November Virtual Demo Artist – Tara Sweeney

We all know that watercolor can be challenging. But do you think of it as being playful—and fun? Whoah–Game Changer. Tara Sweeney believes play is essential to nurturing creativity. “When I play I open up my heart and mind to make connections I

October Virtual Demo Artist – Sonja Hutchinson

Please join the  Minnesota Watercolor Society for a virtual demonstration with popular instructor & artist Sonja Hutchinson! Sonja will demonstrate, “How to Paint Colorful Whites” in Watercolor on YouTube, October 8, 2020 at * 7:15 pm*  CST at Please note the

2020 Fall Exhibition: SPLASH!

Awards Ceremony September 17th at 6:30 PM online at 2020 Judge Cris Franchevich Cris Franchevich is a visual artist and architect originally from Brazil and living in Minneapolis since 2000 with her husband and their two daughters. An avid

“Inclinations” Show Online

You can now view the Minnesota Watercolor Society Show Inclinations here Comments from our juror, Jeannie McGuire will also be included revealing the winning paintings. All prizes and ribbons will be mailed to the winners. Best in Show Award: Suzanne

August Virtual Demo Artist – Cris Franchevich

“New Date! “Sketching an Urban Landscape in Watercolor” with Cris Franchevich has been re-scheduled for Thursday, August 20th at 7 pm. Please mark your calendars for the new date! We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to bring

July Virtual Demo Artist – David R. Becker

DAVID R.BECKER BIO David R. Becker of Chicago – Artist, Illustrator, and Art Instructor – is a signature member of Transparent Watercolor Society of America and has won numerous awards for his work from watercolor societies around the country.  David

Canceled March Meeting 2020

The Minnesota Watercolor Society meeting is cancelled for this evening.  We regret we need to do this, however, we have our members health as the first priority and we want to act responsibly as an organization due to the Coronavirus.

February Meeting 2020

Marilyn Garber has a passion for plants, finding them beautiful and infinitely interesting.  This led to her work as a botanical artist, teacher, and in 2001, founder of the Minnesota School of Botanical Art. When thinking of drawing, most people

January Meeting 2020

Charlotte Laxen fell in love with watercolor over 30 years ago, and she is unafraid to experiment. Recently she found a new surface to use watercolor on—canvas! Her discovery resulted from a collaborative project between artists using many different mediums.