Central Coast Watercolor Society

The Central Coast Watercolor Society is an independent group of artists, collectors, teachers, students and anyone interested in watercolor or watercolor -media.  We are located on the beautiful central coast of California in San Luis Obisbo County.  All CCWS monthly meetings and exhibitions are free and open to the public.


Join CCWS- Membership forms are available at our monthly meetings or by clicking this link. 2014 - 2015 Central Coast Watercolor Society  MEMBERSHIP.pdf

General Membership   $30.00 for 2014.

Student Membership   $20.00 a year


To view a large number  of pictures of the Aquarius 2012 Reception and the Schink workshop link to:



     Aquarius 2014 Pacific Regional Exhibit

   July 5 – August 30, 2014

Castoro Cellars Art Gallery

1315 Bethel Rd, Templeton,

Juror:  Myrna Wacknov  NWS, CWA

Award winning watermedia artist and international workshop instructor specializing in portraiture and figurative works.  Author of “Drawn to the Mirror, 365 days of Self Portraits,” 2010,  “Paintings and Drawings, 2011”;  Gold Medal winner in California Watercolor Association  42 National Exhibition. 

Myrna Wacknov will be teaching a three day watermedia workshop in Templeton, CA on June 30 through July 2.  Workshop details next page of this website or contact Linda Hendler (805)773-4924,

2014  Calendar:

August 30 Last day of Exhibition, Show closes at 5:00 pm

August 31 Pick-up paintings 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

Purpose: Central Coast Watercolor presents AQUARIUS 2014, a Pacific Regional Show of the best in water media painting, representing a wide range of direction and techniques, from experimental to traditional, and encourages support for watercolor as a vital, enduring and expressive medium.

CCWS Membership:

Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month, and include demonstrations, lectures, and workshop information.   Membership forms are available at our monthly meetings or by downloading the PDF form from the CCWSART website. General membership is $30 annually.

We have Moved our meeting site to the SLO Methodist Church.  1515 Fredericks Street.

Street MAP link is here:    Meeting Site Map

The Meeting room is separate from the Main Church.  The Wesley room is on Turner which is behind the Main Church.   Click here for Our Map 

The meeting room is the large building on the South end of the row of Buildings and has an elevator or a handicap ramp to reach the room.  Plenty of parking with lots of lights.

Meeting August 26, 2014 at 7:00 pm will feature Watercolor artist Rosanne Seitz who will Demo her Plein air techniques.  Click here for more information:  Rosanne’s Demo