The WAS-H Gallery is home to an impressive schedule of water-media shows, with two premier shows, the Annual Members Exhibit each October and the International Exhibition each March. The Annual Members Exhibit is WAS-H's longest running event and is so very special because it showcases the best-of-the-best from our members. Each exhibit is juried by a nationally known artist with cash and merchandise awards totaling over $3000. 


It’s not too early to be thinking about the 49th Annual Member Exhibit (AME) on October 7th 2018!

Internationally renowned artist Carl Dalio will be the juror and presenter for this year’s AME. He is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society and the National Watercolor Society and has authored numerous published articles and books.


  • Thursday, October 4th and Friday, October 5th: Entries accepted from 10:00am-3:00pm.
    *There will NOT be a Saturday drop-off for entries, but early drop-off entries accepted prior to October 5th.  
  • Sun, Oct 7th, 2:00pm: WAS-H Monthly Members Meeting with Carl Dalio Demonstration followed by AME Awards Presentation and Reception, 3:30pm - 5:30pm.
  • Oct 7th - Nov 3rd:  AME viewing in the WAS-H Gallery during regular gallery hours.

For questions, please contact Karen Capper, AME Director at 832-277-4688 or 


1st Place “Rust Bucket” by Lynda Jung

2nd Place “Sunset” by Mohammad Bhatti

3rd Place “Calling Uber” by Jan Shrader

“Turtle Man” by Barbara Elmore

1st Place “Rust Bucket” by Lynda Jung (Yupo)

2nd Place “Sunset” by Mohammad Bhatti

3rd Place “Calling Uber” by Jan Shrader

President’s Award “Turtle Man” by Barbara Elmore

Director’s Award “Morning Light” by Tommie Wilson

Honorable Mention “Dao in the Details” by Alison Hendry

Honorable Mention “To Offer” by Thuy Nguyen

Honorable Mention “Gladiolas” by Ying Wang

Honorable Mention “Creede Series #14” by Stephanie Williams

Honorable Mention “Almost Autumn” by Karen Lindeman

Merchandise 1 “Pueblo Dog” by Liz Hill

Merchandise 2 “The Bridge” by Brenda Emery

Merchandise 3 “Reverie” by Laurie Hammons

Merchandise 4 “The Three Graces” by Cookie Wells

Merchandise 5 “Tomorrow’s Flowers” by Susenne Telage

Merchandise 6 “Daddy’s Shoes” by Robbie Fitzpatrick

Merchandise 7 “Never Quit” by Duncan Simmons

Merchandise 8 “Charlie” by Cleo Ceeney

Merchandise 9 “Blow Your Horn, Baby” by Gay Paratore

Merchandise 10 “Louetta Creek” by Eldon Faries

Director’s Award “Morning Light” by Tommie Wilson


A big thank you goes out to the following manufacturers who have generously agreed to provide merchandise awards for the WAS-H 47th Annual Members Exhibit. Click on their names to visit their website and please support them in return for supporting WAS-H.

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