April Show Winners

1st Place - Katie Steck, "Courage"

2nd Place - Gail Plunkett, "The Scrunchies"

3rd Place - Nan Wright, "Blue Marsh

Honorable Mentions

Pamela Ferworn, Boot Scootin' - Pink Fluiff

Linda Flowers, "Imperfect/Perfect" Woman #67

Maria Rodriguez-Alejo, "Vase"

Lorene Williams, "Nine Ladies Dancing"

Monitor Training

May 2

Monitor Training will be held Thursday, May 2 @ 1pm

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

To attend, sign up Here

May Show Information

Registration is now open for our May show. 

Theme:  Nature

Judge:  Michael Bise

You can read about Michael in the prospectus.  Click Prospectus - May 2024.pdf

Deadline to enter:  Wednesday, May 1 @ 3 pm

Opening reception will be held on Sunday, May 5.

Register Here

Special Summer Workshop with Michael Holter

Four-Day Summer Workshop

Michael Holter

Watercolor Impressionism:  Waterscapes/Landscapes and How to Incorporate Figures

June 26, 27, 28 and 29

Wednesday - Saturday      Tuition: $550

This workshop will focus on the use of watercolor to paint exciting impressionistic paintings.  You paint from photographs and will explore the use of light and shadow to create interesting compositions and achieve dynamic results.

Register Here

May's Monthly Events 

Show Registration/Theme

May 2024

Theme:  Nature

Judge:  Michael Bise

Registration Deadline: 5/1/24

Reception Date: Sunday 5/5/24

Register Here


Saturday, May 4

Starts @ 9:30 am

Peihong Endris

Topic: Peach Blossoms with a bird

Registration Opens Friday, April 12

Register Here


May 5

Starts @ 2 pm

Demo Artist Richard Scruggs

"Urban sketching  meets travel sketching"

Demo approx. one hour.

Reception follows.

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

Upcoming Classes with Available Seats

1-Day Workshop


Mastering the Color Palette

Jason Michael Bentley

Sunday, April 21

1:30 - 5:30pm

$65 Members

$75 Non-members

 Register Here

1-Day Workshop

Putting the “FUN” in the FUNdamentals of Watercolor!

Cheryl Evans

Thursday, April 25

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

$85 Regular Tuitiion

$75 WAS-H Members

 Register Here

1-Hour Orientation

New Member Orientation

Laura Mossman

Friday, April 26

1 pm - 2 pm


Register Here

1-Day Workshop

Fauvism: Dare to be Wild and Colorful

Robin Avery

Saturday, April 27

10 am - 3 pm

$85 Regular Tuition

$75 Member Tuition

 Register Here

1-Day Workshop

Textures & Techniques

Les McDonald

Sunday, April 28

10 am - 3 pm

$85 Regular Tuition

$75 Member Tuition

6-Week Class

Reflect and Refine

Katheryn Rodgers

Monday Evenings

April 29, May 5, 13, 20,

June 3, 10

6 pm - 9 pm

$310 Regular Tuition

$250 Member Tuition

Register Here

1-Day Workshop

Painting Basics - Great Start in Watercolor

Linda Vanek

Tuesday, April 30

10 am - 3 pm

$85 Regular Tuition

$75 Member Tuition

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: 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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