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1st Annual
Women in Watercolor
International Juried Competition

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1st Annual Women in Watercolor International Juried Competition!

This will be an ONLINE ONLY competition for WOMEN watercolor artists to help encourage, support, and promote the outstanding women that are working in this medium!

Why Enter this Show?

Recognition – Award winners in every category will be shared on the Women in Watercolor Website, Facebook and Instagram page. Top winners will also have a featured article in a major art magazine at the end of the show!

Win Great Prizes – The top winners in each category will have cash payouts. Merchandise awards and certificates will be awarded as well!

Certificate of Participation – In addition to cash prizes winners will receive an e-certificate showing their winning painting image that they can share on their website and all social media accounts! This is a great way to get your name out there and visually show your award winning painting!

More Details

Artists will be able to enter once in each category, so a total of Five (5) paintings can be entered in this year’s show! There is no restrictions on size, when the painting was completed or if it has been entered in other shows; the only restriction will be paintings entered in this year’s show will not be eligible for entry in future year’s competitions.

Eligible Works

  • The exhibition is open to all Female artists working in watercolor on paper, synthetic paper, watercolor board or Yupo. Transparent and opaque watercolors, casein, gouache or inks. Medium must remain water soluble after drying.
  • No acrylic, egg tempera, permanent inks, pastels, colored pencil, collage or any form of pre-print or reproductions.
  • Artist’s original work only. No class work. No work done under supervision. No copies or likenesses of another artist’s work including published source or reference work not attributable to the artist.
  • One entry per artist per category.
  • No work previously exhibited in Women in Watercolor may be submitted.
  • Paintings of nudes are acceptable with Women in Watercolor reserving the right to refuse entries depicting undue violence or obscenity.

Entry Information

The 1st Annual Women in Watercolor Online Juried Competition will be open for entry from April 1, 2020 through June 8, 2020.

Judging will be done in the following two weeks after the shows closes and winners will be announced!

Women in Watercolor Online

Website: https://womeninwatercolor.com/

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I hope you will SHARE this information with all women watercolor artists you know and ENTER this year’s show to help encourage, support, and promote the outstanding Women in Watercolor!

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