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Taiwan World Watercolor Competition 2016

    Taiwan World Watercolor Competition 2016 | Graphic Competitions
     Category:  Illustration
     Deadline:  June 30, 2016 - expired! February 5, 2016
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    For corresponding with the global trend, opening new visions toward art, accelerating intercultural communications, elevating technique standard, raising the visibility of Taiwan watercolour and fulfilling the idea of 'Earth Nourishment, World Family, Art Communion', the organisers of Art & Decoration Service Co. and International Watercolor Society Taiwan branch host the 1st Taiwan World Watercolor Competition & Exhibition under the guidance of Ministry of Culture.

    By inviting worldwide watercolor artists and highly recognized watercolor masters to participate in the competition, and organising symposiums, seminars, workshops, visits during the exhibition, the organisers hope to promote and reinforce the development of watercolour art, making Taiwan a prominent country for watercolor art in a long term.

    Entries must be primarily painted with transparent watercolor media on a watercolor paper surface and unvarnished (Yupo is permitted). Supplementary media such as gouache, acrylic, egg tempera and other water-based composite media are allowed to use but the use of transparent watercolor must be over 80% on the painting.

    Each entrant may submit a maximum of 5 paintings. All entries must be the original work of the entrant, and must be completed within last three years (during June 2013-June 2016).

    The maximum size of work, in its largest dimension, is 110 cm. The minimum size of work, in its smallest dimension, is 40 cm.

    Entry fee is 50 USD each entrant.


    Open to all artists who are 16 years or older, amateur and professional, from all nations.


    • Gold Prize: 12,100 USD
    • Silver Prize: 9,100 USD
    • Bronze Prize: 6,100 USD
    • 5 Excellence Prize: 2,500 USD
    • The Best Taiwanese Artist Award: 1,500 USD
    • The Best Young Artist Award (for artists under 30 years old): 900 USD

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