All OWS Members receive the following benefits:
This category of membership is open to everyone - professionals, amateurs and interested supporters.
Following acceptance of work in two juried exhibitions, an affiliate member becomes an associate member.
This type of membership is open only to members who have attained a consistent standard of excellence in their work. Associate members whose works have been accepted in two additional juried exhibitions of the Ottawa Watercolor Society may apply by submitting five recent works to a Fellowship jury.
Becoming a Member
If you wish to join the Ottawa Watercolor Society,
Membership fees are annual, from January 1 to December 31. The single membership fee for new members or membership renewals prior to Jan 31 is $35. Membership renewals received after Jan 31 are subject to an additional $10 late renewal fee.
Membership fees are annual, from January 1 to December 31. The family membership fee, that includes a spouse or child residing at the same address, for new members or membership renewals prior to Jan 31 is $45. Membership renewals received after Jan 31 are subject to an additional $10 late renewal fee. Please ensure all new additional family members complete a membership form.
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