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WVWS is interested in supporting the efforts of our state’s art organizations. We will post information about watermedia workshops sponsored by West Virginia-based art groups on our website. Limit of 90 words per listing. For more information, contact the WVWS webmaster at wvwatercolor[-at-]

Berkeley Arts coordinating Judith Becker plein air workshop

WVWS member Judith Becker is teaching a plein air workshop on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-20, that will be held at Alpine Lake Resort near Terra Alta in Preston County. The workshop is being coordinated by the Berkeley Arts Council. To learn more about this great opportunity, visit the Plein Air Alpine Lake section of the Berkeley Arts Council website.

Allied Artists to host Jean Gill, AWS, NWS

Three-day workshop from Wednesday, Oct. 16 through Friday, Oct, 18, from 9am to 4pm each day, in Charleston, WV. Registration form and materials list are available on the Allied Artists website. Registration forms should be submitted as soon as possible. AAWV member payment in full is due on or before May 1, 2019. Refund date Sept 1. Non-member registration confirmation will be April 1, 2019, and full payment due at this time. In addition to the workshop, on Tuesday, Oct. 15, there will be a free demo/lecture by Jean Gill at 7pm. Questions: Contact Brenda Beatty at 304-727-3015 or at

Morgantown Art Association

The Morgantown Art Association has several workshops planned for the coming months, including an acrylic workshop with Christopher Leeper this August 16-17. Hurry if you want to take this great workshop! You can learn more by visiting the MAA Workshop page.

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Calls for Entry

WVWS All-Member is coming soon.

We are finalizing the prospectus to enter this year’s WVWS All-Member Exhibition. Look for it soon!

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See and Do

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. Contact Jeannine Romano at or call 304-672-0222.

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