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(Page last updated June 26, 2016)


2016 WVWS All-Member Exhibition

The 2016 WVWS All-Member Exhibition will be Oct. 5 to Nov. 11 at the Parkersburg Art Center, 725 Market St., Parkersburg, WV. Deadline to send in entry forms is Sept. 23.

Dowload the show prospectus HERE.

2016 WVWS 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!

Pittsburgh Watercolor Society's 70th Aqueous International

2016 marks the 70th anniversary of Pittsburgh Watercolor Society's Aqueous International exhibition, Oct. 1-22 at the Spinning Plate Gallery in Pittsburgh.

Entry deadline is July 11, 2016. Juror is Gerald Brommer, NWS, AWS.

For a prospectus and more information: http://pittsburghwatercolorsociety.com/page-1735864

See and Do

Plein Air in Historic Wheeling

The annual Wheeling plein air painting event sponsored by Artworks Around Town in Wheeling will be Thursday through Sunday, August 4-7, 2016, and offers workshops Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Two of the workshops are for watercolor media.

The theme for the weekend is 'Paint Historic Wheeling."

Participating artists will also have the opportunity to enter non-workshop work into a competition for monetary awards. There will be artists painting all over the city of Wheeling at locations of their choice.

Download the event flyer HERE.

Plein Air Painting in Green Bank

Signature member Kay Gillispie  invites everyone to participate in a FREE plein air painting workshop in Pocohantas County this fall.

"Plein Air Painting in Green Bank" will take place Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in Green Bank, and will also feature historical accounts of many of the pre-Civil War buildings in the area, as well as old farmhouses and barns. The free two-day workshop is sponsored by the Green Bank Art Center and Kay wrote a successful grant application to cover expenses.

Call 304-456-4747 or email kathryn@pocahontasarts.org for more information.


Sue Archer teaching for Allied Artists

Allied Artists of West Virginia is holding registration for a 4-day workshop with artist Sue Archer, AWS, NWS, TWS, Oct. 26-29, 2016 (Wed. thru Sat.).

Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7pm, there will also be a lecture and demo by Sue Archer.

Application and materials list will soon be posted on AAWV website. Cost is $300 for AAWV members; $350 nonmembers. Class limited to 15. Level: Advanced beginner through advanced. No refunds after Sept. 1, 2016 unless replacement is found.

Contact Brenda Beatty, 304-727-3015 or icbeatty7@suddenlink.net