Annual Juried Competition Sponsored by the Baltimore Watercolor Society 



JUNE 12 – AUGUST 31, 2021

Noelie K. Angevine

Marylou Bono

Matthew D. Baker

Kendra Biddick

Pat Choquette

Arlene Crafton

Rosanne Cuttitta

Jean Finkleman

Thomas A. Germer

Laurie Hartman

Craig S. Higgins

Amy Lance

Carol Moore

Keith Mounts

Lynne Haussler Oakes

Leigh Partington

Margaret Polcawich

Ruth Sentelle

Susan Schwarz

Ellen Sherfey

Maritza Suarez-Valenti

Jeanne Sullivan

Ganga Talasila

Beverly Valdez

Marge Wasson

Kristine Wheeles





The most competitive juried watercolor exhibit in the region, the 2021 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition will be presented using a virtual format this year from June 12 through August 31. The annual competition, sponsored by the Baltimore Watercolor Society (BWS), is limited to original paintings created on paper using water-based media (including transparent watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and water-based ink) by artists from Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC. This year's juror is renowned watercolor artist Anne Abgott, AWS, NWS, who selected each of the 104 paintings on display in the online exhibit as well as designated awards, which include the BWS Gold Medal ($1,500 prize), BWS Silver Medal ($1,200 prize), and BWS Bronze Medal ($1,000 prize) as well as numerous other sponsored awards. A Virtual Reception and Awards Presentation was hosted online by the Baltimore Watercolor Society (BWS) on Sunday, June 27 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Visitors to the online exhibit, which is being presented on the BWS website, will have the opportunity to cast a virtual vote for their favorite painting to help select the winner of the “People’s Choice Award”.


Valerie Anderson

Judy Antico

Janet Arsenault

Janet Belich

John Bierley

Matthew Bird

Denny Bond

Robert Bowden

Gwendolyn Bragg

Noreen Brunini

Elizabeth Burin

Maryann Burton

Oleksandra (Sasha) Butts

Lizabeth Castellano-King

Deborah Cohan

Deborah Conn

Rod Cook

Eleanor Cox

Leigh Culver

Tanya Davis

Jenny Davis

Kathy Daywalt

Jane deGruchy

Theresa (Terry) Denney

Chris Dodd

Christine Duke

David Eakin

Mona Frey

Kay Fuller

Tracey Gage

Kathleen Giles

Ray Goodrow

Ann Greene

Rachael Grimm

Glenda Haas

Debra Halprin

Amy Harris

Mimi Hegler

Janice Hendra

Barbarra Herzfeld

Kristin Herzog

Christine Heyse

Catherine Hillis

David Hoque

William Jaeger

Nishita Jain

Shirley Apple Jenkins

Ardythe Jolliff

Christie Jones

Gina Judy

Sidra Kaluszka

Mark Kaufman

Brenda Kidera

Cecile Kirkpatrick

Michael Kotarba

Jennifer Koury

Rick Kowalewski

Jim Kuhlman

Alexis Lavine

Marilyn Jennie LeMay Patterson

Larry Lombardo

Stacy Lund Levy

Janet Hansen Martinet

Charlotte Mehosky

Ally Morgan

Sue Moses

Mel Neale

Kate Niner

Karen Norman

Roberta Oliver

David Outhwaite

Valerie Patterson

Ann Pember

Luis Perez

Scott Ponemone

Delphine Poussot

Sydni Reubin

Karen Riedy

Dorrie Rifkin

April Rimpo

Julia Rosenbaum

Tim Saternow

Michael Scherfen

Alisa Shea

Linda Slattery Sherman

Mei Shu

Carolyn Smith

Nancy Stark

Bonnie Steinsnyder

Jane Stoddard

Susan Stuller

Kathleen Stumpfel

Jane Thomas

Carmella Tuliszewski

Annette Uroskie

Debra Valentino

Patrick Varriano

Pam Wenger

Kathleen Wert

Tammy Wiedenhaefer

Deanna Williford

Lois Wolford

Sandy Yagel

Wynn Yarrow

Abstract Background

Founded in 1885, the Baltimore Watercolor Society (BWS) is the third oldest organization in the country devoted to the use of watercolor as a painting medium. Since its founding, numerous artists of national reputation have been associated with the Society as members, exhibitors and jurors. The purpose of BWS is to encourage cultural interest in the development of professional quality, original works of art, executed in aqueous media. The Society offers its Signature Artist Members and Associate Members opportunities to exhibit in local and regional shows, frequent newsletters, workshops, lectures, demonstrations, and trips to major exhibitions. The Baltimore Watercolor Society is a 501(c)nonprofit charitable organization, incorporated in the State of Maryland. 




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