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(Page last updated May 24, 2017)


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.

West Virginia Juried Exhibition entry forms available

The biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition will accept exhibition entries from June 19 to August 4, 2017. The state Division of Culture and History presents the exhibition every two years in partnership with the West Virginia Commission on the Arts and with support from the West Virginia Legislature, which appropriates funding for the exhibition awards. Entering artists must complete or update their WV Artists' Register form. The registry form may be downloaded from HERE. The exhibition will be on display from Nov. 12, 2017, to Feb. 11, 2018, at the Art Museum of West Virginia University in Morgantown. Download the entry form for the Juried Exhibition HERE.

WVWS grant applications available

The West Virginia Watercolor Society is mandated by charter to “Promote and Ensure the High Standards of the Art of Watercolor in the State of West Virginia.”

To this end, WVWS is offering a grant of up to $500 to a member for the purpose of fostering creativity within the state. To download the grant application, click HERE.

Manchin exhibition space available

WVWS members have an opportunity to exhibit at U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's Fairmont office. For more information, download the forms HERE.

See and Do

Watoga Art in the Park

Watoga State Park, located in Pocahontas County, will be the site of an art festival during Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2-3. Buy and sell fine art and craft, listen to music, participate in art workshops, and more. Visit watogaartinthepark.com.


Alexis Lavine at MAA Sept. 22-24

More information will be posted later about the fall MAA workshop with Alexis Lavine, Sept. 22-24, or you can contact Byron Witt at bwitt25@comcast.net for more details.

Allied Artists of West Virginia also hosting Alexis Lavine,
Oct. 25-27!

AAWV is hosting Alexis Lavine, AWS, for a three-day watercolor workshop, Oct. 25-27, for all levels of painters. Cost is $250, and the “Painting from Photographs” workshop will take place at the Kanawha United Presbyterian Church in Charleston. Those who are not AAWV members may enroll after April 15th. Applications and a materials list will be available at that time on the AAWV website, www.alliedartistswv.org. Full payment must accompany workshop application. For more info, contact Brenda Beatty, 304-727-3015 or icbeatty7@suddenlink.net.