Raffle Winner

June 19th, 2019

The lucky winner of “Pensive” by David Lobenberg was Tamra Reigel from San Diego. Congratulations! We hope this colorful, original artwork will be treasured in its new home.

Tamra Reigel and her gorgeous pup with “Pensive”.

The San Diego Watercolor Society will have another Opportunity Drawing in Fall 2019.… Read more

Huntington Library Trip

June 17th, 2019

What do you call a bus full of art enthusiasts? Well, we call it awesome.

The San Diego Watercolor Society organized a bus trip to the Huntington Library near Pasadena on June 6, 2019. As you will see from the pictures a few of the attendees sent to us, it was an outstanding day filled with beautiful, inspirational sights.… Read more

Julie Anderson – Best of Theme

June 13th, 2019

The June Member Show theme “Capturing Local Color” was thoroughly evident in Julie Anderson’s painting ‘In Search of Orangutans’ and was awarded Best of Theme by juror, Angela Chang. Angela’s commented, “I am viewing this theme as capturing the local color of San Diego, rather than the literal meaning of the local color of an object.Read more

Juror Comments: June Member Show

June 4th, 2019

CAPTURING LOCAL COLOR

Angela Chang

The transparency, depth, and motion of water inspire Angela Chang to paint. She celebrates the beauty found in the juxtaposition of form. Movements generated through these connections are the primary source of inspiration for her series “Umbrellas and Sunbrellas.”

As she approaches and engages the viewer with her work, she explores depth found through the interaction of color, pattern, and form.… Read more

SD County Fair

June 3rd, 2019

We couldn’t be more thrilled about so many of our San Diego Watercolor Society members participating in the SD County Fair. And what’s better? Several paintings have been selected for awards.

Congratulations to our artists!

  • Craig Anderson
  • Drew Bandish
  • Pat Dispenziere
  • Roberta Dyer
  • Glory Giffin
  • Elaine Harvey
  • Wanda Honeycutt
  • Luis Juarez
  • Susan Keith
  • Linda Kennedy
  • Ralph Kingery
  • Carol Mansfield
  • Carolyn Nespolo
  • Cynthia Roach
  • Sherry Roper
  • Dee Ruark
  • Ann Slater
  • Mark Smith
  • Vita Sorrentino
  • Ski Torzeski
  • Ann Walker
  • Angela Westengard
  • Mary Williams
  • Jami Wright

And if we’ve missed anyone on our list, please email us so we can add you!… Read more

Have you seen our changes?

June 2nd, 2019

We’ve made it easier than ever to find the San Diego Watercolor Society in Liberty Station with brand new interior and exterior banners.

The creation of these banners was a group effort of many SDWS volunteers who generously gave their time and talent.… Read more

Plein Air with Drew Bandish

May 5th, 2019

What a treat! The artists and delegates visiting San Diego for the 44th Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition enjoyed an afternoon at the Embarcadero painting with San Diego Watercolor Society Signature Member, Drew Bandish.

To learn more about Drew, please visit his website drewbandish.com.… Read more

San Diego’s Best Poll

May 1st, 2019

Help us share our gallery with the community by nominating the San Diego Watercolor Society in the Union-Tribune’s “San Diego’s Best” poll.

It’s simple – just follow the steps below:

  1. Visit http://sdbestpoll.com
  2. Click “CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE”
  3. Click “ENTERTAINMENT”
  4. In “Entertainment Venue”, type San Diego Watercolor Society

That’s it!… Read more

Juror Comments: 44th Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition

May 1st, 2019

JUROR COMMENTS 

Kathleen Conover, Juror
Kathleen Conover, Juror

Juror’s Bio

Master Artist, Kathleen Conover exhibits her work, juries exhibitions, gives demonstrations and teaches in-depth workshops. She has been juried into more than 200 exhibitions, receiving national and international recognition for the vision, innovative techniques, and fearless expression that give rise to her unique designs.  Painting with openness to her subject matter, she is guided by intense observation and deep personal reflection.  The result is rich symbolic layers of literal and figurative design.… Read more

Marion Mettler – In the News

April 22nd, 2019
La Jolla resident Marion Mettler in her Bird Rock studio (Ashley Mackin-Solomon)

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Be sure to check out the article in the La Jolla Light featuring San Diego Watercolor Society member, Marion Mettler.

Marion has been awarded Best of Show for her painting “Seated No.6” in the 2019 44th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition.… Read more