The Best Watercolor Painting of 2016 | Watercolor Society 2017 Exhibition Deadlines

Watercolor Artist is pleased to feature the best in watercolor painting, with 26 top award-winning paintings from watercolor societies’ 2016 juried exhibitions in the February 2017 issue. You can view them in the video below, and read about the artists in the February issue—available now to order or as an instant download, and on newsstands beginning December 20, 2016.

And find out when (and to which society) to submit your own watercolor painting below for this year’s juried art shows. Maybe you’ll see your work in next February’s issue!

Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors
Deadline: April 3, 2017
Prospectus: www.viewarts.org

American Watercolor Society
Deadline: was November 15, 2016
Prospectus: www.americanwatercolorsociety.org

Baltimore Watercolor Society
Deadline: April 3, 2017
Prospectus: www.baltimorewatercolorsociety.org

California Watercolor Association
Deadline: was September 1, 2016
Prospectus: www.californiawatercolor.org

Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour
Prospectus: www.cspwc.com

Florida Watercolor Society
Deadline: June 2, 2017
Prospectus: members only; www.floridawatercolorsociety.org

Georgia Watercolor Society
Deadline: January 4, 2017
Prospectus: www.georgiawatercolorsociety.org

Louisiana Watercolor Society
Deadline: January 17, 2017
Prospectus: www.louisianawatercolorsociety.org

Mid-Southern Watercolorists
Deadline: was September 30, 2016
Prospectus: www.midsouthernwatercolorists.com

Missouri Watercolor Society
Deadline: February 15, 2017
Prospectus: www.mowsart.com

National Watercolor Society
Deadline: May 19, 2017
Prospectus: http://nationalwatercolorsociety.org

Northern Plains Watercolor Society
Deadline: TBD
Prospectus: www.northernplainswatercolorsociety.com

Northwest Watercolor Society
Deadline: January 14, 2017
Prospectus: http://nwws.org

Ohio Watercolor Society
Deadline: March 2017
Prospectus: www.ohiowatercolorsociety.org

Pennsylvania Watercolor Society
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Prospectus: www.pawcs.com

Philadelphia Water Color Society
Deadline: May 28, 2017
Prospectus: www.pwcsociety.org

Rocky Mountain National Watercolor Society (moving to Center for the Arts Evergreen in 2017)
Deadline: TBD
Prospectus: www.evergreenarts.org

San Diego Watercolor Society
Deadline: TBD
Prospectus: http://sdws.org

Society of Watercolor Artists
Deadline: TBD
Prospectus: www.swawatercolor.com

South Carolina Watermedia Society
Deadline: TBD
Prospectus: www.scwatermedia.com

Southern Watercolor Society
Deadline: February 13, 2017
Prospectus: www.southernwatercolorsociety.org

Southwestern Watercolor Society
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Prospectus: www.swswatercolor.org

Springfield Art Museum’s “Watercolor U.S.A.”
Deadline: March 6, 2017
Prospectus: http://sgfmuseum.org

Transparent Watercolor Society of America
Deadline: January 31, 2017
Prospectus: www.watercolors.org

Watercolor Art Society–Houston
Deadline: January 20, 2017
Prospectus: www.watercolorhouston.org

Watercolor Society of Alabama
Deadline: January 18, 2017
Prospectus: http://watercolorsocietyofal.org

Watercolor West
Deadline: TBD
Prospectus: www.watercolorwest.org

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies
Deadline: was November 1, 2016
Prospectus: http://wfws.org

West Virginia Watercolor Society
Deadline: TBD
Prospectus: www.wvwatercolorsociety.org

Wyoming Watercolor Society
Prospectus: www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com

 

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