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34th International Exhibition Reception and Opportunity Drawing - The Opening Reception was held on Friday, October 3, 2014 and the Opportunity Drawing to own the beautiful, "Close to Water" by Shuang Li was won by Denise Tverdoch. Congratulations Denise!!! 

40th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibitio - SDWS Members are invited to enter the 40th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition, juried by Linda Baker, which will be held in Lubbock Texas from April 16 through July 15, 2015.  Click here to download the 2015 WFWS Prospectus.   Entries are due by November 15th   through the online entry system available on your member home page.

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.

SDWS Blog - The SDWS Blog is always changing. For the all latest on paintouts and other actvitiies, check out the  SDWS Blog

34th International Exhibition Poster

The 34th International Exhibition will be open daily throughout the month of October.

Today at SDWS

Open 10am - 4pm

Upcoming Workshops
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
Beginning Watercolor #6, Introduction to Mixed Media From Dec 06, 2014 to Dec 06, 2014
Beginning Watercolor #1: Beginner Basics From Jan 10, 2015 to Jan 10, 2015

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Endangered Species by Ann Slater
Endangered Species by Ann Slater

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Ned by Beverly Turin
Ned by Beverly Turin

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IP OH by Carolyn Dubuque
IP OH by Carolyn Dubuque

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Minor Adjustments by Catherine Hillis
Minor Adjustments by Catherine Hillis

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Urban Glimpses by Carol Mansfield
Urban Glimpses by Carol Mansfield

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Woodland Splendor by Carlton Plummer
Woodland Splendor by Carlton Plummer

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Elemental Series 14 by Carol Staub
Elemental Series 14 by Carol Staub

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The Magic Flute by Dot Dodds
The Magic Flute by Dot Dodds

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She Walks Alone by Donna Zagotta
She Walks Alone by Donna Zagotta

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Bird Count by Elaine Harvey
Bird Count by Elaine Harvey

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After the Shower by Frank Eber
After the Shower by Frank Eber

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The Jeweler by Fealing Lin
The Jeweler by Fealing Lin

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Karen Marie by Gerhard Kammer
Karen Marie by Gerhard Kammer

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Hear It All by Helen Hayes
Hear It All by Helen Hayes

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Rennovation Remnants by Hazel Stone
Rennovation Remnants by Hazel Stone

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Carmel Cottage by Julie Gilbert Pollard
Carmel Cottage by Julie Gilbert Pollard

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Rhythm and Music by Jennifer Stone
Rhythm and Music by Jennifer Stone

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Vigor Vision No. 2 by Kristine Fretheim
Vigor Vision No. 2 by Kristine Fretheim

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So Far Apart by Ken Goldman
So Far Apart by Ken Goldman

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Standing Tall by Karen Knutson
Standing Tall by Karen Knutson

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Stairway by Konstantin Sterkhov
Stairway by Konstantin Sterkhov

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Tractor Sunshine No. 1 by Kwan Yuen Tam
Tractor Sunshine No. 1 by Kwan Yuen Tam

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Fishing Village No. 46 - Outlook by Lim Bee Tat
Fishing Village No. 46 - Outlook by Lim Bee Tat

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Abyss by Lorraine Eustice
Abyss by Lorraine Eustice

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Campsite by Lane Hall
Campsite by Lane Hall

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Two Chicks by Luis Llarina
Two Chicks by Luis Llarina

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Lost 'n Found Edges by Linda Mullen
Lost 'n Found Edges by Linda Mullen

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Ready for Market by Marie Huggin
Ready for Market by Marie Huggin

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Naso Masquline by Marcella Martin
Naso Masquline by Marcella Martin

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Threesome: Tori by Marion Mettler
Threesome: Tori by Marion Mettler

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Leh Palace by Michael Reardon
Leh Palace by Michael Reardon

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Head of the Pack by Martha Salazar
Head of the Pack by Martha Salazar

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Dishwasher Topography by Nancy Maas
Dishwasher Topography by Nancy Maas

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Look At Me by Roberta Dyer
Look At Me by Roberta Dyer

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Chinese New Year by Robin Erickson
Chinese New Year by Robin Erickson

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The Blue Room by Richard Glassman
The Blue Room by Richard Glassman

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Twenty Minutes to Midnight by r. mike nichols
Twenty Minutes to Midnight by r. mike nichols

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Armed by Robin St. Louis
Armed by Robin St. Louis

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Laundry Room Sink by Sharon E. Rawlins
Laundry Room Sink by Sharon E. Rawlins

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Adagio by Sandy Kay
Adagio by Sandy Kay

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Amanda by the Window by Sue Hopkins
Amanda by the Window by Sue Hopkins

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Venice Awakening by Shuang Li
Venice Awakening by Shuang Li

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End of Summer by Sayeko Nakamura
End of Summer by Sayeko Nakamura

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Passing Time by Sherry Roper
Passing Time by Sherry Roper

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Unexpected Journey IIV by Su Yong Kown
Unexpected Journey IIV by Su Yong Kown

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Innocent Inlay by Tom Hurbert
Innocent Inlay by Tom Hurbert

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Olympic Boulevard Bridge - Los Angles by Thomas Schaller
Olympic Boulevard Bridge - Los Angles by Thomas Schaller

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Fall Light by Theodora Tillton
Fall Light by Theodora Tillton

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Truism by Tracy Williams
Truism by Tracy Williams

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Victim by Xi Guo
Victim by Xi Guo

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Hopper & Rosecrans by Drew Bandish
Hopper & Rosecrans by Drew Bandish

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Fighting Atropy by Denna Altman
Fighting Atropy by Denna Altman

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Hopper & Rosecrans by Drew Bandish
Hopper & Rosecrans by Drew Bandish

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Roatan, Honduras by Francesca Brayton
Roatan, Honduras by Francesca Brayton

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Hard Times Elvi by Hanna Adler
Hard Times Elvi by Hanna Adler

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Sidewalk Scape by James Davis
Sidewalk Scape by James Davis

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Joyful Song by Nell Bartlett
Joyful Song by Nell Bartlett

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Watch & Wait by Marilyn Bourbon
Watch & Wait by Marilyn Bourbon

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Enchanted Forrest by Mary Sue Compton
Enchanted Forrest by Mary Sue Compton

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Hiding Places by Patricia Abraham
Hiding Places by Patricia Abraham

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The Bicyclists by Rita M. Crooks
The Bicyclists by Rita M. Crooks

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Relationship of City #3 by Suz Chiang Tan
Relationship of City #3 by Suz Chiang Tan

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SDWS Second Place Cash Award and Da Vinci Co. Merchandise Award - In the Mind's Eye by Elaine Daily-Birnbaum
SDWS Second Place Cash Award and Da Vinci Co. Merchandise Award - In the Mind's Eye by Elaine Daily-Birnbaum

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SDWS Best in Show Cash Award and Da Vinci Paint Co. Mechandise Award - Dangerous Game by Stan Kurth
SDWS Best in Show Cash Award and Da Vinci Paint Co. Mechandise Award  - Dangerous Game by Stan Kurth

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Winsor & Newton Merchanise Award - On A Roll by Charlotte Huntley
Winsor & Newton Merchanise Award - On A Roll by Charlotte Huntley

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Cascade Scientific, Inc. Cash Award - Billy by Cristine Weatherby
Cascade Scientific, Inc. Cash Award - Billy by Cristine Weatherby

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Solare Ristorante Merchandise Award and Homewood Suites by Hilton Merchandise Award - C'est Moi by Richard Hawk
Solare Ristorante Merchandise Award and Homewood Suites by Hilton Merchandise Award - C'est Moi by Richard Hawk

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In Memory of Gail and Cindy Cash Award and SDWS and International Exhibition Director`s Postcard Cash Award - Faded Manuscript within Reality by Arup Lodh
In Memory of Gail and Cindy Cash Award and SDWS and International Exhibition Director`s Postcard Cash Award - Faded Manuscript within Reality by Arup Lodh

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CAL-DIEGO Paralyzed Veterans of America in honor of Don Hyslop Cash Award - Balloon Gathering by Eileen Mueller Neill
CAL-DIEGO  Paralyzed Veterans of America in honor of Don Hyslop Cash Award - Balloon Gathering by Eileen Mueller Neill

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Mary and Ernie Pennell Cash Award - Knowing Only Her Truth by Carol McSweeney
Mary and Ernie Pennell Cash Award - Knowing Only Her Truth by Carol McSweeney

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Holbein Artist Materials Merchandise Award - Zumba Baby by Joan Merrick
Holbein Artist Materials Merchandise Award - Zumba Baby by Joan Merrick

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Jean Waters Memorial Cash Award - Half Past Bloom by Rhonda Anderson
Jean Waters Memorial Cash Award - Half Past Bloom by Rhonda Anderson

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AWM Global Advisors Cash Award - Manzanar Guard Tower by Mary Higuchi
AWM Global Advisors Cash Award - Manzanar Guard Tower by Mary Higuchi

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Watercolor West Reciprocal Cash Award - Hovering Light by Betty Hock
Watercolor West Reciprocal Cash Award - Hovering Light by Betty Hock

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Thomason, Hedekin, Hedman - ThePerfectWorkout.com Cash Award - Big City; Sunday, 7am by Stan Goudey
Thomason, Hedekin, Hedman - ThePerfectWorkout.com Cash Award - Big City; Sunday, 7am by Stan Goudey

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Thomason, Hedekin, Hedman - In Memory of Donna Kieselbach Cash Award - Looking East - Pennsylvania & 20th by David Savellano
 Thomason, Hedekin, Hedman - In Memory of Donna Kieselbach Cash Award - Looking East - Pennsylvania & 20th by David Savellano

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The Dyer Family Cash Dyer - Master Class by Ruth Ellen Hoag
The Dyer Family Cash Dyer - Master Class by Ruth Ellen Hoag

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Chick and Cheri Mills Cash Award - Celestial Song by Miles Batt, Sr.
Chick and Cheri Mills Cash Award - Celestial Song by Miles Batt, Sr.

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Cheap Joe's Art Stuff Merchandise Award - Red Sweater by Douglas Lew
Cheap Joe's Art Stuff Merchandise Award - Red Sweater by Douglas Lew

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Logan Graphic Products, Inc. Merchandise Award and Golden Artist Colors, Inc. Merchandise Award - Maasai Boy by Jayne Spencer
Logan Graphic Products, Inc. Merchandise Award and Golden Artist Colors, Inc. Merchandise Award - Maasai Boy by Jayne Spencer

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M.Graham & Co. Merchandise Award - Lines of Communication 218, FIRSTSOLAR.COM by Carol Thomason
M.Graham & Co. Merchandise Award - Lines of Communication 218, FIRSTSOLAR.COM by Carol Thomason

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David Thayer Memorial Cash Award - Within Bounds by Denise Athanas
David Thayer Memorial Cash Award - Within Bounds by Denise Athanas

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Peggy Spanninga Memorial Cash Award - Warm and Woolly by Judi Betts
Peggy Spanninga Memorial Cash Award - Warm and Woolly by Judi Betts

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Ané Agostini Cash Award - Up Powell by Ruth Miller
Ané Agostini Cash Award - Up Powell by Ruth Miller

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Eunice Porte Memorial Cash Awaed - Angles and Arches II by Don Taylor
Eunice Porte Memorial Cash Awaed - Angles and Arches II by Don Taylor

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Past Presidents' Cash Award - Hear It All by Helen Hayes
Past Presidents' Cash Award - Hear It All by Helen Hayes

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Third Place Watercolor Enthusiasts Cash Award and Da Vinci Co. Merchandise Award - de Kooning's Angel by Kirby Kendrick
Third Place Watercolor Enthusiasts Cash Award and Da Vinci Co. Merchandise Award - de Kooning's Angel by Kirby Kendrick

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Peggy Oechsle Cash Award - Flatiron by Pablo Ruben Lopez Sanz
Peggy Oechsle Cash Award - Flatiron by Pablo Ruben Lopez Sanz

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SDWS Board of Directors' Award - Mysterious X by Donna Watson
SDWS Board of Directors' Award - Mysterious X by Donna Watson

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SDWS Signature Members' and Instructors' Cash Award; - Cafe Grand Central, NYC I by Keiko Tanabe
SDWS Signature Members' and Instructors' Cash Award; - Cafe Grand Central, NYC I by Keiko Tanabe

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APT Critique Group Cash Award - Feet Up in Times Square by Charles Rouse
APT Critique Group Cash Award - Feet Up in Times Square by Charles Rouse

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More SDWS News 

November 11th General Meeting — Barracks 17, Liberty Station 

  • 6:30 Social Gathering
  • 7:00 Brief Business Meeting
  • 7:20 Enjoy a painting demonstration by Mary Alice Braukman

Water Conservation - " Waste No Water "

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SDWS has partnered with the San Diego Water Conservation Team in their “Waste No Water” campaign throughout October. Learn what you can do to make a difference during our prolonged drought by clicking here.

The #WNW Wednesday Program tip for the third week in October is: 

Replace your older toilets with new high-effeciency models to save up to 150 gallons a week. Check out these toilet rebates at  www.WasteNoWater.org

Click HERE for more Water Saving Tips that you can apply today to make a difference.