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Celebrating the Life of Oren Cooper

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

San Diego Watercolor Society Signature Member Oren Cooper passed away at the end of September, just shy of his 99th birthday. His family would like to invite his dear friends to his Celebration of Life. Oren’s son, Eric Cooper commented that “He was very proud of his SDWS that he was able to put on each painting.… Read more

Member News: Shinja Scheidnes

Monday, October 7th, 2019

San Diego Watercolor Society member, Shinja Scheidnes, is having her annual art show at the Spanish Village in Balboa Park.

Her loverly artwork will be on display in Gallery 23 until October 15, 2019 from 10am-4pm. All are invited to visit with her and browse the gallery!… Read more

Celebration of Life for Ally Benbrook

Thursday, September 5th, 2019
Ally Benbrook

The family of Allison (Ally) Benbrook would like to invite all of her dear friends from the San Diego Watercolor Society to her Celebration of Life on October 1, 2019 at Red Run Farms. (Map)

This event is taking place at a working ranch, so please be sure to wear closed shoes and jeans are perfectly fine.… Read more

For Sale by Member

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Lola Juris, a long-time member of SDWS is retiring and she’s selling her art supplies. Most of the brushes, papers and paint are gone, but she still has these items for sale: four painting tables, a Logan mat cutter, Prismacolor pencils, watercolor pencils, a large wooden easel, a small, wooden 12-drawer cabinet for paint-tube storage ($15), and some acrylics. If you’re interested in seeing/buying any of these supplies, please call Lola at 760-439-9999 any day before 7:00 PM, or e-mail: lolajuris@cox.net. 
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Juror Comments: August Member Show

Tuesday, July 30th, 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

Juror Comments: June Member Show

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

CAPTURING LOCAL COLOR

Angela Chang

The transparency, depth, and motion of water inspire Angela Chang to paint. She celebrates the beauty found in the juxtaposition of form. Movements generated through these connections are the primary source of inspiration for her series “Umbrellas and Sunbrellas.”

As she approaches and engages the viewer with her work, she explores depth found through the interaction of color, pattern, and form.… Read more

SD County Fair

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

We couldn’t be more thrilled about so many of our San Diego Watercolor Society members participating in the SD County Fair. And what’s better? Several paintings have been selected for awards.

Congratulations to our artists!

  • Craig Anderson
  • Drew Bandish
  • Pat Dispenziere
  • Roberta Dyer
  • Glory Giffin
  • Elaine Harvey
  • Wanda Honeycutt
  • Luis Juarez
  • Susan Keith
  • Linda Kennedy
  • Ralph Kingery
  • Carol Mansfield
  • Carolyn Nespolo
  • Cynthia Roach
  • Sherry Roper
  • Dee Ruark
  • Ann Slater
  • Mark Smith
  • Vita Sorrentino
  • Ski Torzeski
  • Ann Walker
  • Angela Westengard
  • Mary Williams
  • Jami Wright

And if we’ve missed anyone on our list, please email us so we can add you!… Read more

Have you seen our changes?

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

We’ve made it easier than ever to find the San Diego Watercolor Society in Liberty Station with brand new interior and exterior banners.

The creation of these banners was a group effort of many SDWS volunteers who generously gave their time and talent.… Read more

San Diego’s Best Poll

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Help us share our gallery with the community by nominating the San Diego Watercolor Society in the Union-Tribune’s “San Diego’s Best” poll.

It’s simple – just follow the steps below:

  1. Visit http://sdbestpoll.com
  2. Click “CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE”
  3. Click “ENTERTAINMENT”
  4. In “Entertainment Venue”, type San Diego Watercolor Society

That’s it!… Read more

SDWS Liberty School

Saturday, February 16th, 2019

The San Diego Watercolor Society, in conjunction with NTC, has been teaching watercolor painting to 3rd graders from Dewey Elementary the last two months. 

June Rubin and Susan Hewitt, Liberty School’s lead teachers, met the last eight Fridays to present lessons that engage the 8 and 9 year olds from basic mixing of paints, pen and ink, washes, color theory, design and art history.… Read more