Exhibition & Entry

The 2017 Michigan Water Color Exhibition

The 2017 Michigan Water Color Exhibition opened on April 8th at the Crooked Tree Art Center in Traverse City, MI. Judy Betts, our lively and talented juror for this exhibition, opened the day by giving an informative talk to a packed house. There was 63 marvelous pieces in this show. A select group of works, including all the award winners, is traveling around the state in our Traveling Exhibition. See our CALENDAR page for details and contact information on the Travel Show.

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The 2018 71st Annual Michigan Water Color Exhibition

The 71st Annual MWCS Exhibition will open at “The Saginaw Art Museum” in Saginaw Michigan.  Highly acclaimed artist Geoffrey McCormack AWS NWS will be the Juror. Join us for the Opening Reception June 16, 2018.
(Note the location and date has been revised to The Saginaw Art Museum, June 16 - July 27, 2018)

Entry submission may be completed online, by email, or mail. Entry deadline and postmark deadline is February 16, 2018.

Geoffrey McCormack Inspiration Workshop

Sign up today! Our first registration deadline is April 27th. (Call to check on availability after the deadline)

MWCS will be hosting the Geoffrey McCormack Inspiration Workshop June 11-13, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum. 

Award Donations

The Michigan Water Color Society relies on donations to award exceptional work at our yearly exhibition. We are currently accepting DONATIONS of any size, so we may continue to recognize and encourage and support emerging and illustrious Michigan artists to participate in the advancement of water media and contemporary art. Thank you for your support!

2017 MWCS 70th Annual Exhibition Winner Gallery

2017 MWCS 70th Annual Exhibition Entries Gallery