See the rules for all our exhibits by clicking the “Rules and Regulations for Exhibits” link below.


Our exhibition entry form can be downloaded by clicking on the  “Exhibition Entry Form” link below this paragraph.  Please print two copies, complete both copies, and bring them to receiving with your artwork and entry fee (we accept cash or checks).


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.

Dates of Change Out:  on the third Wednesday of the month after the membership meeting for 1 hour or from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. the following morning 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.



We are excited to announce that this year’s Big Splash,
our 22nd Annual Membership Awards Exhibition, will be held at:

The Galleries at Heartland Art Club, formerly OA Gallery,
101 W Argonne Dr, Kirkwood, MO  63122, 314-821-6241

Show entry is open to STLWS members who paid their annual dues by July 1, 2019 and artwork (limited to one painting per artist) is to be hand delivered with an entry fee of $15. All paintings must be for sale with a  commission retained by the gallery on sales.  Artists will receive the proceeds of sales within 30 days of the sale less sales tax and credit card purchase fee if applicable. Complete rules for exhibitions are printed in our 2019-2020 Membership Directory distributed to members and can also be found on our website: www.stlws.org, along with the entry form. The rules were amended on March 12, 2019 so please be sure to read them.

Receiving will be held on Saturday, September 28th from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Our Opening Reception with refreshments will be on Friday, October 4th, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with awards announced at 7:30 p.m. Retrieval will be on Saturday, November 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Please take a photo of your entry before it is framed and email it to annualexhibit@gmail.com as no volunteer will be available to photograph your entry this year.  If you are unable to photograph your entry it will not be included in the show catalog.

Gallery hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m.  For more information on The Galleries at Heartland Art Club please visit their website: www.oagalleryonline.com.

Click here for the exhibition Prospectus

Click here for printable version of the e-card invite


We are also excited to announce a Signature Members Exhibition this year.

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

Show entry is open to members who have achieved Signature Status with the Saint Louis Watercolor Society.  If you are entering, please send a photo of your entry (jpg format with your name, title, media and price) to annualexhibit@gmail.com no later than Nov 7th.  We need this to include an image of your entry in our catalog.

One framed entry per artist is allowed with an entry fee of $15.  Each artist may 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, and offered in a bin sale in conjunction with this exhibition.

All paintings, framed and matted, will be for sale with a commission retained by the gallery on sales.  Artists shall receive the proceeds of sales within 30 days of the sale.  Any credit card fees are included in the gallery’s commission.

Receiving will be held on Saturday, November 9th, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Our Opening Reception with Wine and Cheese will be on Saturday, November 16th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Retrieval will be on Tuesday, January 14th, through Friday, January 17th, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Special Exhibition Entry forms are available on the  stlws.org website under the Exhibits tab and Exhibits Entry form subtab.

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Click here for special Entry Form.

Click here for the e-card.

Click here for gallery parking and handicap access.


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., St. 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.

Click here for exhibition Prospectus.

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