Competitions & Contests

Open Water / L'Eau Claire 2021

Entry Dates 2021-09-15T12:00:00 - 2021-06-01T12:00:00 83 Days Left



The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour is proud to present the
96th Annual Open Water / L'Eau Claire Exhibition

An International Juried Online Exhibition of Water Based Media
Submissions Open June 1, 2021 12:00 p.m. EST

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 fibre 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.
This exhibition is open to any artist, and entry is adjudicated by digital image.
Award-winning paintings will be selected from the digital image.

Entry Fee: (for up to two images)
CSPWC Members and Associates $40
Non-members $55
Entry fees are non-refundable. (Canadian Dollars)

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