The National Watercolor Society is one of the oldest non-profit artist-led societies in the United States. Our mission - encouraging innovation in watermedia through education, outreach, and exhibitions - promote the advancement of watermedia and inspire the next generation of watermedia artists. Be sure to check out the EXHIBITIONS and VIDEO Tabs.
Steve Kleier, Portland OR, USA "Bike Race"
2020 NWS Members Exhibition
The Clock is Ticking...
Countdown to Enter has Begun!
The 2021 NWS Members Exhibition
This year's Online Exhibition is open to ALL NWS Members.
The deadline for entering is February 12, 2021.
Mat Barber Kennedy, Juror of Selection and Awards
Mat Barber Kennedy is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours and of the
American Impressionists Society. In 2008, he was awarded the Turner Medal in London.
$10,000 CASH AWARDS
Named after our NWS Past Presidents
Three (3) $2000 Awards
Two (2) $1000 Awards
Four (4) $500 Awards
Questions: Contact Judy Saltzman, NWS Exhibition Director at NWSExhibition@gmail.com
NWS 100th International Open Exhibition
Virtual Opening - https://youtu.be/sc9isnuQRWU
Exhibition Only (13 minutes) - https://youtu.be/4w4TfyQdmP8
NWS: The First 100 Years at Hilbert Museum of California Art
NWS Members are eligible for member discounts from our Sponsors!
Don't forget to check the Member Discounts page for new specials!
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Online Donation goal
We welcome your donation in any amount. You may also use this link to donate to our Annual Exhibition Awards Fund.