January 2023 Exhibition Winners

First Place

Katie Steck

"Fortune Teller"

Second Place

Larry Spitzberg

"Of Coachmen and Carriages"

Third Place

Maria Rodriguez-Alejo


Honorable Mention

Kim Granhaug

"Champagne Night

Honorable Mention

Katherine Rodgers

"L'art de Vivre en Rouge"

Honorable Mention

Pat Waughtal

"In the Stillness"

Congratulations to our winners!  To see more of the entries submitted for this show, click HERE

February 2023 Exhibit

Fire & ICE

Our theme for February is "Fire & Ice."

Deadline to enter is Wednesday, Feb 1 @ 3 pm

Drama, passion!  February is the month for both.  Paintings are a way to express our emotions without spoken language.  This month, we will try to make a connection with others through this outlet.  Paintings can have general subjects and aim to convey an emotional aspect.  Click to view the prospectus: 2023- February Prospectus 1.12.23.pdf

Register HERE

New Member Orientation

The next New Members Orientation will take place on Saturday, February 25 @ 11:00 am.  This session lasts about an hour and is open to both new and potential members.  Please sign up here:  Orientation

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Virtual Class

Figures in Acrylics/Mixed Media/Collage

Instructor: Susan Giannantonio

Four Tuesday Afternoons

Jan 31, Feb 7, 14, 28 

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Register Here

In Person Classes

Introduction to Watercolor 2.0

Instructor: Kat Rodgers

Five Wednesday Nights

Starting Feb 1

6 pm - 9 pm

Register HERE

In Person Classes

Watercolor Mapmaking

Instructor:  Ed Pettitt

Four Thursday Evenings

Starting Feb 2

6 pm - 9 pm

Register HERE

Virtual Class

Watercolor Foundations - Essential Techniques

Instructor:  Jason Michael Bentley

2 Afternoon Classes

February 6 & 8

12:00 noon - 3:00 pm

In Person Classes

Drawing 102

Instructor:  Myke Venable

Four Tuesday mornings

February 7, 14, 21, 28

9:30am - 12:30pm

In Person Classes

Flower Painting

Instructor:  Mohammad Bhatti

Four Tuesday afternoons

February 7, 14, 21, 28

1:00 - 4:00pm

Weekend Workshop

Pet Portraits

Instructor:  Mohammad Bhatti

Saturday & Sunday

February 11 & 12

9:30am - 3:30pm

Register Here

In Person Valentine's Day Session

Chocolate Tasting & Watercolor

Instructor:  Katie Steck

Tuesday evening, February 14

6:30 - 8:30pm

Register HERE


Watercolor Skills - Mixing Color

Instructor:  Michael Jason Bentley


February 13

12:00 - 3:00pm

Register Here

In Person

Cut, Paste, Paint

Instructor:  Robin Avery

2 Sundays

February 19 & 26

9:30am - 3:30pm

Register Here


Wednesday Mornings

9 am - Noon

Each Wednesday we host an art gathering for Seniors 55+.  This is a friendly and supportive group for all levels.  

Free admission but online registration is required.

For more info or to register click Seniors Class

Model Lab

Wednesday Afternoons

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Wednesday Afternoons we draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses.

Online registration is required.

For more info or to register click Model Lab

Open Studio

Friday Mornings

9:30 am - 12:30 pm 

WAS-H members, come paint together on Friday mornings when no other workshops or classes are scheduled.

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

To register click Open Studio

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Your contribution supports daily operations and long term expenses. Plus, you can make the most of your gift through workplace matching gift programs. Some companies will match, double or even triple your gift.


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.

Randall's Good Neighbor


One % of your Randall purchases is sent to WAS-H, when you register us as your preferred charity on your Randalls Remarkable Card.

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