(Page last updated Feb. 24, 2017)
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Introducing WVWS Color Splash!, a monthly e-publication delivered by email This e-pub is a bonus benefit of WVWS membership. To learn more, visit the ColorSplash page on the WVWS website HERE.
2017 student winner of WVWS award
Natalie Chapman, Grade 12, Cabell Midland High School
WVWS recognizes 12th-grade student Natalie Chapman
of Cabell Midland High School as the winner of the
West Virginia Watercolor Society Award, presented by the
West Virginia Art Education Association at their
annual Youth Art Month Exhibit, currently on display
at Parkersburg Art Center. Sassa Wilkes is Natalie's teacher.
The exhibit will remain in Parkersburg until April 27, when
Natalie's work will be displayed in the lobby at the Clay Center
in Charleston during the Arts Alive Day Celebration.
Laurie Goldstein-Warren wins AWS High Winds Medal
"NYC - Cabulous" 30x22
Laurie Goldstein-Warren is among the award winners at the 2017 American Watercolor Society show! Laurie won a High Winds Medal which includes a prize of $1,750. Congratuations Laurie! For more on the 150th AWS exhibition, which includes paintings by WVWS members Laurie Goldstein-Warren and Christine Rhodes, visit http://www.americanwatercolorsociety.org/
"Local Watercolor Masters" exhibit in Wheeling
"Local Watercolor Masters" is the featured show in the Studio Gallery at Artworks Around Town, Upper Market House, Wheeling, for the month of February. The exhibit includes watercolor works by WVWS members Janet Sheehan (curator of the exhibit), Janet Hart, and Janet Rodriguez, plus Wheeling-area artists Jenny Seibert and Bill Rettig. The show opened with a reception on Friday, Feb. 3.
"United Shell Fish" by John Coffey
John Coffey Solo Show in Lewisburg
WVWS juried member John Coffey will have a solo show, “Simple Realism in Watercolor” in the Old Stone Room Gallery at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, from Jan. 6 through Feb. 27. John invites all WVWS members to attend.
Visit www.carnegiehallwv.com for more information. To see John's website, visit www.JohnCoffeyWatercolors.com