Archive for the ‘Special Events’ Category

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 Past President Show

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

San Diego Watercolor Society is celebrating 55 years by having a Past President Show in the Educational Center complete with bios next to each painting. 

Although we have had 47 presidents serving since 1965, 17 paintings of those still active are in our exhibit with a special inclusion of Ally Benbrook who recently died in September 2019. … Read more

Isn’t It Amazing

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

Looking to explore some regional art? Head over to the Visitors Center at the Mission Trails Regional Park and enjoy colorful paintings by some of our fellow members at the “Isn’t It Amazing” art exhibition.

The exhibition will run from January 4 – February 14 at the Visitor Center with a reception on Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 2-4pm.… Read more

2019 Plein Air Exhibition

Monday, December 9th, 2019

The San Diego Watercolor Plein Air Exhibition is proud to be celebrating it’s third year! This year’s exhibition was juried by San Diego artist Keiko Tanabe who has received numerous awards for her watercolors worldwide.

When asked about this exhibition, Tanabe remarked, “It’s an honor for me to be asked to judge this show.Read more

A Night at the Opera

Monday, October 21st, 2019

A few San Diego Watercolor Society artists were invited to sketch night at the San Diego Opera’s Aida dress rehearsal. These sketch evenings at the San Diego Civic Theater offer artists a unique opportunity to capture the powerful performances of the opera with their artistic talents.… Read more

Member News: Ski Torzeski

Thursday, October 17th, 2019
“Late Afternoon” by Ski Torzeski

We are thrilled to offer an original painting by award-winning member artist, Ski Torzeski, for the International Exhibition Raffle. This stunning painting will look spectacular in your home or office so be sure to visit the gallery and purchase your tickets before the lucky winner is drawn on November 1, 2019.… Read more

Share the Love

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Did you know that the San Diego Watercolor Society is visited by over 27,000 people every year?

We hope that all of our visitors have a wonderful experience visiting our gallery, taking a workshop, watching a painting demo, and/or enjoying one of our many special events.… Read more

Solo Show: Wanda Honeycutt

Monday, September 16th, 2019

If you are looking for a fun night of art in La Jolla, look no further. One of San Diego Watercolor Society’s most delightful members is having a solo show on September 21, 2019 from 5pm-7pm at the Trilogy Sanctuary. Hope to see you there!… Read more

Thomas W. Schaller!

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

We are honored to have Thomas W. Schaller, an award-winning master artist, provide the watercolor demonstration at the San Diego Watercolor Society’s July member meeting.

The meeting will be held on July 7, 2019 at 1pm at the San Diego Watercolor Society in Education Center.Read more

Raffle Winner

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

The lucky winner of “Pensive” by David Lobenberg was Tamra Reigel from San Diego. Congratulations! We hope this colorful, original artwork will be treasured in its new home.

Tamra Reigel and her gorgeous pup with “Pensive”.

The San Diego Watercolor Society will have another Opportunity Drawing in Fall 2019.… Read more