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"Home of Cezanne" by Marija McCarthy - 2016 First Award
"Home of Cezanne"
by Marija McCarthy - 2016 First Award

The New England Watercolor Society

Presents its
2017 Signature Members Show and Sale

at the Guild of Boston Artists
162 Newbury Street, Boston MA
View the online gallery

January 31 – February 26, 2017
Tues–Sat, 10:30 am–5:30 pm;  Sunday 1:00–4:00 pm;  closed Mondays

Reception & Awards
Saturday, February 4, 2017, 2-4pm


Painting Demonstrations and Gallery Talks
(free and open to the public)

There will be free, public watercolor demonstrations on the following Saturdays from 1:00-3:00:
February 11 - Gerarde Doucette
February 18 - Raymond Andreotti, AWS
February 25 - Marla Greenfield, AWS

Gallery talks, Sundays 2:00 – 3:00:
February 5 - Dawn Evans Scaltreto
February 12 - Wendy Hale
February 19 - Andrew Kusmin, NWS
February 26 - Robert Mesrop

The New England Watercolor Society

The New England Watercolor Society (NEWS) is one of the oldest and most prestigious watercolor societies in America. NEWS was founded in 1885 as the Boston Watercolor Society. Past members include Childe Hassam, John Singer Sargent, and honorary member Andrew Wyeth. Membership has grown from the thirteen founding members to nearly 200 signature members from every New England state. Please click on any link to learn more about our history, exhibitions, and membership opportunities.

To view galleries of current and past shows, please see Exhibitions in the sidebar menu or click here for a list.

Upcoming Events:

Annual meeting - March 12 at Embassy Suites in Waltham. Robert Mesrop will demonstrate his award-winning technique for the afternoon progam. New! Reduced price of only $30/person! See the Annual Meeting page or download the flyer for details.

New England Regional Juried Exhibition - Newport RI, May 2017;
Deadline for submissions - March 10 (details)
Submit entries
Download the prospectus
Full details here
We are listed with Art Deadlines

Linda Daly Baker has been forced to withdraw from jurying and from the planned demo and workshop due to illness. Fortunately, Kathleen Conover, AWS-DF, NWS, ISEA-NF, WHS, TWSA has graciously agreed to take over those responsibilities. We wish Linda Daly Baker a speedy recovery.

Due to the late date of this unexpected change, the deadline for submissions is now March 10.

Workshop with Kathleen Conover, AWS-DF, NWS, ISEA-NF, WHS, TWSA - paired with the 2017 Regional Show: May 20-22 (details, workshop flyer/registration form)

• Free demo by Kathleen Conover, AWS-DF, NWS, ISEA-NF, WHS, TWSA - May 19th, 1-3pm (see Shows for details

2017 Signature Member Show - information for artists

View the online gallery

Reception   February 4, 2-4pm
Awards   February 4, 3pm
Show closes   February 26
Pick-up accepted work   February 26, 5:30-6:30pm
February 27, 12-2pm

Share news of your accomplishments with other NEWS members. See the NEWS News page for instructions on submitting your items of interest to be posted in this virtual newsletter.

Be sure to check the Bulletin Board page too for calls for art, upcoming workshops or art-related travel opportunities.