Valley Watercolor Society is a non-profit organization in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California dedicated to the enjoyment of watercolor and water media painting. We hold monthly meetings with demos, watercolor workshops, and plein air paint-outs from September to June (see our detailed event listing), and an Annual Exhibit each spring.
David Smith will be be giving an online demonstration to VWS members via Zoom on November 13, 14 & 15, 2020 from 9:00am to 12:00 pm. Members on our email list will receive a link via email. David enjoys the challenge of working in harmony with a fluid medium. By providing the proper environment, surrendering …
Dear Friends, Due to ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, Lian Quan Zhen’s visit to VWS in March 2021. He will be demonstrating in our monthly member meeting, Thursday, March 11, 2021. There will be a meet & greet from 6:30 to 7:00 pm, followed by meeting and demonstration at 7:00. Members free. Non-members $5. …
HOPE YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES ARE SAFE AND WELL. Peter McDonald’s one-day workshop will be on February 21, 2021.
Above: “Purple Haze,” by Gary Friedman, 2019 First Place
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This Year’s Awards:
1st place: Gary Friedman, “Purple Haze” – $300
2nd place: Lori Pollack, “Feeling Grapeful” – $250
3rd place: Susan Gesundheit, “Requerdo” – $200
Cathy Fickes, “Shoes on the Danube” – Jack Richeson Award
Veronica Stensby, “Floral Fantasy” – Winsor & Newton Award
Spencer Mackay, “Kobe Evening” – Jack Richeson Award
Phyllis Doyon, “Iris and Birds” – Holbein Award
Peter McDonald, “My Family Tree” – Jack Richeson Award
Janis Elias, “Aztec Cycle” – Cheap Joe’s Award
Debbi Saunders, “Elefantastic” – Holbein Award
Charlotte Mullich, “Swimming Quietly” – Holbein Award
Fatemeh Kian, “Still Together” – Golden Artist Award
Julie Stroh, “Goose Creek” – Golden Artist Award
Paulette Parker, “All Hands On” – Canson Award
Dorothy Lee, “Memories” – Graphaids Award
Deborah Swan-McDonald, “Dan at Tonga Hut” – Graphaids Award
Gwen Wetzler, “Forest River #1” – Carter Sexton Award
Karen Holly, “Homeless Not Hopeless” – Carter Sexton Award
This year’s juror was Joseph Stoddard.