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A Tour of the WAS-H Building
Watercolor Art Society-Houston
Founded in 1975, the Watercolor Art Society – Houston (WAS-H) is a non-profit organization with over 600 members. For over 35 years, WAS-H has brought the excitement of water-media to the greater Houston area with outstanding exhibitions, world-class instruction and dedicated community outreach. Year-round opportunities are provided to every level of painter, from novice to the seasoned expert. Art lovers can also enjoy year-round exhibitions in our gallery in the Museum District. Board of Directors
WAS-H Monthly Membership Exhibitions
are featured at WAS-H's own gallery space, 1601 West Alabama in Houston's museum district near the Menil Collection. Members have an opportunity to submit work in watermedia each month, offering the community opportunity to view and purchase contemporary art. Hours Tuesday-Saturday 10am- 3pm.
Details MONTHLY ExhibitsREQUIREMENTS AND AWARDS GALLERY
* Randalls offers WAS-H 1% of your purchases. Register at a courtesy booth with WAS-H's ID # 4553. Then, every time you use your Randalls Card, WAS-H is credited.
2711 Main Street in Midtown is our official sponsor. They have donated operating space for several months during our construction, art supplies for monthly raffles over 4 years of fundraising, and a smile and welcome as we used their space. We thank Vikki and Ben for their generosity.
Seeds of Watercolor. For donations
to Seeds of Watercolor: Each month our
Washrag will list gifts, birthdays,
anniversaries, memorials and thanks.
In addition to the Juried Exhibitions above, WAS-H has monthly meetings with demonstrations by known artists. Classes and Workshops all year. Group painting encounters include Open Studio afternoons, Wednesday Life Figure Lab, Paint-Outs and Paint-Ins, an Outreach Program for volunteers to work with children.
The WAS-H Gallery is open Tuesday - Saturday, 10-3. With Board of Directors approval, members may rent the Gallery for private exhibitions.Rental rates vary with space that is rented. Please call the WAS-H office for reservation and rates. Scheduled WAS-h activities and classes take precedence over other meetings. Publicity will be provided in the Washrag and media contacts at a charge. All policies are subject to change by action of the Board.
WAS-H All Available Past Exhibitions EXHIBITION ARCHIVES
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44th Annual Members Exhibit
CURRENT: The November Gallery Show
Opens November 12 MonthlyExhibits
Juror: Jimmy McDonald
Reception November 15, 6-8
1st Place, Lim Chung for “Self Admiring”
COMING: WAS-H Holiday Party and Small Paintings Exhibit
Reception December 13, 6-8pm
Juror: Lesley Humphrey
its Sixth Annual Scholarship to
the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts to Ruth Linn
COMING: WAS-H 37th International Exhibition
March 11- April 3, 2014
Juror and Workshop, Laurin McCracken AWS NWS
will serve as juror for the 37th International Exhibition. He will also conduct a workshop March 10-14, Still Life Painting with Silver and Crystal
. Prospectus available for download and viewing: 37th INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT
WAS-H 44th Annual Members Exhibit
Juror, Mary Ann Beckwith, AWS, NWS, WHS
has served as a juror for many watercolor exhibitions including the American Watercolor Society. She will also conduct a workshop October 14-18th. CLASSES/WORKSHOPS
Mark your calendars for a demo Mary Ann will conduct at the October 13th Member Monthly Meeting.
Reception October 18, 6-8pm. Details EXHIBITIONS
Painting by Mary Ann Beckwith, AWS, NWS, WHS
44th Annual, 1st Place