Archive for the ‘Shows / Exhibitions’ 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

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 sdws.org 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

SDWS Past Presidents Exhibition

Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Enjoy the paintings and biographies from the SDWS Past Presidents Exhibition from the comfort of your home. 

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Important Announcement Regarding April Member Show

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Good news! Even though the gallery itself is closed until April 25th, the April member show “Cheeky Monkey” is on! 

We have adapted the show to be an “Exhibition” displayed in a virtual format only. Please be advised however that the paintings will not be offered for sale as the gallery sales department is in the process of developing a protocol for shipping paintings that are not physically present at the gallery.… Read more

NWS 50 Stars Exhibition

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

We are pleased to announce the two paintings selected to represent the San Diego Watercolor Society in the upcoming NWS 50 Stars Exhibition.

Two paintings, “Magic Garden” by Carol Mansfield, and “Washing Up” by Thomas Schaller, have been selected by our juror, Linda Doll, to be the entries from SDWS in the NWS 50 Stars Exhibition which will run from July 9 through September 6, 2020. … Read more

An Important Message From Our President

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

To all our many friends and patrons:

We here at SDWS take the health and well-being of you and all of our many dedicated members and volunteers very seriously. It is for that reason that we have taken the unprecedented step of closing our physical gallery to the public at least through April 25, 2020 to protect you and us from the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus. … Read more