Iowa Watercolor Society

 The 2014 IWS Mini-Show of Watermedia Art has drawn to a close and the three "People's Choice" winners are:  Jean Weiner with "Studio Essentials"; Evelyn Beck and "Winter Cardinal" and Richard Parker "Morning Fog".

Several new items in "Happenings!" 

Anita K Plucker is one of the 121 artists selected for North Light Book's latest watercolor competition Splash 16: Exploring Texture! Congratulations Anita.  See more in 'Happenings'!



Annual Show Calendar of Dates and Deadlines


  • Mailed paintings received by Joyce Sieve............. August 11-15
  • OR hand-deliver paintings (during library hours) to West Des Moines Public Library  August 20-21
  • Opening reception IWS/public West Des Moines Public Library August 24, 5-7 pm
  • Art exhibition.................... August 24-September 24
  • To assure being in the class, member workshop reservations/fees should be postmarked by July 19

  • Nonmember workshop registration opens July 21.  Nonmember reservations will be honored by postmarked date, as openings permit.

  • Deadline for lodging reservations............. August 15

  • Deadline for luncheon reservations/fees .. August 25

  • Workshops............. September 3-5, September 8-10

  • Annual meeting and luncheon with demonstration September 7.....11:00 am social gathering with 11:30 am meeting and 12:15 pm lunch

  • Pick up paintings (during office hours) from West Des Moines Library   September 26-27

  • Paintings not picked up by September 27 will be handled by Joyce Sieve


West Des Moines Public Library

4000 Mills Civic Parkway

West Des Moines, IA 50265
Library Hours: 

9 am – 9 pm Monday-Thursday

9 am – 6 pm Friday

10 am – 4 pm Saturday

Closed Sundays until Labor Day

After Labor Day – open Sunday 2 pm – 5 pm

 


2014 juror and instructor

The Iowa Watercolor Society is pleased to announce that the 2014 juror and workshop instructor will be Carol Carter.  Workshops are scheduled for September 3-5 and 8-10, 2014. The annual meeting will be September 7.  Check out Carol’s work on her website at www.carol-carter.com. 


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