Archive for the ‘Shows / Exhibitions’ Category

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Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Did you know that the San Diego Watercolor Society is visited by over 27,000 people every year?

We hope that all of our visitors have a wonderful experience visiting our gallery, taking a workshop, watching a painting demo, and/or enjoying one of our many special events.… Read more

Last PLCU Show for 2019

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Have you ever wondered how the Point Loma Credit Union Special Show began? We asked Mary Sue Compton who champions this effort and here’s what she shared:

In 2013, Adriana Brunner, Business Development Manager for the Point Loma Credit Union (PLCU), contacted us to ask if we would like to partner with them.… Read more

Are you ready?

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

The August 2019 monthly member show will be a Merchandise Awards Show, so get your paintings ready!

This year, the awards will be a Logan 350-1 Mat Cutter, a $50 gift card from Artist’s and Craftsman Supply, and two sets of Dr.… Read more

Special Show: Point Loma Credit Union

Friday, July 5th, 2019

The San Diego Watercolor Society has a special opportunity for our members to display their artwork at the Point Loma Credit Union on Sports Arena Boulevard.

Artwork for the August/September show can be entered for online jurying from 7/6/19 – 7/13/19.… 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

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

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

Marion Mettler – In the News

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
La Jolla resident Marion Mettler in her Bird Rock studio (Ashley Mackin-Solomon)

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Be sure to check out the article in the La Jolla Light featuring San Diego Watercolor Society member, Marion Mettler.

Marion has been awarded Best of Show for her painting “Seated No.6” in the 2019 44th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition.… Read more

Juror Comments: The Language of Art

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

The juror for the April 2019 Member Show, Kathleen Scoggin, was gracious to provide her comments for some of our accepted entries. Please read on!

Kathleen Scoggin is a contemporary abstract artist working in watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media. Her work is inspired by nature and expresses organic subjects.… 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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