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WVWS Jury selects new Juried, Signature members

Rita Montrosse, head of the Jury Committee for WVWS, has announced that Christine Rhodes of Parkersburg has earned Signature Status in the West Virginia
Watercolor Society.

Also, Laura Andreini of Wheeling, Ronda Beth Albright of Martinsburg, and Cyla Allison of Hillsboro have earned Juried Status. Congratulations to you all!

2015 WVWS Workshop announcement!

Judy Reed, workshop coordinator is pleased to announce that the 2015 WVWS workshop will be led by award-winning watercolorist Jeannie McGuire of Pittsburgh, Pa.

The four-day workshop will be July 16-17-18-19, 2015, at Timberline Resort near Davis, W.Va.

Cost and other specifics are still be worked out at this time, but the registration form will be released this spring. Space is limited and we expect this workshop to fill very quickly.

Contact Judy with your questions at jmreed16@yahoo.com or 304-782-3158.

Jeannie McGuire won the American Watercolor Society Gold Medal of Honor in 2011 for her painting "Kenneth" and has been recognized in scores of other shows around the country. She has also been featured in national and international art magazines.

Learn more about Jeannie's arresting figurative paintings at her website
www.jeanniemcguire.com Click on the "workshop" page to read about her methods and materials.

2015 Aqueous Open set for the Stifel Fine Arts Center

In 2015 WVWS will be returning to the Northern Panhandle, this time to show at the Stifel Fine Arts Center, part of the Oglebay Institute.

Dates for the annual juried exhibition are July 2 - Aug. 15, 2015.

We'll announce the full calendar once everything is set.

Member News

>> Rita Montrosse of Princeton had a watercolor, “Earth’s Bounty,” accepted into the Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition at the Wichita Center for the Arts. The juror was Thomas W. Schaller, AWS, NWS.

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