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Aqueous 2013- Pittsburgh Watercolor Society

My modest goal for 2013 was to exceed the # of juried watercolor shows I was in last year. 2012 was the first year I entered watercolor exhibitions.  I was accepted in 3 competitions-  The Adirondack National Exhibition of American Watercolor, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, and The Watercolor Society of North Carolina shows. I accomplished my goal this year when my… (more…)

John Salminen watercolor workshop- finished painting

Last month I attended the John Salminen watercolor workshop at the Arts of the Albemarle in historic Elizabeth City, NC.  It was a great workshop led by the renowned watercolor painter.  I, and the other participants in the workshop, spent the entire week working on one painting. Generally, I paint loose and fast.  Working in a slow and methodical manner… (more…)

Illinois Watercolor Society exhibition- Small Waters 2012

A few months ago I entered a small watercolor in the Small Waters Exhibition sponsored by the Illinois Watercolor Society.   As luck would have it, my piece was accepted by juror Suzanne Hetzel, PWS, IWS, LWS. The painting I entered is an architectural study of the Nyatapola Temple in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bhaktapur.  Bhaktapur is a… (more…)