The Rhode Island Watercolor Society (RIWS) is pleased to host our 123rd National Watermedia Competition. The Rhode Island Watercolor Society is proud to support watercolor and other traditional water media materials and methods. This year, we are incredibly excited to offer over $5,000 in awards with 1st prize taking home $1,500.
The Rhode Island Watercolor Society resides in the scenic Slater Memorial Park, making it one of Pawtucket’s greatest and most beautiful destinations. The Juror will select approximately 60 pieces to be shown in our Main Gallery, Library Gallery, and Classroom Gallery. Prizes will be awarded at the opening reception on Saturday, September 15th. The gallery is free and open to the public. We welcome artists from anywhere in the United States to apply to our 123rd National Watermedia Competition.