47th International Watermedia Exhibition opens

Sunday, March 3

after Demo by Vlad Yeliseyev

"Show and Tell" with Vlad Yeliseyev

                                            Sunday, March 3 @ 2 pm           

Don't miss this opportunity to see and hear a master at work up close and personal!

Join renowned watercolor artist Vlad Yeliseyev as he paints from this reference photo while

engaging in unscripted discussions on a wide range of topics that will keep viewers entertained

and create a lively atmosphere.

Vlad is featured in the current edition of "Watercolor Artist" magazine, where he demonstrates his Three Planes of Vision technique.

With a Classical Art education and a master’s degree in architecture, for over 30 years Vlad has lived and worked in the United States. His artwork is praised for its mastery of light and color, with a limited palette and minimal brushstrokes.

Signature member of American Impressionist and National Watercolor Societies

International Watermedia Exhibition

Volunteers still needed!


Sunday, March 2:

  • 1 pm - Gallery Install, 1 needed.

Monday, April 1:

  • 8:30 am - Recrating , 5 needed.

If you can volunteer for one of the slots above, please sign up HERE.

March 9 Paint-In

with Caroline Graham

Register Here.

Vote for

WAS-H Officers

Active Members of Record will receive an email on March 7 with a link to online voting for the 2024 – 2026 slate of officers:


President                Donna Van Fleet

Co-vice President  Kelly Medrano

Co-vice President  Larry Spitzberg

Secretary                Eileen Graves

Treasurer              Bill Price

These nominees will be introduced at Sunday's General Meeting.  See their bios Here.


Voting will close April 7at the Annual Meeting, where the results of the voting will be announced. 

February Show


Top Awards

1st Place

Linda Flowers

"Brothers - An Unbroken Bond."

2nd Place

Adam Zhao

"Seasoned Tenderness"

3rd Place

Katherine Rodgers

"Relationship Goals"

Honorable Mention

Robin Avery, "Perfectly Poised"

Judith Lutkus, "I Love...Nature Morte"

Kay Salem, "Second Thoughts"

Upcoming Classes with Available Seats

One-Day Workshop

Lily Pond

Les McDonald


March 10, 2024

Register Here

2- Day Workshop

Portrait Drawing Workshop

Myke Venable

March 11 & 12

Register Here


Portrait Sketching

Adam Zhao

Thursday Morning

March 14 from 9am - noon

Register Here

One-Day Class

Ink Methods

and Mindful Movement

Leslie Cuenca

Thursday, March 14

Register Here

2-Day Workshop

Beach, Water & Sky

Les McDonald

Saturday & Sunday

March 16 & 17

9 am - Noon

Register Here

Weekend Workshop


Figures in Sunlight

Graham Berry

Saturday and Sunday

March 16 & 17

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Register Here

2-Day Workshop

In Celebration of Flowers

Susan Giannantonio

Monday & Tuesday

March 18 & 19

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Register Here

2-Day Workshop

Powerful Landscapes for the Beginner

Fred Kingwill

Saturday & Sunday

March 23 & 24

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Register Here

To see all our Fall and Winter classes, click HERE

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

Announcements and General Information

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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.

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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: volunteer@watercolorhouston.org .

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.

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