Founded in 1975, the Watercolor Art Society – Houston (WAS-H) is a non-profit organization with over 600 members. For over 40 years, WAS-H has brought the excitement of water-media to the greater Houston area with outstanding exhibitions, world-class instruction and dedicated community outreach. Year-round opportunities are provided to every level of painter, from novice to the seasoned expert. Art lovers can also enjoy year-round exhibitions in our gallery in the Museum District.
In addition to Juried Exhibitions, WAS-H has monthly meetings with demonstrations by known artists. Classes and Workshops all year. Group painting encounters include Open Studio afternoons, Wednesday Life Figure Lab, Paint-Outs and Paint-Ins, a free Seniors Class, and an Outreach Program for volunteers to work with children.
The purpose of the Watercolor Art Society-Houston is to further the cause and interest in watermedia art through teaching, programs, demonstrations, outreach and exhibitions.
Visit the WAS-H Gallery. We are open Tuesday - Saturday, 10-3.
Here's a glimpse at our pride and joy, the home of Watercolor Art Society-Houston.
The WAS-H Building,
completed in 2006
The WAS-H Gallery,
a spacious home to beautiful exhibits
The WAS-H Classroom,
The WAS-H Kitchen
The WAS-H Office,
supporting our members
The WAS-H Library,
serving teachers and students