Archive for the ‘Shows / Exhibitions’ Category

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

SDWS Artists Accepted into 2020 WFWS Exhibition

Sunday, March 8th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that eleven artists from the San Diego Watercolor Society were juried into the 2020 Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition by award winning artist and juror Stephen Quiller.

The 2020 45th WFWS Exhibition “Watercolors Rock the Gem State” will be held at the Idaho State Museum Gallery in Boise, Idaho from June 6 to July 26, 2020.… Read more

Juror Comments: March 2020 Member Exhibition

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

The March Member Exhibition is on display until March 28, 2020 at the San Diego Watercolor Society. This outstanding watermedia show was juried by artist, Kate Ashton. We are thrilled to provide a little background about Kate and share some of her juror insights.… Read more

SDWS – In the News!

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

It is always nice to be recognized and this time, the news traveled around the globe from Australia!

In a recent article by Larry Health for the AU Review in Australia, The ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station was listed as one of the “Summer in San Diego: 7 things to do in 2020 in the Southern California city” and the San Diego Watercolor Society was included!… Read more