Archive for the ‘Shows / Exhibitions’ Category

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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39th International Exhibition

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

The 39th International Exhibition at the San Diego Watercolor Society is open for entry until May 6, 2019. This year, we anticipate $19,000 in awards and look forward to an exceptional show.

The exhibition is open to all water media artists from around the globe.… Read more

March Madness at the Gallery

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

On the First Friday of each month, the San Diego Watercolor Society hosts a reception to present the month’s new exhibition.  From as many as 300 pieces entered, the juror selects 95+ for exhibition and sale.

Here are a few pictures from our March 2019 reception featuring many of the fabulous volunteers, artist members, and gallery visitors!… Read more

People’s Choice: Mike Garberick

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

Did you know that you can vote for your favorite painting at the San Diego Watercolor art gallery and the painting with the most votes wins our People’s Choice Award?

The San Diego Watercolor Society February 2019 People’s Choice Award went to artist, Mike Garberick for his painting “Port Townsend Boat Haven”.… Read more

Artist Interview: Kathleen Scoggin

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
First Place, Kathleen Scoggin, Carbon Count II

Kathleen Scoggin was awarded First Place for her painting Carbon Count II at the March 2019 Member Show “Understated Surfaces”. We love this painting and are thrilled to share a little information about Kathleen with our arts community.… Read more

Record breaking month!

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Painting sales for our February member show, “Loving the Land”, hit a new record!!! Nineteen paintings totaling $7091 were sold. Our juror, Stan Goudey selected a well rounded show with many art patron favorites!

Congratulations to member artists Linda Mullen, D.Read more