Alaska Watercolor Society, P. O. Box 90714, Anchorage, Alaska, 99509-0714

About AKWS
Workshops & Classes
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Members Websites
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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.

40th AKWS Annual Juried Exhibition
2014 Awards

Best of Show
Imagined Memory"
by Rob Roys

AKWS All Members Show - L'Aroma Cafe, November 7 - 29

The AKWS All Member Show will open November 7 with a First Friday reception from 6 to 8 pm at L’Aroma Cafe, located at 9900 Old Seward Hwy (corner of 100th Ave.) Installation of artwork will be on Saturday, Nov 1 at 5 pm. Take down will be Sun., Nov 29 at 5 pm. Open to original works of any media. Show Chair Deb Rebischke will be at the November meeting with the sign up sheet or you can contact her at: 345-1881

January 14 Monthly General Meeting: Rhonda Scott

Monthly General Membership Meeting at Sourdough Mining Co., 5200 Juneau St., Anchorage at 7:00 PM. Social Hour from 6:00 - 7:00 PM. Rhonda Scott, local painter and active AKWS member, is our guest speaker. Rhonda will talk about her experience in marketing one's art.

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.

Quick Links

Member's Online Community - Members only interactive community and meeting place
Facebook Site - Public site for current events, photos, and more
Member's Websites - Links to AKWS Member websites
Membership Form - Apply for membership to AKWS
Video Library - A selection of art instruction videos that can be borrowed by members

Contact Information

Monthly Membership Meetings
September to May - Second Wednesday of the Month
Sourdough Mining Co., 5200 Juneau St., Anchorage, Alaska
Social hour 6:00 PM, Business meeting 7:00 PM

President: Chris Zafren 346-2333
Vice President: Mark McDermott 345-6997
: Acting: Jean Watson
333-5799 H, 333-4678 Msg,
Newsletter Editor: Jean Watson
333-5799 H, 333-4678 Msg,

Postal address
Alaska Watercolor Society, P. O. Box 90714, Anchorage, Alaska, 99509-0714

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Last modified: 08/15/2014