The Auckland Watercolour Society is an incorporated society with the purpose to promote water colour painting as an art form amongst Aucklanders.


The society has a monthly meeting with a guest speaker, recent news and a show of members artworks in response to a monthly challenge. More information can be found on the meetings page.

Auckland Watercolour Society Open Prize 2018

The Auckland Watercolour Society Open Prize 2018 will be awarded to the best original watercolour painting on the topic 'Life in Auckland'. Please note the conditions of entry at the following Deadline for submissions is March 31st 2018. The first prize is a prize of $100.


Membership is open to any person or body interested in watercolour painting. If you are interested in learning about the society, please come along to the monthly meetings.

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The society arranges a variety of activities which include:
  • monthly meetings
  • painting tours
  • visiting artists' presentations
  • exhibitions of members' works
  • workshops
  • newsletters
  • group discussions and critiques


The main contact method is by email:
Joanne Mortimore More information can be found on the contact page.