Prizes and awards

"WATERCOLORium" International watercolor contest

Prizes and awards

At the International Watercolor Competition "WATERCOLORium" the following prizes and awards are provided:

1) All works sent to the contest are assessed by famous watercolor artists (the list is available on the Expert Council page).The results of the assessment will be posted on the website of the contest and each participant will be able to see their rating, compiled by the experts in the field of watercolor art, from more than 10 countries of the world.

2) We ask members of the jury to select several works they like the most and write a few words about them.We will publish short reviews and/or words of support that were sent to us on the website and in the diploma of the participant.

3) One author can submit up to 5 of their works to the contest. At the same time, each work is assessed as an independent piece and receives its own independent rating.
Competition program

4) In each city where the “Watercolorium” contest is held, up to 50 works reach the final. Several works from one author can enter the final if they score a large number of points.Competition entries requested by a jury member are also allowed to the finals.

5) All participants receive a diploma, finalists receive a special final participant’s diploma, and winners receive a winner's diploma. Special diplomas will also be issued from jury members for those authors they liked most and about whom they expressed a desire to write a short essay.

6) All participants in the International Watercolor Contest "Watercolorium" will be published in the International Catalog "WATERCOLORium in the WORLD".Catalog structure: winners are published in the 1st part, finalists in the 2nd part, and semi-finalists who are not included in the first parts of the catalog in the 3rd part.We will also publish in the catalog the words of watercolor masters from among the members of the jury who wrote a few words or short essays about the work they liked. Amount of space provided: depending on the number of works sent, the author is given 1 or 2 pages. One page is provided to the authors who have registered up to 3 works, a double-page spread is for authors who have registered from 4 to 5 works.


8) Laureates of the International Competition «Watercolorium» will be recommended for membership in international watercolor associations and unions of artists.

9) The winners of the competition get the opportunity to present their work at international watercolor fairs and at the "Watercolorium" contest in one of the upcoming cities (by decision of the organizing committee).

The list of the cities and the schedule are placed in the "Geography of the competition" section.