RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2016 - ILLUSTRATION COMPETITION

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Illustration competition titled RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2016 is calling for entries. Below you can find all details about this competition:

The judges of this illustration competition are looking for pieces that push at the boundaries of watercolour, promote water-based media at its most accomplished and ask audiences to see the medium in a new and contemporary light.
Entering this competition is an ideal way of introducing your work to both the public and the Membership prior to the annual RWS Elections in late March. A maximum of six paintings can be submitted. All submitted works must have been created within the last four years of submission and must be the original work of the artist. Paintings must not exceed 100cm x 100cm when framed.

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 copyright of all works remains vested in the artist.

The entry fee for this illustration competition is of 14 GBP that's aproximatly 21 USD per painting.

The Competition will be open for submissions on 19 October.


This illustration competition is open to all artists worldwide except RWS Members. Any artist (providing they are not a member of the RWS) working with water-based media can apply.


Successful entrants will be notified promptly after the judging to allow them to frame and deliver their original paintings for an exhibition (4 – 16 March 2016) taking place at Bankside Gallery, next to Tate Modern, in the heart of London's cultural quarter.

Moreover, prizes will include:

• Art materials
• Purchase prizes
• Cash awards from 500 GBP to 1000 GBP

For all further informations about competition RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2016 you can visit the following official website:

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