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Next Monthly SDWS General Meeting

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
at the SDWS Gallery

Agenda:
6:00pm Social Time
6:30pm Business Meeting & Artist Demonstration

Featured Artist: Keiko Tenabe

38th International Exhibition

Today at SDWS

Open 10am - 4pm

Next Exhibition:
Entry Date is October 27, 2018
2018 November - Formidably Fresh" $1000 Thomason Cash Award
from Nov 1, 2018 to Nov 30, 2018

Upcoming Workshops
Beginner #5 Landscapes From Nov 03, 2018 to Nov 03, 2018
Capturing Light and Atmosphere en Plein Air From Nov 12, 2018 to Nov 15, 2018
Watercolor Portraits From Nov 17, 2018 to Nov 18, 2018
Beginner #6 Introduction to Mixed Media From Dec 08, 2018 to Dec 08, 2018

See all workshops

2018 38th International Exhibition


A View from The Top by Swaraj Das
A View from The Top  by Swaraj  Das

2018 38th International Exhibition


American Frame Award, Blick Art Materials Award, Da Vinci Artists' Colors Award, - Arcade by Mike Kowalski
 American Frame Award,  Blick Art Materials Award,  Da Vinci Artists' Colors Award,  - Arcade by Mike Kowalski

2018 38th International Exhibition


Mijello Award, - Sunlit by Dean Mitchell
 Mijello Award,  - Sunlit by Dean Mitchell

2018 38th International Exhibition


Pensive by David Lobenberg
Pensive by David Lobenberg

2018 38th International Exhibition


Temptation Part 3 by LEON OKUN
Temptation Part 3 by LEON OKUN

2018 38th International Exhibition


Winter Trail by Carol Mansfield
Winter Trail by Carol Mansfield

2018 38th International Exhibition


Uh-Oh by Janice Cipriani-Willis
Uh-Oh by Janice Cipriani-Willis

2018 38th International Exhibition


APT Critique Group Award, - The Tourist: British Museum, London by Allan Butt
 APT Critique Group Award,  - The Tourist: British Museum, London by Allan Butt

2018 38th International Exhibition


Watercolor West Reciprocal Award, - Moondust Morning by Mel Lacki
 Watercolor West Reciprocal Award,  - Moondust Morning by Mel Lacki

2018 38th International Exhibition


Jack Richeson and Co., Daniel Smith Merchandise Award, - Happiness by Patricia Guzman
 Jack Richeson and Co.,  Daniel Smith Merchandise Award,  - Happiness by Patricia Guzman

2018 38th International Exhibition


Man Three by N.S. David
Man Three by N.S. David

2018 38th International Exhibition


The Know It All by George Schoonover
The Know It All by George  Schoonover

2018 38th International Exhibition


Winter Rain in New Orleans by Kathy Simon-McDonald
Winter Rain in New Orleans by Kathy Simon-McDonald

2018 38th International Exhibition


Philip G. Paratore, Jr. Memorial Award, - Hurricane Aftermath by Barbara Yoerg
 Philip G. Paratore, Jr. Memorial Award,  - Hurricane Aftermath by Barbara Yoerg

2018 38th International Exhibition


Cafe Monday by Lei Chi
Cafe Monday by Lei Chi

2018 38th International Exhibition


Untie the Knots No.1 by Setsuko Yoshida
Untie the Knots No.1 by Setsuko Yoshida

2018 38th International Exhibition


Luce sul Canale by Vanna Lancini
Luce sul Canale by Vanna Lancini

2018 38th International Exhibition


SDWS Best in Show, Exhibition Publicity Award, Jack Richeson and Co., American Frame Award, Golden Artist Color Award, Southwest Art Magazine Award, - Safe With You by Ana Laura Salazar
 SDWS Best in Show,  Exhibition Publicity Award,  Jack Richeson and Co.,  American Frame Award,  Golden Artist Color Award,  Southwest Art Magazine Award,  - Safe With You by Ana Laura Salazar

2018 38th International Exhibition


David M. Thayer Memorial Award, - A Late Evening Stroll in Rome by Richard Hanson
 David M. Thayer Memorial Award,  - A Late Evening Stroll in Rome by Richard Hanson

2018 38th International Exhibition


Whiskers by Lyudmila Tomova
Whiskers by Lyudmila Tomova

2018 38th International Exhibition


A Fine Day Indeed by Maggie Metcalf
A Fine Day Indeed by Maggie Metcalf

2018 38th International Exhibition


The Wait by Phyllis Tseng
The Wait by Phyllis Tseng

2018 38th International Exhibition


Morning Pages by Drew Bandish
Morning Pages by Drew Bandish

2018 38th International Exhibition


The Quotidian by Frank Eber
The Quotidian by Frank Eber

2018 38th International Exhibition


Tales of Wheel No 16 by Kerk Hwang Lok
Tales of Wheel No 16 by Kerk Hwang Lok

2018 38th International Exhibition


Horseman by Hong Shan
Horseman by Hong Shan

2018 38th International Exhibition


Chips by Vernon Groff
Chips by Vernon Groff

2018 38th International Exhibition


Airfloat Systems Award, Legion Paper Award, Holbein Artists Materials Award, - Manhattan Bridge Snow by antonio masi
 Airfloat Systems Award,  Legion Paper Award,  Holbein Artists Materials Award,  - Manhattan Bridge Snow by antonio masi

2018 38th International Exhibition


Thomason, Hedekin, Hedman: The Perfect Workout.com Award, - Variant Crossroads by Robert Lee Mejer
 Thomason, Hedekin, Hedman: The Perfect Workout.com Award,  - Variant Crossroads by Robert Lee Mejer

2018 38th International Exhibition


Awaiting by Edwin West
Awaiting by Edwin West

2018 38th International Exhibition


Stringing a Thought - Home by John James
Stringing a Thought - Home by John James

2018 38th International Exhibition


The Evening in Cinque Terre by Jai Kim
The Evening in Cinque Terre by Jai Kim

2018 38th International Exhibition


Rock'n Red Rockers by Mary Sievers
Rock'n Red Rockers by Mary Sievers

2018 38th International Exhibition


Uncovering the Past by Woody Duncan
Uncovering the Past by Woody Duncan

2018 38th International Exhibition


Early Morning Hunt by Larry Bond
Early Morning Hunt by Larry Bond

2018 38th International Exhibition


Mop Up Crew by Joe Cibere
Mop Up Crew by Joe Cibere

2018 38th International Exhibition


Blick Art Materials Award, Winsor & Newton Award, - Museum Time by Craig Anderson
 Blick Art Materials Award,  Winsor & Newton Award,  - Museum Time by Craig Anderson

2018 38th International Exhibition


Chanteuse of the Maison by Susanna Spann
Chanteuse of the Maison by Susanna Spann

2018 38th International Exhibition


Filling Station Cafe XV by Angela Chang
Filling Station Cafe XV by Angela Chang

2018 38th International Exhibition


If Chairs Could Talk by Robin St. Louis
If Chairs Could Talk by Robin St. Louis

2018 38th International Exhibition


Red Vest by Marion Mettler
Red Vest by Marion Mettler

2018 38th International Exhibition


Cheap Joe's Award, - Rachael's Smile by Charles Henry Rouse
 Cheap Joe's Award,  - Rachael's Smile by Charles Henry Rouse

2018 38th International Exhibition


Third Place - Agostini Family Award, - Cycling Dream by Barbara Kellogg
 Third Place - Agostini Family Award,  - Cycling Dream by Barbara Kellogg

2018 38th International Exhibition


Daniel D. Abraham Memorial Award, - Revelation by Denise Athanas
 Daniel D. Abraham Memorial Award,  - Revelation by Denise Athanas

2018 38th International Exhibition


Reflection of Time #2 by Suz Chiang Tan
Reflection of Time #2 by Suz Chiang Tan

2018 38th International Exhibition


Nature's Rhythm by Linda Mullen
Nature's Rhythm by Linda Mullen

2018 38th International Exhibition


Chick and Cheri Mills Award, - Breadwinner Series #2 by Kris Preslan
 Chick and Cheri Mills Award,  - Breadwinner Series #2 by Kris Preslan

2018 38th International Exhibition


Logan Graphic Products, Inc. Award, Dr. Ph. Martin's Award, - Was She Even Listening by Ted Nuttall
 Logan Graphic Products, Inc. Award,  Dr. Ph. Martin's Award,  - Was She Even Listening by Ted Nuttall

2018 38th International Exhibition


Winners by Sue Johnston
Winners by Sue Johnston

2018 38th International Exhibition


Old Man Sam by Michael Garberick
Old Man Sam by Michael Garberick

2018 38th International Exhibition


Armadillo Art & Craft Award, Daniel Smith Merchandise Award, - Line and Space 3 by Ken Goldman
 Armadillo Art & Craft Award,  Daniel Smith Merchandise Award,  - Line and Space 3 by Ken Goldman

2018 38th International Exhibition


She Has Seen Better Days by Tom Herbert
She Has Seen Better Days by Tom Herbert

2018 38th International Exhibition


Mythical by Kathy Collins
Mythical by Kathy Collins

2018 38th International Exhibition


Man on a Mission by Ronnie Rector
Man on a Mission by Ronnie Rector

2018 38th International Exhibition


Tomorrow's History by Helen Hayes
Tomorrow's History by Helen Hayes

2018 38th International Exhibition


Watercolor Enthusiasts' Award, - Street Scene: Industrial Evolution by Kathleen Conover
 Watercolor Enthusiasts' Award,  - Street Scene: Industrial Evolution by Kathleen Conover

2018 38th International Exhibition


Linda A. Doll Transparent Watercolor Award, - Footbridge - China by Thomas W. Schaller
 Linda A. Doll Transparent Watercolor Award,  - Footbridge - China by Thomas W. Schaller

2018 38th International Exhibition


Door With Poster by George Politis
Door With Poster by George Politis

2018 38th International Exhibition


FIG Award to Honor Judy Pike, - Looking Forward by Matthew Bird
 FIG Award to Honor Judy Pike,  - Looking Forward by Matthew Bird

2018 38th International Exhibition


Peach Flowers On Grey by Jill Krasner
Peach Flowers On Grey by Jill Krasner

2018 38th International Exhibition


SDWS Past Presidents' Award, SDWS International Exhibition Director's Award, - Scary Stuff #3 by William Hook
 SDWS Past Presidents' Award,  SDWS International Exhibition Director's Award,  - Scary Stuff #3 by William Hook

2018 38th International Exhibition


Mijello Award, - Apple NYC - Into the Clouds by Robin Erickson
 Mijello Award,  - Apple NYC - Into the Clouds by Robin Erickson

2018 38th International Exhibition


Jain Malkin Award, - Waiting for the Opening by Angela Lacy
 Jain Malkin Award,  - Waiting for the Opening by Angela Lacy

2018 38th International Exhibition


Hot Couture by Susan Hewitt
Hot Couture by Susan Hewitt

2018 38th International Exhibition


I Can Fly by Chin Chian Lee
I Can Fly by Chin Chian  Lee

2018 38th International Exhibition


Legion Paper Award, Dr. Ph. Martin's Award, - Learning to Walk in My Own Shadow #13 by Geoffrey McCormack
 Legion Paper Award,  Dr. Ph. Martin's Award,  - Learning to Walk in My Own Shadow #13 by Geoffrey McCormack

2018 38th International Exhibition


The Play of Light XIV by Pat Dispenziere
The Play of Light XIV by Pat Dispenziere

2018 38th International Exhibition


Behind the Center Ring by Bonnie Woods
Behind the Center Ring by Bonnie Woods

2018 38th International Exhibition


A casa di Ely by Isa Scaccabarozzi
A casa di Ely by Isa Scaccabarozzi

2018 38th International Exhibition


Carnevale by Vita Sorrentino
Carnevale by Vita Sorrentino

2018 38th International Exhibition


Princeton Artist Brush Co. Award, Holbein Artists Materials Award, - Tip Cup by Stephanie Goldman
 Princeton Artist Brush Co. Award,  Holbein Artists Materials Award,  - Tip Cup by Stephanie Goldman

2018 38th International Exhibition


Golden Dream 1.1 by Ze Ze Lai
Golden Dream 1.1 by Ze Ze Lai

2018 38th International Exhibition


Selfie by Ruth Miller
Selfie by Ruth Miller

2018 38th International Exhibition


The Sunny Horse by Natalia Studenkova
The Sunny Horse by Natalia Studenkova

2018 38th International Exhibition


Blick Art Materials Award, M. Graham & Co. Award, - Spellbound by Laurie Goldstein-Warren
 Blick Art Materials Award,  M. Graham & Co. Award,  - Spellbound by Laurie Goldstein-Warren

2018 38th International Exhibition


Eddie and Roberta Dyer Award, - Nice Flea Market by Anne Abgott
 Eddie and Roberta Dyer Award,  - Nice Flea Market by Anne Abgott

2018 38th International Exhibition


Puy 5 Green Velvet by Leslie Cheney-Parr
Puy 5 Green Velvet by Leslie Cheney-Parr

2018 38th International Exhibition


Interrogation by Hazel Reeves
Interrogation by Hazel Reeves

2018 38th International Exhibition


Mountain Stream I by Zhou Tianya
Mountain Stream I by Zhou Tianya

2018 38th International Exhibition


Thomason, Hedekin, Hedman in Memory of Donna Kieselbach Award, - Enough! by Elaine Daily-Birnbaum
 Thomason, Hedekin, Hedman in Memory of Donna Kieselbach Award,  - Enough! by Elaine Daily-Birnbaum

2018 38th International Exhibition


Citrus and Berries by Chris Krupinski
Citrus and Berries by Chris Krupinski

2018 38th International Exhibition


Pret a Manger by Ralph Kingery
Pret a Manger by Ralph Kingery

2018 38th International Exhibition


Constructions in New York City 2 by Keming Chen
Constructions in New York City 2 by Keming Chen

2018 38th International Exhibition


After Work by Woon Lam Ng
After Work by Woon Lam Ng

2018 38th International Exhibition


SDWS Second Place Award, SDWS Instructors' Award, SDWS Signature Members' Award, SDWS Board of Directors' Award, - Sunset in Georgetown by Pablo Ruben Lopez Sanz
 SDWS Second Place Award,  SDWS Instructors' Award,  SDWS Signature Members' Award,  SDWS Board of Directors' Award,  - Sunset in Georgetown by Pablo Ruben Lopez Sanz

2018 38th International Exhibition


Beach Triptych by Richard Glassman
Beach Triptych by Richard Glassman

2018 38th International Exhibition


Dr. Ph. Martin's Award, Holbein Artists Materials Award, Legion Paper Award, - After the Rain, Coronado by Keiko Tanabe
 Dr. Ph. Martin's Award,  Holbein Artists Materials Award,  Legion Paper Award,  - After the Rain, Coronado by Keiko Tanabe

2018 38th International Exhibition


Wash Day by Jeff Ishikawa
Wash Day by Jeff Ishikawa

2018 38th International Exhibition


Mijello Award, - Leaning In by Myrna Wacknov
 Mijello Award,  - Leaning In by Myrna Wacknov

2018 38th International Exhibition


Leslie by Marie Huggin
Leslie by Marie Huggin

2018 38th International Exhibition


Busy Bodies by Kim Johnson
Busy Bodies by Kim Johnson

2018 38th International Exhibition


Congested Cam by Brian Smith
Congested Cam by Brian Smith

2018 38th International Exhibition


Bad Weather Coming by Ski Torzeski
Bad Weather Coming by Ski Torzeski

2018 38th International Exhibition


In Memory of John Hastings Award, - Harborside by Ratindra Das
 In Memory of John Hastings Award,  - Harborside by Ratindra Das

2018 38th International Exhibition


Altman Family Award, - Buddy by Xiaochang Zhang
 Altman Family Award,  - Buddy by Xiaochang Zhang

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38th International Exhibition

The San Diego Watercolor Society's International Exhibition will be available in the gallery all month! You won't want to miss this highly anticipated show that has been widely recognized for it's high standards of excellence in watermedia art. Accepted Artist List 


Western Federation Exhibition

The 44th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (Western Fed) 2019 exhibition is now open for your online entries until Nov. 12, 2018. SDWS Members Only.

The show will be juried by well-known artist Kathleen Conover and show acceptances will be sent to participating artists by mid-January 2019. The exhibition itself will be held right here at the SDWS Gallery through the month of May 2019, with specific show activities scheduled for May 2 – May 5, 2019.   Make sure you that your entry (ies) comply with the image pixel requirements. $10,000 in Prize Money anticipated.  And good luck!


Plein Air Exhibition

Online Entry from November 1st - 24th (Learn More)

Plein Air


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