Breaking News:

SDAI Opening Remember what you were doing on March 21, 2015?  Many of you will answer that you were participating in the Vintage Paintout at Balboa Park and subsequently entered your painting in the special SDWS juried show at the San Diego Art Institute.  This Saturday SDAI is hosting a reception for their new show including paintings of Vintage Paintout by Brent Foster, Shuang Li, Lorri Lynch, June Maxion, Chuck McPherson, Brian Meyer, Vicki Jones-Pittman and Joyce Trinh.  The SDAI reception at 1439 El Prado is $5.00 per person and goes from 6:00 to 8:00. The show will run through September 30th

International Exhibition Opportunity Drawing and Preview Reception Gala -  Tickets are on sale for Joe Garcia's beautiful framed watercolor, "Native Son" (on display in the Gallery) and for the Preview Reception Gala on September 26th, 2015 from 5:30-7:30pm at the SDWS Gallery which will feature live music, hors d'oeuvres and a live auction. Click Here to buy your tickets for the drawing or Reception.

Entry Opportunity -  Southwestern Yacht Club - Urban Sea Life Exhibition - October 11, 2015 - January 16, 2016. For more information, read the Prospectus by clicking here.

Urgent Need for a Special Volunteers -  Volunteering for SDWS provides our members interesting opportunities to learn new skills while making a difference. You can contribute to SDWS as our Education Outreach Coodinator.  A strong team of teachers is already set up. Our coordinator schedules them to teach watercolor lessons to children and seniors. Contact educationoutreach@sdws.org to learn more! 

We are still looking for SDWS' new co-editor of The SDWS Quarterly. This volunteer will shadow the current co-editor through a production cycle and become the co-editor in the fall. Contact newsletter@sdws.org for more information.

August Member Show

Today at SDWS

Open 10am - 4pm

You are invited to the Wednesday Plein Aire

Next Exhibition:
Entry Date is October 31, 2015
2015 November Member Show "Artful Harvest" (all Members Cash Awar Show $1000)
from Nov 4, 2015 to Nov 29, 2015

Upcoming Workshops
Brush and Beyond From Sep 08, 2015 to Sep 11, 2015
Plein Air - The Basics From Sep 12, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015
Beginning Watercolor #4, Still Life, Bringing it all Together From Sep 19, 2015 to Sep 19, 2015
Pushing the Envelope in Watercolor: Express Yourself From Oct 12, 2015 to Oct 15, 2015

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2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Best of Theme - "Let's Go Black"
Best of Theme - "Let's Go Black"

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Take a Leap by Harriet LIsak
Take a Leap by Harriet LIsak

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Honorable Mention Miniatures - Hmmm by Jean Silva
Honorable Mention Miniatures - Hmmm by Jean Silva

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Honorable Mention - Majesty by Linda Mullen
Honorable Mention - Majesty by Linda Mullen

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Honorable Mention - Truth Seeker by Peggy Weiner
Honorable Mention - Truth Seeker by Peggy Weiner

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Honorable Mention - Fish Need Water by Nell Bartlett
Honorable Mention - Fish Need Water by Nell Bartlett

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Honorable Mention - Torrey Pines Surfer by Bruce Swart
Honorable Mention - Torrey Pines Surfer by Bruce Swart

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Juror Commendation - Roussellion by Mark Smith
Juror Commendation - Roussellion by Mark Smith

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Best of Miniatures - Deck Time II sketch by Julie Anderson
Best of Miniatures - Deck Time II sketch by Julie Anderson

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Juror Commendation - Lines of Communication 237, AMAZON.COM by Carol Thomason
Juror Commendation - Lines of Communication 237, AMAZON.COM by Carol Thomason

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Juror Commendation - California Girl by Diane Kalt
Juror Commendation - California Girl by Diane Kalt

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Juror Commendation - The Journey by Rebecca Bauer
Juror Commendation - The Journey by Rebecca Bauer

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Third Place - Poolside Reverie by Richard Glassman
Third Place - Poolside Reverie by Richard Glassman

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Second Place - A Little Place of My Own by Cristine Weatherby
Second Place - A Little Place of My Own by Cristine Weatherby

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


First Place - Baja Mother Ship by Charles Rouse
First Place - Baja Mother Ship by Charles Rouse

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Up Early by Julie Anderson
Up Early by Julie Anderson

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Sisters by Angela Westengard
Sisters by Angela Westengard

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Terra Six by John Buscher
Terra Six  by John Buscher

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Let`s Stick Together III by Astrid Edel Walter
Let`s Stick Together III by Astrid Edel Walter

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Morning Light by David Howell
Morning Light by David Howell

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Foodies by Carol Mansfield
Foodies by Carol Mansfield

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Big Orange Hat by Gayle Lyman
Big Orange Hat by Gayle Lyman

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Early Summer Matilijas by Joan McKasson
Early Summer Matilijas by Joan McKasson

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Moonlight Reflections by Joan McKasson
Moonlight Reflections by Joan McKasson

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Paths to Enlightenment by Sheila Greer
Paths to Enlightenment by Sheila Greer

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Left of Center by Marcella Martin
Left of Center by Marcella Martin

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Gumball Reunion by Beverly Berwick
Gumball Reunion by Beverly Berwick

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Purple Blue Seascape by Charlene Rights
Purple Blue Seascape by Charlene Rights

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Juliana by Rachel Hasson
Juliana by Rachel Hasson

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Dreamer by Roberta Dyer
Dreamer by Roberta Dyer

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Traveler Palm Details by Judy Sawyer
Traveler Palm Details by Judy Sawyer

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Mt. Makana, Kauai by Jami Wright
Mt. Makana, Kauai by Jami Wright

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Sea Stacks and Sand Dunes by Jami Wright
Sea Stacks and Sand Dunes by Jami Wright

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Determination by Beverly Tuzin
Determination by Beverly Tuzin

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


In the Cave by Carol Mansfield
In the Cave by Carol Mansfield

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


@Fifty-eight ?? by Fani Hason
@Fifty-eight ?? by Fani Hason

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Black pearls by Charles Held
Black pearls by Charles Held

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Riding Through Alley by Shuang Li
Riding Through Alley by Shuang Li

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Timeless Beauty I by Shuang Li
Timeless Beauty I by Shuang Li

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Umbrellaville California by Wanda Honeycutt
Umbrellaville California by Wanda Honeycutt

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Torrey Trestle by Chuck McPherson
Torrey Trestle by Chuck McPherson

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


My Big Purple Bird by Carolyn Dubuque
My Big Purple Bird by Carolyn Dubuque

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Rocky Iconic by Susan Hewitt
Rocky Iconic by Susan Hewitt

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


The Color of Jazz by Susan Keith
The Color of Jazz by Susan Keith

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Sketching Spanish Village by Judy Sawyer
Sketching Spanish Village by Judy Sawyer

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


A New Day by Royce Hinson
A New Day by Royce Hinson

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Exotic Visitor by Sandra Seckington
Exotic Visitor by Sandra Seckington

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


The Prado Cascades by Drew Bandish
The Prado Cascades by Drew Bandish

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Apple Juice by Joan Captain
Apple Juice by Joan  Captain

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Colt in Green Pastures by Bonnie Rinier
Colt in Green Pastures by Bonnie Rinier

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Bird of Paradise by Irena Petraitiene
Bird of Paradise  by Irena Petraitiene

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Visiting by Bunny Sparkles
Visiting by Bunny Sparkles

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


View of the Bridge by Carolyn Rosado
View of the Bridge by Carolyn Rosado

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


The Gossip in the Marketplace by Carol A. Harris
The Gossip in the Marketplace by Carol A. Harris

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Owen Valley Roundup by Ally Benbrook
Owen Valley Roundup by Ally Benbrook

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


In the Window by Susan Weinberg-Harter
In the Window by Susan Weinberg-Harter

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Layers No. 6 by Marion Mettler
Layers No. 6 by Marion Mettler

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Los Penasquitos Lagoon by Mike Hefner
Los Penasquitos Lagoon by Mike Hefner

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Mission Beach by Mike Hefner
Mission Beach by Mike Hefner

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


San Diego Sailing by Luis Juarez
San Diego Sailing by Luis Juarez

2015 August Member Show "Our 50th @SDWS"


Succulent II by Mark Smith
Succulent II by Mark Smith

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More SDWS News 

This month's Members Meeting will be held Tuesday, September 8th, 2015:

6:30 — Voting for 2015-16 Board of Directors and Social Time

7:00 — General Meeting

Demonstrator — Mary Ann Beckwith

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