Workshops - Sketches to Masterpieces

Sketches to Masterpieces



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Shuang Li Biography (Shuang Li, NWS, WW, SDWS, LPAPA) 

Born, raised and classically trained in China, Shuang Li received her BA Degree in Graphic Design and Master Degree in Art History. After moving to the United States, Shuang then received her MFA (Master of Fine Art) Degree from The Department of Art, University of Oregon in 1991. 

Following the traditional “En Plein Air” Impressionism approach, Shuang paints watercolor both on locations and in her studio, portrays the extraordinary variety of life with her unique perspective. With masterful classic and contemporary techniques, Shuang recreates nature’s beauty in her paintings, captures moods and moments, light and colors with her singular poetic visual expression. 

A signature member of National Watercolor Society, San Diego Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, LPAPA and an Elected Artist Member of California Art Club, Shuang Li’s watercolor paintings have long been favored by collectors, also regularly exhibited in national and international galleries and group shows, with many honorable awards. 

With her extensive teaching background, Shuang has been regularly invited by art organizations for her popular plein air painting demonstrations, art workshops and classes, frequently served as an invited juror for art competitions and art exhibitions. 

Shuang Li lives with her husband in Escondido, California. 


National Watercolor Society (Signature Member)
Watercolor West (Signature member)
San Diego Watercolor Society (Signature member)
Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (Signature Member)
California Art Club (Elected Artist Member)
American Impressionist Association
American Watercolor Society 

Recent Exhibitions (partial) 

2018 “Near Mission Bay”, California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
2018 “San Diego Bay”, AIA International Watercolour Exhibition, Maccagno, Italy
2018 “Morning at Dockyard”, American Watercolor Society 151th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
2018 “ Inspired Journeys – Plein-Air & Beyond”, Solo Exhibition, Fallbrook, CA
2018 “Morning Stroll, Italy”, 9th Annual Signature American Watermedia Exhibition, Fallbrook, CA
2017 “Near Mission Bay”, Salmagundi Club 39th Open Annual Non-Members' Exhibition, NY, NY
2017 “Laundry Day, Southern China”, National Watercolor Society 97th International Exhibition
2017 “Under Tuscany Sun”, 8th Annual Signature American Watermedia Exhibition, Fallbrook, CA
2017 “Wet Evening, Paris”, American Impressionist Association Small Work Exhibition
2016 “Dawn at River, Southern China”, National Watercolor Society 96th International Exhibition
2016 “Sunny Florence, Italy”, American Impressionist Association 17th National Exhibition,
2015 “Summer Small Works”, N.A.W.A Gallery, National Association of Women Artist, NY, NY
2015 “California Dreaming”, L Street Gallery, San Diego, CA
2015 “Painting the Town (Solo Exhibition)”, Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook, CA
2015 35th International Exhibition, San Diego Watercolor Society
2014 “The Road Traveled (Solo Exhibition)”, Junkang Museum, Xinjiang China 2014
2014 34th International Exhibition, San Diego Watercolor Society 2014
2013 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors 2013
2013 Watercolor West International Exhibition
2012 32th International Exhibition, San Diego Watercolor Society

Non Members Fee: $200.00 Members Fee: $175.00

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