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TJILI's "Tyga" selected by Royal Watercolour Society for 2018 Contemporary Watercolour Competition

TJILI's Tyga has been selected by the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS) from thousands of entries submitted by artists around the world.

For the 2nd consecutive year TJILI's art has the honour of being chosen by a distinguished panel of RWS judges for their Contemporary Watercolour Competition ("CWC") -- an international competition seeking innovation, experimentation and technical expertise in water-based media -- after TJILI's Bird. Humming. and Technicolour Dreambird were selected for the 2017 CWC.

Bird. Humming.

Tyga will be (proudly!) displayed at the 2018 CWC exhibition at the renowned Bankside Gallery in London (home of the RWS) from Friday 2 to Wednesday 14 March 2018.

The Royal Watercolour Society’s annual Contemporary Watercolour Competition encourages innovation, experimentation and technical expertise in all water-based media and provides a platform for established and emerging international artists.

Works are selected by a distinguished panel of judges who work in diverse areas of the contemporary art world. The 2018 CWC judging panel comprised Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton (President AICAUK), Keir McGuinness (Art & Management Consultant), Jill Leman (RWS President), Mark Raggett (RWS Vice President), Angie Lewin (RWS RE), and David Hamilton (ARWS).

From 2-14 March 2018, TJILI and the other successful artists have the honour and exposure of their works being publicly exhibited at the 2018 CWC exhibition, and made available for sale to the public.


2018 Contemporary Watercolour Competition

2 - 14 March 2018

Royal Watercolour Society, Bankside Gallery

48 Hopton Street, London SE1 9JH

ABOUT THE ROYAL WATERCOLOUR SOCIETY The Royal Watercolour Society (RWS) was founded in 1804 and is the oldest and most prestigious watercolour society in the world.

Past Members include Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, E.R. Hughes, William Hunt, Henry Moore and John Singer Sargent.

The RWS is an artist-led society made up of an elected Membership who are amongst the finest practitioners in contemporary water-based painting. Its artists work in a variety of media including gouache, acrylic, pen & ink, pigment, collage, mixed media as well as traditional watercolour. The aim of the Society is to promote, by example and education, the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of these exciting media.

From its home at Bankside Gallery, situated on the vibrant south bank next door to Tate Modern, the RWS hold regular exhibitions showcasing the best in water-based media. The Society also hosts talks, watercolour courses, family art events, open competition and art demonstrations.

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