Become an Elected Member

NOTE: Our Application Forms and Process are currently in review and will be updated by August. If you are interested in applying for membership, please email the office of the CSPWC so that we can notify you when the forms become live again. Email: info@cspwc.ca

Benefits of membership:

  • The artist joins a select group of professional water colourists, and gains camaraderie and support from peers.
  • Elected members may use the initials CSPWC after their name.
  • The artist is eligible to enter Members’ Exhibitions and participate in national and international opportunities.
  • Invitations to all openings.
  • Invitations to special events and gatherings for members and associates.
  • Advance notice of online workshops and demonstrations.
  • Membership discounts on registration fees for online workshops and demonstrations.
  • Membership discount on registration fee for the CSPWC symposium.
  • Reduced entry fees to our open juried exhibitions.
  • Subscription to the CSPWC newsletter.

There are two ways of becoming an elected member:

  • Artists who have work accepted into THREE of our annual open juried exhibitions in a ten year period and who exhibit a proficiency in the use of transparent watercolour will be offered membership.
  • Applicants may submit a portfolio of digital images to a national Membership Committee who will approve artists for membership. There is one deadline a year for applications.

Download the application for Elected Membership here – deadline November 1st!

Want to find out more about becoming a member?

What are the Requirements/Membership Application Process, Rules and Payment?

New member application Fee is $50 and the deadline is Nov 1st

NOTE: Our Application Forms and Process are currently in review and will be updated by August. If you are interested in applying for membership, please email the office of the CSPWC so that we can notify you when the forms become live again. Email: info@cspwc.ca

related: Become an Associate Member