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The Color of Nature Small Works Exhibit

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CALL FOR ARTISTS

The Color of Nature hosted by Inside Small Exhibits

THEME: Artwork inspired by each artist's unique interpretation of color in nature.

The Color of Nature Art Exhibit will be in-person and online from October 1 - October 31, 2022 at the Stable Gallery in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

SMALL WORK SUBMISSION: Artists may submit a maximum of one (1) entry for consideration.

SIZE REQUIREMENT: ALL ARTWORK MUST be 10” inches or smaller in any direction (not including frame, mat, etc.). 2D WORKS ONLY. Space is limited.

ELIGIBILITY - 2 OPTIONS:
1. The gallery and virtual exhibits are open to artists in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
2. The virtual gallery only is open to all USA artists.

Prizes Details: 

AWARDS: First Place, Second Place, Third Place, Honorable Mention, Curator's Choice, People's Choice.
All award winners will have a featured solo video on the Inside Small social media platforms.
Awards Juror, Debbie Silberberg, Multi-Media Artist.

Deadline: 
02/September/2022

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14th Annual Watermedia Showcase

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Brought to you by Artists Network and Watercolor Artist, our Watermedia Showcase is back for its 14th year! Showcase your best watercolor art in this exciting competition. Open to all watermedia artists across the world. Award-winners and honorable mentions will be published in the Spring 2023 issue of Watercolor Artist.

Early Bird Deadline: February 6, 2022

Enter before our early bird deadline to save $5 per entry!

Prize Summary: 
Win up to $2,500 in cash prizes!
Prizes Details: 

Best of Show Winner - $2,500 each

Second Place Winner - $1,250 each

Third Place Winner - $750 each

Five Honorable Mentions - $100 ArtistsNetwork.com Gift Card 

Top award-winners will receive feature articles in the Spring 2023 issue of Watercolor Artist. All award-winning and honorable-mention-winning paintings will be published in the issue, and will receive a free Artists Network Membership for 1 year ($99.99 value), and a digital award-winner badge.

Deadline: 
24/March/2022

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Fee Detail: 
$30 per entry
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The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours Call for Entries

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Artists are invited to submit work for exhibition alongside members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours at the RI 210th Exhibition 2022.

The RI welcomes water-soluble mediums including watercolour, acrylic, ink or gouache (excluding water-soluble oils) painted on paper or paper-based support. The exhibition offers the opportunity to win prizes and awards, worth over £7,500, and have your work seen by thousands of visitors including buyers and collectors.

Eligibility: 

  • Any artist over 18 may submit.
  • Acceptable media: Water-soluble mediums including watercolour, acrylic, ink or gouache (excluding water-soluble oils) painted on paper or paper based support.
  • Works must have been completed within the last two years and should not have been previously shown in London.
  • Submission fee: £20 per work (or £14 per work for artists aged 35 or under). Maximum of six works submitted. Maximum of four works selected.
  • All paintings must be well presented, glazed and suitably framed (no metal or clips frames are permitted).
  • Works must not be larger than 2.4m high and 1.5m wide including the frame.
  • All work must be for sale. Minimum price: £350. The price of works must include 45%+VAT commission.
Prize summary: 
The exhibition offers several prizes and awards, worth over £7,500, including cash, product and publication prizes.
Prizes Details: 

There are many prizes and awards available to win, (subject to final confirmation) including:

  • The Winsor & Newton Award: £3,000
  • The Winsor & Newton Product Prize: £1,000 worth of Winsor & Newton art materials
  • The Leathersellers' Prize: £1,000 awarded by The Worshipful Company of Leathersellers to an artist aged between 18 and 30 years old
  • The President’s Choice Award: An award of £750 for the most deserving work in the exhibition, donated by a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) and judged by the President of the RI, Rosa Sepple
  • The Baohong Artists' Watercolour Paper Prizes: Two prizes of £250 each, awarded to a member and non-member for excellence
  • The Cass Art Prize: A prize of £200 of art supplies from Cass Art, awarded to a work demonstrating the most innovative use of colour
  • The Dry Red Press Award: The winning work will be published as a greeting card in the Dry Red Press 'Prize Winners' range, with royalties from the sale of the cards going to the artist
  • The Escoda Barcelona Award: A set of Escoda's finest brushes for an outstanding landscape painting
  • The Frank Herring Easel Award: An easel presented for an outstanding work in the exhibition by Frank Herring & Sons
  • The James Fletcher-Watson RI Memorial Award: £500 for the best use of watercolour in the exhibition
  • The Richard Plincke RI Prize for Colour: An award of £250 for creative use of colour
  • The Schmincke Prize: A Horadam Aquarell Artists’ Watercolours set to an outstanding exhibitor.
Deadline: 
28/January/2022

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Fee Detail: 
£20 per work (or £14 per work for artists aged 35 or under).
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The Path from Drawing to Painting

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A walk through creating lead by Paola Alborghetti, and Eckehard Fuchs.

Several slots available through the whole summer 2021 starting July 1, until October 1. Workshops schedule and focus are flexible and can be tailored on your needs and interests. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Contact us today to share your calendar preferences and to know when is the next starting workshop!

The artist couple Paola Alborghetti and Eckehard Fuchs invite you on a journey through artistic media. In the process, we will individually address your favorite technique and open up views across genre boundaries. Sketching, watercolor painting – or an excursion into woodcutting, we playfully conquer the garden of RUC and explore the rich cultural landscape of Valcamonica. The course is open to everyone – art lovers as well as artists, no previous knowledge or training is required. We are happy to adapt the course to your needs both for the schedule and for the contents. The course is available in German, Italian and English.

Upon request, artists can also benefit of private indoor studio spaces at RUC.

Tuition fee: €1,500 (housing fee included)

Deadline: 
01/October/2021
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WASH 43rd Annual International Watercolor Open Exhibition “Go with the Flow 2021”

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WASH/Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons, cordially invites all watercolor and watermedia artists to enter the annual juried International Open Show, “Go with the Flow” Aug 31 – Sept 25, 2021. This is a gallery show with a tandem online show.

Registration Deadline: July 23, Notifications by July 26

Hand Deliver Artwork: Aug 20 & 21, Shipped Artwork Deadline: Aug 20

Juror of Selection – Myrna Wacknov, AWS, NWS, CWA

Juror of Awards – Juan Peña

$25 first entry, $10 each additional entry. Maximum 3 entries

ONLY ORIGINAL WORKS ACCEPTED. Any water-based medium, either transparent or opaque, is acceptable. These include: transparent watercolor, tempera, casein, gouache, watercolor inks and acrylic. Acrylic paint should be clearly diluted and transparent. Acrylics done in an opaque or impasto manner are not eligible. Mixed media may be used, but water-based media must be predominant. For complete show rules see prospectus.

For info and to enter see, “WASH 2021 Open Exhibition” on Smarter Entry:

Call: 916-671-3713

Prospectus:

https://www.sacramentowatercolor.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021WASHOpenShowProspectus20210409.pdf

Prize Summary: 
Awards given
Prizes Details: 

Awards: Best of Show - $300, Awards of Excellence - $100 each Awards of Merit, plus other awards

Deadline: 
24/July/2021

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
$25 first entry, $10 each additional entry. Maximum 3 entries
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Flower Power

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The Art Guild invites all artists, high school and older, to submit artworks for consideration for “FLOWER POWER”, a Juried Competition and Exhibition.   

Flowers are more than beautiful.  Their symbolic language has been recognized by many cultures since the beginning of time. They bring joy to our happiest celebrations and provided comfort on the saddest days. 

Georgia O’ Keefe said ”If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.” Show us the power of your flowers!

CRITERIA All styles from abstract to realism are welcome. All works must be original and have been created in the last five years. References used in the creation of the submitted work must be the artist’s own, or copyright-released for use in this work. The curating committee’s decision is final.

MEDIUMS: Included but not limited to acrylic, charcoal, collage, colored pencil, digital art, ink, mixed media, oil, pastel, pencil, printmaking, sculpture, or watercolor. No Master or direct copies accepted.

Prize Summary: 
Win up to $300 cash prizes
Prizes Details: 

AWARDS 1st Place $300 • 2nd Place $200 • 3rd Place $100 • Honorable Mentions

Deadline: 
12/April/2021

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
$30 members / $40 non members
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