February 27 -
April 1, 2017

Delaware Watercolor Society Members Only
Juried Fine Art Exhibition
February 27, 2017- April 1, 2017
Art League of Ocean City, 502 94th St, Ocean City, MD 21842

Call for Entries

All Delaware Watercolor Society (DWS) Artist and Associate members are encouraged to enter this exhibition which will hang in the main gallery on the 1st floor in the Art League of Ocean City, Ocean City Maryland.

Click here for the complete Prospectus.

November 1-December 14, 2016

DWS Judged Watermedia Exhibition at Wilmington University

All Delaware Watercolor Society (DWS) Artist and Associate members and non-members are encouraged to enter this show, which will hang in the visitor’s gallery in the Administration Building at Wilmington University in Dover, DE.

This is a two-tiered exhibition. First and Second Place Awards will be presented in each tier: Emerging Artists and Established Artists.

DWS will present monetary awards totaling $600. In addition, up to six non-monetary, Merit Awards will be presented to artists whose paintings demonstrate significant artistic value deserving acknowledgement.

Click here for a detailed prospectus.


August 17

Our 1st Watercolor Splash Party
Come Join the Fun!

August 17, 2016
  • Afternoon Session: 1:00 pm to 3:30pm
  • Evening Session: 6:30pm to 9:00pm
At The Glade Clubhouse, 16 Glade Farm Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Cost: $25.00 per person

Create a 10 x14-inch, Watercolor Painting in 2 ½ hours as you follow our instructor’s demonstrations and step-by-step instructions. If you haven’t ever picked up a brush—you’re in luck—absolutely no experience required to participate. All materials: watercolor paints, brushes, and paper are supplied. Plus, you’ll get a chance to meet other potential artists and enjoy some light refreshments Bring your friends, 16 years and older. Seating is limited to 20 participants per session.

Advance registration & payment are required, call Pat at 609-220-8626 or Beth at 302-645-4821 to make your reservation today.


July 2016

Award Winners
Fine Art Exhibition
Nassau Valley Vineyards & Winery.

Click here for the Juror's statement about the paintings selected.

DWS Art Exhibition

1st Place
John Hassler

John Hassler's Bernard

2nd Place
Susan Gray
Might Be Fish

Susan Gray's Might Be Fish

3rd Place
Christine Heyse
Ferry Ride

Christine Heyse's Ferry Ride

Merit Awards

Anna Bellenger - Damsel in Distress
Ruth Ann Kaufman - Tulip Festival
Bonnie Quesenberry - Warrior Strong
Gail Zinar - Squall


April 25

Come Paint with Us: Watercolor for First Timers
Coastal Library
Bethany Beach, DE
10:30 a.m.– 2:30 p.m.  FULL!
As part of our outreach efforts and library program, DWS is offering an introductory experience to help to explore this exciting and sometimes unpredictable medium with those who want to try watercolor.

April 29 -
mid June

Back Porch Café Invitational Exhibition
Twenty-five paintings by DWS members who are Signature Artists and/or have received awards during 2014-15.

May 14

Plein Air Painting -
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sussex Garden Tour
Sussex Gardeners have invited DWS artist to pain in six gardens in and near the Rehoboth Beach Yacht and Country Club.  A “free lunch” will be available to all artists who participate at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 20276 Bay Vista Road, Rehoboth behind Big Fish Grill.

If you’d like to paint in the gardens, please contact Anne Cyr, 302-226-7781 or delawarewatercolorsociety@gmail.com.


Sept  2016

DWS Open Exhibition
Wilmington University,  Dover Campus


Oct  2016

Alexis Lavine workshop