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RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition

August 18, 2016


The Royal Watercolour Society (RWS) Contemporary Watercolour Competition is an annual open competition for artists working in water-based media. It is run by the Royal Watercolour Society to encourage fresh approaches to watercolour painting, and to showcase the latest innovations in the medium. Any professional artist who is not already a Member of the Society may enter.


All paintings in water-based media, including watercolour, pen and ink, acrylic and gouache are eligible, regardless of style or subject matter, as long as they are painted on paper. The painting must have been completed in the past four years by the artist entering it. The painting must not be larger than 100cm x 100cm when framed.

This year the judges include; Richard Cork, art critic, broadcaster and curator and Andrea Rose, British Council curator as well as the President of the RWS, Thomas Plunkett.


Submission deadline: Tuesday January 16, 2017


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