Since 1977, the South Carolina Watermedia Society has been promoting the artistic and professional interests of its members as well as providing visual arts programs to the public. The Society works towards achieving its goals by making the accomplishments of its members available to a broad base of South Carolinian’s.
SCWS, the largest statewide visual arts group, is an active presenting organization. We nurture and promote South Carolina artists by providing exhibition opportunities, special programs to market their original works and coordinate educational programs. In addition, our goals include public outreach and participation in the arts.
Annual Painting Workshop
Professional Seminars & Educational Programs
Marketing & Promotions of the Arts & Member Artist
The purpose of the Society is to: Promote the aesthetic and professional interests of its members and to provide the public with artistic opportunities through watermedia painting; Elevate the stature of watermedia and educate the public to its significance as an important creative permanent painting medium; further the interests of watermedia painters by its programs and competitive exhibits, and to encourage the study of watermedia painting; Promulgate the highest aesthetic standards within the visual arts, and to cooperate with and participate in other similar organizations in order to stimulate the practice and appreciation of the arts.