Archive for the ‘Member News’ Category

May Volunteer of the Month: Susan Wormsley

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Susan Wormsley is May’s Volunteer of the Month. Susan has served SDWS in many capacities over the years, and mostly “behind the scenes”; however, she was our Communications Director for several years, and in that role she created valuable contact lists for us in order to get the word out to artists and art lovers about our organization and its activities. … Read more

In the News: Kathleen Scoggin

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Did you know that San Diego Watercolor Society members are frequently featured in the news for their many accomplishments?

Be sure to read the OsideNews article about member artist and SDWS workshop director, Kathleen Scoggin!

Click HERE to go to the article… Read more

An Emerging Artists’s Journey: Carla Scheidlinger

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

At 66 years of age, I decided that I was going to get serious about watercolor painting. I am a biologist, having built a consulting practice in the restoration of natural habitats.  I had been dabbling for years, mostly en plein air and often on site at my projects, using little sketchbooks. … Read more

In the News: Coleen Reynolds

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

The Nevada Appeal featured San Diego Watercolor Society member artist Coleen Reynolds for her Best of Theme award in the February 2021 Member Exhibition.

Click HERE to read… Read more

In the News: Craig Anderson

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

SDWS Signature Member, Craig Anderson, has been recognized in the Patch for his second place award in the San Diego Watercolor Society February Member Exhibition. Congratulations, Craig!

Read all about it with the below link. more

In the News: Ed Abrams

Friday, February 12th, 2021

Congratulations to San Diego Watercolor Society Ed Abrams who recently received an Honorable Mention in the Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition for his painting “Bugle Boy”

To view Ed’s painting and the rest of the exhibition, please follow the link below.… Read more

February Volunteer of the Month: Sandie Seckington

Friday, February 5th, 2021

Sandie Seckington is February’s Volunteer of the Month. She is a dedicated, long term volunteer, always willing to go the extra mile and making sure everything is completed correctly. Sandie has always been a consistent and friendly staffer, sitting the front desk nearly every month since 2013. … Read more

In the News: Signature Artists

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

Congratulations to our Signature Artists who were accepted into the Fallbrook Art Center 12th Annual Signature Show opening February 13 through April 11 2021. This gallery is open. Treat yourself to an inspirational visit. Entry is $6 and the Opening Reception is $10.… Read more

WFWS Announcement

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

“The San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) is proud to announce that 28 of our member artists have been accepted into the 46th Western Federation of Watercolor Societies’ 2021 Exhibition in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

SDWS members submitted 19% of the 829 entries, and have 28 of the 100 paintings accepted into the show! … Read more

January Volunteer of the Month: Dwight Little

Monday, January 4th, 2021

Dwight Little is a great example of what makes SDWS thrive.  He’s been a member for years, working to smooth the transition from Kettner to Liberty Station. Dwight built the gallery partitions where we display our art. He constructed our shelves in the storage room and has tirelessly adjusted the lighting and made labels for all our exhibitions.… Read more