Monthly Gallery Exhibits

Each month we host a new exhibit where art lovers can drop in to see the most recent show.  We encourage our show participants to also submit digital copies of their work so that it can also be included in our on-line version of the live monthly show.

We have two major exhibits each year, our International Watermedia Exhibit (IWE) in March and our Annual Members Exhibit (AME) in October.   Both these exhibits are juried shows, where artists present their work to a juror who determines if their work is worthy of entry. This occurs prior to the judging and awarding of prizes. 


In the remaining months, we host non-juried members-only Monthly Exhibits.  These exhibits award cash prizes and honorable mention ribbons. 

In addition to the International Watermedia Exhibit (IWE) in March, we host another show where non-members can also participate.  This is our Student Show in July.  Students may submit work done under the supervision of an instructor.  The intent of this show is to encourage new artists to fully experience the exhibit process, show their progress in painting under the supervision of an instructor, and compete for prizes other new artists.  Once an artist wins a prize in this or our other shows, they are not eligible to enter future student shows.   We encourage our WAS-H teachers to also participate in this show, but teachers are not eligible for prizes.


Can't make it to the Gallery?

View the show online by looking under "Online Galleries"

While our monthly shows are in-person at WAS-H's Gallery, entrants may submit a digital picture of their entries so that it also appears on-line. 

If you have entered a show and want your image to also appear online, you must submit your digital picture to admin@watercolorhouston.org before the deadline.

How to submit your digital image:

  1. Take a photograph of your work and crop so that only the artwork shows (no mat or frame should show in the image).  
  2. Resize so it is no bigger than 800 pixels on the longest side.
  3. Save the file as a jpg or jpeg and name it using this format:
    Smith, John - Painting Title
  4. Email your image to: admin@watercolorhouston.org.

CURRENT Show Information

November 2021: All Subjects

The November show is available now for viewing.  Come to the Gallery from 10 am - 3 pm, Tuesday through Saturday.

  • Gallery Show: Now - December 2
  • Paintings will remain hanging in the WAS-H gallery.
  • Pick-up Paintings: Now - December 3
  • Click HERE for the Prospectus
Looking Ahead

December 2021: Small Treasures

The December show will be held in person at the WAS-H Gallery.
  • Registration begins:  CLOSED Wednesday, November 10, 2021
  • Deadline:  CLOSED Thursday, December 2, 2021
  • Drop-off:  CLOSED Now - December 2 @ 3 pm
  • Judging: Saturday, December 4
  • Awards Reception: Sunday, December 5 at 3:30 pm
  • Gallery Show: December 5 - January 3
  • Paintings remain hanging in the WAS-H gallery until January 3
  • Pick-up:  January 4 - 8, 2022
  • Click HERE for the Prospectus


      January 2022:  General Theme 

      The January show will be held in person at the WAS-H Gallery.
      • Registration begins:  Friday, December 10, 2021
      • Deadline:  Thursday, January 6, 2022
      • Drop-off:  December 30 - January 6 @ 3 pm
      • Judging: Saturday, January 8
      • Awards Reception: Sunday, January 9 at 3:30 pm
      • Gallery Show: January 9 - February 4
      • Pick-up:  February 5


      Volunteers Needed!

      Want to volunteer at the Monthly Gallery Exhibits? Sign up for one of our opportunities to volunteer!

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