What happens if my work is accepted?
If any of your works are selected by the judges you will be contacted via email and asked to deliver the framed piece(s) to Bankside Gallery which will then be installed and exhibited in the Contemporary Watercolour Competition exhibition alongside other successful entries. You will be invited to attend the private view at the beginning of the exhibition where you can meet your fellow exhibitors and prizes will be announced.
Are there any prizes available?
Yes. Prizes will be chosen from the selection of exhibited works and winners will be announced at the private view. Prizes for 2020 include:
David Gluck Memorial Award: £750 Cash Prize
RWS Award: £500 Cash Prize
David Gluck & RWS Award: £250 Cash Prize
RWS Young Artist Award: Guest Membership to the RWS for 2 years to an artist under the age of 35, allowing the winner(s) to exhibit in all Society exhibitions at Bankside Gallery for this period
RWS Publicity Prize: Your selected work on exhibition printed publicity material
RWS Social Media Prize: Feature on @royalwatercoloursociety Instagram
Sponsored prizes tbc
When will the exhibition be open for entries?
Entries for the 2020 Contemporary Watercolour Competition will open in October 2019.