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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-]

Morgantown Art Association workshops

The Morgantown Art Association holds many watermedia workshops throughout the year with nationally recognized artists. You can learn more by visiting the MAA Workshop page.

National Exhibitions


Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Aqueous Open

The Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Aqueous Open 2024 Annual International Exhibition is open to all artists 18 or older working primarily with water-based media on a paper. This year, this exhibit will be online via the Gallery on our website, September 7 through October 25, 2024. This year's Aqueous Open will be in person at the Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheeling, WV as well as online via our website gallery. Enter online at CaFE by August 2, 2024. Find the full prospectus on the PWS website:

Important Dates:
• Deadline to enter: August 2, 2024 by 11:59 p.m. EST
• Shipped work must arrive at the Stifel Fine Arts Center by: August 30, 2024
• Hand delivered work: August 24, 2024 - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
• Opening Reception: September 7, 2024 1- 4 p.m. at Stifel Fine Arts Center
• Pick up/shipping of unsold works: October 26-October 31

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.

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