New England Watercolor Society

Membership

Associate Membership is open to any artist residing in New England or any patron of the arts, regardless of residency. Dues are $20 per calendar year (all associate memberships expire on December 31).

Associate membership entitles you to:

  • Inexpensive dues (currently $20/year – subject to change)
  • Discounted submissions to NEWS biennial shows (National or Regional on alternate years)
  • Advance notice of workshops and special programs
  • Discounted tuition for workshops
  • Free listing on the NEWS website with a free link to your website (if requested and the address is provided by you)
  • Inclusion in the New England-wide (and beyond) communications network – share your accomplishments and learn about those of others
  • Opportunity to serve on the board and help shape NEWS policy

If you'd like to join, you can sign up online or download the membership form, fill it out and mail it, along with a check in the amount of $20 (payable to NEWS), to:

Mary Rauscher
6 Concord Greene Apt # 5
Concord, MA 01742

Any questions regarding associate membership may be directed to:
Associate Members Secretary - Mary Rauscher

Signature Membership - Any artist residing in New England who has been accepted into four (4) New England Watercolor Society sponsored exhibitions in a 10-year period (one of which must be a NEWS National Open show) can become a Signature (Artist) Member.

Signature membership entitles you to:

  • Inexpensive dues (currently $50/year – subject to change) - Pay your Signature dues here.
  • Discounted submissions to NEWS biennial shows (National or Regional on alternate years)
  • Opportunity to submit work to the annual Signature Members’  Show and occasional other Signature-only shows
  • Advance notice of workshops and special programs
  • Discounted tuition for workshops
  • Free listing on the NEWS website with a free link to your website (if requested and the address is provided by you) and a downloadable bio (if provided)
  • Inclusion in the New England-wide (and beyond) communications network – share your accomplishments and learn about those of others
  • Inclusion in the exclusive membership of this prestigious 100-plus-year-old organization along with artists like F. Childe Hassam, Thomas Allen, Charles Copeland, John Singer Sargent and Andrew Wyeth
  • Opportunity to serve on the board and help shape NEWS policy

Any questions regarding signature membership may be directed to:
Signature Members Secretary - Steve Hamlin

Join NEWS or pay your Associate Member dues with Paypal

Use the Pay Now button below to pay your $20 Associate Member dues securely with your PayPal account or your credit card - no PayPal account required. We will contact you at the email address you provide during Check-out to confirm your registration information.

Qualified Signature Members Only

The NEWS member year is January 1-December 31. Please be sure your dues are paid before entering the Signature Member Show.

Qualified Signature members may use the Pay Now button below to pay their $50 annual dues securely with their PayPal account or credit card - no PayPal account required. If you prefer, mail a check, payable to New England Watercolor Society, to:  NEWS, PO Box 170140, Boston, MA 02117.

Pay your Signature Member dues with Paypal

Use the Pay Now button below to pay your $50 Signature Member dues securely with your PayPal account or your credit card - no PayPal account required.*

Please select the appropriate amount from the drop menu - 1 Member Year just to pay the current year dues for a single member, or 2 Member years to pay two years for a single member, or one year for two members in the same household.

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*Do not use this button in an attempt to join as a Signature Member! Signature Membership in NEWS must be earned by being accepted to four juried NEWS shows within a 10 year period. If you use this button, but are not qualified for Signature Membership, we will refund your payment, less a $10 fee.