“Lost in Paint” Award Ceremony We pleased to announce that CeCeile Hartleib, an accomplished representational artist who has been painting professionally since the early 1980s will judge the 2021 Fall Member Exhibition. Hartleib has taught plein-air landscape for The Atelier
Strategies for Entering Art Events Bob’s suggested questions to consider during his presentation: What is a juried show? A contest? A seal of approval? A resume item? A tool for artistic development? What does it mean to be selected or
Pam Luer’s Nature sketchbooks are things of beauty. Her finely drawn nature themes nestle within loose backgrounds amid washes of textured color. These sketchbooks are jewel-like works of art. But that’s not how she thinks of them. Pam likes to
Lisa Fertig fell in love with watercolor over 25 years ago and today loves to paint realistically in watercolor and non-objectively in acrylics. Painting in two distinct styles, representational and non-objectively which may at first appear irreconcilable but are
Twin Cities based artist, Carl Oltvedt , will judge the paintings accepted into the MNWS 2021 Spring Inclinations Exhibition. Carl Oltvedt works full-time as an artist in a variety of painting and drawing media. He relocated to the Twin Cities following
Catherine Hearding has more than 40 years of experience painting in watercolor. She earned a BA degree in zoology and botany from the University of Montana (1974). Catherine designed and marketed a line of watercolor notecards from 1974 until 1990.
Georgia Kandiko is familiar with entering her work in exhibits. Each show has a list of rules for entry (a prospectus) that tells what kinds of work are being accepted, how they must be displayed for this show, dates and
Andy began painting watercolors in the mid 1990s as a change of pace from his career as a medical illustrator. His work gained recognition after winning an international watercolor competition through American Artist magazine, appearing on their cover in 2005.
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
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 https://youtu.be/mc38GJSaqZo. Please note the