The Iowa Watercolor Society Miniature show gallery opening night is Friday, May 17, from 6:30 to 8 pm at the St. Mark Gallery, St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1105 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines. The show exhibition dates will be May 17 through June 14 from 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday. Stop by and see some lovely works of art in a miniature format. Watch for the show to be "hung" HERE soon!
Check the link "Happenings" and "Member News" above for news on workshops and information on what members are doing.
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The Iowa Watercolor Society is pleased to announce that Birgit O'Connor will be the juror and instructor for the 2013 annual show and workshops. Workshops will be September 4-6 and September 9-11 with the annual meeting September 8. http://www.birgitoconnor.com/
Congratulations to Marvella Blome for her first-place painting "Rendezvous".
The complete display of winning artwork may be found under the"2012" then "2012/2012 annual meeting" link above, then select the sublink "Gallery of 2012 Show".
Congratulations to the new signature members for 2012!
Sharon Granzow, Joan Kafer-Kerns, Barb McGee,
Louise O'Donnell, Diane Rattner, Paula Schrad, Jean Weiner, Karen Young
2012 Awards Iowa Watercolor Society
First Place - Marvella Blome "Rendezvous"
Second Place - Linda Fries "Amen"
Third Place - Robert Zeidler "Pushing North"
Fourth Place - W. D. Lee "No Strings Attached"
Fifth Place - Janice Bell "Trumpet Flowers"
Best Transparent Watercolor Award - Leslie Leavenworth "Matthew and Bo"
Honorable Mention Awards
Jack Richeson Award - Richard Leet "Nightfall Midst Autumn Oaks"
Golden Artist Colors, Inc. Award - Jean Wiener "Pippi, Meema's Pride"
Cheap Joe's Award - Susan Baer "Growing Up"
Jack Richeson Award - Jan Vander Linden - "Above and Beyond"
Daniel Smith Award - Louise O'Donnell "Talking it Over"
Holbein Award - Larry Castek "Venice Reflections"
Guerrilla Painter Award - Judy Thompson "Downtown Strut"
The Brush Guys Award - Jo Myers-Walker "Still Life July"
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