From Our President

Welcome to the Tennessee Watercolor Society.

Please take time to admire the works of many of our members that are presented in the Juried Exhibitions section and our Members’ Gallery. Get to know us on our History and Mission page.

You will see the passion and skill of our members for watercolor and watermedia in their work. You will also see such variety and creativity! Please enjoy our website and contact us with any interest or questions that you may have.  We look forward to hearing from you!



Looking Forward

Lian Quan Zhen – 2018
Juror and Workshop Leader
Members will have registration
priority, so join today!

In 2017, we are planning a
workshop to improve your skills
in photographing art work and
preparing it for entry.

Watch for details in news and events
and the newsletters.



Enjoy Membership Benefits

Our society is the largest and most respected organization in Tennessee dedicated to the exploration and advocacy of watermedia. Members should either reside in Tennessee or work or reside in cities located in metro areas bordering our state line. We sponsor major biennial exhibitions and offer numerous other membership benefits.


Check It Out! Splash – The TnWS Blog

Click on the News & Events tab above.

2017 Online Exhibition Entry Coming Soon

Open to current dues paid for 2017 members only, this is an opportunity to enter your work without the cost of framing and transport.
Sterling Edwards will be our juror.
Entry deadline Is set for February 20th.
The cost of entering up to three works is $20.
This show also accepts entries on stretched paper and alternative surfaces (refer to the rules for details).
Awards $300 for Best of Show, $200 – Second Place, and $100 – Third Place.

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