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.

Knoxville 2016 Biennial Exhibition, Workshop, and Dinner

The weeklong events surrounding our 35th Biennial Exhibition in Knoxville were a great success thanks to the team led by Lee Edge, and the workshop and demo by juror, John Salminen.

The exhibition is at The Emporium, 100 Gay Street, Knoxville TN, within walking distance of Market Square.  See their website for directions and parking information.

The full exhibition will be available for viewing on the site by early June, as well as the Traveling Exhibition Schedule with the list of 30 paintings included by the juror,  under the exhibition tab.

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