June Show Winners

1st Place - Sandra Jacobs, "Changing Ways"

2nd Place - Fontaine Jacobs, "Rising Fog"

3rd Place - Cheryl Evans, "Paintings in the Time of the Pandemic"

Honorable Mentions

Mike Doan, Cascade en France #2

Regina West, Water Moving Around

Nan Wright, Windswept

Buy-Monthly Sales Gallery

It's time to submit your paintings!

The Buy-Monthly Sales Gallery will have its grand opening on Sunday, July 7.

Members can submit up to five paintings that are:

  • Original Paintings - at least 80% watermedia.
  • In clear, plastic sleeves.  
  • No larger than 16 x 20, including mat/sleeve.

How to participate:

  • Register on-line:  Register Here
  • Bring in your paintings by the deadline:  July 3 @ 3 pm

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 - July

Show Registration/Theme

July 2024

Theme:  Student/Teacher Show

Reception Date: Sunday 7/7/24

Prospectus - July 2024.pdf

Register Here


Saturday, July 6

Starts @ 9:30 am

Irene Sheytman

Topic: Tourist Sketching

Registration is Open

Register Here


Sunday, July 7

@ 2 pm

Dr Mohammad Bhatti, Demo Artist

In this month’s demonstration, Dr. Bhatti will paint a portrait with loose and strong contrasts between light and dark “chiaroscuro,” creating an illusion of three-dimensionality.

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

Other Events

New Member Orientation

The next

New Member Orientation

will be held

Saturday, July 6 from

3:30 pm - 4:30 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

on Tuesday, July 30 from

1 pm - 2 pm.

This class is required for those who wish to be a Class Monitor or a Workshop Coordinator.  

Register Here  

Upcoming Classes with Available Seats


Sketching the Floral Landscape in Watercolor

Susan Giannantonio

Tuesday afternoons

June 18, 25, July 2, 9

1:00 - 3:00pm

$120 WAS-H/$160 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

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

Paint Pouring for Beginners

Laura Mossman

One Day Workshop

Sunday, June 30

12:00 - 5:00pm

$85 Tuition/$75 members

Register Here

Drawing Birds

Myke Venable

2-Week Class

Tuesdays, July 2 & 9

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$110 Tuition/ $90 Members

Register Here

Abstract Painting

Mohammad Bhatti

4-Week Class


July 2, 9, 16, 23

1 pm - 4 pm

$220 Regular Tuition/ $180 Members

Register Here



Lori Morris

4-Week Class


July 5, 12, 19, 26

9:00 am - 11:00 am

$160 Regular Tuition / $120 Members

Register Here

Still Life Drawing

Arthur Deatly

4-Week Class

Wednesday Nights

July 10, 17, 24, 31

9:00 am - 11:00 am

$220 Regular Tuition/ $180 Members

Register Here

Family Narratives

Ellen Orseck

Four Thursday Mornings

July 11, 18, 20 and Aug. 1

9:00 am - Noon 

$220 Tuition/$180 members

Register Here

Chinese Brush Painting

- Birds of Texas

Peihong Endris

4-Week Class


July 11, 18, 25 & Aug 1

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$220 Regular Tuition

$180 Member Tuition

Register Here

Chinese Brush Painting

Lotus and Dragonfly

Peihong Endris

Weekend Workshop

Saturday & Sunday, July 13 & 14

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

$170 Regular Tuition/$150 WAS-H

Register Here

1-Day Workshop


Mastering the Palette

Jason Michael Bentley


July 14

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

$75 Regular Tuition

$65 Member Tuition

Register Here

To see all our future 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.

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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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