Spring Show Chroma! Opening

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

February Virtual Demo Artist – Catherine Hearding

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.

January Virtual Demo Artist – Georgia Kandiko

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

December Virtual Demo Artist – Andy Evansen

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. 

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 https://youtu.be/mc38GJSaqZo. Please note the

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.  https://youtu.be/iFk8dxKrTHA 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