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Announcements and News

WVWS Jury Status application packet available

WVWS Associate and Juried members are invited to apply for either Juried or Signature status in the society. The application packet, including instructions, is available for download.

Visit the JURY page HERE to learn more and to download the application.

Deadline for jury submission is Aug. 15.



2017 student winner of WVWS award

Natalie Chapman, Grade 12, Cabell Midland High School

WVWS recognizes 12th-grade student Natalie Chapman
of Cabell Midland High School as the winner of the
West Virginia Watercolor Society Award, presented by the
West Virginia Art Education Association at their
annual Youth Art Month Exhibit, currently on display
at Parkersburg Art Center. Sassa Wilkes is Natalie's teacher.

The exhibit will remain in Parkersburg until April 27, when
Natalie's work will be displayed in the lobby at the Clay Center
in Charleston during the Arts Alive Day Celebration.
Congratulations Natalie!

Member News

Mary Russell part of 4-artist show
in Punta Gorda, Fla.

WVWS member Mary Russell is part of a four-artist multimedia show “Painters, Potters & Jewelers,” at Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda, Fla., from March 4-30. Mary’s painting of a pelican was used as the feature art for show promotions. The show's opening reception is March March 9. Visit the art center's website at www.visualartcenter.org.

Laurie Goldstein-Warren wins AWS High Winds Medal

"NYC - Cabulous" 30x22

Laurie Goldstein-Warren is among the award winners at the 2017 American Watercolor Society show! Laurie won a High Winds Medal which includes a prize of $1,750. Congratuations Laurie! For more on the 150th AWS exhibition, which includes paintings by WVWS members Laurie Goldstein-Warren and Christine Rhodes, visit http://www.americanwatercolorsociety.org/