Archive for the ‘Member News’ Category

Thomas W. Schaller!

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

We are honored to have Thomas W. Schaller, an award-winning master artist, provide the watercolor demonstration at the San Diego Watercolor Society’s July member meeting.

The meeting will be held on July 7, 2019 at 1pm at the San Diego Watercolor Society in Education Center.Read more

Juror Comments: July Member Show

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

To help San Diego Watercolor Society members understand more about the jury process, SDWS asks jurors for comments.  Please remember these are informal comments to provide insight into the juror’s evaluation process.  They should be considered just another data point, the same way that demonstrating artists make comments on their process or methods. … Read more

Member News: Sue Zinngrabe Gold

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Woohoo!! Another solo show for one of our talented San Diego Watercolor Society members. Congratulations, Sue!

SUE ZINNGRABE GOLD Solo Show
Featuring watercolor paintings and woodcut prints
Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
9500 Aero Drive, San Diego

Show runs until August 23, 2019.… Read more

Member News!

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

The San Diego Watercolor Society is simply bursting with talented artists! We learned that one of our members recently launched a new endeavor on Etsy and we are pleased to share this member news with you.

One of our members, Linda Mullen, who paints breathtaking florals has recently started offering downloadable step-by-step lessons on Etsy.… Read more

Huntington Library Trip

Monday, June 17th, 2019

What do you call a bus full of art enthusiasts? Well, we call it awesome.

The San Diego Watercolor Society organized a bus trip to the Huntington Library near Pasadena on June 6, 2019. As you will see from the pictures a few of the attendees sent to us, it was an outstanding day filled with beautiful, inspirational sights.… Read more

Julie Anderson – Best of Theme

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

The June Member Show theme “Capturing Local Color” was thoroughly evident in Julie Anderson’s painting ‘In Search of Orangutans’ and was awarded Best of Theme by juror, Angela Chang. Angela’s commented, “I am viewing this theme as capturing the local color of San Diego, rather than the literal meaning of the local color of an object.Read more

SD County Fair

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

We couldn’t be more thrilled about so many of our San Diego Watercolor Society members participating in the SD County Fair. And what’s better? Several paintings have been selected for awards.

Congratulations to our artists!

  • Craig Anderson
  • Drew Bandish
  • Pat Dispenziere
  • Roberta Dyer
  • Glory Giffin
  • Elaine Harvey
  • Wanda Honeycutt
  • Luis Juarez
  • Susan Keith
  • Linda Kennedy
  • Ralph Kingery
  • Carol Mansfield
  • Carolyn Nespolo
  • Cynthia Roach
  • Sherry Roper
  • Dee Ruark
  • Ann Slater
  • Mark Smith
  • Vita Sorrentino
  • Ski Torzeski
  • Ann Walker
  • Angela Westengard
  • Mary Williams
  • Jami Wright

And if we’ve missed anyone on our list, please email us so we can add you!… Read more

Have you seen our changes?

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

We’ve made it easier than ever to find the San Diego Watercolor Society in Liberty Station with brand new interior and exterior banners.

The creation of these banners was a group effort of many SDWS volunteers who generously gave their time and talent.… Read more

Plein Air with Drew Bandish

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

What a treat! The artists and delegates visiting San Diego for the 44th Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition enjoyed an afternoon at the Embarcadero painting with San Diego Watercolor Society Signature Member, Drew Bandish.

To learn more about Drew, please visit his website drewbandish.com.… Read more

Juror Comments: 44th Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

JUROR COMMENTS 

Kathleen Conover, Juror
Kathleen Conover, Juror

Juror’s Bio

Master Artist, Kathleen Conover exhibits her work, juries exhibitions, gives demonstrations and teaches in-depth workshops. She has been juried into more than 200 exhibitions, receiving national and international recognition for the vision, innovative techniques, and fearless expression that give rise to her unique designs.  Painting with openness to her subject matter, she is guided by intense observation and deep personal reflection.  The result is rich symbolic layers of literal and figurative design.… Read more