Archive for March, 2019

Pay to Win!

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Don’t miss out on this great OPPORTUNITY to own an original David Lobenberg Watercolor valued at $1800! You can show your support for the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies 2019 Exhibition hosted by SDWS by not only Buying Raffle Tickets but by sharing our raffle with friends and family on Facebook, via email or just chatting with your neighbors.… Read more

Support SDWS with Amazon Smile

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Did you know that you can support the San Diego Watercolor Society by shopping on Amazon?

Shop at and AmazonSmile donates to the San Diego Watercolor Society. 

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same services as featured on… Read more

Jay Andrews

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

written by Penni Rubin

This week we lost a dear friend and talented master watercolorist- Jay Andrews. His dedication to painting and helping others was always present at our Wednesday paintouts. His compositions and trees were phenomenal and everyone who painted with him respected him so much .… Read more

Huntington Library Bus Trip

Friday, March 29th, 2019

What: Huntington Library Bus Trip

When: June 6, 2019

Cost: $50


Visit this expansive estate near Pasadena, featuring art galleries, a library of rare manuscripts and 150 acres of one of the world’s finest botanical gardens. Explore the Library’s treasures of 18th-century British art, including the famous “Pinkie” painting.… Read more

SDWS in the news!

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

For those who missed the great coverage of the San Diego Watercolor Society on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego, here is the replay from their January 7, 2019 broadcast.

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39th International Exhibition

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

The 39th International Exhibition at the San Diego Watercolor Society is open for entry until May 6, 2019. This year, we anticipate $19,000 in awards and look forward to an exceptional show.

The exhibition is open to all water media artists from around the globe.… Read more

Chaos to Order

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

The one and only, Kathleen Conover, was at the San Diego Watercolor Society to teach her Chaos to Order workshop. Workshop attendees had a blast learning new techniques and created some incredible artwork!

Kathleen was also the featured artist at the regular monthly member meeting and her demo will be available on our website for members very soon.… Read more

Paintout with Keiko Tanabe

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

The San Diego Watercolor Society offers numerous plein air paintout opportunities. The most recent paintout was at Old Poway Park on March 9, 2019 and featured demo artist, Keiko Tanabe.

Keiko travels the world presenting watercolor workshops. We are lucky to have her here in San Diego.… Read more

March Madness at the Gallery

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

On the First Friday of each month, the San Diego Watercolor Society hosts a reception to present the month’s new exhibition.  From as many as 300 pieces entered, the juror selects 95+ for exhibition and sale.

Here are a few pictures from our March 2019 reception featuring many of the fabulous volunteers, artist members, and gallery visitors!… Read more

Talented Teen Artist

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
Artist Joshua Guy next to his painting, “Terrace Views”

Joshua Guy, our youngest watercolor member artist, stands by his painting, “Terrace Views”, at our recent First Friday reception, on 3/1/19. Josh, age 16, has already had four accepted paintings in member shows, since becoming a new member in 2018.… Read more