Peggy Weiner Wins First Place in August Members Show

August 10th, 2021

Peggy Weiner, an artist and resident of Escondido, California, won the first-place award in the continuingly competitive August 2021 Member’s exhibition “Lazy Days” held virtually by the San Diego Watercolor Society available to view on the website, www.sdws.org.  Weiner’s painting entitled “Anna” was selected by prominent artist and juror Robin Erickson for this honor.… Read more

Angela Westengard Wins Best of Miniatures in July Members Show

August 10th, 2021

Angela Westengard, an artist and resident of San Diego, California, won the Best of Miniatures award in the continuingly competitive July 2021 Member’s exhibition “Complement Conversations” held in the gallery of the San Diego Watercolor Society at 2825 Dewey Rd, Suite 105 Building 202, San Diego, CA; and also available to view on the website, www.sdws.orgRead more

Richard Glassman Wins First Place in July Members Show

August 10th, 2021

Richard Glassman, an artist and resident of San Diego, California, won the first-place award in the continuingly competitive July 2021 Member’s exhibition “Complement Conversations” held in the gallery of the San Diego Watercolor Society at 2825 Dewey Rd, Suite 105 Building 202, San Diego, CA; and also available to view on the website, www.sdws.orgRead more

Juror Comments and Awards August 2021 Member Show “Lazy Days”

August 10th, 2021

Juror: Robin Erickson

Juror Commendations

Charging Through by
Thomas Franca
Charlie by Susan Slater
Dress Rehearsal by Edward Abrams
Making Music, study by Julie Anderson
Erratic Evolution by Melodie Tune

Honorable Mentions

Golden Girls by Nancy Frey
Logjam by Lynn Slade
Market Daze by Anne McCartney
Redheads by Lyudmila Tomova
Quick Study – Red by Joan Captain

Best of Theme

This painting seemed to exemplify what people do on lazy days….relax… Read more

Juror Comments and Awards July 2021 Members Show “Complementary Conversations”

August 9th, 2021

Dean Mitchell, Juror

Juror Commendations:

Botanical Busyness by Alice Kayuha
Enter the Gates of Peace by
Gabriel Stockton
Navy Wake by Drew Bandish
Up Against the Cold by Susan Keith

Honorable Mentions:

Door at San Juan Capistrano
by
Astrid Edel Walter
Finding Light by Betty Hock
One Fine Day by Nannette Farina
Tracking Sharks by Melodie Tune
Lines of Communication 292, PETCO.COM
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Studio Workshop with Luis Juarez

August 4th, 2021

San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) is pleased to offer a two-day in-person workshop with local artist Luis Juarez titled “Watercolor Impressions, How to Paint with Confidence” on Thursday, September 23rd – Friday, September 24th, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the SDWS’s Liberty Station studio at 2825 Dewey Rd, Suite 105 Building 202, San Diego, CA 92106.… Read more

Premier Workshop with Don Andrews

August 4th, 2021

San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) is pleased to offer a 3-day premier watercolor workshop for “Landscape Color & Composition”, a Zoom event taught by Don Andrews on Monday, September 13 – Wednesday, September 15, 2021. From the comfort and privacy of your own home or studio, you can participate fully in this workshop that is geared specifically for artists who are eager to paint and study in a no-stress studio environment.… Read more

SDWS Paintouts – JOIN US!

August 4th, 2021

SDWS Paintouts have started up again and will be around Shelter Island during August. Click on the SDWS Calendar dates for exact time and location.

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August Volunteer of the Month: Sharon Sheehan

August 3rd, 2021

Sharon Sheehan is our Volunteer of the Month. For many years, she has been working diligently behind the scenes as the SDWS Workshop Registrar. Sharon has handled a multitude of tasks, including managing all aspects of workshop enrollment. From registrations to refunds and cancellations to communicating with registrants, Sharon has worked with the Workshop Director and Bookkeeper to keep track of data and make sure everyone is on the same page.… Read more

Virtual Show “Lazy Days” Channels the Feeling of Summer

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