Archive for the ‘Member News’ Category

In the News: Angus McEwan

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Angus McEwan and his painting ‘Paint Splash’ were recognized in Fife Today. His painting was accepted into the San Diego Watercolor Society’s 40th International Exhibition which is on display from October 1 – 31, 2020.

This year, Angus also achieved Signature Membership at SDWS for his third acceptance into the International Exhibition.… Read more

October Volunteer of the Month: Susan Hewitt

Thursday, October 1st, 2020
self portrait by Susan Hewitt

Congratulations to Susan Hewitt, the October Volunteer of the Month! Not only is Susan a very talented artist, but she has been active in many aspects of the San Diego Watercolor Society. She volunteered in Education/outreach, was Member Shows Director and served as President for two years.… Read more

Artist Demo: Shuang Li

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Many thanks to artist, Shuang Li, for sharing her outstanding live watercolor demonstration.

Members of the San Diego Watercolor Society can log in to view the demo from the Member Home / Account Home page.… Read more

In the news: Keming Chen & Kathleen Scoggin

Monday, September 7th, 2020

Be sure to check out the recent article about SDWS in the San Diego Reader! Artwork by Keming Chen and Kathleen Scoggin are featured.

View HereRead more

September 2020 Volunteer of the Month: Marilyn Miles

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
Marilyn Miles

Congratulations to Marilyn Miles, the September Volunteer of the Month! Marilyn has been a member of SDWS for 4 years, and stepped up as a volunteer almost from day one.  As a front-desk staffer, she was an excellent spokesperson for our organization with her efficient yet personable way of dealing with patrons and the various duties of working at our front desk.  … Read more

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)

Read more

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