New England Watercolor Society Call for Entry

2018 Biennial North American Open Juried Exhibition

  • | Start Date: 3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM (PT)
  • | End Date: 7/15/2018 11:59:00 PM (PT)
  • | Fee: $30.00 USD per 1
  • | Additional Entries: $5.00 USD per 1
  • | Host: New England Watercolor Society

September 16, 2018 - January 13, 2019
hosted by
Art Complex Museum
189 Alden Street, Duxbury, MA 02332
(781) 934-6634

$7,500 in Awards

Deadline for entry: July 15, 2018


  • Open to any artist residing in North America age 18 or older.
  • All work must be painted with aqua media including watercolor, acrylic, casein, egg tempera, gouache and inks on unvarnished paper or synthetic paper such as Yupo.
  • No photo copies, color laser prints, monotypes, multiple prints, pastels or computer generated work.
  • Work may not have been created in a class or workshop under a teacher's supervision.
  • Work may not be withdrawn early.
  • No changes in pricing or catalog information made after acceptance.
  • Work must be for sale.
  • The Screening Committee has the right to refuse any painting that does not meet the stated specifications or is not accurately represented by image submitted.
  • Paintings may not have been previously exhibited in a NEWS show or at the Art Complex Museum.
  • Up to 3 images may be submitted; Only 1 image may be selected.

Full submission rules here.

White and off-white mats only. All work must be framed under Plexiglas. Wires must be attached so that they are not visible when the work is hanging.  No saw­tooth hangers allowed.  Mat, frame and glazing package must have a professional look and must be in “as new” condition. Work not conforming to regulations WILL NOT BE EXHIBITED!  Note-Size limitation of 38 inches in any direction, based on outside measurement of frame.


Iain Stewart is a watercolor artist / illustrator and a signature member of the American Watercolor Society and National Watercolor Society. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele. Iain maintains a studio in Opelika, Alabama. He teaches and exhibits in the US, France, Scotland, Canada, Thailand and Belgium.