Become a Member

Become a SWS member

Any watercolour artist can apply to be a member of the Singapore Watercolour Society. The membership application process is detailed below. Please note that paintings have to be submitted for 2 rounds of reviews. Payment will only be required upon successful admission to the society.

Applications received will be processed quarterly in:

  • March (for applications from 1 January to 28 February)
  • June (for applications from 1 March to 31 May)
  • September (for applications from 1 June to 31 August)
  • December (for applications from 1 September to 30 November)

Membership application process:

  1. Submit the application form online (softcopy of paintings required). Please note the closing dates above.
  2. Paintings submitted must be completed within the last 2 years and of at least 38 x 58 cm (half sheet) in size. 
  3. Please indicate your name for your profile photo and name your painting image files as artistname_titleofpainting_dimensionincm_year.jpeg.
    For Example: TanAhKow_StreetScene_76cm56cm_2020.jpeg (where Name is Tan Ah Kow, Title is Street Scene, Size is 76 x 56cm and Year is 2020)
  4. Applicants will be contacted on the outcome after the first review via email or phone around 1 to 1.5 months after processing starts.
  5. Applicants who pass the first round of review will be asked to submit their physical paintings for the second round of review.
  6. The outcome for the second round of review will be informed via email or phone in 1 to 1.5 months after review starts. Details of fee payment options will be made known to successful applicants.

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