*This exhibition is open strictly to submissions painted in Water Based Media as defined in this call for entry:
– Allowable water media: artist’s quality watercolour paint, watercolour ink, watercolour crayon, watercolour pencil, workable fixative, gouache (which can be applied transparently and opaquely). The use of a graphite drawing and India Ink are accepted. Not permissable: egg tempera, casein, acrylic and archival felt pens.
– Paint Surface: archival fiber paper which includes: watercolour paper, watercolour paper glued to wood/ composite panel, watercolour paper glued to canvas, canvas prepared for watercolour, and watercolour board. Yupo is not accepted.
– Paintings may be protected by varnish or wax.
– Only media listed in the definition above are permissible. Application must be by hand, brush or any tool by the artist without digital or mechanical assistance.
Computer generated artwork and/or mechanically printed images will not be accepted. All styles are acceptable.
Submissions Close at 12:00 p.m. EST, September 15, 2021.
Register and Submit your entry through Artcall (https://open-water-2021.artcall.org/)
With over $10,000 in cash and product awards, Open water / L’Eau Claire is our largest and most prestigious international open exhibition.
The CSPWC/SCPA has been promoting excellence in watercolour through education and exhibitions since 1925