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2016 Jury Applications Available!
WVWS Associate and Juried members are invited to apply for either Juried or Signature status in the society. Click here to learn more!
New Juried members
The jury committee has recently completed its review.
Earning Juried Status in the West Virginia Watercolor Society are:
Donna Ashbaugh of Harpers Ferry
Janet Sheehan of Wheeling
Deanna Gillum of Buckhannon
Karen Ensor Brown of Buckhannon
WVWS Award winner announced at
West Virginia Arts Education Association student exhibit
Winner of the WVWS Award at the Youth Art Month Exhibit at the Parkersburg Arts Center is Chloe Richardson with her watercolor, "Hello." Chloie is a Grade 12 student at Wahama High School, Mason County, and her instructor is Susan Parrish
Aqueous 2016 will be in Beckley
Juror is Pat Cook, AWS, NWS.
Deadline for the show has passed, but for more information, the prospectus can be downloaded by clicking on the image at left.
"Pedicab-NYC" by Laurie Goldstein-Warren
Goldstein-Warren wins TWS Best in Show
Laurie Goldstein-Warren’s painting, Pedicab-NYC, won Best of Show in the 67th Annual Texas Watercolor Society National Exhibition. The juror was Frank Francese and the show will run at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery from April 9 - May 31, 2016.
Laurie has lots of other exhibit and award information as well, which will be part of the next WVWS newsletter. Congrats Laurie!
Laurie also had an feature article in the April 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist magazine. The article is called “Don’t Be Afraid of the Darks”. This article has many useful techniques for artists of all experience levels.