How to Become a Sustaining Associate Member
You are cordially invited to become a Sustaining Associate Member of the American Watercolor Society. The Society is a nonprofit organization and dues are tax-deductible.
Annual dues are $50 US per year for the period October 1 – September 30 of the upcoming year. In order to be listed in the catalog, dues must be received before September 30. Dues received after September 30 will be applied to the following membership year (2014).
Benefits of Sustaining Associate Membership include notices of AWS activities, the twice annual Newsletter, Prospectus, Catalog of the Annual International Exhibition, a reduced entry fee for exhibition submission and invitations to the Opening Reception and Annual Dinner. Artists are limited to one submission only.
Sustaining Associate Members also receive the exhibition catalog, two newsletters (January and June), invitations to the Annual Opening Reception, Demonstration evenings and the Annual Awards Banquet.
Only Signature Members attend the Annual Business Meeting and use the AWS initial after their signature.
Renewing Sustaining Associate Members receive a dues notice prior to the end of each dues year (in August). Please make sure to advise the AWS office of any changes to your contact information.
Sustaining Associate Members whose dues have lapsed may renew by completing and submitting the Sustaining Associate Application Form.