Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

The San Diego Watercolor Society features a new exhibition each month. Visitors to our gallery can enjoy the latest artwork and vote for their favorite. SDWS Members have the opportunity to enter their artwork.

Click HERE to learn more about entering member exhibitions


2022 42nd International Exhibition

Show Dates: Oct 2, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022
Juror: Linda Daly Baker
Online Entry Begins: Feb 4, 2022
Online Entry Ends: May 8, 2022
Jury Date: Oct 2, 2022
ONLINE ENTRY ONLY. It is crucial to read the entire Prospectus prior to entering. All eligibility requirements including the allowed media, substrates, dates, and other important information are described in the Prospectus. San Diego Watercolor Society Members should take note that these requirements are different from a monthly member show. Please email the International Exhibition Team at with any questions. The Prospectus can be found on the International Exhibition Information page. Click HERE to visit the International Exhibition information page.

2022 Plein Air Exhibition

Show Dates: Nov 25, 2022 - Dec 24, 2022
Juror: Frank Eber
Online Entry Begins: Jul 1, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Aug 31, 2022
Jury Date: Sep 11, 2022
California juror Frank Eber works in both watercolor and oils. His work is an emotional response to Nature and Beauty and conveys mystery and atmosphere. Frank is a Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society and the National Watercolor Society. He is also an Artist Member of the California Art Club. Please note that the accepted artists who ship their artwork must pay a $20 handling fee and must include prepaid return postage.  Instructions for the payment of the handling fee will be provided to the artists who have been juried into the exhibition.

Summer TriAnnual Online Member Exhibition (Virtual Only)

Show Dates: Aug 15, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022
Juror: Angela Barbi
Online Entry Begins: Jul 25, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Aug 7, 2022
Jury Date: Aug 12, 2022
Juror Angela Barbi is a Spanish watercolorist whose abstract paintings explode with color. Barbi exhibits and jurors internationally. She is a founding member of the Spanish branch of the International Watercolor Society and is a Daniel Smith Brand Ambassador.    

MyPoint Credit Union

Show Dates: Sep 3, 2022 - Nov 5, 2022
Juror: Chuck McPherson
Online Entry Begins: Aug 2, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Aug 12, 2022
Jury Date: Aug 19, 2022
Paintings will follow usual SDWS requirements with these exceptions: Paintings may be older than two years, No Paintings larger than 36 inches—portrait or landscape—will be considered (due to limited space), Up to four regulars may be entered.

2022 November "Lines of Communication" Member Exhibition (Gallery) Cash

Show Dates: Nov 3, 2022 - Nov 27, 2022
Juror: Carol Thomason
Online Entry Begins: Oct 16, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Oct 29, 2022
Jury Date: Nov 2, 2022

2022 December “Do You Hear What I Hear…” Member Exhibition (Gallery)

Show Dates: Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 24, 2022
Juror: Tiffanie Mang
Online Entry Begins: Nov 13, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Nov 26, 2022
Jury Date: Nov 28, 2022