Archive for the ‘Member News’ Category

August 2020 Volunteer of the Month: Cris Weatherby

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

Congratulations to Cris Weatherby, our August Volunteer of the Month! Cris has been a member of SDWS for 20 years, and during that time she has been Workshop Director on two different occasions, bringing in top-name artists as workshop instructors. She has been a valuable consultant over the years to other Workshop Directors, thanks to her knowledge of and interaction with many well-known, talented watermedia artists.… Read more

In the News: Lynette Bredow

Thursday, July 16th, 2020
Tattooed Tenderness by Lynette Bredow

Lynette Bredow has been recognized in the San Diego Union Tribune for her Best of Theme painting “Tattooed Tenderness”.

Be sure to read the full interview using the link below.


NWS 50 Stars Exhibition 2020

Friday, July 10th, 2020

The National Watercolor Society’s 50 Stars Exhibition is available for viewing on their website. Follow the links below to watch their video announcement and view the virtual exhibition.

View National Watercolor Society Announcement

View Virtual Exhibition

Accepted Paintings from SDWS (Juror: Linda Doll)

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Inspiration Alert: Cris Weatherby

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Our latest inspiration during the World Watercolor Month comes from Cris Weatherby. Cris has generously created a demo that can be watched using the below link.


If you have a demo you would like to share, please email us at technology@sdws.orgRead more

July 2020 Volunteer of the Month

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Congratulations to Susan Graff, our July Volunteer of the Month! Susan joined SDWS as a volunteer at the beginning of 2020.  She volunteered to be part of the technology committee and impressed everyone with her business background and computer software knowledge. … Read more

May 2020 Volunteer of the Month

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Congratulations to Abbyann Sisk, the May Volunteer of the Month! Abbyann is an exceptionally dedicated San Diego Watercolor Society volunteer. Joining SDWS in October of 2018 she embraced volunteering at the staffing desk. She excels at greeting gallery guests with ease and manages the desk and sales with skill.… Read more

Inspiration Alert: Roberta Dyer

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

If you need a little inspiration during these uncertain times, you will certainly find it by spending some time with award-winning artist Roberta Dyer.

Roberta, a past-president of the San Diego Watercolor Society, is also a Signature member of the San Diego Watercolor Society, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, and International Society of Acrylic Painters (ISAP).… Read more

Important Announcement

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

April 2, 2020

To all our many friends and patrons,

In these unprecedented times, we are all learning new ways of going about our lives and trying to create some sense of “normalcy”.  In that spirit, even though our gallery is closed and we can’t gather together to enjoy one another’s company, we still have an April Member Exhibition, “Cheeky Monkey”, displayed on our website for all to enjoy.  We… Read more

SDWS Past Presidents Exhibition

Saturday, 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

Friday, 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