The Colorado Watercolor Society is an organization dedicated to upholding the highest standards and principles of art and to promote, encourage, educate and foster an interest in fine art in all media, especially watercolor.

Bulletin Board

(workshops,classes, exhibits)

Dear CWS Members,

Welcome to the Bulletin Board of CWS....

The CWS Bulletin Board is for the exclusive use of members to post and view Information about Watermedia Workshops, Classes, or Exhibits, and can be accessed by signing into the Colorado Watercolor Society website. 

Click on the "add post" button below to start posting.... 

Rules for Posting

  • You may post details only of Your Watermedia Workshop, Class or Exhibit.
  • A post may include 

           Your Name,
           Name of the Workshop/Class/Exhibit

           A brief description of the workshop/class (About 250 words)
           Dates, Time, Cost (if applicable)
           Contact information (Email, and telephone)


The Bulletin Board is intended only as an "advertisement" space... so please DO NOT post comments, questions or suggestions. You may contact the author of the posting through telephone or email.

Any inappropriate post will be deleted by the website administrator at their discretion.

  • 30 Oct 2022 12:37 PM | Anonymous member

    Alvaro Castagnet

    3-Day Workshop 2023



    Presented by Pikes Peak Watercolor Society

    Signup or Waitlist with

    Nancy Neale Martin or

    Dates: May 18, 19 & 20, 2023

    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Thursday & Friday

    9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday

    Fee: $600 (includes catered lunch on Thurs. & Fri. and snacks on Sat.)

    Location: The Penrose House Conference Center

    1661 Mesa Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

    Payment: contact Nancy Neale Martin for payment details 

    or Mail to: Pikes Peak Watercolor Society

    P. O. Box 355, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

    Attn.:  Nancy Neale Martin 

  • 15 Oct 2022 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    801 Grant Ave
    Louisville, Colorado 80027
    United States


    Member $55.00
    AG/Partner $65.00
    ​Non-member $75.00

    $15 Materials Fee

    Have you wanted to create diaphanous, deeply layered paintings as you’ve seen in cold wax and oil paintings, but don’t want to deal with mineral spirits clean up and long drying times? Have you oohed and awed over translucent, filmy encaustic, but didn’t want to heat wax in your studio?

    Water based Cold Wax Medium will allow you to create similar effects and more without any solvents or heat. Powerwax can be mixed with any water based paints and clean-up is with hot water and dish soap

    Learn to mix water based cold wax medium with acrylic and so many other things. Your imagination is your only limit! 


  • 29 Aug 2022 4:00 PM | Anonymous member

    Please join me in Mallorca, Spain as we explore hill towns, costal villages, markets, cafes and gardens. We will sketch and paint daily. All levels welcome, instruction is individualized. Most expenses included, excluding airfare.

    March 11-18 2023

    Cost $3,590

    For info:

    Contact info:


  • 13 Jun 2022 10:00 AM | Anonymous member

    Hello everyone,

    I am pleased to announce the opening of “Just Add Water,” an exhibition displaying a selection of my watercolor paintings.  The exhibition runs June 13 - 24, 2022 at the Kinder Padon Gallery, Center for the Arts Crested Butte.  A reception will be held on June 17, 2022 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Please visit the Center for the Arts’ website (  I would love to see you there. 


    P. S.  Please feel free to share this announcement with anyone you feel might be interested.

  • 26 Oct 2021 5:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I will be teaching a workshop on perspective at the Rox Art Gallery in Littleton (Aspen Grove Shopping Center) on Saturday, November 6 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  It is limited to 10 students and will cost $40. Go to and click on classes to register.

    If you have questions, call me at 602-284-8425.

    I will provide paper and notes so just bring a pencil and a straight edge. You can bring a sack lunch or visit a nearby restaurant at the lunch break. We will do examples of one point, two point and three point perspective and play with a fish eye view for fun. Reflections, viewpoints and avoidance of common errors will also be covered.

  • 23 Oct 2021 10:07 AM | Anonymous member

    I want to thank Sandy Day Selbert and her workshop team for putting on an excellent workshop, with Stephen Quiller. It was very well done and I enjoyed every minute, as well as finally meeting some of you. Of course, thanks to Mr. Quiller for a most enlightening 3 days and for giving us the opportunity to watch magic happen at the hand of an absolute master. Truly a great experience. —Doug Moench

  • 14 Aug 2021 8:43 AM | Anonymous member

    The Gunnison Arts Center is presenting a unique show….all works on paper, unframed art for sale at (because It’s unframed) reasonable prices. Artists of the Gunnison Valley are Susan Crawford (CWS member), Debby Phelps (CWS member), Chris Miller, and Patricia Amlin.

    it is on display the whole month of August.

  • 04 Jul 2021 4:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Cherry Hills Village Watercolor Exhibit Sponsored by CHV Art Commission and juried by Boris Shoshensky Enter paintings of Colorado Landscape only. They will be on exhibit Nov. - May at Cherry Hills Village City Hall. Awards will be: Best of Show $1000, 1st $600, 2nd $500, 3rd $400, and People’s Choice in monetary prizes. 10% must be donated to CHV Art Commission. Entry Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021 by 4:30 pm Notification: Sept. 1, 2021. Jpegs of entry sent to: The painting must have been painted within the last year, have been in no previous shows, must be a Colorado Landscape, be titled, have a description and vision statement, your name, price, phone number, and location of painting. If accepted, if must be in a light colored frame with white or off white matting, only watercolor, must be an original from your photos or plein air, AND must not be larger than 16W by 20H framed! No exceptions!

  • 04 Feb 2021 5:34 PM | Anonymous member

    CaFe- Flowstate: A Watermedia Exhibit featuring Janet Nunn

    Monday, February 1, 2021 7:30 PM 

    Sunday, March 14, 2021 8:30 PM

    Foothills Art Center was built upon a community of watermedia artists forming a coop to display and sell their work. Over the years FAC has created exhibitions in partnership with watermedia societies to continue to foster a love and appreciation for the complexities of watermedia. For 20 years Janet Nunn has been a foundational part of the watermedia community at FAC. As an educator she has inspired students to experiment and fall in love with art, building the most dedicated following of any teacher in FAC history. She has also been featured time and time again in various FAC exhibitions. With this show we would like to highlight her art, educational style and her students alongside an open call for watermedia artwork. 

    As the first show in our Young Curator’s Series this exhibition will serve as an internship program for some local high school’s students to gain professional experience conceptualizing, designing, organizing and installing a fine art exhibition. Janet will serve as our professional watermedia expert and mentor the student’s through the process alongside FAC staff 

    Deadline to Apply: March 14, 2021

    Exhibition dates: April 23 to July 11

  • 04 Feb 2021 1:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Join me for a new ZOOM Watercolor class for four consecutive Monday mornings beginning February. Time: 9:30 - 11:30 

                    Dates: Feb. 15, March 1, March 8

    • Class Session One (February 15): Achieving Depth in Landscapes–You’ll learn about and practice all the different aspects of achieving depth in your landscapes, whether plein air, or from photos. You’ll have tips and tricks and all the tools you need for spectacular watercolor landscapes.
    • Class Session Two (February 22): Don’t Be Afraid of the Water–You’ll learn about and practice all the ways to be successful when you paint water, whether it’s a rushing stream or a peaceful lake.
    • Class Session Three (March 1): Head Painting–You’ll learn about and practice what it takes to make a beautiful portrait, whether it’s a rough cowboy or a pretty girl or a baby. You’ll come away confident that you can paint beautiful portraits of your family and friends.
    • Class Session Four (March 8): Animals!–Let’s learn how to paint fur, and hair, whether it’s smooth or fluffy or shaggy, black or white. You’ll be confident when you paint your pet or your friends’ pets for a gift.

    Register HERE

    Carol Newsom      303-257-0142

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