New England Watercolor Society
New England Watercolor Society
New England Watercolor Society
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Benefits of Membership

Associate Membership is open to any artist residing in New England or any patron of the arts, regardless of residency. Dues are $30 per calendar year.

Associate membership entitles you to:

  • Inexpensive dues (currently $30/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, please sign up online. NEWS strongly encourages our members to pay their dues online to ensure that we have a good record of your payment, and to update your contact and interests information.

Any questions regarding associate membership may be directed to:
Associate Members Secretary - EJ Barnes

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

Signature membership entitles you to:

  • Appending 'NEWS' to your signature
  • Inexpensive dues (currently $75/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 Member Secretary - Diane Dubreuil