For more than 20 years, the annual Splash Watercolor Competition has been celebrating the outstanding work being done in watermedia by contemporary artists from around
Splash 24 | The Best of Watercolor
Closed For Entries!
Our premier watercolor art competition is open for entries! Now in its 24th year, Splash: The Best of Watercolor is a great opportunity to earn recognition and awards for your work. With over 100 winners and prizes ranging from cash to publication, what more could you want?
The final deadline to enter is December 6!
Prizes & Awards
First Place Winner: $2,000 cash
Second Place Winner: $1,000 cash
Third Place Winner: $500 cash
10 Honorable Mentions receive a $100 ArtistsNetwork.com gift card
Deadlines & Fees
Early Bird Deadline: October 11, 2022
Nonmembers and Members: $30 per entry
Final Deadline Extended! December 6, 2022
Nonmembers: $45 per entry | Members: $30 per entry
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The Best of Watercolor
Dive into the world of watercolor in this special publication presented by Artists Magazine and American Artist. Within you’ll find inspiring works from the winners of the Splash 22 watercolor competition, complete with insights from the artists themselves. Spark your creativity with the top prizewinning works that truly demonstrate the “wow” factor. Plus, get ready for next year’s competition with insights on how to master the watercolor medium with juror, Keiko Tanabe. Order or download your copy today!
The Best of Watercolor
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