Share Your Love of Watercolor Painting with a Local Arts Society

Where’s the local scoop on watercolor painting? Locate your nearest society, a hub of art activity, juried exhibitions and social functions, here. Society officers and/or board members may notify Watercolor Artist by email (wcamag@fwcommunity.com) of contact information updates.


Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolor

View Arts
3273 State Route 28
Old Forge, NY 13420
Web site: http://viewarts.org

Alaska Watercolor Society
Jean Watson, President
P.O. Box 90714
Anchorage, AK 99509-0714
Web site: http://akws.org

American Watercolor Society
47 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10003
Web site: http://www.americanwatercolorsociety.org

Annapolis Watercolor Club
Bill Jaeger, President
387 Harwin Court
Severna Park, MD 21146
Email: joleeandjohns@aol.com

Aquarelle Club
Club Secretary
22 Calvin Ave.
Syosset, NY 11791

Arizona Watercolor Association
P.O. Box 5406
Sun City West, AZ 85375
Email: AWA@watercolor.org
Web site: http://www.watercolor.org

Baltimore Watercolor Society
Sharon Green
9 Valleys Crest Court
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Email: sharonagreen@comcast.net
Web site: http://www.baltimorewatercolorsociety.org

Blue Ridge Watermedia Society
Caroline Coughlin, president
P.O. Box 223
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745-0223
Email: nananmolly@bellsouth.net

Brevard Watercolor Society
Melbourne, FL
Web site: http://brevardwatercolorsociety.org

Brooklyn Watercolor Society

Ellen Hoyt, Membership Chair
1551 E. 29th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Web site: http://www.bws.org

California Gold Coast Watercolor Society
Trish Shaheen, President
P.O. Box 6485
Ventura, CA 93006-6485
Web site: http://www.cgcws.org

California Watercolor Association
Bondi Abraham
P.O. Box 4631
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-0631
Email: info@californiawatercolor.org
Web site: http://www.californiawatercolor.org

Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour
Laura Culic
258 Wallace Avenue, Suite 102
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6P 3M9
Email: info@cspwc.com
Web site: http://www.cspwc.com

Cazenovia Watercolor Society
Sue Johnson
8933 Syracuse Road
Cazenovia, NY 13035

Central Coast Watercolor Society
CCWS/San Luis Obispo Art Center
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Email: klye@sloartcenter.org
Web site: http://www.sloartcenter.org

Central Florida Watercolor Society
Stewart Jones, President
3400 Rider Place
Orlando, FL 32817
Email: Stewart_jones@ypb.com
Web site: http://www.centralfloridawatercolor.com

Central Minnesota Watercolorists

Jim Poff, President
29812 Kestral Lane
St. Joseph, MN 56374

Central New York Watercolor Society

Stella Lam, Corresponding Secretary
1014 Garden Road
Utica, NY 13501
Web site: http://www.centralnewyorkwatercolorsociety.org

Central Ohio Watercolor Society
Dr. James Gieseke, president
3930 Smiley Road
Hilliard, OH 43206
Email: giesekej-l@att.net
Web site: http://www.centralows.org

Central Texas Watercolor Society

Joyce Hicks, President
4014 Whitecrest Drive, Box WB112B
Whitney, TX 76692
Email: joyce@joycehicks.com
Web site: http://www.centraltexaswatercolor.com

Central Virginia Watercolor Guild
Ellen Hathaway, President
Web site: http://www.central-virginia-watercolor-guild.org

Citrus Watercolor Club
Jeanne Conrad, President
P.O. Box 142
Lecanto, FL 34461
Email: kcon@xtalwind.net
Web site: http://www.citruswatercolorclub.com

Clear Creek Watercolor Society

Margie McIlvain
P.O. Box 205
Empire, CO 80438

Coachella Valley Watercolor Society
Clonard Thomas, c/o Suzanne Greenberg
P.O. Box 3106
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Colorado Watercolor Society
Patricia A. Rucker, President
501 Peery Parkway
Golden, CO 80403
Email: patarucker@aol.com
Web site: http://www.coloradowatercolor.org

Connecticut Watercolor Society
John Atwater, President
P.O. Box 125
West Simsbury, CT 06092

Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona
Mickey Daniels
4010 E. San Juan Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85018-1136
Email: mickeyd85018@cox.net

Eastern Washington Watercolor Society

Kathy & Jim Kaye
P.O. Box 1701
Richland, WA 99352
Email: jhkaye@ix.netcom.com
Web site: http://www.cbvcp.com/ewws/

Essex WaterColor Club
Mary E. Bobeck
41 Ellers Drive
Chatham, NJ 07928

Experimental Artists of Alabama
Nanette Jones
1122 Shady Lane
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563-3342
Email: nanettejones@bellsouth.net
Web site: http://www.experimentalartists.org

Florida Keys Watercolor Society
Julie Rehbock, President
8402 Gulf of Mexico Blvd.
Marathon, FL 33050
Email: rehbock@juno.com

Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society

Carole Dougherty
1205 3rd St. Circle E
Palmetto, FL 34221
Email: cdocksider1@aol.com
Web site: www.floridasuncoastwatercolor.com

Florida Watercolor Society
Mary Louise Ringers
22373 Panther Loop
Bradenton FL 34202
Email: ringersart@gmail.com
Web site: floridawatercolorsociety.org

Garden State Watercolor Society
Ruth Kaufman, President
805 Hazelwood Lane
Marlton, NJ 08053
Email: kaufwink@patmedia.net

Georgia Watercolor Society
Sue Grilli, Membership Chair
465 Victoria Station Blvd.
Lawrenceburg, GA 30043
Web site: http://www.georgiawatercolorsociety.com

Gold Coast Watercolor Society

Dorothy Olson, President
P.O. Box 9923
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Web site: http://www.gcwatercolor.com

Great River Watercolor Society
Quincy Art Center/Sue Ann Winking, President
1515 Jersey Street
Quincy, IL 62301

Greater Cincinnati Watercolor Society
Deb Ward, President
Cincinnati, OH
Email: dwardart2@yahoo.com
Blog: http://grtrcincyws.blogspot.com

Guadalupe Watercolor Group
Doris Mouton, President
P.O. Box 2075
Kerrville, TX 78029-2075

Hawaii Watercolor Society
Jerry Mayfield, c/o Arts at Marks
1159 Nuuanu Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96817
Web site: http://www.hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org

High Country Watermedia Society
Arlene Scully, President
P.O. Box 1177
Newland, NC 28657
Email: Woofie@skybest.com

Hoover Watercolor Society

Julia Kolniak, Publicity Chairman
2207 Surrey Lane
Bossier City, LA 71111

Idaho Watercolor Society
Patricia Kolrini, Corresponding Secretary
P.O. Box 9093
Boise, ID 83707
Web site: http://www.makart.com/iws

Illinois Watercolor Society

Tony Armendariz, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1003
Des Plaines, IL 60018-9998
Web site: http://www.illinoiswatercolorsociety.org

International Society of Experimental Artists
Web site: www.iseartists.org

Iowa Watercolor Society
Jane Baty, president
2626 Ridgetop Road
Ames, IA 50014

Jacksonville Watercolor Society
Diane Bennett, Publicity Chair
10351 Deerwood Club Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Email: southstreet@bellsouth.net
Web site: http://www.jacksonvillewatercolor.org

Kansas Watercolor Society
MaryLou Sunderland, Executive Secretary
P.O. Box 1796
Hutchinson, KS 67504-1796
Email: kansaswatercolor@sbcglobal.net
Web site: http://www.kansaswatercolorsociety.com

Kentucky Watercolor Society
Jean Jansen, President
Kathleen Stringfield, Administrative Director
P.O. Box 7125
Louisville, KY 40257-0125
Email: kwsociety1100@yahoo.com
Web site: http://kentuckywatercolorsociety.org/

Lakes Region Watercolor Guild
Judy Petersen, President
W3 Oakdale Lane
Mundelein, IL 60060

Lima Area Watercolor Society
Annabelle Vandemark, President
2975 N. Wapak Rd.
Elida, OH 45807
Email: annab@wcoil.com
Web site: http://www.limawatercolor.com

Los Padres Watercolor Society
Jacqui Bravo
12 Camino Verde
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Email: jacquibrav@aol.com

Louisiana Watercolor Society
Monica Bishara, President
P.O. Box 850287
New Orleans, LA 70185-0287
Email: LWSart@yahoo.com
Web site: http://www.LWSart.org

Mahoning Valley Watercolor Society
Sis Soller, President
5025 Lockwood Boulevard
Youngstown, OH 44511
Email: Defredsis@aol.com

Marin County Watercolor Society
John Heinrich, membership chairman
5 Mount Shasta Court
San Rafael, CA 94903

Miami Watercolor Society
Marilyn J. LeMay Patterson, President
P.O. Box 561953
Miami, FL 33256-1953
Email: odetojoy1@yahoo.com

Michigan Water Color Society
Lori Zurvalec, President
Email: mwcsnews@yahoo.com
Web site: http://www.mwcsart.com

Mid-Southern Watercolorists
Marlene Gremillion, president
P.O. Box 5283
Little Rock, AR 72201-5282
Email: midsoutherwatercolorists@yahoo.com
Web site: http://www.midsouthernwatercolorists.com

Minnesota Watercolor Society
Marian Alstad, Membership Chair
4011 Chicago Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55407-3142
Email: mardi4011@aol.com
Web site: http://www.minnesotawatercolors.com

Mississippi Watercolor Society
Ton Rietvelt, President
P.O. Box 13347
Jackson, MS 39236-3347
Email: info@mississippiwatercolor.org
Web site: www.mississippiwatercolor.org

Missouri Watercolor Society
George Tutt, President
1406 Kenwood Drive
Fulton, MO 65251
Email: georgetutt@socket.net
Web site: http://www.mowsart.com

Montana Watercolor Society
Diane Hausmann, President
P.O. Box 3002
Missoula, MT 59806-3002
Email: vinhaus@3rivers.net
Web site: http://www.montanawatercolorsociety.org

Nœcleo de Aquarelistas da FASM
c/o Iole Di Natale, coordinator
Rua Dr. Emilio Ribas no 89
Sao Paolo 05006-020 CEP, Brazil
Email: fpanizza@vol.com.br
Web site: http://www.FASM.com.br

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic
Douglas Wiltraut, President
969 Catasauqua Road
Whitehall, PA 18052

National Watercolor Society
Sandy Medearis
915 S. Pacific Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731
Email: thebeamtoo@yahoo.com
Web site: http://www.nationalwatercolorsociety.org

Nevada Watercolor Society
Darragh Goodsite, President
P.O. Box 27224
Las Vegas, NV 89126
Email: nvws@alpinegraphics.com
Web site: http://www.watercolorsociety.com

New England Watercolor Society
Gracia Dayton, President
10 Dover Lane
Lexington, MA 02421
Email: gracia1956@aol.com
Web site: http://newenglandwatercolorsociety.org

New Iberia Watercolor Society
Mrs. Arthur C. Tomlinson
Bayou Art Gallery, 143 W. Main St.
New Iberia, LA 70560

New Jersey Society of Plein Air Watercolor Artists
D.H. Nathan
17 Townsend Dr.
Florham Park, NJ 07932-2316
Email: K2GPM@arrl.net

New Jersey Water Color Society
Joel Popadics, Vice President
Email: JPopadics@aol.com

New Mexico Watercolor Society
Shirley Habish, President
P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192
Email: nmsnews@earthlink.net
Web site: http://www.nmwatercolorsociety.org

Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society

Carol Case Siracuse
39 Granger Place
Buffalo, NY 14222
Email: csir@me.com
Web site: http://www.nfws.org

North East Watercolor Society
Richard Ochs, President
P.O. Box 10582
Newburgh, NY 12552
Email: newswatercolor@aol.com

Northern Arizona Watercolor Society
Barbara Ragalyi
65 Courthouse Butte Road
Sedona, AZ 86531

Northern Kentucky Watercolor Society
Beulah Chapin
1324 Old State Road
Park Hills, KY 41011

Northern Plains Watercolor Society

PO Box 849
Rapid City, SD 57709-0849
Email: info@npwatercolors.com
Web site: http://www.npwatercolors.com

Northstar Watercolor Society
Julie Norwall, Membership Chair
15910 Orwell Road N.
Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047
Email: jnorwall@visi.com
Web site: http://www.northstartwatercolor.com

Northwest Watercolor Society
Jerry Baldwin
8741 NE 140th St.
Bothell, WA 98011
Email: baldwinrt@earthlink.net
Web site: http://www.nwws.org

Northwestern Ohio Watercolor Society
Aaron Bivins, President
1018 Brookley Boulevard
Toledo, OH 43607

Ohio Watercolor Society
Claudia White
P.O. Box 307354
Columbus, OH 43230
Email: ohiowatercolorsoc@sbcglobal.net
Web site: http://www.ohiowatercolorsociety.com

Oklahoma Watermedia Association
Deborah Burian, President
2700 Sterling Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73127
Web site: www.watercolorok.com

Palm Beach Watercolor Society

Dodi Sikeritz, secretary
P.O. Box 1916
Boca Raton, FL 33429
Email: mado@prodigy.net
Web site: http://www.pbwatercolor.org

Pennsylvania Watercolor Society
1010 Fountain Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17601-4537
Email: pwspres@gmail.com
Web site: http://www.pawcs.com

Philadelphia Water Color Society
Siv Spurgeon, President
P.O. Box 555
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Email: pwcsociety@gmail.com
Web site: http://www.PWCSociety.org

Pikes Peak Watercolor Society

Loren Yukawa, President
P.O. Box 62693
Colorado Springs, CO 80962-2693
Email: president@pikespeakwatercolorsociety.org
Web site: http://www.pikespeakwatercolorsociety.org

Peninsula Watermedia Society
Jon Moneymaker, President
Hampton, VA
Email: pwsva.virginia@gmail.com
Web site: www.pwsva.org

Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
Carolyn Brahney, president
6300 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Potomac Valley Watercolorists
Tricia DeWeese, Membership Chair
5009 Oakcrest Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Web site: http://www.potomacvalleywatercolorists.com

Red River Watercolor Society
Kim Jore, President
P.O. Box 1656
Fargo, ND 58107
Web site: http://www.rrws.20m.com

Rhode Island Watercolor Society

Mary Lou Moore, Gallery Director
Slater Memorial Park, Armistice Blvd.
Pawtucket, RI 02861
Email: marylou.moore@cox.net
Web site: http://www.riws.org

Rio Bravo Watercolorists
Jean Holzenthaler, President
1936 Preview Place
El Paso, Texas 79936
Email: holzenthaler@aol.com

Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society
c/o The Foothills Art Center
809 15th Street
Golden, CO 80401
Email: fac@foothillsartcenter.org
Web site: http://www.foothillsartcenter.org

Saint Louis Watercolor Society
Barbara Martin Smith, President
P.O. Box 158
Fenton, MO 63026
Web site: http://www.stlws.org

San Antonio Watercolor Group
Jane Digby, President
13154 Hunters Brook
San Antonio, TX 78230

San Diego Watercolor Society
Sharon Feingold
Telephone: 858/673-0708
Web site: http://www.sdws.org

Sangamon Watercolor Society
Mary E. Selinski, President
420 S. 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
Lisa Webb, President
P.O. Box 1065
Campbell, CA 95009
Email: scvws@scvws.org
Web site: http://www.scvws.org

Santa Cruz County Watercolor Society
Lloyd Organ, Treasurer
P.O. Box 1905
Aptos, CA 95003
Email: rphlaorgan@juno.com

Shenandoah Valley Watercolor Society
Pat Fiore, President
P.O. Box 1619
Harrisburg, VA 22803
Email: fioreburg@aol.com
Web site: http://www.shenandoahvalleywatercolor.com

Sociedad Mexicana de Acuarelistas
Alfredo Guati Rojo, president
Salvador Novo 88
04000, Coyoacan, D.F., Mexico
Email: acuarelamex@spin.com.mx

Society of Watercolor Artists
Colleen Erickson, president
P.O. Box 9504
Fort Worth, TX 76147-2504
Email: rderick@cyberlane.net
Web site: http://www.swa-watercolor.com

South Bay Watercolor Society
Irene Guimera, President
Email: iguimera@mac.com

South Carolina Watermedia Society
Damita Jeter, Executive Director
810 Ridgecreek Dr.
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: 803/351-2721
Email: scwatermediasociety@gmail.com

South Eastern Ohio Watermedia Society
Marilyn Stocker, president
2077 Riggs Road
Newark, OH 43055
Email: artmdl@aol.com

South Western Michigan Watercolor Society

Hildy Montgomery, Newsletter Editor
167 Dunham Drive
Battle Creek, MI 49015-4013

Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild

Susan Meyer
9880 E. Morrill Way
Tucson, AZ 85749
Web site: http://www.watercolor-sawg.org

Southern Watercolor Society
Suzanne Reed Fine
2803 Lynda Lane
Columbus, GA 31906
Email: suzannefine@charter.net
Web site: http://www.southernwatercolorsociety.org

Southwest Washington Watercolor Society

Kay Nemjo, President
P.O. Box 2876
Vancouver, WA 98668-2876
Email: nemjok@gmail.com

Southwestern Watercolor Society
Barbara McFarland, president
608 Brookview Drive
Hurst, TX 75054
Email: theartistsbrsh@aol.com
Web site: http://www.swswatercolor.org

Spokane Watercolor Society
Elaine Syth, President
1921 W. 10th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99204
Email: artistrybyelaine@comcast.net

St. Joe Valley Watercolor Society
Marilyn Stoll, President
54763 Merrifield
Mishawaka, IN 46544

Tallahassee Watercolor Society
René Lynch, President
P.O. Box 38502
Tallahassee, FL 32315-8502
Email: paint@tallahasseewatercolorsociety.com
Web site: http://www.tallahasseewatercolorsociety.com

Taos National Society of Watercolorists
Linda Grams Henderson, President
Web site: www.taosnatlwatercolor.org

Tennessee Watercolor Society
Wendy Latimer, President
9208 Heritage Drive
Brentwood, TN 37027
Email: Has4angels@aol.com
Web site: http://www.TNWS.org

Texas Watercolor Society
Donna LeCrone Walston, President
318 Twisted Wood Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78216
Web site: http://www.texaswatercolorsociety.org

Transparent Watercolor Society of America
Lenox Wallace, President; after July 31, 2011: Gayle Mondie, President
TWSA
East U.S. Route 6 #209
Morris, IL 60450
E-mail: info@watercolors.org
Web site: http://www.watercolors.org

Upper Hudson Valley Watercolor Society
Tom Ryan, newsletter editor
64 McEchron Lane
Queensburg, NY 12804
Email: Tomartist12822@yahoo.com

Utah Watercolor Society
Sherry Meidell, Publicity
P.O. Box 581005
Salt Lake City, UT 84158-1005
Email: info@utahwatercolor.org
Web site: http://www.utahwatercolor.org

Valley Watercolor Society
Barbara Hope, membership
11451 Tampa Ave., #173
Northridge, CA 91362
Email: barb11@socal.rr.com
Web site: http://www.valleywatercolorsociety.org

Vermont Watercolor Society
Jan Olmstead, President
P.O. Box 649
Bondville, VT 05340
Email: vws.jan@mindspring.com
Web site: http://www.vermontwatercolorsociety.com

Virginia Watercolor Society
Nina Ozbey, President
P.O. Box 403
Roanoke, VA 24003
Web site: http://www.virginiawatercolorsociety.org

Wabash Valley Watercolor Society

Axie Frey, president
5008 Heritage Drive
Lafayette, IN 47905

Washington Watercolor Association

Lilly King Manning
2401 Jackson Parkway
Vienna, VA 22180
Email: dagmarbell@aol.com

Watercolor Art Society-Houston

martin Butler, Gallery Administrator
1601 W. Alabama St.
Houston, TX 77006
Web site: http://www.watercolorhouston.org

Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons, Inc.
Dick Beymer c/o Sacramento Fine Arts Center
5330-B Gibbons Drive
Carmichael, CA 95608

Watercolor Artists of Sonoma County
Joan Wale
P.O. Box 2084
Healdsburg, CA 95448
Email: aquaareas@aol.com
Web site: http://www.wascoart.org

Watercolor Society of Alabama
Sharon Gates
3640 Stratford Way
Birmingham, AL 35242
Email: sgates3640@charter.net
Web site: http://www.watercolorsocietyofalabama.org

Watercolor Society of Indiana

Doris McKee, Executive Director
4181 East 96th Street #200
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Email: dmckee@ori.net
Web site: http://www.watercolorsocietyofindiana.org

Watercolor Society of North Carolina
Lou Everett, President
P.O. Box 6059
Raleigh, NC 27628-6059
Email: EverettL@ecu.edu
Web site: http://www.ncwatercolor.net

Watercolor Society of Oregon

Jayne Ferlitsch, president
13760 SW Northview Drive
Tigard, OR 97223
Web site: http://www.watercolorsocietyoforegon.com

Watercolor Society of South Texas
Meliara Timmerman, President
5914 Parkland Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78413

Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society
Elizabeth Yarosz-Ash
1707 Victory Avenue
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Email: liz.yarosz@mwsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ci.springfield.mo.us/egov/art/

Watercolor West
Jim Salchak, Membership Chair
P.O. Box 213
Redlands, CA 92373
Email: salchak@msn.com
Web site: http://www.watercolor-online.com/WatercolorWest

Waterloo Watercolor Group
Sue Kemp, Past President
8102 Greenslope Drive
Austin, TX 78759
Email: sue@suekemp.com
Web site: http://www.waterloowatercolor.org

West Coast Watercolor Society
Cheryl Criss
9574 Paseo Montril
San Diego, CA 92129

West Texas Watercolor Society
Carol C. Howell, President
P.O. Box 6621
Lubbock, TX 79493-6621
Web site: http://www.westtexaswatercolor.com

West Virginia Watercolor Society
Doris N. Bright, President
P.O. Box 983
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Email: Hbright8@aol.com
Web site: http://www.wvwatercolorsociety.org

Westchester Watercolor Workshop
Stanley Lapa
Fine Arts Dept., Iona College
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Western Colorado Watercolor Society
Cynthia Callahan, President
P.O. Box 3584
Grand Junction, CO 81502-3584

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies
Barbara Lewis
6020 E. Territory Drive
Tucson, AZ 85750

Western Maryland Watercolor Society
Lisa Peterson, President
P.O. Box 3243
LaVale, MD 21504
Web site: www.westernmarylandwatercolorsociety.org
Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wmws

Western Ohio Watercolor Society
Lewis J. Williams
3207 Annabelle Drive
Dayton, OH 45429

Wisconsin Watercolor Society
Earl Kittleson, President
8035 N. Grandview Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Email: earlkittl@aol.com

Wyoming Watercolor Society
Misty Plott, President
160 W. 6th Avenue
Sheridan, WY 82801
Email: danirod@fiberpipe.net

 


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