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The next exhibition will be held at Babylon Gallery, Waterside, Ely from Tuesday 16th October to Sunday 28th October.

This is a selected exhibition, open to member and non-members, the only proviso being that non-members have to be residents of East Anglia.  For terms and conditions, click here.

Each applicant can submit up to four works here. Submissions open on the 25th of June and close on the 24th of September.

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View the winners of the Selected Works Exhibition 2017 Awards here:


The Royal Watercolour Society President’s Award
The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours Award
The Sorrell Award
The Lighting Sensations Award for a painting with outstanding use of light
The Cambridge News Award for an outstanding contemporary watercolour
The Daniel Smith Watercolour Award for outstanding use of colour
The Daniel Smith Watercolour Award for innovative use of watercolour
The St Cuthbert Mill Award for an outstanding pure watercolour
The Babylon Arts Award
The SEAW Members Award
3 x Tindalls Awards

Comments from visitors to our past exhibitions:

Completely bowled over by the exhibition, absolutely beautiful’.

‘Super exhibition – lovely to see beautiful expressive watercolour’.

‘Beauty in paint, paper, perfection: excellent’

‘Wonderful variety of subjects and some very talented artists’.

‘A truly superb collection of very gifted works’.

‘Very talented exhibition’.

‘Excellent exhibition showing such variety of water medium’.

‘Interesting how varied the styles are, lots of talent and atmosphere in the paintings’.

‘Amazingly accomplished artists!’

‘Amazing watercolour exhibition, lots of variety of techniques – lovely’.

‘Wonderful exhibition, such variety, such talent’.

‘Very enjoyable and particularly well displayed’.