Membership fee is not required for becoming a Supportive Member of GAWA. This type of membership is absolutely FREE. Any watercolor artist can become a Supportive Member of GAWA by simply registering into our website by providing name, e-mail address and password. A supporting member will have rights to view information listed in the GAWA library in a restricted manner, will receive e-newsletter from GAWA, can participate in workshops and demonstrations conducted during all GAWA events by paying a discounted fee. However, supporting members will need to pay full entry fee for participating in any GAWA contest.
Membership fee is applicable for Active Members. There are two levels of Active Members in GAWA:
Active Member - Level 1 : Beginner level of watercolor artists who have very little or absolutely no knowledge of watercolor painting are considered under this category.
Active Member - Level 2 : Beginner level of watercolor artists who have a little knowledge of watercolor painting but are not good enough to consider as intermediate level watercolor artists are considered under this category.
An Active Member of GAWA enjoys all the free services that are provided to a Supporting Member. An Active Member can participate in GAWA contests and workshops by paying a discounted fee. GAWA also provides mentorship services to its Active members at a discounted price.
Membership fee is applicable for Associate Members. There are three levels of Associate Members in GAWA:
Associate Member - Silver : Intermediate level of watercolor artists are considered under this category.
Associate Member - Gold : Intermediate to Advanced level of watercolor artists are considered under this category.
Associate Member - Platinum : Professional watercolor artists who are highly skilled and not completely qualify for becoming GAWA Signature Members are considered under this category.
An Associate Member of GAWA enjoys all the free services that are provided to Supporting Members and Active Members. GAWA also provides mentorship services to its Associate members at a discounted price.
Membership fee is not applicable for Signature Members. In GAWA, Signature Members are considered as among the most technically capable
watercolor artists and treated with the highest regards. This is the only type of signature
status in GAWA and is the most superior level of membership in our organization. Signature members play a crucial role in GAWA’s overall success in setting up a strong international platform for watercolor artists. A signature member has lots of responsibilities and enjoys all the services of GAWA free of cost. For example, a signature members will not require paying any entry fees for participating in any GAWA contests which are open for Signature Members.
GAWA membership services has not started yet. This section will be updated to accept membership applications once GAWA starts accepting members.