The Annual Members Exhibit (AME) is WAS-H's longest running event, the first AME having been held in 1969 when WAS-H was a chapter of the Southwest Watercolor Society before incorporating in 1975. This is one of two juried exhibits each year, the other being the International Watermedia Exhibition, and AME showcases the best-of-the-best from WAS-H's extraordinary member artists. While only members may enter paintings in AME, everyone is invited to come and view the exhibit during Gallery Hours.
54th Annual Members Exhibit
Coming October 1 - 31, 2023
Juror and judge Ken Call
Signature status American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Missouri and Montana Watercolor Societies
Master Signature status Transparent Watercolor Society of America and Illinois Watercolor Society
2022 IWE 2023 IWE
Merchant Award E. Thomas Kraycirik Memorial Award
2022 53rd Annual Members Exhibit
The 2022 AME ran from Sunday, October 2 through November 3. To see all the entries in 2022, click HERE
2022 AME Winners
Interested in reading the juror's comments about the winning paintings? Click on the this document: AME 2022 - Jurors Words.pdf
Stanley S. Smith Memorial Supports First, Second and Third Place Awards
WAS-H extends special thank you this year to the estate of longtime WAS-H member, Stanley S. Smith. Stan was a key supporter of WAS-H, and instrumental in designing and building our current "new" building. His continued thoughtful service to WAS-H helped shape who we are as an organization today. Stan was recognized by WAS-H with an honorary membership following the completion of the current building. Those who knew him remember his quick wit and broad smile. We are honored to be remembered by his estate, and thankful for the support to the Annual Members Exhibit.
The following organizations generously donated merchandise awards for the 53nd Annual Members Exhibit. Click on their names to visit their websites.