The mission of the Illinois Watercolor Society is to advance the education and caliber of watercolor painting throughout Illinois.

We hold monthly meetings and demonstrations and host two annual shows. We invite you to attend the next meeting and meet some of the society members, or to join us. All are welcome.

34th National Exhibition 2018

May 4 – May 25, 2018

The Next Picture Show

A Fine Arts Center

113 W. First St., Dixon, Illinois

Awards Judge: 

William G. Hook  AWS, NWS, NWWS, CWA

Reception: Saturday, May 5, 1 – 4pm 

Over $6,000 in cash awards.

 The list of the accepted artists is out!

Congratulations to all!


Artist Painting selected
Daven Anderson Barcelona Notes
Christine Alfery Three Koi In The Pond
Sylvia Aruffo Cena Con Abuela
Steven Bates Guardian of the Clock
Marnie Becker Chef’s Kitchen
Kate Worman Becker Haw And Gee
Denny Bond Typewritering
Mathew Bird The Coming Winter
Carol Brody Party Papers And Confetti III
Ken Call Dos Angeles
Kay Cassill In The Studio #4
Sheryl Fletcher Coon Wait Up!
Dan Danielson Moona Lisa
Janice DiGirolano Dolce Far Niente
Gary Eckhart Morning Mist
Kelly Eddington At The Big People Table
Z Feng Red Scarf
Ryan Fox Lake Atitlan Girl-Guatemala
Aneita Gates The Dock Worker
Karen Gyllin Water In A Breeze
John Herron About To Burst
Tom Herzberg Outliers
Michael Holter Light On The Facade
Carol Hubbard Liftoff
Peter Jablokow Lots Of Limbs, No. 2
Peter Jeziorski The Garden Goddess
Sara Kahn Shelter Cove Lighthouse
Susan Keith Fish Tales
Mary Ramsey King The Little Chef
Robert Krajecki D & M Falls
Shirley Kleppe Serene Zambezi
Alexis Lavine Red Light
Terry Luc Firecracker Girl
Jerry Lewis Don’t Bother Me
Trey Alexander Martin Wishful Thinking
Debbie Megginson Backside Of The Sun
Chuck Michaels Love My Braids
Patricia Mrozcka Tangled Irises
Eileen Mueller Neill One Potato, Two Potato, More
R. Mike Nichols Illusions
Elaine Nunnally Into The Glare
Ann Pember Heavenly Hibiscus
Richard Price The Shore Dinner
Kathy Los Rathburn Chicago Blues
April Rimpo Free Living
Marcia Whitney Schenck Raining Cats and Dogs
Patti Linden Seifrid The Dance of the Pin Oak Tree
Alisa Shea The Missing Piece
Patrick Sheehan After The Storm
Carolyn Owen Sommer Englishman Falls
Susanna Spann Mermaid of Horseshoe Cove
Brett Steinhaus Corner Diner
Jane Stoddard The Tide Is In
Eileen Sudzina Shady Tree Street
Jac Tilton Fourth Of July
Jean Weiner Let’s Go Fishing
Gary Wigman Sanfillippo Carousel
Linda Wilmes Festival Of Lanterns
Jill Witty Little Horseshoe
Yueqi Zhang Someone Knocked The Door