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.


Entry for
IWS 37th National Exhibition: 2021
is open from Jan 6 – March 7, 2021.

Click here for prospectus and entry form

We are currently planning on holding the show at the Next Picture Gallery in Dixon, Il, May 1 – 28, 2021 but if we are not able due to Covid 19 restrictions, the show will be held online.