Membership/Pay Dues

Membership is currently $35 and shall be paid annually on or before January 1 of each year.  Membership includes newsletters delivered by email. To receive a print copy of the newsletter delivered by USPS, there is an additional charge of $15 per year. Our membership year begins in January.  For new members joining after June 1, dues are reduced to $15 for the remainder of the year (or $20 for print newsletter). New members are invited to join at any time.

We also feature a Junior Membership, open to high school juniors and seniors and to full-time college students. The annual fee for Junior Members is $20 per year, and Junior Members are invited to sign up for workshops or to enter exhibitions for half-price.

Use the printable application form, include a check, then send by U.S. mail or bring to the general meeting:

Or pay securely through PayPal; you do not need a PayPal account:

Please use this form if you are a new member.  Returning members, please use to indicate any change in your contact information or if the name or email address used for your credit card or Paypal account do not match your name or preferred email.

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Membership is open to anyone interested in watercolors, at any skill level. There is no requirement to be juried in! Our members range from novice painters to experienced, recognized artists, including professional artists and teachers.  

Membership includes:

  • Monthly meetings from September through June. Meetings usually feature a demonstration of new or unique painting techniques by an established local artist, or other presentation on a topic of interest to watercolor artists.
  • Frequent exhibitions in the greater Annapolis area, both juried and non-juried.
  • Several workshops each year, offered at very reasonable cost, taught by local- and nationally-recognized watercolor artists to improve and enhance members’ painting skills.
  • Bus or car-pool trips to mid-Atlantic area museums and galleries.
  • Monthly newsletter (except during July and August).
  • Social events including the annual Christmas party and Spring Fling/critique.
  • Informal paint-outs and other events.

All members are encouraged to participate by filling position of club leadership, as well as assisting with club activities and exhibitions offered throughout the year.