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.

December Meeting 2019

Marilyn Jacobson began her professional career as a Social Worker, but has a lifelong hobby of sketching people and animals. She began working in watercolor after attending a Watercolor Society meeting in 2005 and it has been her medium of

November Meeting 2019

David Smith is a nationally recognized watercolor artist.  His paintings are represented in galleries and museums across the United States, and he has received many awards. His painting, “Shower of Light” received the Skyledge Award, as well as the cover

October Meeting 2019

Stan Fellows enjoys teaching how to combine watercolor with journaling to make a unique and beautiful record of everyday life. He teaches tips on how to make journaling fun, interesting, and memorable. Stan says, “By practicing daily in unremarkable circumstances,

Member’s Day 2019

Save the Date! MnWS Members’ Day is back! Get inspired for a summer of painting. Members’ Day returns on Saturday, June 22 at Fish Lake Park Pavilion in Maple Grove. DEMO ARTIST LINEUP 9:30 – 11:00 Demo Sonja Hutchinson demonstrates

May Meeting 2019

Suz Galloway is a member of the Transparent Watercolor Society, American Society of Botanical Artists, and Southwestern Watercolor Society and has served in several capacities on the board of the Minnesota Watercolor Society. Her work has been included in multiple

April Meeting 2019

Brief Bio from the Artist. “My personal work is informed and inspired by forms found in nature. I consider and experience the foundations of the earth as symbolic of the ‘grounding’ of spirit. Representation is distilled to form, movement, essence.