Exhibition Opportunities:

54th SWS 2017 Membership Show

September, 2017

Enter from May 1 to June 30, 2017

Entrance into the Membership Show if through CaFÉ (Calls for Entry)  site. If you have never entered or would like help preparing images, we have provided a help pape: AIDS TO ENTERING OUR MEMBERSHIP EXHIBITION.


Cafe For Artists call for entry

Aids to Entering our Membership Exhibition

Welcome to the SWS “Help” Page for members using CaFÉ (Calls for Entry) for the first time or who might be experiencing problems. We recognize that this process may be a little intimidating for those who may not be as experienced in using computers, digital cameras, etc., uploading images, sizing images, etc., etc., etc. Fortunately, …

Watercolor by Keiko Tanabe

2017 – 54th Annual Member Exhibition

Southwestern Watercolor Society is pleased to announce it’s 54th Annual Member Exhibition to be held August 31 through September 30, 2017 at the Eisemann Center in Richardson. Best of Show: Ingrid Albrecht “AND OFF to the PARK WE GO” All awards can be found by clicking the link below: 2017 SWS 54th Membership Exhibition Awards …

Southwestern Watercolor Society 53rd Membership Exhibition Catalog

2016 – 53rd Annual Member Exhibition

Click the image above for 53RD Annual SWS Membership Exhibition CATALOG The 2016 annual SWS Membership Exhibition is now available. Click the image above to download. • For additional information, click here!

2015 – 52nd Annual Member Exhibition

The 52nd Annual Membership Show opened on September 2nd. Our Awards Ceremony and Reception was held Sunday evening, September 20th. • To download the 52nd SWS Membership Show Catalog, click here. (15 megs) • To see the 52nd Annual Member Exhibition Selected Entries in a PDF format, CLICK HERE to download the presentation. See the SWS Membership …

41st Annual Western Federation Show

41st Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition June 9 thru August 28, 2016 Co-Sponsored by the Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities and the Colorado Watercolor Society Key Dates for Artists Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 – Digital images, signed entry form & entry fee due to Your Society Delegate Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 – …

2014 – 51st SWS Membership Show

The 51st Southwestern Watercolor Society 2014 Membership Show deadline was June 30. To view a slide show of the Selected Entries, click here! 2014-51st Show Catalog Now Available – Click Here! CALENDAR Monday, June 30 – Midnight deadline for entry of mailed CD’s and Online entries Sunday, July 13 – Preview Party at Royal Lane Baptist Church, …

2015 Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries An Open Show by Southwestern Watercolor Society at THE ARTS Gallery, Collin College Curator, Cathleen Cotter-Smith Theme: Breaking Boundaries provides an opportunity for water media painters to use the medium in non-traditional ways. Break the rules! Ideas include, but are not limited to: incorporating 3 dimensional shapes or objects, working on unusual surfaces, …

2013 – 50th SWS Membership Show

Download the SWS 2013 Membership Show Catalog here!      

Exhibition Catalog Archives

MEMBERSHIP SHOW CATALOGS SWS Membership Exhibition 1967 SWS Membership Exhibition 1969 SWS Membership Exhibition 1971 SWS Membership Exhibition 1972 SWS Membership Exhibition 1972B SWS Membership Exhibition 1973 SWS Membership Exhibition 1973B SWS Membership Exhibition 1974 SWS Membership Exhibition 1975 SWS Membership Exhibition 1976 SWS Membership Exhibition 1977 SWS Membership Exhibition 1978 SWS Membership Exhibition 1981 …