121st Anniversary International Exhibition of works on paper

Philidelphia watercolour society is hosting the 121st Anniversary of the International exhibition of works on paper. For details of this competition take a look below and on the website of the organisation. Art works will be judges by Ray Balkwill SWAc and Mary Whyte. Participating artists must be 18 years old or older.

In addition to watercolor; soft pastels, charcoal, graphite, colored pencil, pen & ink, gouache, acrylic and hand-pulled prints are also accepted. All work must be original and on or of paper. Clay prints on Reemay using water soluble mediums are acceptable. Collage elements must be of paper and cannot be mounted on canvas. Any image or color on collage papers must be of water media and the work of the artist – no cutouts from digital work will be accepted.

3 August 2021

First prize $2,000 PWCS Award of Excellence
Second prize $1,500 Elizabeth Shober Hooper Award for Excellence in Presentation & Technique
Third prize $1,000 PWCS 121st Exhibition Award

How to enter
Please check with the competition organisation to see what the current regulations are regarding the Covid10 Pandemic.
Philadelphia Water color society

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See the full overview of art competitions for 2021 here.