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We meet at 5:30 PM the third Wednesday of each month (except July), at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 846 E. Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.

Our History

PPWS was founded in 1986 by ten watercolor artists living in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado. They held their first exhibit in Colorado Springs in March of 1988.

The Pikes Peak Watercolor Society is a nonprofit organization, incorporated on May 29,1991, of approximately 150 Signature and Associate members. Associate Members can attain Signature Membership by being juried into three PPWS approved exhibitions.


Associate Membership is open to any adult in the US by application submitted with yearly dues of $35.00. Forms and more information about PPWS can be found on our website: You can also join through out website at:

Our Mission

The purpose of the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society is to promote, educate, and encourage artistic excellence in watercolor painting among members and within the community. It does so by its sponsorship of exhibitions, educational funding, workshops, and through its support of other local arts organizations and educational institutions.


International Watermedia is our open, juried exhibition. Our 2019 International Watermedia will be held June 4 to July 30, 2019, at Pikes Peak Library District, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920. Entry deadline is March 31, 2019.

2019 International Watermedia

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