Tag Archives: Georgia Watercolor Society

2017 Georgia Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition

I returned from the Georgia Watercolor Society 2017 National Juried Exhibition on March 11th. The show was held in the beautiful Carrollton Cultural Arts Center in historic Carrollton, GA. It was a long drive from Raleigh (482 miles).  However, it is not every day you get signature status in an a watercolor association (for GWS you have be accepted in… (more…)

First Friday Artwalk in Raleigh- January 6th, 2017

I hope everyone had a great time (survived) the holidays and New Year’s Eve. Friday, January 6th is Raleigh First Friday Gallery Walk.  Artspace will be open from 6-10pm.  Food, refreshments (including the kind that make you feel tingly) will be available upstairs, and as always- there will be lots of great art by 30+ artists on two levels.  … (more…)

My artwork featured in Splash 16: Exploring Textures

The Splash series of hardcover books has long been an inspiration.  Whenever I am uninspired (this does happen) I look through the books to get ideas. Published yearly by FW Media-  each book focuses on a specific theme.  The 16th edition of the series explores texture and artists’ use of texture in their paintings. Getting into the book requires submitting… (more…)

Georgia Watercolor Society 36th Annual Juried Exhibition

Earlier this month I was returning from a long drive up north (Raleigh, NC to Storrs, CT) to visit family, and attend the American Watercolor Society 148th Annual Juried Exhibition.  My painting “Walk Down the Street- Kathmandu”  was accepted in the AWS show- I couldn’t miss seeing it.  Who knows if I will ever get into another AWS show.  Right?… (more…)

2014 Georgia Watercolor Society XXXV National Exhibition

My 1/2 sheet painting “Kathmandu Street” was accepted in the 2014 Georgia Watercolor Society National Exhibition. This painting is an example of “poured watercolor”.   I masked the whitest whites of the piece and  poured watered-down solutions of reds,yellows, and blues on top of the surface.  Tilting the paper allows the colors to blend and flow in certain areas.  A spray… (more…)