For 50 years, the North East Watercolor Society's mission has been "The Promotion and Preservation of Watercolor Painting"
  • We provide educational opportunities.
  • We arrange exhibition and sales opportunities.
  • We offer support, encouragement and fellowship.

MAJOR ANNUAL EVENTS:
  • Members Exhibition in Orange County, New York
  • Watercolor Demonstration in Orange County, New York
  • International Exhibition in Kent, Connecticut
  • Watercolor Workshop in Sullivan County, New York (near Orange County)

MEMBERSHIP:
NEWS Members reside in more than 20 States, as well as Canada, Europe and Central America.
New members are always welcome to join!  Please see the "JOIN"  page for a membership application form.

A HISTORY OF 50 YEARS!
In 1973, the association we know today as the North East Watercolor Society was formed as the Orange County Watercolor Society, with the stated mission of The Promotion and Preservation of Watercolor Painting.”  We hold true to the mission each year through outstanding exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops and other events that benefit our members and the viewing public..
Please see the HISTORY page on this website for more information and remembrances. 

NEWS Executive Board:
PRESIDENT: Janet Campbell
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT: Tom Hedderich
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT: Jill Weltman
TREASURER: Ellen Trayer
SECRETARY: Valerie Taggart
PUBLICITY: Kate Hyden
MEMBER AT LARGE: Caroline Harrow

Newsletter Editor:  Rich VanTieghem
Website Coordinator:  Vacant

NEWS Membership Committee:
Diana Aliberti, Chair
Carole Semolic

NEWS Exhibitions Committee:
Janet Campbell
Lana Privitera
Valerie Taggart
Tom Hedderich, Chair
Kate Hyden, Publicity Chair
Richard VanTieghem
Laura Kohlmann, Awards Chair
Jill Weltman, Luncheon Coordinator

NEWS Workshop Committee:
Valerie Taggart, Chair
Janet Campbell

President Emeritus:
Richard Price

Artwork shown in the background of the home page:
"Early Snow" by Richard L. Price

NOTE: THIS IS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE NORTH EAST WATERCOLOR SOCIETY. 
(THE PREVIOUS WEBSITE (www.northeastws.com) IS NO LONGER OPERATING)