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ACCEPTED ENTRIES:

Ralph

Acosta

Berkshires

Maria

Aeberhard

LE PONT NEUF, TOULOUSE

Diana

Aliberti

Italian Grapes

Margaret

Bailey

Seahorse

shirley

bell

Morning mist at Windmist Farm

Evelyn

Bernal

My Garden

judith

bertozzi

Burned-out Shoreline

Alexandra

Bonomo

Rolling Bush

Sasha

Butts

Refractions

Byron Keith

Byrd

CAMOUFLAGE

Judith Freeman

Clark

Garden Royalty

Matthew

Cogswell

Yagua

Denise

Croft

French Braid

Teresa

Cromwell

Awaiting

Anne

Crown-Cyr

All in a Row

Cynthia

DiDonato

6 Feet Apart

Esther

Donlon

Stranded at Low Tide II

Joanne

Donovan

Springtime

Toni

Elkins

Pick up sticks #1

Mary

Erickson

Banana

Elizabeth

Fawcett

After the Rain

Z

Feng

Tibetan at Prayers

Earline Rae

Ferguson

Marsh at High Tide

Karen

Fitzgerald

Parking Lot Fireworks

Nancy

Gardner

The Wild Side

Laurie

Gavitt

Dawn at Montauk

Leslie

Godfrey

The Power of Peacefulness

David

Gregory

After a Storm

Jackie

Habig

At the Lourve

Becky

Haletky

Abigail

Heide

Hallemeier

Stiff Breeze

Pamela

Haynes

Hunters Beach

William

Heydt

Selling Cindy Sherman, Art Basil, Miami

Robyn

Iarrobino

Boston - You're My Home

Lori

Jeremiah

Anticipation

Gina

Judy

Structures in the Concrete Jungle

Maggie

Khorey

Carnevale VII

Bill

Lane

Where's My Boat?

Dongfeng

Li

My Veteran Day's Award

Hollis

Machala

Vermont Hills in Autumn

craig

masten

Migration, Sunset

Sally

Meding

Bad Hair Day

Joan

Murphy

Lucia

JAMES

MYETTE

COASTAL SCENE

Judith

Naftygiel

Sachuest

Erin

ONeill

Anemone Feild

elvira

para

Green

Richard

Pawlak

Woman in a Doorway

Maria

Pazos

Brown-eyed Girl

Donna

Perkins

Onions II

Steven

Plaziak

West River Falls

Yvonne

Posa

Cheeky Kea

Nan

Quintin

1894 Barn

Jeanne

Raimondi 

Triad of Color

Jordi

Rowe

Into the Great Beyond

Nan

Rumpf

Black Island

Susan

Shaw

Zeke's Creek

Arena

Shawn

High Summer Dreams

Susan

Smith

Vintage Motors II

Mary

Smith

Cranberries and Snow

Kristin

Stashenko

Strolling on Chestnut St

Jacquelyn

Stein

Running A-foul

Susan

Stranz

Irish Hills

Richard

Tesner

Flight of the Lionfish

P. Anthony

Visco

Beached

Madeleine

von Hemert

Pink Beach

Jhenn

Whalen

Bye, bye, birdie

Jessica

Wheeler

Daffodils in the Sun

Mary

Wojciechowski

A Perfect Day

Veronica

Wolfe

Ella's Kite


RIWS Presents: The 2020 National Watermedia Show

Over $3,000 in cash prizes!

Juror: Joel Popdics www.watercolorpop.com

Submit: Click HERE to Submit via CaFE (callforentry.org)

Drop Off/Delivery: July 9 - 30

Accepted Entries Notified: June 27

Exhibition Dates: August 1 - Sept 25

Show Opening: Due to gathering size limitations we will likely not be having an opening for this show.
If you would like to have a small gathering (4-9) people in place of the opening, please email riwsgallery@gmail.com to book an appointment. Groups of 1-3 are welcome at any time during our
regular business hours.

Pickup: Sept 25 - Oct 17

Shipping: September 25 - Oct 20


Entry Deadline: June 20th, 2020


Rhode Island Watercolor Society Presents: The 2020 National Watermedia Competition

Over $3,000 in Prizes Given! With 1st place taking home $1,200!

Watermedia Entries Only

Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3 

Entry Fee $20 for members, $25 for non-members
MEMBERS: Use coupon code riwsmember


Submit: Click HERE to Submit


ELIGIBILITY (PLEASE READ BEFORE SUBMITTING):

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 not exceed 42 inches on its longest side (including frame).

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 member and open juried shows.

Media and Mediums

Acceptable mediums: Watercolor, gouache, acrylic, acrylic mediums and watercolor mediums, water-based ink, casein, egg tempera

Acceptable media up to 20%: line & wash, watercolor pencils, collage (waterbased, on or of paper), charcoal, graphite, wax accents and resists, water-based monotypes and mono prints, embossing.

Unacceptable media: Pastels, colored pencil other than watercolor pencil, fabrics, digital media or digitally enhanced images, multiple edition prints, sand, glitter, gold or metal leaf, collage from printed materials, newspaper, magazines, etc., oil paints, photography, reproductions

Acceptable Surfaces:

Watercolor paper, toned watercolor paper, Yupo and similar synthetic papers, paper coated with water based varnish and gesso, textured paper, gallery wrapped or stretched canvas, canvas paper, illustration board, watercolor board, rice paper, Duralar, Aquaboard, wood

Framing and Presentation:
Work must be presented in a professional manner. 
No broken or damaged frames. 
Framed work must be under glass unless it is over 22”x 28”, in which case it must be framed with Plexiglas. 

    Work may be floated within the frame, or presented with a single or double mat. 

    White or off white mats are preferred, but liner mats less than 3/8" may be colored. Entirely colored mats are acceptable only if they are integral in the completion of the artwork. 

    Must be wired with no wire or hanger showing when hung. No tooth hangers.

    Submission Fee:
    $25 for non-members, $20 for members. Checks may be made out to "Rhode Island Watercolor Society".
    To become a member please visit our website at riws.org or send us an email, we're happy to answer all inquiries about our membership!


    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 submission 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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