Iowa Watercolor Society Exhibition

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The Iowa Watercolor Society (IWS) was organized in 1977 by a small group of enthusiastic
watercolorists. We have members all over the state and even a few from other states.
Each spring and fall, we bring in nationally and internationally recognized artists to conduct
workshop(s). Recent instructors include: Soon Y Warren, Michael Holter, Frank Eber and
Alexis Lavine. At the fall workshop, along with its annual meeting, IWS sponsors a juried
exhibition with monetary awards. From this exhibition, a 30-piece traveling show is selected to
travel, throughout the following year, to various locations around our state. At these shows, our
members often provide talks and/or small classes to introduce people to the medium of

We conduct an online show once a year, giving our members an opportunity to display and sell
their artwork to a larger audience. A miniature show is also held each year at a Des Moines

The IWS Traveling Show will be on display through the end of January 2024 in the North Gallery

Admission to the gallery is free

Donations appreciated

Artists Reception

Saturday, December 2, 2023, 2 – 4 PM

For more information visit: Iowa Watercolor Society