RIWS Presents:

Luminous Landscapes: An Online Show

Open to Artists Nationwide

Open to all 2D media (EXCLUDING photography and digital, see more details below)

Juror: Maris Platais www.guildofbostonartists.org/maris-platais

Deadline to Submit: April 4th

Exhibition Dates: April 13th - May 3rd

ONLINE Opening Reception: (NOTE DATE CHANGE) FRIDAY, April 19th at 6pm on Zoom LINK HERE

Notification of Acceptance: April 12th

This show is taking place online ONLY

Theme: We want to see your interpretations of a "luminous landscape!" Feel free to approach this theme in creative ways, it's up to you!


First Name Last Name Title Medium Height Width Price
Natasha Anisi From the Shadow Oil on canvas 48 Inches 24 Inches 10000
Robert Ballard Western Landscape Acrylic 7 Inches 5 Inches 200
Pamela Berkeley Catskill Bog Oil on Canvas 30 Inches 36 Inches 7500
Shirley Bernstein Breaking Blue Reduction woodcut 10 Inches 22 Inches 450
Beth Berry High Tide Morning Acrylic 11 Inches 14 Inches 800
Beth Berry Fire In the Sky Acrylic 12 Inches 12 Inches 795
Claire Bischoff Cascade Watercolor 18 Inches 13 Inches NFS
Claire Bischoff Mountain Majesty Watercolor 12 Inches 20.5 Inches NFS
Patricia Bisshopp Sahel Oil on canvas 24 Inches 36 Inches 575
Judith Blank Spring woods Acrylic 9 Inches 12 Inches NFS
Erin Bolden Beach Dreaming Acrylic Fluid 11 Inches 14 Inches 75
John Calabrese The Pilgrimage-Take to the Sky, Supernatural High Graphite pencil on paper 16 Inches 20 Inches 1700
John Calabrese North Polar Cap, Mars and Beyond graphite pencil on paper 20 Inches 16 Inches 1700
John Calabrese Out of the Shadows Graphite pencil on paper 16 Inches 20 Inches 1900
Robert Chase Snug harbor Watercolor 14 Inches 11 Inches NFS
Karen Connors Ipswich Salt Marsh Ipswich,MA Watercolor 19 Inches 23 Inches 400
Joanna Cotler Marsh, Cape Cod watercolor on paper 22 Inches 30 Inches 2000
Teresa Cromwell A Bright Light Watercolor 11 Inches 15 Inches 400
Teresa Cromwell Autumn Color Watercolor 15 Inches 22 Inches NFS
Rachel Dinda Color Within Aerosol 17 Inches 14 Inches 1100
Esther Donlon Sunset in a Glass Watercolor 19.5 Inches 13.5 Inches NFS
Rebecca Ganz Small Vineyard Fivizzano, Italy Watercolor on Paper 11 Inches 14 Inches 275
Rebecca Ganz Dusk in Cairo Watercolor, Ink on paper 18 Inches 22 Inches 550
Douglas Garder Day's End, Isla Holbox Acrylic On Board 11 Inches 14 Inches 300
Douglas Garder Day’s End, Hiva Oa Oil over acrylic 20 Inches 16 Inches 600
Emily Gaylord Blissful Horizon Oil paint on canvas 24 Inches 20 Inches NFS
Pat Hartman Tribal Pride Watercolor 26 Inches 18 Inches 450
Pat Hartman Aspen Walk Watercolor 20 Inches 24 Inches 350
Gary Heise View from Warren Beach ink and watercolor on rice paper 18 Inches 13.5 Inches 360
Michael Henry After the Rain Watercolor 10.5 Inches 14.5 Inches 485
Michael Henry Isle of May Watercolor 9.5 Inches 19.25 Inches 585
Travis Hicks Shanghai Windowscape Watercolor 27.75 Inches 19 Inches 1000
Travis Hicks Blackbird 31061 Watercolor 20 Inches 16 Inches 1000
Travis Hicks Tomcat #2 Watercolor on Paper 19.5 Inches 27 Inches 750
Charu Jain Peeks of Warmth Acrylic Paint on Canvas 24 Inches 18 Inches NFS
Gina Judy View From Eight Shoys, St. Croix Watercolor and Watersoluble pencil 22 Inches 26 Inches 500
Gina Judy Sunny Riverwalk Serenade Watercolor 20.25 Inches 28.25 Inches NFS
Chie Kwon A Land Where All People Peacefully Wander Acrylic 24 Inches 18 Inches 900
Kathy LaMontagne Northern Lights Watercolor 9 Inches 12 Inches 200
Betsey MacDonald West to the North Light Oil 16 Inches 20 Inches 800
Lydia Mack Morromico Bay Pastel on Paper 6 Inches 9 Inches 250
Catherine Martzloff A Magical Journey Oil 5.5 Inches 11 Inches 225
Jeff Moore Moonlit Tree Watercolor on Yupo 20 Inches 16 Inches 375
Willis Moore Autum Trees Oil on wood 18 Inches 24 Inches 7500
Willis Moore Monterrey Sunset Oil on canvas 18 Inches 24 Inches 9500
Mary Beth Muscara Not yet titled Acrylic and oil on canvas 30 Inches 40 Inches 800
Judith Naftygiel Park Avenue Watercolor 15 Inches 22 Inches 950
Alisa Nelson Beautiful Guthrie Evening casein 16 Inches 20 Inches 575
Alisa Nelson Change in the Air casein 14 Inches 11 Inches 325
Dorothea Ney Landscapes 1 Abstract acrylic painting 48 Inches 24 Inches 2500
Amy Nolan Intensity Collage 14 Inches 9 Inches NFS
James Pannabecker House Mountain: Autumn Used postage stamps on canvas 30 Inches 40 Inches 3750
A.Margarita Peraza-Rugeley Knot Alone Acrylic on canvas 24 Inches 30 Inches 1500
Victoria Perry Welcome to Venus Oil on canvas 36 Inches 48 Inches 10360
Iurii Pestov Untitled Pastel and acrylic 36 Inches 60 Inches NFS
Michelle Peterlin Poppy Tapistry Acrylic on Canvas 40 Inches 30 Inches 2000
Sindhu Pillai Happy Space Acrylics on Canvas 24 Inches 18 Inches NFS
Karen Rothman Land's End Oil monotype collage 6 Inches 12 Inches NFS
Jordi Rowe Sunset 1 Watercolor on paper 3.75 Inches 6.5 Inches 200
Victoria Selby "Discovery" 14x20 Watercolor Watercolor 20 Inches 14 Inches 1800
Aparajita Sen Passage watercolor on paper 18 Inches 14 Inches 450
Meryl Shapiro Massachusetts Landscape with Water and telephone Poles Acrylic gouache on wood panel 8 Inches 8 Inches 700
Elizabeth Sheehan Eruption Watercolor, acrylic and pastel 28 Inches 22 Inches 800
Elizabeth Sheehan Feelin' Groovy Watercolor, gouache 14.5 Inches 18 Inches 500
Erik Skala Sponge VI Oil with resin layers on canvas and floating frame 24 Inches 24 Inches 2750
Jennifer Sowders Van Buren State Park acrylic on canvas 24 Inches 36 Inches 1550
Lisa Stavinoha A Walk By The River Acrylic paints 12 Inches 24 Inches 300
Sujit Sudhi Twilight Watercolour 15 Inches 21 Inches NFS
Sujit Sudhi Light before the storm Watercolour 15 Inches 11 Inches NFS
Gregory Supple Seagull Beach watercolor on Arches paper 12 Inches 18 Inches 3500
David Terrar Terrar_David_New Day is Here 23k gold leaf & acrylic 40 Inches 30 Inches 3500
Jyotsna Umesh Boats at dock Watercolor 11 Inches 14 Inches 420
Leslie Wardrop No Words Watercolor 16 Inches 20 Inches 300
Mary Wojciechowski First Light watercolor 6 Inches 12 Inches 300


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.
No work created under the direct guidance of another.
No work created by following a tutorial.
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.
Work must be the size represented in the submission form.
Work may be listed as NFS (not for sale) by putting the number 0 in the price section of the painting or by contacting the gallery at riwsgallery@gmail.com.
Artwork should be well represented by any digital image submitted.

There is no size limit for this show.

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, pastels and egg tempera.

Unacceptable media: Photography, 3D media, reproductions, digital art

Acceptable Surfaces: Any 2D Surface. These include but are not limited 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. 

Shipping: Please DO NOT ship pieces for this show, as pieces will be displayed online in a digital format only. If your piece is purchased in our online gallery, shipping costs must be paid for by the buyer or the artist and are not the responsibility of the gallery.

Submission Fee: $15 for non-members, $10 for members. Checks may be made out to "Rhode Island Watercolor Society" or "RIWS."

MEMBERS ONLY: Use code riwsmember in the white box below both your first entry and one additional entry on the checkout page. IF YOU ARE SUBMITTING THREE PIECES: Use code riwsmember on the first entry and riwsmember2 on your additional entries. 

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!

Work that has not been suitably digitally submitted will be displayed 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. 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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