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


Our exhibition entry form can be downloaded by clicking on the  “Exhibition Entry Form” link below this paragraph.  Please print and complete two copies and bring them to receiving with your artwork and entry fee. Cash or checks are accepted.


We have several exhibition venues for your participation:



8c606-cjmuggs3CJ Muggs, located at 101 W Lockwood – Webster Groves, MO 63119, 314-963-1976, offers exhibition space for members of the Saint Louis Watercolor Society, changed out quarterly, with no entry fee or commission. We have disbanded themes so members can submit whatever they like. There is space for about 30 paintings.  Paintings must be framed under Plexiglas.

Please contact Loretta Pfeiffer or Mary Berry Friedman to participate. There will be a one hour time period immediately after our membership meeting to drop off submissions for the change out exhibit, and a half hour, from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m., the following morning for submissions and retrieval of previous submissions for the months of January, April, July and October.  Note:  In July there is no membership meeting so come to the restaurant on the third Wednesday of July at 9 p.m. or from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. the following morning.




This year’s Big Splash,
our 23rd Annual Membership Awards Exhibition will be posted on our website.

Show entry will be open to STLWS members who paid their annual dues by August 1, 2020 and you will submit a photo of your artwork – limited to one painting per artist – with your online entry registration, to be posted on our website in our virtual show, with an entry fee of $10.  All paintings will be designated as for sale or not for sale with no commission on sales.   Keiko Tanabe will be our juror for the show.  Please mouse over the Exhibits tab in the blue border of the website, click on the Calls for Entries and then click Prospectus to view the details about the show and entry.  Entry begins Sept. 1 and ends Sept. 25.  To enter go to the Calls for Entries and click the Receiving link.  You may pay for your entry on our website under the STLWS Shop tab using PayPal or mail your check to our PO Box 16893, St. Louis, MO 63105.


Our Signature Members Exhibition this year was held at:

Norton’s Fine Art and Framing
2025 South Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO  63117, 314-645-4040

Show entry was open to members who have achieved Signature Status with the Saint Louis Watercolor Society. 

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 with no additional entry fees,  matted with a white mat, no larger than 16” x 20” in matted size, encased in a plastic sleeve, priced separately.  All paintings, framed and matted, were for sale with a commission retained by the gallery on sales. 


Cancelled due to COVID-19 threat.

We are pleased to announce our 2020 Annual Juried Exhibition will be held at Norton’s Fine Art and Framing, 2025 South Big Bend Blvd, Saint Louis, MO  63117, starting April 4th and running through May 8th with the opening reception on April 3rd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with the Awards Ceremony at 7:30 p.m.

Receiving will be held at Norton’s on March 28th from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., retrieval of declined paintings will be on March 31st from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and retrieval of artwork at the close of the show will be on May 9th from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The gallery is a beautiful facility, has a lot of visitors, and the staff does a very professional job of representing the work. This show is always an excellent exhibition of the work of area watercolor artists.  Gallery hours: Tues-Sat, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Gallery contacts:  314-645-4040, by email at info@nortonsfineart.com, or visit their website: nortonsfineart.com

The exhibition is “juried” for acceptance as well as judged for awards, and the juror/judge will be Thomas Schaller, an award-winning artist, architect, and author based in Los Angeles.

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