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Learn how to connect and attend NWWS Webinar events using Zoom Webinar:
Click: ZOOM Webinar Instructions PDF

Learn how to easily join a Zoom video call by watching this short video tutorial. Additional information for specific devices is available on the same page. https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-meeting

NWWS volunteers are working daily (and learning many new things!) to adapt to this very unique 2020. Some events are postponed and others have been wonderfully redesigned to meet our need to stay home and stay safe.
Don’t miss the small-but-growing videos we have added at: https://www.nwws.org/Much-More/Videos-Resources-Reading#89973-featured-videos


NEW! Artists Zoom Room



THE SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH. An exiting new, monthly event from NWWS. Each month, members gather online to review up to 10 artists work with a highly qualified critique host and other members who would like to be part of the virtual audience. The Zoom meeting room can hold a limited number of people (100), so both the participating artists and those who wish to just watch must register to receive the information-invitation at: https://www.nwws.org/Calendar-Events/Artist-Zoom-Room

Come and see the smiling faces of fellow members and learn from great instructors!

NWWS Exhibitions
OCTOBER 27, 2020, 6:00 PST (Tuesday). Opening soon! The always anticipated, prestigious, juried exhibition is online-only in 2020 and you may view each of the accepted paintings beginning 10-27-20. Ron Stocke, our juror, curated the exhibition from 677 entries. You may see all of the entries in anticipation of the Friday, Oct. 30 online Awards Reception. All paintings are available for sale.
OCTOBER 30, 2020, 4:00 PST (Friday). Annual International Open Reception. An online event, Ron Stocke will review each of the accepted entries followed by the presentation of the award winning paintings. Have a glass of a favorite chilled white and join us from the comfort of your favorite chair.
NWWS General Meetings
The 2020 Sept. and Oct. general meetings will be online webinars featuring painting demonstrations from our guest artists.
All members receive the webinar entry code by email, so you must register in order to receive the entry invitation with the code. The meeting room holds just 100 registration-seats, so register early. Click here to register and receive the invitation: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hsTPrxJkQ_GShE3jxKIPKA

SEPTEMBER General Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 - New! An online webinar meeting featuring a live demo from the fabulous artist and instructor, Yong Hong Zhong. NWWS president, Molly Murrah, will host the meeting. Learn more about Yong’s life, love of painting, and view his immensely appealing paintings at: http://yonghongzhong.com

OCTOBER General Meeting, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 - (Note date change for this meeting only). An online webinar. We welcome the 2020 Annual International Open’s esteemed juror, artist, instructor, and author, Ron Stocke. Ron has prepared a special painting demonstration program for NWWS, and you’ll thoroughly enjoy his warm personality alongside his outstanding, distinctive talent. Learn more about Ron at: https://www.ronstocke.com
  • JANUARY General Meeting - Scheduled demo artist: Mike Hernandez
  • FEBRUARY General Meeting - Scheduled demo artist: Stella Canfield
  • MARCH General Meeting - Scheduled demo artist: Liana Bennett
  • APRIL General Meeting - Scheduled demo artist: Liz Walker

OCTOBER 26 - 29, 2020 - Only a few seats remain for this 4 day workshop. Ron Stocke, internationally recognized award winning artist, author, and instructor, has designed an exceptional 4 day on-line workshop experience specifically for NWWS. Ron is the juror for the 2020 NWWS International Open. Click here to learn more and register.
Congratulations to our Newest Signature Members

Jeff Good
Peggie Hunnicutt
Devi Brunsch
Doreen Koch Allen
Ron Snowden
Lori Hess
Jeehee Pak
Jay Rider
René Eisenbart
Ron Kasprisin
Antoaneta Georgieva
Bobbie Mueller
Jackie Zumalt
Deborah Roskopf
Birgit O'Connor
Alayne Sahar
Patricia Starr
Kathy Johnson
Kate Aubrey
Karen Knutson
Hugh Mossman