International Watermedia Exhibition in Houston Attracts Artists from Around the World

International Watermedia Exhibition

It’s exciting to discover so many talented artists from all over the world.

Tucked inside the historic Museum District in Houston, the Watercolor Art Society-Houston (WAS-H) has been busy attracting watermedia artists from all over the world to participate in its annual International Watermedia Exhibition (IWE).

For over forty years, this month-long event has been a well-respected staple in the art community and a highly anticipated art show attended by art collectors, enthusiasts and artists, hailing from all over the world. Previous jurors have claimed the collection as, “spectacular,” receiving artwork from places as far away as Singapore, and as small as Schulenburg, Texas.

The 41st International Watermedia Exhibition will highlight the artistic excellence of its global participants from March 4 – April 5, 2018 at the WAS-H Gallery inside its Jack Bowen Building, and winners will be awarded over $7,000 in prizes.

This year’s highly sought-after artist and instructor, Iain Stewart, will serve as the honorary juror for the event and lead a workshop at WAS-H. Stewart is an award-winning watercolor artist/illustrator, and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

“We have reached out to artists globally, including England, Italy, and Turkey, to encourage participation in the show and represent artwork from other countries,” said Heather Jones Taylor, Co-Director of the International Watermedia Exhibition.

Last year’s entries included artists from across the United States, the Americas, Europe and Asia. Ken Call from Illinois was awarded first place and…

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