Upcoming events

    • March 01, 2022

    Each year, the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society provides an opportunity for its members to showcase their work online. Members have a chance to sell their work and to compete for 15 cash prize awards.


    • January 14, 2022 - Open for submissions
    • February 11, 2022 - Deadline for entries at 11:59 EST
    • Week of February 21 - 25, 2022 - Award notifications (via email)
    • March 1 - Members Show posted on the pawcs.com website. Show will remain active on the PWS website indefinitely.
    • May 16, 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • May 18, 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • Hummelstown Fire Hall, 249 East Main Street, Hummelstown, PA
    • 17

    A very challenging class: Silver and Glass. Catching the sparkle of the glass and the reflective colors in the silver shakers. 

    Ahead of the class, a diagram will be sent indicating the areas to mask. Have your drawing done ahead of the class. Your choice of paper and size. Anne will be working smaller than 16'x20' for ease of teaching. 

    Have a camera and notebook handy. Please make a black and white copy of the color photo for your values and have it handy.

    Learn more about Anne Abgott at her website www.anneabgott.com

    Supply list

    • 12 and 14 round, 1/2" and 1/4" flat, 1" angled flat
    • A eradicator or scrubber brush suitable for lifting
    Have all your paints handy but the essentials are:
    • Any Orange 
    • auerolin yellow 
    • Brown Madder WN, Quin Burnt Scarlett by AJ or DS, or Alizarine Gold by Da Vinci 
    • Burnt sienna 
    • Cobalt Blue 
    • Cobalt Teal Blue DS 
    • Gamboge greenish yellow or green gold 
    • Helio cerulean Horadam Schminke 
    • Mineral Violet 
    • Please no Cadmium Red !!!!! 
    • quin gold 
    • Quin Magenta 
    • quin red (sennelier) 
    • quin sienna (Daniel Smith Red Brown by Mission 
    • Russian Green or Deep sap Green by Daniel Smith Indigo 
    • Scarlet lake 
    • translucent orange (horadian Schminke) 
    • Ultra Marine Blue 
    • undersea green (Daniel Smith) 
    • verditer blue

Call for Entries - Other Organizations

Watercolor USA 2021: Call for Entry
The Springfield Art Museum is pleased to announce that 
Watercolor USA 2021 will feature 96 works from 95 contemporary artists working in watermedia, representing 32 states. At 96 works, Watercolor USA 2021 is one of the largest Watercolor USA exhibitions in recent memory, continuing a recent trend among jurors to give audiences what they want: watercolor - and more of it. The 60th exhibition of Watercolor USA was selected by juror Nick Nelson, Museum Director of the Springfield Art Museum. For more information, please visit www.sgfmuseum.org.

June - September 2021 Deadline: May 15, 2021 ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association, is pleased to announce the open call for BORDERS ART FAIR - VENICE 2021. BORDERS ART FAIR, curated by Arch. Luca Curci, will be presented in Venice at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello and in other prestigious venues between June 14 and September 19, 2021. https://www.itsliquid.com/call-borders2021.html

Call for Artists:  Watercolor Expressions Juried Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council (BAC) announces Watercolor Expressions, a national juried exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV from October 13 through November 13, 2021. Open to all artists throughout the continental United States, over the age of 18, working in any watercolor medium or technique, in 2- or 3-dimensions.  Mixed media where watercolor is the primary medium is welcome.  The theme for the exhibit is open.  Work must be original, completed within the last three (3) years, and must not have been exhibited previously at the Berkeley Art Works.

The entry fee for one or two works is $35.  Additional works may be submitted for a fee of $10 for each additional work, up to a total of four works.  The projected prize fund for the exhibit is $1,000, Best in Show, Merit Award and Honorable Mention.  Visit the BAC Web site: https://berkeleyartswv.org, for more information and click the “Enter Here” link in the show announcement to get to our online entry system.

Deadline for Entries - Midnight Monday August 30, 2021

CALL FOR ENTRIES:  13th annual Signature American Watermedia International Exhibition
 World of Watercolor 2022

of U.S. Watercolor/Watermedia Societies & Associations
 Deadline for Entries Nov 8, 2021
Click Here to Apply Online

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