The Jacksonville Watercolor Society hosts two to three member shows each year. The Fall and Spring Shows are juried by a nationally recognized watercolor artist.  These annual exhibitions are high points for the Jacksonville area communities as well as for JWS members.

See Shows for links to current and past shows and their programs, award winners and exhibitors.  A gallery of paintings from each exhibition is displayed when available. 

The Artist of The Year Show is held in conjunction with the Spring Show featuring paintings by the artist (s) being recognized.  The AOTY award recognizes consistently displayed outstanding talent in producing quality art, winning awards in water-media painting, and displaying leadership in contributions to the Jacksonville Watercolor Society and the administration of shows, monthly meetings, and workshops.

A non JWS member may enter our shows by becoming a member and paying the membership dues at receiving. JWS membership is open to anyone interested in water media - $35.00 annual membership.

See Schedule of Exhibitions for times and places of upcoming exhibitions.

See Entry Information for details about the drop off and pick up requirements for each show.

See Special Show Flyer for details about key entry requirements in creative language and images and updated in 2018..

See JWS Show Standards and Guidelines - Revised 2007 for full entry requirements -- (needs to be updated to reflect the 2017 changes to framing) .