Posts Tagged ‘painting’

Plein Air with Drew Bandish

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

What a treat! The artists and delegates visiting San Diego for the 44th Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition enjoyed an afternoon at the Embarcadero painting with San Diego Watercolor Society Signature Member, Drew Bandish.

To learn more about Drew, please visit his website drewbandish.com.… 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

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

Paintout with Keiko Tanabe

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

The San Diego Watercolor Society offers numerous plein air paintout opportunities. The most recent paintout was at Old Poway Park on March 9, 2019 and featured demo artist, Keiko Tanabe.

Keiko travels the world presenting watercolor workshops. We are lucky to have her here in San Diego.… 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

February Member Show – Loving the Land

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

The San Diego Watercolor Society features a new show or exhibition every month in their beautiful gallery in Liberty Station. The show for February 2019 (running from January 27, 2019 – February 23, 2019) was juried by artist, Stan Goudey.

Stan Goudey is a southern California based, self-educated painter, having taken drawing, composition and related classes at The Art Center in Los Angeles, Grossmont College, and the San Diego City College.… Read more

Exciting Plein Air News

Monday, February 18th, 2019

One of the San Diego Watercolor Society’s members, Shuang Li, had her painting “Stroll Along Discovery Lake” selected as Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week!

Shuang Li, “Stroll Along Discovery Lake,” 2017, watercolor, 12 x 18 in., Collection the artist, Plein air

Kelly Kane is the Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine with more than 20 years of experience in art publishing.… Read more

Watercolor Educational Outreach

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Educational outreach volunteers taught two kindergarten classes on January 15th, 2019, at Rodriguez Elementary School in Logan Heights. The children were introduced to the concept of creating a variety of different kinds of lines, i.e. straight, dotted, zigzag, spiral, and curved.… Read more