PAINT WHAT YOU LOVE
|Ralph||Acosta||Block Island Ferry|
|Ralph||Acosta||The Way Home|
|Jerry||Aissis||If Steps Could Talk|
|Cynthia||Bell||My Nephew, My Love|
|Winifred||Breines||Jar, Pitcher, Red Pears, Pumpkin, Squash|
|Winifred||Breines||Yellow Squash, Flower, Pomegranate, Persimmon, Grapes|
|Winifred||Breines||Garlic, Candles, Vases and Orange Peel|
|Judith Freeman||Clark||Ivory Vase|
|Susan||Czernicka||Beavertail, Jamestown Rhode Island|
|Carlie||Degaetano||An Old-Time Garden|
|Sharon D||Eisman||Garden Shadows|
|Karen||Fitzgerald||Distancing, New Orleans|
|Laurelyn||Gavitt||Newport Garden Shed|
|Jackie||Habig||Biking to Fontainbleau|
|Liz||Houle||Stay at home|
|Lori||Jeremiah||Waiting for High Tide|
|Lori||Jeremiah||Together We're Safe|
|Gina||Judy||Nursing Home Series I:In Respite, Among The Forgotten|
|Donna||Kirwan||In the Pink|
|Catherine Radix||Mansell||Chicago Vibe|
|Donna||Mazzone||Verde Valley Chapel|
|Judith||Naftygiel||Her Favorite Place|
|Kristina||Occhino||Restoration in Mystic|
|Kristina||Occhino||Sunrise, Pemaquid Light|
|Ivan||Orlinsky||Salem Ma House|
|Sandra||Richard||Tea with a View|
|Barbara||Testa||David Austin English Rose|
|Barbara||Testa||Late Summer English Rose|
|Mariko||Toyama||Into the Woods|
|Mariko||Toyama||Colorful tulips in front of market|
|Andrea||Warner||Precious Dunes in the National Seashore|
|Mary||Wojciechowski||Color My World|
|Veronica||Wolfe||Twelve Pines, Derry Clare Lough|
Open to all artists in New England!
Juror: Paul George www.paulgeorgeartist.com
Entry Deadline: September 30th
Exhibition Dates: October 24 - November 20
Notification of Acceptance: October 7th
THIS SHOW WILL BE DISPLAYED ONLINE AND IN THE GALLERY!
PLEASE NOTE: Our current hours are Thursday - Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday 10am-3pm
We open early for pickup and drop-off Thursdays and Fridays at 8:30am
All 2D Media Acceptable (See more info below)
Images: Minimum 1, Maximum 3
Size: Pieces should not exceed 42 inches on its longest side (not including frame).
Entry Fee (per entry): $20 for non-members, $15 for members (members use code riwsmember)
ELIGIBILITY (PLEASE READ BEFORE SUBMITTING):
Any 2D media (see below 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). Enter $0 on CaFE to indicate this.
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: Work must be presented in a professional manner. No broken or damaged frames. Framed work must be under glass or Plexiglass unless it is over 22”x 28”, in which case it must be framed with Plexiglass. 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: $20 for non-members, $15 for members, per piece entered. MEMBERS ONLY: Use coupon code riwsmember. 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!
Shipping: All shipped work should be sent to:
Rhode Island Watercolor Society
Slater Memorial Park
831 Armistice Blvd
Pawtucket, RI 02861
All work must be shipped with a prepaid shipping return label.
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.