September Live Demo

Please Join Us on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 7:00 pm  at Hopkins Center for the Arts for our MNWS monthly meeting and Artist Demo This month’s artist is Carol Wingard, who will be demonstrating her watercolor batik process which

Don Andrews Workshop “Landscape Color and Design”

The workshop is full, please email to be put on a waiting list. Learning to paint with watercolor should be fun! Don’s Landscape Workshop is geared specifically for artists eager to paint and study in a no-stress studio environment.

2022 Fall Exhibition: “Fall into Color”

Fall into Color Registration is now closed. September 27 – November 4, 2022 White Bear Center for the Arts 4971 Long Ave White Bear Lake, MN Exhibition Schedule Registration opens:        Thursday, July 21, 2022 Registration closes:        Friday, July, 29, 2022

MNWS Member’s Day

MNWS Member’s Day is back with Covid Price reduction celebration! Rain or Shine! Get inspired for a summer of painting! Plan to join us for a summer day immersed in watercolor! Please consider volunteering opportunities for: Check-in Artists Assistants (3)

James Turner LIVE! May 12th, 2022 Hopkins Center for the Arts

 Jim Turner took up watercolor painting seriously about 25 years ago, teaching at Minnetonka Center for the Arts, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, and has done workshops for the Minnesota Watercolor Society and other local societies He has won multiple awards

2022 Spring Exhibition: Spring Forth! Zoom Opening Show

See YouTube Promo Here! It’s time to get ready to enter the MNWS 2022 juried show, “Spring Forth”! We are looking forward to seeing all of the fabulous paintings our members have been busy creating. It’s always great fun to

March Live Demo Dan Wiemer is obsessed with design, negative shape making, and the ruggedness of the north.  His career path has evolved from graphic designer, to illustrator, to painter – which was the same career path of the Group of Seven, Canadian artists who Dan studied and admires.  Dan’s hallmark is

February Live Demo

Suzanne Shaff The Cuban Portrait Painting Project:     Adapting Heart-Head-Hand to Imperial-Sized Watercolor Painting There is more to painting on an Imperial-sized sheet of watercolor paper (29.5”x41”) than just making everything bigger. It’s a qualitatively different painting experience. When

January Virtual Demo

Painting in an Illusionary (ghostlike) Manner Demonstrator:  Karen Knutson    Karen will demonstrate how to have clean colors, and how to make objects ghost-like.  This will be a limited color watercolor.  Several tricks make this an easy process, but