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Exhibition: Rocky Mountain National Watermedia – 50th Anniversary

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - October 28 @ 5:00 pm


Rocky Mountain National Watermedia – 50th Anniversary

September 21 – October 28, 2023

2023 Jurors: Stephanie and Ken Goldman, AWS, NWS

Opening Reception and Awards Presentation – September 21, 2023 | 4 – 7 pm

Celebrating its 50th year – the “golden” anniversary – the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia (RMNW) exhibition attracts entrants from throughout the US and is regarded as one of the top watermedia exhibitions in the country. RMNW submissions range from highly articulated realism to whimsical abstraction. CAE is pleased to welcome internationally-known artists Stephanie & Ken Goldman as the 2023 jurors.


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CAE is pleased to announce that internationally acclaimed painters and husband-wife duo, Ken & Stephanie Goldman, will serve as the jurors for the 50th Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition. They will give a watermedia demonstration and each will teach a 1-day workshop at CAE. Both are established watermedia artists holding signature status in National Watercolor Society (NWS), American Watercolor Society (AWS), and Watercolor Honor Society (WHS). Stephanie Goldman is known for her richly colored figures and insightful portraits. She is currently, and Ken was, President of NWS. Ken has exhibited widely in Holland, Paris, Italy, Greece, China, Colombia, Mexico, and the USA. He has been featured in numerous art magazines and TV specials. Stephanie’s paintings are in permanent national and international collections of private, corporate, and educational institutions. They have both authored publications and taught many workshops. CAE is excited to bring their expertise and distinct styles to RMNW.


Ken & Stephanie Goldman, the 2023 juror, will each offer a 1-day Master Workshop in-person at Center for the Arts Evergreen.

  • Stephanie will teach The Value of Values Painting/Drawing Workshop on Wednesday, August 2: More info here.
  • Ken will teach Watercolor Over a Cross-Hatched Underdrawing on Thursday, August 3: More info here.
  • Each workshop will take place from 9:30 am-4 pm. Ken will also be offering a FREE demo on the afternoon of Tuesday, August 1.

Registration for the workshops is now open on our website here and here. For questions on the workshop, you may contact CAE’s Senior Director of Exhibitions & Outreach, Sara Miller, sara@evergreenarts.org.


May 15, 2023 Deadline for receipt of entries (www.callforentry.org)
June 23, 2023 Juror selections announced and artists notified via email
July 1, 2023 Deadline for accepted artists’ contracts and all materials (artist’s statement, bio/resume, and photograph)
July 1 – 28, 2023 Shipped works will be accepted
July 16, 2023 (10:00-12:00) Hand-delivered works will be accepted
August 1, 2023 FREE afternoon demo with Ken Goldman
August 2-3, 2023 Master Workshops with 2023 Jurors Ken & Stephanie Goldman
September 21, 2023 (4-7 pm)

October 31, 2023

Opening Reception

Pick-up of unsold artwork

November 6, 2023 Unsold artwork shipped to artist


September 21 @ 4:00 pm
October 28 @ 5:00 pm
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31880 Rocky Village Drive
Evergreen, CO 80439 United States
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