Mission

The mission of the Illinois Watercolor Society is to advance the education and caliber of watercolor painting throughout Illinois. We hold monthly meetings and demonstrations and host two annual shows. We invite you to attend the next meeting and meet some of the society members, or to join us. All are welcome.

 

2019 IWS Members’ Show

Bloomingdale Park District Museum
108 S Bloomingdale Rd, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
August 3 – 30, 2019
Reception, Sunday, Aug 11th, 2-4pm

Awards Judge: Donna Jill Witty, AWS, NWS, TWSA Master Status
Awards include:
Best of Show – $200,
3 Awards of Excellence – $100,
8 Honorable Mentions – $50

Dates:
Painting drop-off: Sat, July 27 10am-2pm
Painting Pick-up: Sat, Aug. 31 , 10am – 2pm
Click here for entry form

 


IWS presents

Small Waters:

A national juried exhibition of small scale watercolors

 

July 19 – September 14, 2019

 

2019 Small Waters accepted list.

 

The Schoenherr Gallery
At North Central College
171 E. Chicago Avenue, Naperville, Illinois

Juror of Selection and Awards
Ingrid Albrecht, AWS, NWS, WHS

 

Award Winners

Best of Show – Sylvia Aruffo
The High Priestess

First Place . . . Kelly Eddington
Second Place . . . Bill Hook
Third Place . . . Christine Alfery
Fourth Place . . . Ken Call
Award of Merit . . . Larry Saint Germain
Award of Merit . . . David Gregory
Honorable Mention . . . Lawrence Paulsen
Honorable Mention . . . Kathryn Froehlich
Honorable Mention . . . Dana Daydodge
Honorable Mention . . . Fatima Figueiredo
Honorable Mention . . . Phyllis Kozlowski
Honorable Mention . . . Bob Koch
Director’s Choice . . . Rosemary Morrissey
People’s Choice . . . Robert Koch


 

2019 IWS Meeting & Artist Demos

Oak Brook Library
600 Oak Brook Rd,
Oak Brook, IL 60523
10am – noon

April 6, 2019 – Jim Winn
June 1, 2019 – George Bruce
August 3, 2019 – Fatima Figueiredo
October 5, 2019 – Steve Puttrich