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Announcements and News

2016 All-Member Exhibition in Parkersburg

The 2016 WVWS All-Member Exhibition will be Oct. 5 to Nov. 11 at the Parkersburg Art Center, 725 Market St., Parkersburg, WV.

Dowload the show prospectus HERE.

Deadline to send in entry forms is Sept. 23.

Next WVWS Meeting - Oct. 1

The next meeting for WVWS will be Saturday, Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. at the Parkersburg Art Center, 725 Market St, Parkersburg, WV.

The meeting coincides with a painting dropoff date for All-Member 2016.

2016 Jury Applications Available!

WVWS Associate and Juried members are invited to apply for either Juried or Signature status in the society. Click here to learn more!

WVWS Award winner announced at
West Virginia Arts Education Association student exhibit

Winner of the WVWS Award at the Youth Art Month Exhibit at the Parkersburg Arts Center is Chloe Richardson with her watercolor, "Hello." Chloie is a Grade 12 student at Wahama High School, Mason County, and her instructor is Susan Parrish


Member News


"Pedicab-NYC" by Laurie Goldstein-Warren

Goldstein-Warren wins TWS Best in Show

Laurie Goldstein-Warren’s painting, Pedicab-NYC, won Best of Show in the 67th Annual Texas Watercolor Society National Exhibition.  The juror was Frank Francese and the show will run at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery from April 9 - May 31, 2016.

Laurie has lots of other exhibit and award information as well, which will be part of the next WVWS newsletter. Congrats Laurie!

Laurie also had an feature article in the April 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist magazine.  The article is called “Don’t Be Afraid of the Darks”.  This article has many useful techniques for artists of all experience levels.