NorthStar Watermedia Society is committed to working toward a more inclusive, just, and equitable community.

Join the NorthStar Watermedia Society Today

Membership Year: September 1st to August 31st Let NorthStar be a light in your artistic journey! Our members share a passion for painting. Some are new to the joys of watermedia and others are professional, award-winning artists and teachers. Every member is special to us, as each one brings a unique talent, perspective, and light to shine in NorthStar.

Membership Benefits: Connect with other artists through excellent classes, workshops, and painting groups. Improve your skills with amazing demonstrations by nationally and internationally known artists. Learn a variety of styles and techniques. Enjoy opportunities to share and exhibit your work.

Membership Dues: Membership dues help artists stay connected, creative, and engaged. These funds enable us to provide wonderful artist demonstrations, workshops, exhibits, meeting spaces, and events each year.

If you have the means to show your extraordinary love of the arts and NorthStar, please consider a Premium Membership level for your dues. Each year NorthStar’s Premium Members are listed on our website and acknowledged in our newsletter and on Facebook (unless they prefer to remain anonymous).

2023-2024 Regular Membership Dues
$38 – Individual or Signature
$66 – 2-person Household
$10 – College Students

2023-2024 PREMIUM Membership Levels
$60 – Premium Silver
$75 – Premium Gold
$100 – Premium Platinum
$150 – Premium Corporate*
$200 – Premium Angel*
* Premium Corporate and Angel levels are able to advertise artwork, shows, and classes at certain NSWS events

New Members: NorthStar welcomes new members any time of the year!  After you join, you will receive an email with more information about NorthStar.

Renewals: Already a member? Remember to renew each September to stay connected! Thank you for your dedication to NorthStar!

We strongly encourage ALL members to use the on-line form to join or renew their memberships and pay annual dues. On-line Forms: Please click here to fill out a short membership form and pay your annual dues. At the end of the form, you will be directed to a secure on-line payment system through Square. If you use this link, there is no need to print or mail your form.

 If you prefer, you can print a paper copy of the membership form to mail with your check. Click on this link to download and print in pdf format.  Paper membership forms and checks can be mailed to: Mary Zadach, Membership Director, 1023 Nebraska Ave W., St Paul MN 55118

Consider Volunteering. We need your help to keep NorthStar the vital, inspiring organization it has been for so long.  Volunteering is a great way to become friends with creative, interesting people who share your love of art.If you have any questions about your membership status or how to join NorthStar, please contact Mary Zadach, Membership Director,


PLATINUM ANGEL – $200 plus

PLATINUM CORP – $150 plus


GOLD – $75

SILVER – $60