MNWS Fall 2024 Four-Day Watercolor Workshop with Tara Sweeney

light and bright watercolor painting with blots of pink and purple scattered in the background of a young light skinned, reddish hair boy wearing a white tshirt

DescriptionPaint the beautiful complexity of the human face, step-by-step with award-winning artistTara Sweeney. Learn a three-layer, four-value, hold-the-whites approach to transparent watercolor technique. First, make a drawing to explore strong composition in support of expression. Next, create a value study

MNWS Members Day – Registration is closed

Three Great Demo Artists! Get inspired for a summer of painting, Join in for a day of immersed in watercolor! Registration is closed, thank you to those who registered. Sonja Hutchinson Dan Mondloch MarySue Krueger

MNWS Workshop Artist David R. Smith

2024 Spring Workshop Fresh & Exciting Watercolors with David R. Smith Registration: Contact Minnetonka Center for the Arts in person or via phone at (952) 473-7361 Dates: Monday April 8th-Wednesday April 10th, 9:00AM to 4:00PM Location: Minnetonka Center for the

MNWS 2024 Spring Exhibition “Ephemeral”

Registration is closed. CALL FOR ENTRY 20th annual MNWS spring exhibition “Ephemeral” to be held at Minnetonka Center for the Arts – April 11-May 17 As winter wanes and the air begins to warm, the early “Ephemeral” spring flowers put

May Demo Artist – Kar-Keat Chong – In Person

The Minnesota Watercolor Society is excited to welcome Kar-Keat Chong as our May demo artist!  Kar-Keat Chong will be demonstrating Plein Air Sketching and Watercolor. Kar-Keat was born and raised in the tropical city of George Town, Penang, Malaysia. He came to

Spring Show “Ephemeral” Opening Reception

As winter wanes and the air begins to warm, the early “Ephemeral” spring flowers put out a burst of beauty to brighten the lingering winter days, before fading away until the next spring. Artists have been busy throughout the winter

March Demo Artist – Lynn D. Pratt – Zoom Only

March Meeting Lynn D. Pratt Demonstrates Photorealistic Watercolor Techniques Thursday, March 14, 7pm, Zoom-only Demo The Minnesota Watercolor Society is thrilled to welcome Lynn D. Pratt as our March demo artist!  Lynn D. Pratt is an international and national award winning

February Meeting – Demo Artist David R. Becker – Zoom Only

David R. Becker Demonstrates Innovative Watercolor Techniques Thursday, February 8, 7pm Zoom-only Demo  David R. Becker,    Artist, Illustrator, and Art Instructor. David R. Becker spent most of his artistic life and career in the city of Chicago. He studied

January Meeting – Demo Artist Caitlin Hatch

Caitlin Leline Hatch Demonstrates Horse Portraiture Thursday, January 11, 7pm Zoom-only Demo Caitlin Leline Hatch is best known for her soulful, impressionistic watercolor paintings, with work that reflects the essence of its subjects. In animals, figures and landscapes, she captures

December Meeting – Kathleen Conover – Zoom Only

Kathleen Conover Demonstrates Abstract Techniques Thursday, December 14 at 7pm Zoom-only Demo An abstract painter at heart, Kathleen Conover enjoys nonobjective painting and a strong “abstract understructure” is a dominant theme in her work. Kathleen exhibits her work, juries exhibitions,