WCA/NH is part of a national organization that promotes the advancement of women in the visual arts through educational programs, networking and exhibition opportunities.

Call for Entries


ENTRY DEADLINE: August 22, 2022

Turning Points:  Art for Survivors

Exhibit Dates: September 9 – October 13, 2022

Newport Library Arts Center, 85 North Main St, Newport NH  www.libraryartscenter.org


Plein Air with a Flair Exhibit

August 8 – August 31, 2022

Opening reception: Friday, August 12th, 5 – 7 pm

Harris Center for Conservation Education
83 King’s Highway, Hancock, NH 03449

The musicians “Melancholy Honey” will play 5 – 6 pm.

Art historian Kim Olmstead will give a talk at 6 pm on “Women in Art: a History of Plein Air Painting and Conservation.

Kim will speak on how women fit and didn’t fit into plein air painting when it was first popular, and showcase contemporary women artists who explore environmentalism and conservation.
Kim is finishing her masters at Antioch University, studying activist and protest art around the world, and she teaches in the CALL program at Keene State College.

Sunapee boat

WCANH Artist Luncheon Cruise on Lake Sunapee

SATURDAY, September 17, 11:30 am-1 pm

Purchase tickets by September 8

Click to reserve your spot now!

For WCANH Members and Friends
The charter consists of a private 1.5 hour cruise departing from Sunapee Harbor and features a delicious buffet lunch, soft drinks, and dessert. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Lake Sunapee. The knowledgeable Captain will provide a narration of the history, landmarks and lore of this crystal clear mountain lake. Lake Sunapee is known as the “waters of the flying goose,” and the M.V. MT. Sunapee II has been cruising her waters for decades.

Cruise Fee is $45 per person (limited to first 45 people)

Laura Lucas, Yellow Village

Congratulations to Laura Lucas of Littleton, NH!

Laura is a Visual Arts Major at Keene State College. Her graduation date is in May 2023.

She receives a $1,000 Scholarship from WCANH, plus a one-year WCANH membership.

The deadline for next year’s scholarship will be April 2023.

Exhibition Opportunities

WCA/NH offers a rich variety of juried and non-juried exhibition opportunities to our members.

WCA/NH College Scholarship Program

Since 2005, WCA/NH has awarded an annual scholarship of $1,000 to a female NH resident majoring in the visual arts at a NH college or university and showing artistic merit and promise.

Zoom Get-togethers

From our Annual Meetings to Holiday meet-ups to Pod meetings, WCA/NH has gone digital to keep us connected!

With a little help from our friends!

WCA/NH is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment of the Arts.