Become an Elected Member

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 Mail-In Application For Membership Here for November 1st deadline.

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

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

related: Become an Associate Member