Archive for the ‘Shows / Exhibitions’ Category

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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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