The Watercolor Society of Oregon is a non-profit 501(c)7 organization committed to furthering the interest of water media. The primary activities will be to hold exhibitions of Active Members’ work and to provide educational opportunities both for its members and others interested in the creation and appreciation of the visual arts.




Residency Requirements Must have a residence in Oregon Open to all persons residing in any state or country
Membership Period January 1 through December 31 January 1 through December 31
Join Anytime?
Dues Proration?
Show Entry  –
Attend Conventions
Join Workshops Members are given first registration rights
Watermark (newsletter)
Show Catalogs
Voting privileges  –
Critique Groups  –
Discounts on workshops  –
Cost $50 per year $35 per year


Payment is through Paypal, which is a highly secure payment portal. Additionally, this does not leave any credit card information on the WSO site. You do not have to have a Paypal account in order to pay with this method; you can pay as a “guest” using a credit or debit card.

Roster and Handbook Details

Those who join before October 1 will be members, but will not have their names included in the (already) printed Roster & Handbook for the remainder of the current calendar year.