Does NOT occur on Sunday
September 01, 2021 - September 04, 2021
  • Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center
    1330 National Road
    Wheeling, WV 26003
  • 304-242-7700
  • Hours
    Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm / Saturday: 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Free Admission

Aqueous 2021 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center is the national juried exhibition of the West Virginia Watercolor Society (WVWS).

The exhibit features 44 works by 37 artists in a wide range of subjects and styles. Paintings are created with water-based media – including transparent watercolors, gouache, acrylics and more – executed in an aqueous manner on paper or board.

The juror for this year’s exhibition is Bill Vrscak, an award-winning freelance artist/illustrator and signature member of the American Watercolor Society.

Aqueous 2021 is on display through September 4. Regular gallery hours are 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday and 10am-4pm, Saturday. Admission is free.

Sponsored by United Bank.

More about the WVWS:

The WVWS was founded in 1984. The society seeks to promote and ensure high standards of the art of watercolor painting in West Virginia, to guide students and aspiring watercolor artists, and to educate the public on the broad scope of watercolor and watermedia painting. To learn more about the society, visit