April 2020 Volunteer of the Month

April 1st, 2020

Congratulations to Keming Chen, the Volunteer of the Month for April. Keming has been a valuable staffer at the San Diego Watercolor Society since 2016.  Over the years he has shown time and time again that he is a reliable and knowledgeable Volunteer.… Read more

Artist Spotlight: Pat Dews

March 24th, 2020

Time for another Artist Spotlight! This time, we are featuring artist, Pat Dews. We love her bold painting style and advice to fellow artists!

When did you first get started as an artist? 
I started my art career as a child.… Read more

SDWS Past Presidents Exhibition

March 21st, 2020

Enjoy the paintings and biographies from the SDWS Past Presidents Exhibition from the comfort of your home. 

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Important Announcement Regarding April Member Show

March 20th, 2020

Good news! Even though the gallery itself is closed until April 25th, the April member show “Cheeky Monkey” is on! 

We have adapted the show to be an “Exhibition” displayed in a virtual format only. Please be advised however that the paintings will not be offered for sale as the gallery sales department is in the process of developing a protocol for shipping paintings that are not physically present at the gallery.… Read more

Update: March 20, 2020

March 20th, 2020

To all our many friends and patrons:

We finally have some GOOD news!  We’re pleased to announce that even though our physical gallery in the beautiful Arts District, Liberty Station is closed, we have taken steps to continue to offer our members an opportunity to exhibit new works of art for an April Member Exhibition on our website. … Read more

NWS 50 Stars Exhibition

March 18th, 2020

We are pleased to announce the two paintings selected to represent the San Diego Watercolor Society in the upcoming NWS 50 Stars Exhibition.

Two paintings, “Magic Garden” by Carol Mansfield, and “Washing Up” by Thomas Schaller, have been selected by our juror, Linda Doll, to be the entries from SDWS in the NWS 50 Stars Exhibition which will run from July 9 through September 6, 2020. … Read more

An Important Message From Our President

March 17th, 2020

To all our many friends and patrons:

We here at SDWS take the health and well-being of you and all of our many dedicated members and volunteers very seriously. It is for that reason that we have taken the unprecedented step of closing our physical gallery to the public at least through April 25, 2020 to protect you and us from the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus. … Read more

Member Spotlight: Chuck McPherson

March 17th, 2020

Three time’s a charm, right? Well, day three of our Member Spotlight features the one and only, Chuck McPherson. Chuck is a long-time member and advocate for the San Diego Watercolor Society. He’s served in numerous capacities and is a true champion of the arts.… Read more

Member Spotlight: Carol Thomason

March 17th, 2020

Another one of our angel artists, Carol Thomason, let us have a sneak peek into her world. Carol is like a ray of sunshine and has had a very interesting art journey.

Read on and be inspired!

About the Artist: Carol Thomason NWS, SDWS, WFWS

Carol Thomason uses fluid acrylics, watercolor, collage, pencils and watercolor crayons to create the mixed media paintings in her non-objective series she calls “Lines of Communication.”  The… Read more

Member Spotlight: Linda Mullen

March 16th, 2020

The San Diego Watercolor Society is pleased to feature some of our distinguished artists in a “Member Spotlight” to increase engagement in the arts and also recognize some of our remarkable member artists.

One of these artists is the lovely Linda Mullen.… Read more