The International Show is Here!

October 2nd, 2023

Every year, the San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) hosts an International Exhibition, featuring artists in water-based media from around the world. The 43rd International Exhibition is now open at the SDWS gallery at 2825 Dewey Rd, Suite 105 (Building 202) in San Diego’s Liberty Station.… Read more

Juror Comments September 2023 Members Show “Element of Surprise” (a virtual show)

September 1st, 2023

Juror: Liz Walker


Honorable Mentions

“Spring Tidings” by Cathy Casteel

The colors and linework in this quilt-like painting really spoke to me. The artist deftly balanced the loosely gridded color blocks with expressive and playful black linework–all against the white edges of the paper—not an easy feat.… Read more

People Choice Winners of August 2023 Members Show

August 30th, 2023

The winners of the “People’s Choice award for the August 2023 Members Show at the San Diego Watercolor Society have been announced. These are the top three paintings that were voted on as favorites by visitors to the gallery during the month of August.… Read more

Preview of the 43rd International Exhibition at the San Diego Watercolor Society Gallery

August 20th, 2023

The 43rd International Exhibition of Watercolors will open on October 1, 2023 and will continue at the San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) Gallery at 2825 Dewey Rd, Suite 105, in Liberty Station, San Diego, California through October 31, 2023. All works will be available for viewing and purchase, both in the gallery and on line.… Read more

August 2023 Members Show Juror Comments

August 7th, 2023

Juror: Angela Chang


Juror Commendations

“Boomerang” by Mark Smith

The whimsical design and colors pulled me to this painting. Thoughtful placement of objects and consistency are shown in all parts of this hard-edge painting.

“Boomerang” by Mark Smith

“Social Hour” by Cynthia Roach

The way the artist arranged the birds is wonderful, and the quality of the drawing is strong.… Read more

Juror Comments July 2023 Members Show “Where The Fun Is”

July 9th, 2023

Roberta Dyer, Juror

Juror Commendations

“Cuban Traditions” by Ann Slater

The shapes and the forms in this painting are well thought out – just extraordinary. The rendering is tight but in an organic way, so that it feels like a loose painting.… Read more

San Diego Watercolor Society Artists Well Represented at the 2023 Del Mar Fair

June 18th, 2023

A full 37 artists from the San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) had works accepted into the Fine Arts display at the Del Mar Fair in 2023. There were 77 works accepted into 13 categories of 2-dimensional paintings, and 30 of those works garnered awards.… Read more

Thursday Cards – Greeting Cards Painting Group This Thursday, June 15

June 13th, 2023

Come join Mary Wood and other SDWS members in the Education Center on at the SDWS gallery at 2825 Dewey Road, Bldg 202, Suite #105, San Diego, CA. The event is Thursday June 15 from noon to 2:45 with the purpose being to make cards for:

·     bringing some smiles to the young patients at the Ronald McDonald House, and

·     supporting women at Project Safehouse, who are victims of domestic violence. They… Read more

“Just in Time” Show in the News

June 9th, 2023
This article appeared in the Del Mar Times, The Solana Beach Sun, Carmel Valley News, and Rancho Sana Fe Review in the June 1, 2023 issues

A video clip of the event can be found here:

KUSI highlights Just in Time and the SD Watercolor Society Art Show Opening – Just in Time For Foster Youth ( more

Vita Sorrentino Wins Best of Miniatures at June Members Show

June 4th, 2023

Vita Sorrentino, an artist and resident of Rancho Bernardo, California, has won the Best of Miniatures award in the extremely competitive June 2023 San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) Member’s exhibition “Color Scheming”, an in-gallery show of the SDWS at 2825 Dewey Road in Liberty Station, San Diego, CA.… Read more