The Alaska Watercolor Society was formed in 1974 as a not-for-profit organization to help promote the knowledge and understanding of professional watercolor painting in Alaska. The Society sponsors an annual juried watercolor exhibition that is open to all artists, 18 years and older living in the United States.
AKWS Signature Members Show
AKWS is sponsoring the annual Signature Member show August 1 - 28, 2014 at Arctic Rose Gallery & Art Center, 423 W. 5th Ave., Anchorage. Please contact Dot Tideman at firstname.lastname@example.org for signup and details.
40th Annual AKWS Juried Exhibition - Accepted Paintings Announced!
Mark Mehaffey has completed the selection of 30 paintings to be included in this year's Juried Exhibition. The accepted paintings can be viewed here.
The Exhibition will be held at the blue.holloman gallery September 5 - 29, 2014. Mark Mehaffey is our juror this year and approximately $4000 is expected to be awarded in prizes. The prospectus can be viewed here.
AKWS Sites for Sharing, Interaction, and More Information
AKWS Facebook - Join the Facebook page for regular updates to events, chat with members, view photos, and learn more about the Alaska Watercolor Society! Open to everyone, just follow the link or search for 'Alaska Watercolor Society' on Facebook.
AKWS Members Only Online Network (NING) - As a Watercolor Society Member you can contact Francine Dufour Jones and obtain an account to the AKWS social networking site on NING. AKWS artists that want to share their art and learn from each other now have an online community all their own. Our interactive artist community is a meeting place available as a free benefit to all current and paid members. The site is a place to interact with other members, read or create blogs, post comments, share ideas and paintings, or get more information.
Alaska for their generous grant to support this site.