Southwest Washington Watercolor Society, organized in 1979 to further the interests of watercolor painting and to hold exhibitions of members’ work, to encourage a wider experience and education to both the artist and the viewing public.

Who We Are

We are a non-profit organization that promotes watermedia art: watercolor, acrylic, gouache, and mixed media and who:

  • Serve artists in Southwest Washington: Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties.
  • Provide education and socialization:
    • Artists Helping Artists (AHA)- monthly workshops or demonstrations
    • SWWS sponsors 2 workshops annually with well-known watercolor artists
  • Sponsor Watermedia Exhibits:
    • Juried and non-juried exhibits annually in the spring and fall
    • Art in the Community exhibits at local venues
  • Promote Watercolor Media to students through scholarships and free membership to Clark College students

Featured Artists

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Kristi AtwoodLynda Raven BrakeJean Hauge
CassieAttitude of SistersThe Old Squeezers
Barbara HopeJudith HowardSally Lemon
Peacock ButterflyColumbia WetlandsSally Lemon
Sena LoweryCarol LytleCorinne McWilliams
Sena LowryCarol LytleCorinne McWilliams
Pratima MisraMarilyn SalterNona Scheurer
Autumn LeavesYellow CactusBattle Ground
Charlene Shelfer Diana ThewlisSandra Yorke
Charlene ShelferSandra Yorke
JoyLynn WoodardNathun FinkHouseRita Bingham