November 3, 2017 -
January 21, 2018

Delaware Watercolor Society Juried Fine Art Exhibition
November 3, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Biggs Museum of American Art
406 Federal Street, Dover, DE

CALL FOR ENTRIES

All Delaware Watercolor Society (DWS) members, Associate Members and non-members are encouraged to enter this exhibition which will hang in the main gallery on the 1st floor in the Biggs Museum of American Art, over, Delaware.

Juror and Awards Judge
: Mr. Mick McAndrews. He is a signature member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Society (Crest Award), the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society (Sylvan Grouse Guild), and the Baltimore Watercolor Society. Additionally, he is an Artist Member of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association and a sought-after workshop instructor. For additional information about McAndrews and to see images of his work, please visit www.mickmcandrewsfineart.com

AWARDS - DWS will present monetary awards totaling $600.00 and ribbons for First, Second, and Third place winners. The juror will select up to four Merit awards recognizing artistic merit; these are non-monetary awards.

Click here for more information, entry form and the complete Prospectus.

1st Place
Anna Bellenger
The Prize

John Hassler's Bernard

2nd Place
Steve Cole
Field Boots

Susan Gray's Might Be Fish

3rd Place
Dale Sheldon
High Tide, Tangier Island

Christine Heyse's Ferry Ride

Merit Awards

Christine Heyse - Santorini
Nancy Mysak - Barnyard Scuffle
Paige Ruby- Dune Grasses at Assateague
Donna Winterling- Market Economy

 

November 5, 2017 to -
November 4, 2018

Bimonthly Exhibitions - Delaware Humane Association
November 5, 2017 - November 4, 2018

Midway Plaza, 18675 Coastal Highway, Suite 8.
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

CALL FOR ENTRIES

All Delaware Watercolor Society (DWS) Signature Members and Associate Members are encouraged to display artwork at the Delaware Humane Association. Each member may exhibit, on a space available basis, up to three pieces of art for a period of 60 days in accordance with the rules stated below. Artists are invited to submit up to three original works in any water-based media, except for water-based oils. DWS will accept works in watercolor, acrylic, multi-aqueous media works. Art may be executed on paper, Yupo, canvas, Aquabord or Claybord. No digital art, or digitally enhanced art will be accepted. All works must be for sale. No giclées or prints are permitted. Anyone entering must be 18 years or older.

For more information, the prospectus, and exhibition dates, click here.

 

May 1 - to
May 31, 2017

Delaware Watercolor Society Juried Fine Art Exhibition
May 1, 2017- May 31, 2017
Nassau Valley Vineyards, 32165 Winery Way, Lewes, DE 19958

Call for Entries

All Delaware Watercolor Society (DWS) Artist members, Associate Members and Non-members are encouraged to enter this exhibition which will hang in Gallery One at the Nassau Valley Vineyards.

JUROR/JUDGE: SARAH YEOMAN, PWCS WILL BE OUR JUROR OF SELECTION AND AWARDS JUDGE FOR THIS EXHIBITION. MS. YEOMAN IS WELL KNOWN FOR HER EXTRAORDINARY PAINTINGS, HER ABILITIES AS AN INSTRUCTOR AND AS AN INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP LEADER.

AWARDS - DWS will present monetary awards totaling $600.00 and ribbons for First, Second, and Third place winners. The juror will select up to four Merit awards recognizing artistic merit; these are non-monetary awards.

Click here for more information and the complete Prospectus.

1st Place
Anne Hannah
Nevada Falls

John Hassler's Bernard

2nd Place
Elizabeth Collard
Ascending

Susan Gray's Might Be Fish

3rd Place
Anne Crown-Cyr
Poppies

Christine Heyse's Ferry Ride

Merit Awards

Christine Heyse - Mayport Shrimp
Joan Fabbri -Harbor Of Refuge Lighthouse
Sara Gallagher- The Many Faces Of America
Nancy Mysak - Bald Cypress At Trap Pond

 

November 1 - to
December 14, 2016

DWS Judged Watermedia Exhibition at Wilmington University

All Delaware Watercolor Society (DWS) Artist and Associate members and non-members are encouraged to enter this show, which will hang in the visitor’s gallery in the Administration Building at Wilmington University in Dover, DE.

This is a two-tiered exhibition. First and Second Place Awards will be presented in each tier: Emerging Artists and Established Artists.

DWS will present monetary awards totaling $600. In addition, up to six non-monetary, Merit Awards will be presented to artists whose paintings demonstrate significant artistic value deserving acknowledgement.

Click here for a detailed prospectus.


 

August 17

Our 1st Watercolor Splash Party
Come Join the Fun!

August 17, 2016
  • Afternoon Session: 1:00 pm to 3:30pm
  • Evening Session: 6:30pm to 9:00pm
At The Glade Clubhouse, 16 Glade Farm Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Cost: $25.00 per person

Create a 10 x14-inch, Watercolor Painting in 2 ½ hours as you follow our instructor’s demonstrations and step-by-step instructions. If you haven’t ever picked up a brush—you’re in luck—absolutely no experience required to participate. All materials: watercolor paints, brushes, and paper are supplied. Plus, you’ll get a chance to meet other potential artists and enjoy some light refreshments Bring your friends, 16 years and older. Seating is limited to 20 participants per session.

Advance registration & payment are required, call Pat at 609-220-8626 or Beth at 302-645-4821 to make your reservation today.

 

July 2016

Award Winners
Fine Art Exhibition
Nassau Valley Vineyards & Winery.

Click here for the Juror's statement about the paintings selected.

 

1st Place
John Hassler
Bernard

John Hassler's Bernard

2nd Place
Susan Gray
Might Be Fish

Susan Gray's Might Be Fish

3rd Place
Christine Heyse
Ferry Ride

Christine Heyse's Ferry Ride

Merit Awards

Anna Bellenger - Damsel in Distress
Ruth Ann Kaufman - Tulip Festival
Bonnie Quesenberry - Warrior Strong
Gail Zinar - Squall

 

April 25

Come Paint with Us: Watercolor for First Timers
Coastal Library
Bethany Beach, DE
10:30 a.m.– 2:30 p.m.  FULL!
As part of our outreach efforts and library program, DWS is offering an introductory experience to help to explore this exciting and sometimes unpredictable medium with those who want to try watercolor.

April 29 -
mid June

Back Porch Café Invitational Exhibition
Twenty-five paintings by DWS members who are Signature Artists and/or have received awards during 2014-15.

May 14

Plein Air Painting -
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sussex Garden Tour
Sussex Gardeners have invited DWS artist to pain in six gardens in and near the Rehoboth Beach Yacht and Country Club.  A “free lunch” will be available to all artists who participate at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 20276 Bay Vista Road, Rehoboth behind Big Fish Grill.

If you’d like to paint in the gardens, please contact Anne Cyr, 302-226-7781 or delawarewatercolorsociety@gmail.com.