Western Federation of Watercolor Societies

The mission of WFWS is to encourage and recognize artistic excellence and promote the visibility of watercolor in the West.  Membership in WFWS is automatic for any member of one of the eleven different regional societies. IWS is one of eleven regional society members of the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies. WFWS sponsors an annual juried exhibition hosted each year by a different member.

2024 WFWS49

The Western Federation of Watercolor Societies is accepting applications for the 2024 show, beginning Sept. 11, 2023. Stan Miller will be the Juror. The deadline for submissions is November 27.  Please see the prospectus for application information. 2024 WFWS Prospectus. Applications are made through ArtCall. Keep in mind the outside mat requirements for submission: 16 x 20; 20 x 24; 22 x 22; 30 x 30; 22 x 28; 24 x 30; 24 x 36, and 30 x 40

If you are interested in the artists selected to last year’s 2023 WFWS show, click on the link to view the range of styles and content selected. https://wfws48exhibition.artcall.org/pages/web-gallery

Eight IWS artists entered works were chosen for inclusion in the 2023 exhibition. The IWS artists and their selected works are listed below. Congratulations to our fellow artists for their outstanding work!