Duralar, illustration board, and wood.


Framing and Presentation: 
Framing is not necessary for this show as it is online only.
If pieces are not framed, please reflect that when pricing your work. Work may still be sold in our online gallery.

Please do not ship pieces to for this show, as pieces will be displayed online in a digital format only.
If your piece is purchased in our online gallery, 50% of shipping costs will be provided by the gallery.

The Rhode Island Watercolor Society reserves the right to exclude from the exhibition any works that do not arrive in sturdy condition, or are deemed too fragile to be successfully exhibited. Work that has not been suitably prepared will be hung at the discretion of the Rhode Island Watercolor Society. Please submit only work that will be available at the time of the exhibition and will remain for its entirety. No accepted entry may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition. Prices for artwork indicated at the time of drop-off may not be re-negotiated at a later date. Submitted pieces may be used as promotional material by RIWS. No accepted entry may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition. Information on work(s) (including title and price) may not be changed after submission. If the work is sold, the Rhode Island Watercolor Society will receive 35% of the sale.

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