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Women in Watercolor
3rd Annual Women in Watercolor International Juried Competition



3rd Annual Women in Watercolor International Juried Competition

Sponsored by Holbein Artist Materials

 

Open for Entry

 April 1, 2022 through June 8, 2022

 

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

www.WomeninWatercolor.com

 

ELIGIBILITY & ENTRY PROCEDURES

Entrants will be able to enter once in each category, so a total of Five (5) paintings may be entered in this year’s show. There are no restrictions on size, what year the painting was completed or if it has been entered in other shows outside of Women in Watercolor.

·       The exhibition is open to all female artists working in watercolor on paper, synthetic paper, watercolor board, Yupo or other two-dimensional surfaces. 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 print or reproductions.

·       Watercolors sealed with spray or wax after completion are allowed as long as it does not alter the original image.

·       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.

·       Photo reference material must have been taken by the artist.

·       One entry per artist per category. (5 total)

·       No work previously entered or accepted in past Women in Watercolor competitions may be submitted.

·       Paintings of nudes are acceptable with Women in Watercolor reserving the right to refuse entries depicting undue violence or obscenity as determined by the Women in Watercolor committee.

If an entry does not follow these guidelines all prizes will be forfeited and entrant may be banned from future competitions.

 

ENTRY PROCEDURES

Submissions will be made online. If you are reading this on OnlineJuriedShows.com, click Enter this show after reading the prospectus and log in to begin the entry process.

ENTRY OPENS: April 1, 2022

ENTRY CLOSES: June 8, 2022

Juried Awards Notice After July 15, 2022.

**If you have any issue with entering/uploading your art, please contact the entry website, OnlineJuriedShows.com directly, not Women in Watercolor. OnlineJuriedShows.com can be reached by phone (888-666-1351) or email (onlinejuriedshows@gmail.com).

 

ENTRY FEES: $35 USD for first entry, $15 USD for each additional entry

One entry per artist per category (5 paintings entered max.)

 

ABOUT YOUR DIGITAL IMAGE

·       Image must be correctly oriented (vertical or horizontal).

·       Show only the image, no frame or mat. Image must be cropped to show painting only.

·       No digital enhancement is allowed.

·       Digital Image can be any size.

·       Image file must be .jpg and under 4 mb.

Entry grants Women in Watercolor permission to reproduce work for records and promotional purposes. Images of accepted work may be used by Women in Watercolor in print/web promotional ads.

 

 AWARDS

JUDGES OF AWARDS

Awards judges for the 2022 competition are listed on the Women in Watercolor website.

 

Recognition – 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 watercolor magazine at the end of the show.

 

Five Categories for Awards: You can win an award in EACH category.

1.       Still Life/Floral

2.       Animal/Wildlife

3.       Portrait/Figure

4.       Landscape/Water

5.       Abstract

 

CASH AWARDS ARE MORE THAN DOUBLED THIS YEAR AND MORE AWARDS ADDED!!


Best in Show Overall Award:

BEST IN SHOW: $2000 USD

·       Painting in published magazine article

·       Hard copy certificate

·       Gold Coin Award

·       Featured on Women in Watercolor Website and all Social Media Sites


Awards in Each Category: 5 categories

FIRST PLACE: $1000 USD

·       Painting in published magazine article

·       Hard copy certificate

·       Gold Coin Award

·       Featured on Women in Watercolor Website and all Social Media Sites


SECOND PLACE: $500 USD

·       Hard copy certificate

·       Gold Coin Award

·       Featured on Women in Watercolor Website and all Social Media Sites


THIRD PLACE: $250 USD

·       Hard copy certificate

·       Gold Coin Award

·       Featured on Women in Watercolor Website and all Social Media Sites


Judges Favorite: $150 USD x 9 Awards Given (One From Each Awards Judge) **NEW AWARD**

·       Hard copy certificate

·       Gold Coin Award

·       Featured on Women in Watercolor Website and all Social Media Sites



There will also be multiple Merchandise Awards, Finalists and Honorable Mentions in each category.

Winners will be notified via email and posted on the Women in Watercolor website.

Women in Watercolor will not be held responsible for lost or missing mailed prizes. All decisions are final, no entry may be withdrawn once submitted. No refunds given.

 

Find Women in Watercolor Online

 

Website:

www.womeninwatercolor.com

Facebook:

www.facebook.com/womeninwatercolor

Instagram:

www.instagram.com/womeninwatercolor

 

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