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34th International Exhibition Results, Special Preview and Opportunity Drawing - Award winners have been notified.  
See top three award winners and complete list of exhibitors!  A Special Exhibiton Preview will be held Saturday, September 27th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  A $25 admission fee will be charged for this gala event (click here to purchase tickets).  The exhibition will be open every day in October.  The Opening Reception will be on Friday, October 3, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m.  Beginning today, Opportunity Drawing tickets to perhaps own the beautiful, "Close to Water" by Shuang Li are available for purchase online (click here to purchase tickets), at the SDWS Gallery, First Fridays and Member Meetings until the drawing on October 3rd.

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September 2014 Evite

Please join us for "In Full Swing" from September 3rd, 2014 to September 19th, 2014 with an Opening Reception on Friday, September 5th, 2014 from 5:00 - 8:00pm

Today at SDWS

Open 10am - 4pm

You are invited to the SDWS 34th International Exhibition Preview and Awards Ceremony Reception

Click here to buy your tickets

Upcoming Workshops
Beginning Watercolor #4, Still Life, Bringing it All Together From Sep 20, 2014 to Sep 20, 2014
The Architecture of Light From Oct 13, 2014 to Oct 16, 2014
Beginning Watercolor #5, Landscapes From Nov 08, 2014 to Nov 08, 2014
Personal Painting... Make Your Art Sing with Energy From Nov 10, 2014 to Nov 14, 2014

See all workshops

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Land of Many Moons by Mary Sue Compton
Land of Many Moons by Mary Sue Compton

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Best of Miniatures - Freeway Smother by Mark Smith
Best of Miniatures - Freeway Smother by Mark Smith

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Honorable Mention - Connected by Julie Anderson
Honorable Mention - Connected by Julie Anderson

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Honorable Mention - A View to La Jolla by Richard Glassman
Honorable Mention - A View to La Jolla by Richard Glassman

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Honorable Mention - Blusher by Vi Gassman
Honorable Mention - Blusher by Vi Gassman

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Honorable Mention - Setenil De Las Bodegas by Mark Smith
Honorable Mention - Setenil De Las Bodegas by Mark Smith

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Honorable Mention Miniatures - Flight to Freedom by Janet Perkin
Honorable Mention Miniatures - Flight to Freedom by Janet Perkin

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Jurors Commendation - Fusion Pond by Chuck McPherson
Jurors Commendation - Fusion Pond by Chuck McPherson

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Jurors Commendation - Ole! by Vita Sorrentino
Jurors Commendation - Ole! by Vita Sorrentino

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Jurors Commendation - From Poway Train Station by Nancy Oleksa
Jurors Commendation - From Poway Train Station by Nancy Oleksa

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Jurors Commendation - Consideration No. 1 by Marion Mettler
Jurors Commendation - Consideration No. 1 by Marion Mettler

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Best Theme - Cascade by Ann Schwartzwald
Best Theme - Cascade by Ann Schwartzwald

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


3rd Place - A Bali Girl by Charles Rouse
3rd Place - A Bali Girl by Charles Rouse

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


2nd Place - Lines of Communication 229, NISSAN-LEAF.COM by Carol Thomason
2nd Place - Lines of Communication 229, NISSAN-LEAF.COM by Carol Thomason

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


1st Place - Playtime on the Street by Judy Janc
1st Place - Playtime on the Street by Judy Janc

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Dissension by Julie Anderson
Dissension by Julie Anderson

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Solitude by Martha Atwell
Solitude by Martha Atwell

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Eye See Spots by Debbie Atkison
Eye See Spots by Debbie Atkison

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Regal by Ally Benbrook
Regal by Ally Benbrook

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Enchantment by Ally Benbrook
Enchantment by Ally Benbrook

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Peppermania II By Beverly Berwick
Peppermania II By Beverly Berwick

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Adirondak Lake by Gerald Bishoff
Adirondak Lake by Gerald Bishoff

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Summer Grass by Francha Cavitt
Summer Grass by Francha Cavitt

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Eldoris on the Beach by Francha Cavitt
Eldoris on the Beach by Francha Cavitt

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Besties by Michelle Clark-Cadwell
Besties by Michelle Clark-Cadwell

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Shadow Dance by Jean Coombs
Shadow Dance by Jean Coombs

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Faces of Cuba #IV by Pat Dispenziere
Faces of Cuba #IV by Pat Dispenziere

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Becoming Birds by Carolyn Dubuque
Becoming Birds by Carolyn Dubuque

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Sky Swing Unoccupied by Carolyn Dubuque
Sky Swing Unoccupied by Carolyn Dubuque

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Concert by Roberta Dyer
Concert by Roberta Dyer

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Metro by Roberta Dyer
Metro by Roberta Dyer

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Chagall II by Jo-Lind Eckstein
Chagall II by Jo-Lind Eckstein

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Pas De Deux by Elaine Harvey
Pas De Deux by Elaine Harvey

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Nostalgia by Fani Hanson
Nostalgia by Fani Hanson

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Annette and Friends at the Zoo by Charles Held
Annette and Friends at the Zoo by Charles Held

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Setting Up by Susan Hewitt
Setting Up by Susan Hewitt

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Mr. Leu, Our Leucistic Hummer by Linda Ivor
Mr. Leu, Our Leucistic Hummer by Linda Ivor

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


We May Be Lost by Pat Killeen
We May Be Lost by Pat Killeen

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Palm Shadows by Ralph Kingery
Palm Shadows by Ralph Kingery

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Wisteria Cottage - La Jolla by Ralph Kingery
Wisteria Cottage - La Jolla by Ralph Kingery

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Tangled at Shelter Island by Shuang Li
Tangled at Shelter Island by Shuang Li

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Paris Cafe #9 by Shuang Li
Paris Cafe #9 by Shuang Li

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Unreal Moonrise by Carol Mansfield
Unreal Moonrise by Carol Mansfield

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Dryad by Marcella Martin
Dryad by Marcella Martin

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Moonlit Matilijas by Joan McKasson
Moonlit Matilijas by Joan McKasson

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


It Don't Mean A Thing if it Ain't Got... by Vykki Mende Gray
It Don't Mean A Thing if it Ain't Got... by Vykki Mende Gray

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


I'm Sure I Could Learn a New Trick by Vykki Mende Gray
I'm Sure I Could Learn a New Trick by Vykki Mende Gray

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Queen of Broken Hearts by Molly Murphy
Queen of Broken Hearts by Molly Murphy

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Sycamore at Sweetwater River by Carol Roberts
Sycamore at Sweetwater River by Carol Roberts

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


The Third Day by Bianca Romani
The Third Day by Bianca Romani

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Meteor Beach by Jean Silva
Meteor Beach by Jean Silva

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Home Bound by Vita Sorrentino
Home Bound by Vita Sorrentino

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Goin Winter Morning by Judith Vacquier
Goin Winter Morning by Judith Vacquier

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Winter Morning by Bruce Swart
Winter Morning by Bruce Swart

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Veiled Beauty by Astrid Edel Walter
Veiled Beauty by Astrid Edel Walter

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Yogini Master by Angela Westengard
Yogini Master by Angela Westengard

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


Purple Haze by Angela Westengard
Purple Haze by Angela Westengard

September 2014 Member Show "In Full Swing"


The California Buildings in Plein Air by Jami Wright
The California Buildings in Plein Air by Jami Wright

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More SDWS News 

October 14th General Meeting — 6:00 p.m., Barracks 17, Liberty Station 

  • Brief Business Meeting
  • Enjoy a painting demonstration by Thomas Schaller