Distinguished Merit Members

Distinguished Merit Members are those who have won three or more awards in qualified exhibitions.

Gloria Miller Allen
Linda Aman
Laurie Asahara
Tom Cunningham
Joyce Deford
Karyn de Kramer
Sally Cannon Ellis
Naomi Elton
Patrica Fennell
Joni Frey
Renee Galligher
Pam Grant
Gail Greco
Joyce Green
Beth Griebenow
Paula Guth
Dennis Hayzlett

Kay Henry
Nadine Hergenrider
Judy Hill
Kathy Holzer
Arayna Howard
Lauren Johnson
Kerri lindstrom
Bevery Macaulay
Roy Mason
Laurel Lake McGuire
Anne Merkley
Hugh Mossman
Torgesen Murdock
Carol Myers
Lori Price
Marjorie Reinecker
Jeriann Sabin

Lori Seale
Welles Seifert
Sandra Shaw
Carol Elliott Smith
Ann Watson Sorensen
Chris Twardowski
Barbara Watkins
Dwight Williams
Helen Grainger Wilson
Jackie Zumwalt

WFWS Merit Members

The Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS) honors active member artists who have achieved signature status by being accepted into three WFWS shows.

Linda Aman
Dennis Hayzlett
Laurel Lake McGuire
Anne Merkley
Lori K Seale
Anne Watson Sorensen
Nyla Tillery

Merit Members

Merit Members are those who have been accepted into any combination of three (3) qualified state and national shows in the last ten years. One credit must be from an IWS Annual Juried Show. Up to two credits may come from WFWS, AWS, NWS, TWSA, Watercolor West, or any juried show co-sponsored by IWS.

Onita Asbury
Betty Benson
Karen Boss
Larry Boyd
Sally Close
Robin Coen
Margaret (Peggy) Conrad
Ellen Garrard
Roy Grover
Andrea Harris
Leslie Hartman
Marilyn Henderson

Liz Herrmann
Karen Hickman
Rehle Higham
Marilyn Holte
Leila Jarvis
Shelly Johnson
Bobbi Kelly
John Killmaster
Ginger Kramer
Darlene Laursen
Dan McAlister
Pat Miller
Zona O’Neal

Georgia Orwick
Connie Pepper
Kristin Dam Ranney
Ed Reams
Cheryll Root
Ilse Schreiner
Jane Shimon
Margaret Thomas
Nyla Tillery
Jeanne Wallace
Carol Watson
Ann Winslow
Cherry Woodbury
Patricia Yorke

Active Members

Jean Ah Fong
Melva Allen
Sara Allen
Gloria Miller Allen
Linda Aman
Cathy Anderson
Sondra Anderson
Maryann Artis
Laurie Asahara
Onita C. Asbury
Shirley Atwell
Gabriella Ball
Loretta Barra
Nancy Bellnier
Don Belts
Betty Benson
Ginny Blakeslee Breen
Elaine Blitman
Nick Bode
Karen Boss
Elizabeth Bowhan
Larry Boyd
Debra Bruner
Kathleen Butts
Glenn Cable
Linda R. Carlson
Alyssa Carter
Anita Clark
Marjorie Clearwater
Sally Close
Shirley Clure
Robin Coen
Audrey Cole
Carol Cole
Rebecca S. Compton
Margaret Conrad
Gayle Cooper
Helen Courtney
Micheline Culver
Tom Cunningham
Barbara Cusick
Nancy Daniels
Loren David
Joyce DeFord
Karyn deKramer
David Dillon
Patricia Dillon
Linda D’Orazio
Caroline Duffin
Joanne Duffin
Phyllis Edmundson
Helen Edwards
Sally Cannon Ellis
Naomi Elton
Mary Lou Ennis
F. Louise Everett
Mary Feeny
Patricia Fennell
Karen L. Folwell
Deanna French
Joni Frey
Lida R. Fry
Renee Galligher
Marilyn Garrison
Roy Gover
Celeste Graham
Pam Grant
Gail Greco
Joyce Green
Donna Griebenow
John Griffith
Marie Gummerson
Paula Guth
Sandra Hagdorn
Andrea Harris
Leslie Hartman

Rebecca Hartong
Carol Havemann
Janet Hayes
Dennis Hayzlett
Teri Heinz
Marilyn B. Henderson
Kay Henry
Cynthia R. Henstock
Nadine Hergenrider
Liz Herrmann
Karen Hickman
Rehle Higham
Carma Hobbs
Judy Holsclaw
Marilyn Holte
Kathy Holzer
Shannan Hoppe
Liz Horn
Paul Hosefros
Jan Hove
Arayna Howard
Christina Howard
Eilene Huber
Gertrude Hudson
Steven B Humke
Nancy Inaba
Leila Jarvis
Sherry Jarvis
Chris Johnson
Lauren Johnson
Shelly Johnson
Bobbi Kelly
Charlotte Kilfoyle
Susan Kluksdal
Peggy Knecht
Ginger Kramer
Louann Krueger
Jo Anne Lafferty
Pat O’Hara Langdon
Elizabeth (Betsy) LaRowe
Bonnie-Marie Lee
Bonnie Liles
Iris Lindemood
Kerri Lindstrom
Neila Loebs
Sandi Long
Dan Looney
Shirley Lytle
Beverly J Macaulay
Gwen Maclean
Roy Mason
Bertha Matthews
Kathy McCarthy
Lynn McConnell
Laurel Lake McGuire
Rod McLean
Gavin McNeil
Dorothy(Mickey) Merrell
Cheri Meyer
Sharon Mitchell
Mary Moore
Hugh Mossman
Judith K. Mousseau
Torgesen Murdock
Carol Myers
Patricia Myers
Donald Nafus
Grant Nixon
Barbara North
Ron Odom
Zona O’Neal
Gizella O’Neil
Georgia Orwick
Melisa Pearson

Corinne (Connie) Pepper
Irene Peterson
Juli Pinkston
Gladys Plueckhahn
Michael Polk
Linda Pound
Lori Price
Ron Pridmore
Ed Reams
Leslie Redhead
Bernadette Regnier
Lorraine Rehn
Marjorie Reinecker
Vana Richards
Cheryl Richardson
Carly Robinson
Dixie Rogers
Marge Rogers
Cheryll Root
Betty Jean Runkle
Jeriann Sabin
Linda Sawyer
Ilse H. Schreiner
Lori K. Seale
Welles Seifert
Michael Sessions
Fred Sever
Rona Sheeran
Dianna Sherman
Linda Sherrets
Jane Shimon
Gloria Shirley
Paula Brown Sinclair
Carol Elliott Smith
Marilyn Smith
Anne Watson Sorensen
Barbara South
Jean Spinosa
Carol Spoor
Ruth Steelsmith
Patricia Stewart
Carol Strong
Nancy Suiter
Lorna Sutcliffe
Wendy E. Taylor
Margaret Thomas
Nyla W. Tillery
Chris Twardowski
Sue Tyler
Larry Vaughn
Janet Vogtman
Teresa Wade
Catherine Wagner
Jeanne Wallace
Josara Wallber
Don Waltee
Marcia M. Warne
Barbara Watkins
Carol Ralston Watson
Joanne Welch
Marjorie Wharry
Kathleen Whitaker
Dwight Williams
J.J. Williams
Sandy Williams
Helen Grainger Wilson
Jacquie Wilson
Jane Wilson
Dianne Winder
Ann Winslow
Jane Winston
Cherry Woodbury
Patricia Yorke
Victoria Zalatoris
Jackie Zumalt