RIWS Presents:

126th Annual Artist Members Show
Featuring the Al Albrektson Award of Excellence
and the Gail Armstrong Memorial Award

We are pleased to announce a new award: Third prize will be the Richard R. Van Wie Memorial Award
Thank you to Richard's granddaughter Satin who chose to honor him in this way

View the Show HERE

An Exhibition of Watermedia Artwork

Exhibition Dates: March 12th - April 22nd

Show Opening: March 19th at 1pm at our gallery in Slater Park. Light refreshments will be served. Award ceremony will begin at 1:30

Pickup: April 23rd - May 14th

Award Juror: Michael Roswww.michaelrosefineart.com
Michael Rose is an art historian, gallerist, and writer. Since 2014, he has served as the gallery manager at the historic Providence Art Club, where he oversees a rigorous exhibition schedule spread across three unique gallery spaces. Under his leadership, the galleries of the Art Club have earned three consecutive Best of Rhode Island Awards for Best Art Gallery in Providence. In June of 2021, Michael also joined the writing staff of local news site GoLocalProv.com to author a popular weekly column "Inside Art" about exhibitions and artists throughout Rhode Island. He is a sought after lecturer on topics related to art history and art business and has juried exhibitions for numerous local arts organizations. Michael earned his BA in Art History at Providence College, and holds a Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts from New York University.


Accepted Entries:

Aivars Zandbergs "AM Rockport" Watercolor $800
Alyce Crowell "Island Travel in Nantucket" Watercolor NFS
Andrea Warner "Sunset from Peaks Island" Watercolor $350
Anne Grasso "Freddy" Watercolor NFS
Barbara Testa "Botanical Gardens, Denver" Watercolor $425
Becky Haletky "Rooms" Watercolor $1,800
Bernadette Pace "One Pear" Watermixable Oils NFS
Beverly Tinklenberg "Gray Stone House" Watercolor $310
Bill Lane "Dockside" Watercolor $1,725
Catherine Mansell "After Marin, Blueberry Fields" Watercolor $300
Celeste Houle "Fish with Flowers" Watercolor $150
Craig Masten "Diving with the Fishes" Watercolor $500
Cynthia DiDonato "Fallen Angel" Watermedia $500
Donna Kirwan "Edgar: Winter's Spirit Animal" Watercolor $500
Eileen McAllister "Kousa Dogwood" Watercolor $500
Elinor Thompson "Rhode Island Autumn" Watercolor $450
Evelyn Bernal "Rainy Day" Watercolor $1,400
Florence Como "Reflections of the Rising Moon" Watercolor $850
Frank Robertson "Enjoying MFA's Exhibits" Watercolor $450
Gina Judy "1226 Milton, Pittsburgh" Varnished Acrylic on Board $750
Jackie Habig "Just Like Julie" Watercolor $850
James Constantine "Hay Bailer #1" Watercolor NFS
Janice Gallinger "Old New England" Gouache $750
Jeannine Lawson "Seaweed II" Watercolor $400
Jerry Aissis "Defrosting" Watercolor $750
Jessica Wheeler "Shrimp Boats, Charleston, SC" Watercolor $700
Joan Croce "Morning at Zeke's Creek" Watercolor $395
June Morse "In the Pink" Watercolor $850
Karen Fitzgerald "Queen of the Hay Hill" Watercolor $450
Kate Chute "Silly Cow" Acrylic $750
Kris Occhino "Walk at Sunrise" Watercolor NFS
Kristin Stashenko "The Tourist" Gouache $1,600
Leslie Godfrey "Irises" Watercolor $800
Lisa Bailey "Realm of Dragons" Watercolor $4,000
Liz Houle "Swanning Around" Watercolor $500
Lynn Palmer Rega "Wintry Day, Hunts Mills Falls" Watercolor and gouache $325
Lynnette Torres "Blue Mist" Watercolor $650
Mariko Toyama "Couple of Pigeons, Nantes, France" Watercolor NFS
Mark Winsor "Sailing" Watercolor $300
Mary Ellen Dwyer "By the Shore" Watercolor $350
Mary Wojciechowski "How Does Your Garden Grow" Watercolor $500
Mary-Jo McKeon "Clouds Over Perkins Cove" Watercolor NFS
Nancy Gardner "Reach" Transparent Watercolor $200
Norma Sumner "Make My Daisies" Watercolor on Arches $95
Pamela Haynes "Ocean's Power" Watercolor NFS
Rosemarie Manson "Gone, but Not Forgotten" Watercolor, ink, watercolor pencil $200
Sally Mitchell "Harbor Hill" Transparent Watercolor $1,700
Sharon Guglielmo "Hooded Merganser" Watercolor $300
Susan Stranz "Blues" Watercolor $300
Suzanne Lewis "Colt State Park" Watercolor $195
Sylvia Wade "My Garden Beauty" Watercolor NFS
Tricia Marcaccio "Dream Catcher" Watermedia $375
William Heydt "Ane Arrieta With Some of the IMC/WMS Little Dancers" Watercolor $8,500
Yvonne Posa "Tree Peony" Watercolor $800
Carol Sacks "Peep of the Sublime" Watercolor $450
Barbara Rhian "Shadow Play" Watercolor $200
James Myette "Vinalhaven Creek" Watercolor $200
Dyan Rook "Spring Awaits" Gouache NFS




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