Watercolor Society of North Carolina- NC watermedia painting organization


The Watercolor Society of North Carolina, Inc. (WSNC)
is a non-profit art organization; its purpose is to
promote watercolor throughout the state and
to elevate the standards of excellence in this medium.


Signature Member Gallery

Traveling Exhibition Locations

2017 Annual Conference Awards and Slideshow

Membership Renewal

It is the time of the year to renew your membership.

Follow three easy steps below:

  1. Log into your Personal Information Page ( click here )
  2. Once your Personal Information Page is open, click the Pay Membership Dues Now button located in the second column of the page.
  3. When the payment page is up, you can either choose to pay by your credit card or your Paypal account.

Traveling Exhibition Locations

The Traveling Exhibition 2017 is currently taking place at the Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson.
Florence Thomas Art School
10 SJefferson Avenue
WestJefferson, North Carolina 28694
Reception Date: Dec 1, 2017, 5:00-8:00 pm
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10am - 5pm Closed Sundays
Travel Exhibition: Dec 1, 2017 - Jan 13, 2018

From West Jefferson your artwork will be transported on January 17, by personnel of Theatre Art Galleries to the Theatre Art Galleries.

Theatre Art Galleries
220E Commerce
High Point, NC 27260
Reception Date:January 25, 2018, 5:30-7:30pm
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12-5:00pm
Travel Exhibition: January 26-March 29

From High Point your artwork will be transported on April 5, to Smith Civic Center in Lexington, NC

Smith Civic Center
217 S Main Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Reception date:Sunday, April 15 2018 2:00-4:00pm
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Travel Exhibition: - April 15-May 19, 2018
Pick-up Date: Monday, May 21, & Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:00am–5:00pm

2017 Annual Conference and Member Meeting has successfully concluded.

Click here to see the slide show of awarded and selected entries. Enjoy!

Membership Payments

The board approved the following simplified membership payments in 2016 and they are still in effect:

Full time student: $25
New member: $35
Existing membership renewal: $35

Earlist renewal date: January 1
Membership dues deliquent date: June 1

Our membership year coincides with the calendar year. Existing members can start renewing your membership on or after January 1 of each year by logging into your Personal Information Page.

Members who have not renewed by May 31st will not be listed in, nor be mailed, the annual Catalog/Directory for that year due to printing deadlines. Make sure to renew before June 1 !

New member joining after September 1 of each year will enjoy free bonus months until the end of the year and the new membership payment will cover the following year. For example, if you join after September 1, 2016 and pay your new membership fee online, your payment will cover the remaining months of 2016 and the entire year of 2017. You need to renew your membership only after January 1, 2018.

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