Annual Juried Exhibition:

Watercolor Ohio

Open to Ohio residents, as well as members of Ohio art organizations living in neighboring states, this competitive juried exhibition is a showcase for the talent, diversity and energy of artists working in water soluble mediums: watercolor, acrylic, casein, gouache and egg tempera. Awards of cash and materials totaling thousands of dollars makes this one of the premier art exhibits in the State of Ohio.

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See the images of the award winners:

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The Gold, Silver and Bronze Buckeye Leaf Awards are given as the top three monetary prizes to honor the excellence of entries in Watercolor Ohio, the Society's annual juried exhibition. The recipients of these awards also receive the corresponding medal.

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Several other cash and merchandise awards are given for top paintings in
Watercolor Ohio, including the following:
  • Ohio Watercolor Society Award of Excellence (2)
  • Ohio Watercolor Society Award of Distinction (2)
  • Ohio Watercolor Society Award of Merit (3)
  • Memorial Awards