2019 42nd INTERNATIONAL WATERMEDIA EXHIBITION (IWE)

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The Watercolor Art Society - Houston is proud to announce that our 42nd International Watermedia Exhibition Call for Entry is LIVE!

The 42nd Annual International Watermedia Exhibition (IWE), will highlight the artistic excellence of its global participants in a gallery exhibit held in Houston's popular Museum District. In March 2019, selected entries will receive maximum exposure at our juried, month-long exhibit and have an opportunity to win generous awards from our sponsors (over $7,000 in awards)! This year highly sought after Andy Evansen is the Juror and Instructor. The 42nd IWE is intended to help promote and provide optimal exposure for outstanding international artists who excel in water media.

Exhibition Dates: 

Entry submission begins via CaFÉ: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 

Deadline for entry submission: 11:59PM on Friday, January 11, 2019 MST

Juror review for entries: Saturday, January 12 - Friday, January 25, 2019

Notification of acceptance: Saturday, January 26, 2019 2019

Accepted entries must be received at WAS-H gallery: 3:00pm on Thursday, February 28, 2019

Awards Ceremony: Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Juror Andy Evansen's demo: Sunday March 3, 2019 2:15pm - 3:30pm

Juror Andy Evansen's major workshop: Monday March 4, 2019 - Friday March 8, 2019

Art Lover's Reception: Thursday March 7, 2019 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Art Party: Thursday, March 28, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Exhibition Closes: Thursday, April 4, 2019 3:00pm

Paintings returned: Friday, April 5, 2019  

Questions: IWE Co-Director Tom Kraycirik, iwe2@watercolorhouston.org (832-356- 3587)


View the 2018 International Watermedia Exhibition Catalogue, click HERE

2018 International Watermedia Exhibition Winners


1st Place

Carla Gauthier, Interstate 94



3rd Place

Dean Mitchell, “Farmland Pond” 


Odette Ruben Memorial Award

Xiaochang Zhang, Noontime



Board of Directors Award

Gang Liang, Autumn Lotus



Honorable Mention

Daniela Werneck, When You Live in an Upside Down World



Honorable Mention

Eric Wiegardt, Indian Tobacco


Merit Award

Laurie Goldstein Warren, Horse and Dragons



Merit Award

Ken Call, In a Day Dream



2nd Place

Kerk Hwang Lok, Wheels #12


Jack Bowen Award

Soon Warren, “Rebirth-Sunflower”


Lloyd Albers Memorial Award

Shihai Ren, Daughter of the Sun


Margaret Scott Bock Award

Michael Holter, Pigeon Roost



Honorable Mention

Judy Saltzman, Wet and Wild



Merit Award

Cleo Ceeney, Zelda

1st Place Carla Gauthier, “Interstate 94” 

2nd Place Kerk Hwang Lok, “Wheels #12” 

3rd Place Dean Mitchell, “Farmland Pond” 

Odette Ruben Memorial Award Xiaochang Zhang, Noontime

Lloyd Albers Memorial Award Shihai Ren,  Daughter of the Son

Jack Bowen Award Soon Warren, Rebirth-Sunflower

Board of Directors Award Gang Liang,  Autumn Lotus

Margaret Scott Bock Award Michael Holter,  Pigeon Roost

Honorable Mentions
  • Elaine Daily-Birnbaum, Let the Souls Wander
  • Daniela Werneck, When You Live in an Upside Down World
  • Judy Saltzman, Wet and Wild
  • Z. Feng, MVP #2
  • Eric Wiegardt, Indian Tobacco
Merit Awards
  • Ken Call, In a Day Dream
  • Charles Rouse, Off Season
  • Laurie Goldstein Warren, Horse and Dragons 
  • Cleo Ceeney, Zelda
  • Cindee Klement, Shake Shake Shake Chocolate IV



Honorable Mention

Elaine Daily-Birnbaum, Let the Souls Wander



Honorable Mention

Z. Feng, MVP #2



Merit Award

Charles Rouse, Off Season



Merit Award

Cindee Klement, Shake Shake Shake Chocolate IV


 


Thank you to our 2018 IWE Sponsors

  • Williams Companies
  • EEPB, P.C.
  • CaFE
  • Art Supply on Main 
  • Texas Art Supply
  • Jerry's Artarama
  • H-E-B
  • Thompson + Hansen
  • Karbach Brewing Co.
  • 512 Brewing Company


IWE Awards Reception

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