Roland Lee Awarded Governor's Mansion Artist Medal
St. George artist Roland Lee presented an art show, and received the Governor's Mansion Artist Award medal from Utah Governor Gary Herbert August 20 in a ceremony in Salt Lake City. The award is given annually to both a visual artist and a performing artist who have made significant contributions to the arts in Utah. Former Mormon Tabernacle Choir Director Craig Jessop received the award for the performing arts.
Both Governor Gary Herbert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert made the presentations before about 150 guests at a special dinner and reception held at the stately Kearns Mansion, which was donated to the state by the Kearns family.
A special exhibit of Utah landscape paintings by Roland Lee was displayed on the grounds and in the mansion during the event.
UWS FALL WORKSHOP
October 6-10, 2014
Join nationally renowned artist, Barbara Nechis, as she guides us through her award winning approaches to achieve luminous watercolor.
2015 WFWS EXHIBITION
2014 UWS WFWS Juried Artists & Paintings
West Texas Watercolor Society
Hosts the 40th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
It wasn't exactly love at first sight with watercolor. Our first interactions were pretty awkward but I was fascinated & challenged! I admit that I was a bit controlling in the beginning. As our relationship grows, though, I've learned to step back & just appreciate the amazing qualities of watercolor. I've also learned a lot about life from watercolor - patience, gratitude, humility & joy in just being together. My passion for watercolor just continues to grow!
I love watercolor. Still, for me the key is drawing skill. As one develops drawing skill they can apply it to any medium they may choose to work in. It is the understanding and insight that comes through drawing that helps me to work both in an abstract and representational manner. John Salminen says, "value does the work and color gets the credit." I find myself saying, drawing does the work and watercolor gets the credit.
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Bring your regular watercolor supplies, brushes, water bucket, etc.
Bring some simple photo samples if you would like
A heat gun, but a hair dryer works great too (an extension cord may be a good idea.
Notebook, pen, camera
You may also want to bring some watercolor paper in case you find some extra time to paint.
A treat to share
UWS CVC WORKSHOPS
Landscape Techniques Workshop
Plein Air Workshop
October 12-16, 2015
CACHE VALLEY ARTIST DIRECTORY
We are always looking for updates to our artist directory! If you are a working artist in the valley, we would love to add you to our online directory. To be added, please send us the following info: Name, Type of Artist, Studio Address (if applicable), website/blog, and email. If you would like to provide a phone number, please note that this number will be made available to the public.
Amanda Castillo Program Director, CVCA Cache Valley Center for the Arts www.CacheArts.org
43 South Main Street
Logan, UT 84321 ACastillo@CacheArts.org Cache Valley Center for the Arts
P: 435.753.6518 ext. 150
Direct Line: 435-554-7067
UWS Cache Valley Chapter Blog
The Utah Watercolor Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and advancement of art, especially water media, by holding monthly educational meetings, providing workshop opportunities from excellent artists, and by holding annual exhibitions of watercolor.