Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

The San Diego Watercolor Society features a new exhibition each month. Visitors to our gallery can enjoy the latest artwork and vote for their favorite. SDWS Members have the opportunity to enter their artwork.

Click HERE to learn more about entering member exhibitions


 

2022 42nd International Exhibition

Show Dates: Oct 2, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022
Juror: Linda Daly Baker
Online Entry Begins: Feb 4, 2022
Online Entry Ends: May 8, 2022
Jury Date: Jun 6, 2022
Notes:
ONLINE ENTRY ONLY. It is crucial to read the entire Prospectus prior to entering. All eligibility requirements including the allowed media, substrates, dates, and other important information are described in the Prospectus. San Diego Watercolor Society Members should take note that these requirements are different from a monthly member show. Please email the International Exhibition Team at ishowinformation@sdws.org with any questions. The Prospectus can be found on the International Exhibition Information page. Click HERE to visit the International Exhibition information page.

2022 May "Visual Dialogues” Member Exhibition (Gallery)

Show Dates: May 5, 2022 - May 29, 2022
Juror: Ken Goldman
Online Entry Begins: Apr 17, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Apr 30, 2022
Jury Date: May 2, 2022
Notes:
Entry Day will resume in the Gallery and will be Juried in person.  Please bring framed painting to Gallery on April 30 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  Read Member Exhibition Requirements prior to entry.

Spring TriAnnual Online Member Exhibition (Virtual Only)

Show Dates: May 15, 2022 - Jun 15, 2022
Juror: Amid El Haddad
Online Entry Begins: Apr 25, 2022
Online Entry Ends: May 7, 2022
Jury Date: May 12, 2022
Notes:
Online entry only. Artists are responsible for shipping unmatted, unframed painting to buyer.   Amid El Haddad, AWS, is an upcoming painter, Best of Show winner of the 2021 I-show, and our spring juror.  He writes, “From a very young age, I have been fascinated by the Impressionists and their ability to express the movement of light. It is this movement of light that makes objects appear, transforms them, and eventually makes them disappear. This explains my devotion to Watercolor as a medium. It allows me to navigate this world where things often remain unseen, but nonetheless deeply felt."  

2022 June "Bring Color" Member Exhibition (Gallery)

Show Dates: Jun 2, 2022 - Jun 26, 2022
Juror: Susan Keith
Online Entry Begins: May 15, 2022
Online Entry Ends: May 28, 2022
Jury Date: May 30, 2022
Notes:
Entry Day will resume in the Gallery and will be Juried in person.  Please bring framed painting to Gallery on May 28 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  Read Member Exhibition Requirements prior to entry.

2022 July "Illumination 2.0" Membershow Exhibition (Gallery) Cash

Show Dates: Jun 30, 2022 - Jul 31, 2022
Juror: Tom Schaller
Online Entry Begins: Jun 12, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Jun 25, 2022
Jury Date: Jun 27, 2022
Notes:
Entry Day will resume in the Gallery and will be Juried in person.  Please bring framed painting to Gallery on June 25 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  Read Member Exhibition Requirements prior to entry.

2022 Plein Air Exhibition

Show Dates: Nov 20, 2022 - Dec 28, 2022
Juror: Frank Eber
Online Entry Begins: Jul 1, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Aug 31, 2022
Jury Date: Sep 11, 2022
Notes:
California juror Frank Eber works in both watercolor and oils. His work is an emotional response to Nature and Beauty and conveys mystery and atmosphere. Frank is a Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society and the National Watercolor Society. He is also an Artist Member of the California Art Club.

2022 August "Grey Matters" Member Exhibition (Gallery)

Show Dates: Aug 4, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022
Juror: Drew Bandish
Online Entry Begins: Jul 17, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Jul 30, 2022
Jury Date: Aug 1, 2022
Notes:
Entry Day will resume in the Gallery and will be Juried in person.  Please bring framed painting to Gallery on July 30 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  Read Member Exhibition Requirements prior to entry.

Summer TriAnnual Online Member Exhibition (Virtual Only)

Show Dates: Aug 15, 2022 - Sep 15, 2202
Juror: Angela Barbi
Online Entry Begins: Jul 25, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Aug 7, 2022
Jury Date: Aug 12, 2022
Notes:
Juror Angela Barbi is a Spanish watercolorist whose abstract paintings explode with color. Barbi exhibits and jurors internationally. She is a founding member of the Spanish branch of the International Watercolor Society and is a Daniel Smith Brand Ambassador.    

2022 September "Break for Soup" Member Exhibition (Gallery)

Show Dates: Sep 1, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022
Juror: Edward Abrams
Online Entry Begins: Aug 14, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Aug 27, 2022
Jury Date: Aug 29, 2022
Notes:

2022 November "Lines of Communication" Member Exhibition (Gallery) Cash

Show Dates: Nov 3, 2022 - Nov 27, 2022
Juror: Carol Thomason
Online Entry Begins: Oct 16, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Oct 29, 2022
Jury Date: Oct 31, 2022
Notes:

2022 December “Do You Hear What I Hear…” Member Exhibition (Gallery)

Show Dates: Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 24, 2022
Juror: Tiffanie Mang
Online Entry Begins: Nov 13, 2022
Online Entry Ends: Nov 26, 2022
Jury Date: Nov 28, 2022
Notes: