Calls for Entry

The Ohio Watercolor Society frequently receives email notifications about exhibitions that may be of interest to members of the OWS. Those opportunities will be listed on this page.

2019 International Exhibit of the Missouri Watercolor Society

The Missouri Watercolor Society is holding its 2019 International Exhibition in St. Louis at the St. Louis Artists Guild from June 15th through July 27th.  The Guild is the second oldest artist society in the US and was started in 1886 - just 15 years after the founding of the Salmagundi Club in NYC.  This year's awards are expected to total over $13,000 with, once again, $3000 to the Best of Show, $2000 for second place and $1000 for third place.  Entries can have been painted at ANY time.  The Prospectus is on the website   

Entry Deadline:  March 22, 2019

West Virginia Watercolor Society
Aqueous 2019

CALL FOR ENTRY – The West Virginia Watercolor Society invites U.S. artists working in water-based media to enter our annual national juried exhibition, Aqueous 2019, May 15 – June 14, 2019, at Parkersburg Art Center in Parkersburg, W.Va. Juror is Cody Heichel, NWS. More than $2,300 in awards offered. West Virginia Watercolor Society members $10 per painting entry; non members $20 per painting entry. No more than two paintings may be entered per artist. Entered works must have been completed since January 2017. Entry deadline March 25, 2019. Find the show prospectus and entry forms at

Entry Deadline:  
March 25, 2019
Juror:  Cody Heichel, NWS

Pikes Peak Watercolor Society
International Watermedia 2019

The Pikes Peak Watercolor Society of Colorado Springs, CO, is pleased to announce that our  biennial International Watermedia 2019 Call is open for entry on CaFÉ.  Below are details and links:

Entry Deadline:  
March 31, 2019
Juror:  Martha Mans, AWS
CaFÉ Entry:

Small WatersA national juried exhibition of small scale watercolors.

Exhibition Overview
         Selection and Awards Juror: Ingrid Albrecht, AWS, NWS, WHS
         Entries are being accepted beginning January 20
         Entry Fee: $35 for Non-Members, $25 for (IWS) Members
         How to Enter: Online entries only at
         $4,300 in cash awards — Best of Show is $1,200
         Exhibition Dates: July 19 – September 14, 2019
Entry Deadline:  May 19, 2019

Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
Aqueous Open 2019

CALL FOR ENTRY – The PWS Aqueous Open 2019 is open to any artist 18 or older working in water-based media. Works submitted for consideration to PWS Aqueous Open 2019 must be primarily water-based media on an unvarnished paper surface (YUPO and Tyvek are also permitted) no canvas. Two pieces may be submitted. Over $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards. 
Please visit our website at for the full prospectus and entry information.

Entry Deadline:  July 1, 2019
Juror:  Frank Eber, AWS, NWS, TWSA