The National Watercolor Society is one of the oldest non-profit artist-led societies in the United States. Our mission - encouraging innovation in watermedia through education, outreach, and exhibitions - promote the advancement of watermedia and inspire the next generation of watermedia artists. Be sure to check out the EXHIBITIONS and VIDEO Tabs.
Mark Mehaffey, MI, USA
2020 NWS IOE Exhibition
There's still time to put together your composition...
The deadline for entry is May 14, 2021,
12:00 noon Mountain time
The National Watercolor Society 101st International Open Exhibition
is open to ALL artist working in watermedia.
Enter today on CaFe
AWARDS: $40,000+ in cash and merchandise Including $5,000 NWS Permanent Collection Purchase Award
Jurors of Selection: Ken Goldman https://goldmanfineart.com
Bev Jozwiak http://bevjozwiak.com/wp
Donna Zagotta https://donnazagotta.com
Juror of Awards: Ali Cavanaugh https://www.AliCavanaugh.com
Congratulations to our new 2020 Juried Signature Members
(Jurors: Katherine Chang Liu, Dean Mitchell and John Salminen)
Phillip Babb, WI
Yong Chen, MA
Antonio Darden, NM
Sheryl Fletcher Coon, FL
Jacqueline Gnott, IN
Cathy Hillegas, IN
JJ Jiang, NC
Dongfeng Li, KY
Angus McEwan, Scotland
Steve J. Morris, MO
Scott Ponemone, MD
Christine Rhodes, WV
Zhifang Shi, China
Brian Stratton, Australia
Carrie Waller, Japan
Jian Wu, CA
Zhang Xiaochang, CA
2020 Three Times Acceptance in an IOE Signature Members
Yan Liang, China
Isabella Pizzano, NJ
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We welcome your donation in any amount. You may also use this link to donate to our Annual Exhibition Awards Fund.