February 2020 Volunteer of the Month

February 2nd, 2020

Congratulations to Barbara Crawford, the February Volunteer of the Month! Barbara is a plein air artist and a much-appreciated volunteer at the San Diego Watercolor Society. She has a graceful leadership style that is inclusive, people-centered, and results-driven. While she contributes in many capacities, including sitting the gallery desk and assisting with membership shows, it is her hard work organizing the Plein Air exhibition that deserves special commendation.… Read more

Solo Show: Susan Hewitt

January 7th, 2020

Guess who has her first solo show? That’s right, the one and only, Susan Hewitt! Read the flyer below and go check out her artwork!

Herrick Community Health Care Library
9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa, CA 91942
Hours & Location

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Isn’t It Amazing

January 1st, 2020

Looking to explore some regional art? Head over to the Visitors Center at the Mission Trails Regional Park and enjoy colorful paintings by some of our fellow members at the “Isn’t It Amazing” art exhibition.

The exhibition will run from January 4 – February 14 at the Visitor Center with a reception on Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 2-4pm.… Read more

2019 Plein Air Exhibition

December 9th, 2019

The San Diego Watercolor Plein Air Exhibition is proud to be celebrating it’s third year! This year’s exhibition was juried by San Diego artist Keiko Tanabe who has received numerous awards for her watercolors worldwide.

When asked about this exhibition, Tanabe remarked, “It’s an honor for me to be asked to judge this show.Read more

MyPoint Credit Union

December 2nd, 2019

The Point Loma Credit Union has a new name!  In the future it will be known as MyPoint Credit Union.  The change came about because they have several offices, and people found it confusing that the Rancho Bernardo office, for example, was called Point Loma Credit Union. … Read more

Thank you, Volunteers!

November 21st, 2019

Volunteers are central to the San Diego Watercolor Society. As an all-volunteer organization, we rely on our committed and passionate members to complete every single task. Big and small – all contributions of time and talent are recognized and appreciated.

The annual volunteer reception took place in November and Immediate Past President, Susan Hewitt, had the following poem read by Volunteer Director, Jessie Davenport.… Read more

A Night at the Opera

October 21st, 2019

A few San Diego Watercolor Society artists were invited to sketch night at the San Diego Opera’s Aida dress rehearsal. These sketch evenings at the San Diego Civic Theater offer artists a unique opportunity to capture the powerful performances of the opera with their artistic talents.… Read more

Member News: Fani Hason

October 20th, 2019

San Diego Watercolor Society member, Fani Hason, is showing her work at the Caramel Valley Library.

Fani is thrilled to invite her friends and fellow art lovers to come see her 18 watercolors on display.

Available until the end of November with a special receipt on Saturday, November 9, 2019, 2:30pm – 5pm.… Read more

Member News: Ski Torzeski

October 17th, 2019
“Late Afternoon” by Ski Torzeski

We are thrilled to offer an original painting by award-winning member artist, Ski Torzeski, for the International Exhibition Raffle. This stunning painting will look spectacular in your home or office so be sure to visit the gallery and purchase your tickets before the lucky winner is drawn on November 1, 2019.… Read more

Celebrating the Life of Oren Cooper

October 10th, 2019

San Diego Watercolor Society Signature Member Oren Cooper passed away at the end of September, just shy of his 99th birthday. His family would like to invite his dear friends to his Celebration of Life. Oren’s son, Eric Cooper commented that “He was very proud of his SDWS that he was able to put on each painting.… Read more