May Show Winners

1st Place - Allan Ginsburg, "A Ballad of Grief and Sorrow"

2nd Place - Paula Fowler, "Australian Pelican"

3rd Place - Freeze Frame-Rochester Lilac Festival 2012

Honorable Mentions

Gail Dentler, Buff-tailed Bee

Fontaine Jacobs, Look for the Silver Lining

Mary Klug, Great Egret #1

Mary White, Bridal Veil Falls, Yosemite

Summer Workshop

4-Day Watercolor Workshop

with Michael Holter

Watercolor Impressionism: 

Waterscapes/Landscapes and How to Incorporate Figures

June 26, 27, 28 and 29

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Register Here

Monthly Events - June

Show Registration/Theme

June 2024

Theme:  Movement

Judge:  Peter Broz

Reception Date: Sunday 6/2/24

June Prospectus

Register Here


Saturday, June 1

Starts @ 9:30 am

Jean King

Topic: Paint like a Surrealist!

Registration is Open

Register Here


There is no General Meeting or Demo during June.  However, the gallery reception will be on Sunday, June 2.

Starts @ 3:30 pm

Weekly Events


9 am - noon

Seniors Class

Wednesday mornings seniors aged 55+ gather to paint together.  All levels welcome.

Free admission but online registration is required.

For more info or to register click Seniors Class


2:30 - 3:30 pm

Model Lab

Wednesday afternoons artists draw and paint from live models in a variety of poses. Online registration is required. For more info or to register click Model Lab


9 am - noon

Open Studio

Friday mornings WAS-H members gather to paint together.

This members-only event is free but online registration is required.

To register click Open Studio

Regular Events

New Member Orientation

The next

New Member Orientation

will be held

Friday, May 24 from

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This free one-hour information session lasts about one hour.    

To attend, sign up Here

It's time to renew your membership!

Class Monitor Training

The next Class Monitor Training will be held

in July.  Date/time TBD

Training lasts about an hour.  This class is required for those who wish to be a Class Monitor or a Workshop Coordinator.    

Upcoming Classes with Available Seats

2-Day Workshop

Figures in Sunlight


Graham Berry

Saturday and Sunday

May 18 & 19

9 am - 11 pm

$85 Regular Tuition

$75 Member Tuition

Register Here

2-Day Workshop

Mysterious Landscapes

Jason Michael Bentley


Saturday and Sunday

May 18 & 19

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

$140 Regular Tuition

$120 Member Tuition

Register Here

2-Day Workshop

Texas Hill Country

Les McDonald

Saturday and Sunday

May 25 & 26

9:30 pm - 3:30 pm

$170 Regular Tuition

$150 Member Tuition

Register Here

Drawing 101 Workshop

Myke Venable

Two Tuesday Mornings

June 4 & 18

9 pm - Noon

$110 Tuition/$90 Members 

Register Here

Watercolor Florals for Beginners

Mohammad Bhatti

Two Tuesday afternoons

June 4 & 18

1:00 - 4:00pm

$110 Tuition/$90 members

Register Here

Find Your Path

Carla Gauthier

Three Thursday afternoons and One Tuesday afternoon

June 6, 13, 20 and Tuesday, June 25

1:00 - 4:00pm

$220 Tuition/$180 members

Register Here

VIRTUAL:  Zentangle

Lori Morris

Four Friday mornings

June 7, 14, 21, 28

9:00 - 11:00am

$120 members/$160 non-members

Register Here

1-Day Workshop

Watercolor Boot Camp

for Beginners

Cheryl Evans

Saturday, June 8

9:30 pm - 3:30 pm

$85 Regular Tuition

$75 Member Tuition

Register Here

Watercolor with Plants

(Botanical Painting)

Susan Giannantonio

Two-Day Workshop

Monday & Tuesday

June 10 & 11

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

$170 Regular Tuition/$150 WAS-H

Register Here

Wowee Maui!

Carla Gauthier

Two-Day Workshop

Saturday & Sunday

June 15 & 16

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

$170 Regular Tuition/$150 WAS-H 

Register Here

Shrimp Boat Harbor

Les McDonald, Jr.
Two-Day Workshop

June 22 & 23

9:30am - 3:30pm
$170 Tuition/$150 WAS-H Members

Register Here

Welcome to Watercolor

Jason Michael Bentley


Saturday & Sunday afternoons

June 29 & 30

1:30 - 5:30pm

$120 members/$140 non-members

Register Here

Watercolor impressionism

Michael Holter

June 26, 27, 29 & 29

9 am - 4 pm daily

$550 Tuition/ $500 WAS-H Members

Register Here

Paint Pouring for Beginners

Laura Mossman

One Day Workshop

Sunday, June 30

12:00 - 5:00pm

$85 Tuition/$75 members

Register Here

To see all our Spring and Summer classes, click HERE


Social Media & Emails

Follow us on Social Media and subscribe to WAS-H emails. Click Email List to be added to our bi-weekly eblasts about current events and WAS-H news.

WAS-H Emails


Members receive discounts on classes and workshops and participate in all our monthly exhibitions.  Meeting artists at every stage of their art journey is the best part.  We are a community here.  Join us!  

Supporting WAS-H


Your contribution supports daily operations and long-term expenses. Make the most of your gift through workplace matching gift programs.


Volunteers are the backbone of WAS-H, making possible exhibits, receptions, workshops and the many programs offered at our facility.   Let us know if you'd like to volunteer.  Email: .

To see the various groups of volunteers, click HERE.

Grocery Rewards

By registering WAS-H as your preferred charity with Randalls or Kroger, WAS-H will receive a portion of your purchase.

Randalls:  Randalls Remarkable Card, designate charity #4553 in your profile.

Kroger:  In your Kroger Rewards account enter code PH159.

1601 West Alabama Houston TX 77006
Gallery: 713-942-9966
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