My father taught me to paint when I was young with watercolors and so I learned at a very young age the essential elements of the value of light and composition. ~ Matthew Modine Quote of the day

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    Art show at cuisinne by claudettes extended

  • Visit our gallery

    Visit our gallery

  • Learn more about Brooklyn Watercolor Society

    Learn more about Brooklyn Watercolor Society

  • Spread watercolor

    Spread watercolor

  • Become and member of BWS

    Become and member of BWS

How to become a member?

To become a Brooklyn Watercolor Society member you must have a advanced understanding of the watercolor medium, and must also be a Brooklyn-affiliated watercolor artist, that is, born, raised, lived, or worked in Brooklyn, N.Y.

If you are interested in becoming a member, but still have some questions about what other criteria is needed, please visit our join BWS page.

If you want to apply for membership:

The Brooklyn Watercolor Society

is a non-profit community arts organization that was started in 1972. It now consists of approximately 40 watercolor artists, who are all Brooklyn- affiliated. Many of our members have graduated from prestigious art schools including Pratt Art Institute. Some are now well known artists and have won awards...(read more)

If you are interested in volunteering or donating some of your time and/or money to help us expand knowledge and our passion for the watercolor medium, please visit our support pages.