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Baltimore Watercolor Society
 

Welcome to the Baltimore Watercolor Society membership management site!
A MID-ATLANTIC ORGANIZATION OF WATERMEDIA ARTISTS

The Baltimore Watercolor Society was established in 1885 and is a registered 501 (c) (3) organization. Our mission is to encourage, educate, and promote professional excellence in the creation and development of original works of art, executed in aqueous media. We offer our members many opportunities to exhibit their work and develop professionally. 


Interested in Becoming a BWS Member?
Baltimore Watercolor Society has 2 levels of membership:
  • Associate Membership - available to anyone with payment of $25 dues
  • Signature Artist Member - requires participation in a jurying event where 4 of your paintings are evaluated by the Executive Board.  Jurying occurs in March and October of each year. Annual dues are $35.
Click on "Join Us" in the left column to learn more and to apply for Associate membership.  To apply for the next jurying event, click on "Public Events" and register for the next event.
Click on BWS Image Gallery 
to see larger images of exhibit winners 

Follow the Cab by Lois Wolford, 3rd Place in 2016 Hoffberger Exhibit
Locked In by Karen Norman, First Place Award in 2016 Hoffberger Gallery Exhibit
Parkville Winter by Joanna Barnum, 2nd Place Award in 2016 Hoffberger Gallery Exhibit
Make Yourself at Home by Charles Reiher, Honorable Mention in 2016 Hoffberger Gallery Exhibit
Mounted Water Sprite by Susan Avis Murphy, Honorable Mention in 2016 Hoffberger Gallery Exhibit
"Mesa Verde" by Jack Harding - 3rd Place Award at the HCAC Exhibit The Value of Three
"Fantasy Trees" by Wanda Hurt - Honorable Mention HCAC Exhibit The Value of Three
"Sarah Times Three" by Stephanie Lyon - First Place HCAC Exhibit The Value of Three
"Ladies Three" by Marilyn LeMay Patterson - 2nd Place Award HCAC Exhibit The Value of Three
"Alone Together" by Deb Cohan - Honorable Mention HCAC Exhibit The Value of Three
"Trey Missions" by Lois Wolford - Honorable Mention HCAC Exhibit The Value of Three
Gough Street by Lois Wolford - 1st Place in North Oak Exhibit 2017
Waiting by Deb Cohan - 2nd Place in North Oaks Exhibit 2017
My Sanctuary by Angela Lacey - 3rd Place in North Oaks Exhibit 2017
Gothic Reds by Marta Legeckis- Honorable Mention in North Oaks Exhibit 2017
Stripes and Roses by Diane Dunn, Honorable Mention in North Oaks Exhibit 2017
People's Choice Award - "Sun Rise" by William Jaeger - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
Gold Medal - "No Loitering" by Lois A. Wolford - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
Silver Medal - "Off to the Peruvian Marketplace" by Elaine Hoffman - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
Bronze Medal - "The Window Washer" by Susan M. Stuller - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"Brew" by Denny Bond - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"Strings at Work" by Karen Schuster - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"White Lace and Promises" by Mimi Hegler - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"High Tea at the Peninsula" by Susan Avis Murphy - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"Onward and Upward" by Sharon Morell - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"Summer Reading" by Mark Kaufman - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"Outer Space" by Joanna Barnum - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"After The Haul" by Ken Karlic - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"Selfie" by Nancy Mysak - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
"Something Old Something New" by Brenda Kidera - 2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Exhibition

Upcoming events

25 Apr 2017 10:00 AM • The Hawthorn Center, Columbia, MD
26 Apr 2017 7:00 PM • The Hawthorne Center, Columbia, MD
29 Apr 2017 10:30 AM • Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Rd. Ellicott City, MD 21043
03 May 2017 6:30 PM • Turf Valley, Wedgewood Room, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042
13 Jun 2017 10:00 AM • The Hawthorn Center, Columbia, MD
14 Jun 2017 7:00 PM • The Hawthorne Center, Columbia, MD
17 Jun 2017 12:00 AM • BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown MD 20874 301-528-2260
14 Nov 2017 9:30 AM • The Hawthorn Center, Columbia, MD
15 Nov 2017 7:00 PM • The Hawthorne Center, Columbia, MD
Interactive Features of 
this Site

This site provides current members access to:
  • Member Directory - Is available via the link in the left column.  Log-in first to see more information about your fellow members than is available to the public.
  • Public and Member-only Event Calendars
    • Log-in required for Member-only events
    • You can pay online using credit cards or  or mail a check to the event organizer
  • Renew your membership - To pay your dues, select ‘view profile’ after you have logged on.



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