Archive for the ‘Shows / Exhibitions’ Category

April Members Show “Color Zone” a Rich Rainbow

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

This is the first of a series in which I review and comment on the San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) Monthly Members Shows. These shows provide a regular venue in which members have the opportunity to submit their work to a competitive, juried exhibit that judges the submissions for inclusion into the show.… 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

In the News: Solstice Shadow

Thursday, December 10th, 2020

KPBS lists the San Diego Watercolor’s December Member Exhibition: Solstice Shadow as one of San Diego’s Top Holiday Art Events!

Be sure to read the full article for other holiday art events.

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Plein Air Exhibition Reception

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

The 2020 Plein Air Exhibition Reception was presented on Zoom! If you missed this event or would like to watch it again, please click the link below and enjoy.

Click HERE to view Virtual Reception which took place on December 6, 2020.… Read more

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

The Fourth Annual Plein Air Exhibition

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

The San Diego Watercolor Society’s Fourth Annual Plein Air Exhibition is coming up! This year’s exhibition will be hosted virtually on the SDWS website from November 22 through December 31.

The Plein Air show recognizes the amazing work of the many plein air artists in our membership, including June Maxion, this year’s recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Plein Air Painting award.… Read more

40th International Exhibition

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

The SDWS International Exhibition will be available on the website from October 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020.

Exhibition Catalog cover featuring artwork by artist Dean Mitchell

The exhibition, which represents the very best of watermedia art from around the world.… Read more

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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Artist Demo Video: Susan Keith

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Enjoy an excellent art demonstration video by Susan Keith the juror of our next Virtual Member Exhibition, “Beyond the Pale”.  In addition to recommendations for materials, Susan shares her vibrant and loose painting techniques using ox gall and water blooms to create her award-winning paintings that are exhibited world wide.… Read more

Juror Comments: April 2020 Member Exhibition

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

The April Member Exhibition is on display until April 26, 2020 exclusively on the San Diego Watercolor Society website. This outstanding watermedia show was juried by artist, Rikki Reinholz and features a wide range of subjects by our member artists. The theme for this month is “Cheeky Monkey”.… Read more