See the rules for all our exhibits by clicking the “Exhibition Requirements” link below.


Our exhibition entry process will be done online through our website.  A Call for Entries will be posted on the website with a link to the online entry form.  Payment will be accepted through our website using PayPal (a PayPal account is not necessary, just a credit card).



Norton’s Fine Art & Framing, 2025 S. Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO, has offered the Saint Louis Watercolor Society members an opportunity to exhibit their artwork on a rotating basis in their gallery.

Click here for more information and an entry form.



This year’s 24th Annual Juried Exhibition was held at the St. Louis Public Library – Central, 1301 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103, in the Carnegie Gallery, from April 8th to 26th, 2024.

The Saint Louis Watercolor Society’s 24th Annual Juried Exhibition was open to all water media artists. The exhibition was “juried” for acceptance as well as judged for awards, and our juror/judge was Susan Blackwood, a nationally recognized award-winning artist, educator, and juror.

Entry registration for the exhibition was posted on the stlws.org website under the “Exhibits tab, “Call for Entries” subtab, and open for submissions from March 9th to March 22nd.  Judging of entries was done from Saturday, March 23rd to Monday, April 1st, and artwork juried-in to the show was posted on the stlws.org website on Tuesday, April 2nd.  Artwork juried into the exhibition was to be delivered to the library on Saturday, April 6th from 9 a.m. to noon.  Judging for awards was by our judge, Susan Blackwood, on Sunday, April 7th.  The Awards Ceremony, open to everyone, was on Saturday, April 13th from 1 to 3 p.m.  The exhibition ran from April 8th to 26th.  Retrieval of artwork in the exhibition was on Saturday, April 27th, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the library in the Carnegie Gallery.

STLWS members juried into the show who achieved Signature status were notified by email.



Our 2024 27th Annual Membership Awards Exhibition, Big Splash will be held at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing gallery, 2025 S Big Bend Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63117.

Show entry is open to STLWS members who pay their annual dues by August 1, 2024, and  submit a photo of their artwork (limited to one painting per artist), complete the online entry registration, and pay an entry fee of $10 online.  All paintings must be for sale with a commission on sales.  Kathleen Giles will be our juror for the show’s award winners.

Call for Entries under the Exhibits tab on the stlws.org website will give more information on the exhibition, the Prospectus, and Receiving which will link to the online entry form and opened in mid August and end on September 5, 2024.  We will also offered an option to purchase an exhibition catalog for $10, using PayPal (no PayPal account required – just a credit card).

Award winners will be notified by email or phone on September 10, 2024.  The Opening Reception/Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 12th, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing, and the exhibition will open to the public on September 10th and close on October 5th, 2024. Retrieval of artwork at the gallery will be from October 8th to October 12th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.



Our 2023 Signature Member Exhibition was held at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing, 2025 S. Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO.  Show entry was open to members who have achieved Signature Status with the Saint Louis Watercolor Society.

Registration for the exhibition began January 16 and ended on January 27, 2023.  Registration of entries was completed online on the stlws.org website (link to registration form was posted on the Call for Entries when registration opened), and the entry fee was to be paid on the stlws.org website. The exhibition was limited to the first 80 registrants.

One framed entry per artist was allowed with an entry fee of $15.  Each artist had the option to submit up to three additional pieces of artwork for a bin sale with no additional entry fees,  matted, no larger than 16” x 20” in matted size, encased in a plastic sleeve, and priced separately.  All paintings, framed and matted, were for sale with a commission retained by the gallery on sales.


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