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Virtual Show “Lazy Days” Channels the Feeling of Summer

Monday, July 26th, 2021

by Carla Scheidlinger

The August 2021 Members Show of the San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) is a virtual show, with the paintings available for viewing on-line only. Juror Robin Erickson selected paintings for the show with the theme “Lazy Days”. Her selections, and comments for the top awards, are shown elsewhere in the SDWS blog.… Read more

July Gallery Show “Complement Conversations” Invites Engagement

Monday, July 26th, 2021

by Carla Scheidlinger

Paintings of flowers and plants were very well represented in this show. In addition to two that were singled out for awards, it is worth taking a look at some others that made good use of complementary colors.… Read more

Gabriel Stockton Chats with Savoir Faire

Saturday, July 10th, 2021

San Diego Watercolor Society’s (SDWS) Member Show Director Gabriel Stockton was featured in a one-hour interview with Pierre-Yaan Guidetti of Savoir Faire, an importer of fine arts. Guidetti’s weekly interviews tie artists worldwide who are sometimes new to him together with some of his favorite prominent artists from around the globe, so Gabriel was in august company.… Read more

“Violent Hues” Virtual Show Stuns with Visual Diversity

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

The June Members Show of the San Diego Watercolor Society was conducted virtually, with juror Bob Burridge evaluating over 300 submissions to award three top places, a Best of Theme, and five each Juror Commendations and Honorable Mentions. All of the works, including the awarded ones, can be seen in the gallery of the SDWS web page at https://www.sdws.org/galleryart.php?cat=6968Read more

Juror Comments: June 2021 Members Show. “Violent Hues”, juror Bob Burridge

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Juror Commendation
“Chester”
by Jean Silva

I have a thing for animated trees that dance. Also I enjoy unique and original points of view. The graphic design and gentle colors caught my attention.


Juror Commendation
“Plaza Hotel”
by Edward Abrams
I love the structural strength, the movement and one focal point.… Read more

North Park Artist Stephanie Van de Wetering wins Best of Theme

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Stephanie Van de Wetering, an artist and resident of North Park, San Diego, California, won the Best of Theme award in the competitive June 2021 Member’s exhibition “Violent Hues” held virtually in June 2021, on The San Diego Watercolor Society website, www.sdws.orgRead more

San Diego Artist Richard Glassman Wins Third Place

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Richard Glassman, an artist and resident of San Diego, California, won the third-place award in the continuingly competitive June 2021 Member’s exhibition “Violent Hues” held virtually in June 2021, on The San Diego Watercolor Society website, www.sdws.org.  Glassman’s painting entitled “Aspects of Aging (The Obsession)” was selected by prominent artist and juror Bob Burridge for this honor, out of more than 300 entries.… Read more

Orange County Artist Haesung Choi Wins Second Place

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Haesung Choi, an artist and resident of Orange, California, won the second-place award in the continuingly competitive June 2021 Member’s exhibition “Violent Hues” held virtually in June 2021, on The San Diego Watercolor Society website, www.sdws.org.  Choi’s painting entitled “Happy Birthday” was selected by prominent artist and juror Bob Burridge for this honor, out of more than 300 entries.… Read more

Poway Artist Cynthia Roach Wins First Place

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Cynthia Roach, an artist and resident of Poway, California, won the first-place award in the continuingly competitive June 2021 Member’s exhibition “Violent Hues” held virtually in June 2021, on The San Diego Watercolor Society website, www.sdws.org.  Roach’s painting entitled “Friday” was selected by prominent artist and juror Bob Burridge for this honor, out of more than 300 entries.… Read more

Thomas Franco Wins Honorable Mention for Miniatures in May Show

Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

Thomas Franco, an artist and resident of Tierrasanta, San Diego, California, won the Honorable Mention for Miniatures award in the continuingly competitive May 2021 Member’s exhibition “Shape Zone” held as a gallery show in May 2021, at The San Diego Watercolor Society gallery at 2825 Dewey Road in Liberty Station, San Diego, California.… Read more