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(Page last updated Aug. 1, 2017)

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WVWS mourns passing of George Harper

WVWS charter member George Harper, 70, of Harrisville passed away July 9, 2017. Please find his obituary here: http://www.mcculloughraiguel.com/obituary/George-D.-Harper/Harrisville-WV/1741015

Our deepest sympathies to Sharon and family.


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WVWS members in 2017 Crosscurrents Exhibition at Stifel Fine Arts Center

Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center opened the 2017 Crosscurrents exhibition in early July and the juried show includes the work of West Virginia Watercolor Society members Janet Rodriguez, Jes Reger, and Laura Andreini.

Jes Reger's painting "West Virginia Flamingo" was featured on the cover of the exhibition program (see image at left) and in other public relations advertising for the show. Thomas Wharton is the juror for Crosscurrents and the exhibit will conclude on Aug. 18, 2017. Visit http://oionline.com/stifel/exhibiting to learn more.

F. Dennis Clarke wins award at BWS Mid-Atlantic exhibit

F. Dennis Clarke of Martinsburg won the Colson Art Printing Award at the 2017 Baltimore Watercolor Society Mid-Atlantic Regional Exhibition. The winning painting, "Two Watermen," can be seen above. Congratulations Denny!

Other WVWS members who had work accepted in the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional exhibition were Patricia Helmick of Fairmont, and Nancy Kautz of Harpers Ferry.