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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.

World of Water Media - Click here to check out the updates to our page for the latest opportunities and information about water media art in San Diego and around the world.

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July 2014 Evite

Please join us for "Cooling it" from July 30th, 2014 to August 30th, 2014 with an Opening Reception on Friday, August 1st, 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

Next Exhibition:
Entry Date is December 31, 1969

from Dec 31, 1969 to Dec 31, 1969

Upcoming Workshops
Beginning Watercolor #3, Drawing for Watercolor From Sep 06, 2014 to Sep 06, 2014
Watercolor - Direct and Intense CANCELLED From Sep 08, 2014 to Sep 12, 2014
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

See all workshops

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Honorable Mention - Bring on the Rain by Rikki Reinholz
Honorable Mention - Bring on the Rain by Rikki Reinholz

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Honorable Mention - The Rush by Charles Rouse
Honorable Mention - The Rush by Charles Rouse

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Honorable Mention - Off-Road by Roberta Dyer
Honorable Mention - Off-Road by Roberta Dyer

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Honorable Mention - J6FF by Chuck McPherson
Honorable Mention - J6FF by Chuck McPherson

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Honorable Mention Miniatures - FrigilianaTilt by Mark Smith
Honorable Mention Miniatures - FrigilianaTilt by Mark Smith

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Best Miniature - Carrotocracy by Beverly Berwick
Best Miniature - Carrotocracy by Beverly Berwick

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Jurors Commendation - Gathering of Garlic by Elaine Harvey
Jurors Commendation - Gathering of Garlic by Elaine Harvey

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Jurors Commendation - Pink & Pretty by Bonnie Woods
Jurors Commendation - Pink & Pretty by Bonnie Woods

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Jurors Commendation - No Dishes by Lisa Levesque-Uniacke
Jurors Commendation - No Dishes by Lisa Levesque-Uniacke

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Jurors Commendation - Shrimp Dishes by Ida Irby
Jurors Commendation - Shrimp Dishes by Ida  Irby

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Best Theme - Lasalle Street December by Bruce Swart
Best Theme - Lasalle Street December by Bruce Swart

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Third Place - Lord Komodo by Elizabeth Kapa
Third Place - Lord Komodo by Elizabeth Kapa

August Member Show "Cooling It"


Second Place - Oblioville by Mark Smith
Second Place - Oblioville by Mark Smith

August Member Show "Cooling It"


First Place - Have a Seat by Elena Sacal
First Place - Have a Seat  by Elena Sacal

More SDWS News 

Next General Meeting Tuesday,  August 12th  -  The meeting is held in the meeting room in Barracks 17 which is across the street from the SDWS gallery (building 202).  The meeting begins with a social time at 6:30 p.m. At 7:00 p.m, Mary Sue Compton, our President, will conduct a short business meeting which will be followed immediately by a demonstration by August's featured artist, Skip Lawrence.