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(Page last updated Oct. 1, 2015)


WVWS All-Member Show 2015

The 2015 WVWS All-Member exhibition will be Nov. 4 - Jan. 4 in Fairmont at the Joe n Throw Co-op on Adams Street in downtown. Joe n Throw was recently voted as the state's best coffeehouse by WV Living magazine. To read more about Joe n Throw, visit the WV Living website here: http://www.wvliving.com/Fall-2015/Best-Coffeehouse/

Download the show prospectus HERE.

Entry deadline is Oct. 23 with delivery on Oct. 31 at our next meeting at Linda Elmer's house near Fairmont.

Space is limited at the show venue (only 40 paintings will be displayed) so don't delay sending in your entry. First come, first to show. Also, due to the space constraints, only one painting per member may be entered.

Mountain State Forest Festival Juried Exhibition

The annual juried art exhibition at the Mountain State Forest Festival in Elkins will be Sept. 30 - Nov. 18 at the Randolph County Community Arts Center in Elkins.

Sponsors of the show are RCCAC and the Seneca Trail Artist Guild.

The show prospectus may be obtained by visiting the RCCAC website: http://www.randolpharts.org/

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Apply for Juried, Signature status in WVWS

WVWS Associate and Juried members are invited to apply for either Juried or Signature status in the society. The 2015 application packet, including instructions, is now available for download or a request can be made to Corresponding Secretary Kristen Colebank for a mailed copy. Contact Kristen with questions about the application procedure at wvwatercolor@gmail.com.

Deadline for jury submission is Nov. 21.

Click HERE to go to the Jury information page where the application may be downloaded.


Joe Fettingis workshop at MAA

The Morgantown Art Association will be holding a 3-day watercolor workshop with Joe Fettingis, NWS, on Oct. 16-18. The goal of the workshop is to learn to paint without guessing! Several daily demos and projects will help participants develop and practice techniques and problem-solving skills.

Fee is $200 for MAA members, and $225 for non-members. The workshop form may be downloaded HERE.

MAC hosting Lynn Ferris

The Monongalia Art Center in Morgantown is holding a watercolor workshop with with Lynn Ferris, AWS, NWS, on Oct. 17-18, from 9:30 am – 4 pm.

Using a limited palette and transparent pigments, students will learn to design with light. Lynn provides handouts, reference materials and personal attention. Suitable for all levels but some experience with watercolor preferred.

Cost is $150 for MAC members, $175 non-members. Contact Monongalia Arts Center at 304-292-3325 or info@monartscenter.com.

Richard Stephens teaching for Allied Artists

Allied Artists is hosting watercolorist Richard Stephens for a 3-day workshop, "Lighten Up/Loosen Up" from Oct. 29-31, in Charleston at the Kanawha Presbyterian Church, 1009 Virginia St., East Charleston. The workshop is geared to all levels of painters. Fee is $225 for members; $275 for non members.

Contact Brenda at icbeatty7@suddenlink.net for more information. The registration form may be downloaded HERE.