Why Join?

Artists, art collectors, gallery owners, art organizations and patrons who become members help further the Coachella Valley Watercolor Society


Membership Benefits

Free admission to all monthly meetings (guests pay $10 per meeting), featuring renowned guest artists.

Discount rates for CVWS workshops.

Members can participate in the Painter of the Month competitions, and in judged Painter of the Year event at the end of each season,

Only CVWS members can participate in CVWS painting sales and events: The Annual Show and Plein Air Show.

The monthly newsletter.

Eligibility for appointment to committees and for election to the CVWS Board of Directors.

The camaraderie of 200 other local watercolor artists!

And, of course, full access to this wonderful cvws.org website…


How Much To Join?

Individual membership is $55.00 per year.

Couples membership is $75 per year.

Student membership (25 years old and younger) is $25 per year.


How Do I Join?

Step 1: Complete the form to the right

Step 2: Choose membership type, pay online


Can I Join By Mail?

Yes. Download, complete and mail in the form below, along with your payment.

Membership Form

Summer Forwarding Address (if applicable)

Volunteer Opportunities

Coachella Valley Watercolor Society is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization. In order to maintain the level of excellence that our members enjoy, and in order for CVWS to be able to continue offering our benefits and services, all members are requested to share in the duties of the organization to the best of each member’s abilities. Please indicate the area or areas of service which most interest you.

IMPORTANT: All members submitting art for shows and sales will be expected to be available to assist at the shows or in some other capacity.