AboutThe RWS/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition invites artists to submit works to the 2008 competition.
The competition, now in its 21st year, is the largest watercolour competition in the UK and is one of the only remaining prizes to celebrate the diversity and beauty of the frequently undervalued medium of watercolour. The RWS/ Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is a celebration of the water-soluble medium, whether it is an abstract, figurative or landscape piece, all works produced in water based mediums, watercolour, acrylic and gouache on a paper support are eligible.
The RWS/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition offers the highest valued prizes in the United Kingdom by awarding a total of £25,000 to artists who demonstrate a high level of skill and creativity.
Artists can submit up to three works at regional venues throughout the UK in June. The deadline for entries is in London on 20th and 21st June 2008. Entry is £15 per work or free to full-time students. An exhibition of approximately 120 works will be held at the Bankside Gallery, London SE1 from 10 21 September 2008.
Among the judges for this year's competition will be:
â¢ Brian Allen, Director of Studies at Paul Mellon Institute
â¢ Frank Whitford, Art Critic for the Sunday Times
â¢ Richard Sorrell, President, RWS
For further information please call 01372 462190 or email RWS@parkerharris.co.uk