Promoting excellence in watercolour across East Anglia
Providing exhibiting opportunities to watercolour artists in the region.
Improving expertise in watercolour for members and non-members through workshops and painting days.
Maintaining a community where watercolour artists can socialise and share knowledge.
Find out about our current exhibition
We hold several exhibitions in various parts of the region throughout the year. Non-members are invited to submit work for two of them.
Develop your skills by learning from our members
Our members hold workshops at our exhibitions, in their own studios and in other venues.
Members and friends have the opportunity to meet up for painting days throughout the year.
WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
It is the society’s aim to bring watercolour in all its myriad forms and subtleties to a wider audience throughout the counties of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Bedfordshire.
The society was inaugurated in 2007 with the help and guidance of the Royal Watercolour Society and then president Richard Sorrell, and later adopted the title of the Society of East Anglian Watercolourists
ISOLartION – a glimpse through Anthony’s studio window
This painting by Anthony Mashman, was chosen for our Spring Exhibition poster. Sadly, the exhibition was postponed. It is such a lovely image, we have decided to use it for our next exhibition poster as well. Anthony was kind enough to share a bit of…
ISOLartION – a glimpse through Vandy’s studio window
Vandy Massey has found it hard to tackle large paintings during these uncertain times, but luckily, she has a marathon art project to finish and would like others to join her. VE was poignant for me – it reminded me of my grandparents and their…
ISOLartION – A glimpse through Beverly’s studio window
Beverly Hughes shared some experimental work she has been doing during lockdown. Here is what she had to say about it: Like most, I love the transparency of watercolours but I also like the vibrancy which can be achieved by layering, thanks especially to David…
ISOLartION – a glimpse through Penny’s studio window
Penny Newman is an accomplished plein air painter, and has found being confined to the house during lockdown quite difficult as the countryside is her studio. Here is her story of this painting. I’d like to name this painting something like ‘Where are the elephants?’ It started off…
ISOLartION – a glimpse through Lillias’s studio window
Our patron Lillias August responded to our call for a glimpse of work being done during lockdown. She shared her work in progress and the finished painting of a rooks nest found in her garden having fallen out of a tree. Because they’re usually high…
ISOLartION – a glimpse through Mel’s studio window
Mel gave us a look at the project she has been working on during lockdown “Last year, a Norfolk sailing friend of my husband Mark, came for tea. He asked me whether I would paint his boat, a Pegasus 800, with him on it, somewhere…