Call for Entries: WFWS 44th Annual Exhibition 2019

44th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition (2019) Featured Painting by Ian Ramsey Click here to enter UWS Award winners pictured below: May 1 – May 31, 2019  Hosted by San Diego Watercolor Society Add to Calendar **Utah Watercolor Society Members Only ** (you must be a Utah Watercolor Society member in order to enter…

Fall Show Pick Up reminder

UWS 2018 Fall Member Exhibition Best of Show: “Summer Sky” Spike Ress Attention 2018 Fall Member Exhibition Artists! November 16th is the day to pick up your painting(s) from Loge Gallery at Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Mary Pusey will be at the Loge Gallery from 12 to 4 PM to return all paintings. If you are unable…

UWS Dec 2018 Member Meeting

December Member Meeting & Holiday Social Tuesday, December 4, 2018 7p-9p Please join us for a presentation from Blick Art Materials on new forms of water media and ways to use them. Bring a pot luck item to share! Images source: public domain. copyright belongs to photographers/designers

Paint Outs

All dates and locations are subject to change due to weather or scheduling conflicts.     Questions?  Neena Plant nplant9@gmail.com   November 2018 Paint Out: Date:  Sat, November 10, 2018  10:00am-12:00pm Location:  Scheels October 2018 Paint Out: Date:  Sat, October 13, 2018  10:00am-12:00pm Location:  Bountiful Pond Directions: I-15, take the 500 S. exit. Turn left (West) until you get to Legacy Highway. Turn…

Thanks ZAP!

The Utah Watercolor Society is funded in part by the residents of Salt Lake County through the Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) program. Your support matters. Thank you! To Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks: We appreciate our grant for 2018-2019!

RECAP: Brian Thayne Workshop

UWS November 2018 Mini Workshop How to Paint Water with Brian Thayne The relaxed atmosphere of Brian Thayne’s Mini Workshop took some of the stress out of learning to paint water. He reinforced the idea that your drawing is the most important part of any painting – it helps you to see. An artist can…

UWS-CVC Nov/Dec President’s Message 2018

Hello Fellow Watercolor Friends, November is settling in and the days are getting much shorter.  There is something about the change of seasons that spurs my creativity.  I have been thinking about what little gem of encouragement I can share with you and the thought that keeps coming to mind is take a little time…

UWS Member News

  November 2018 UWS Member News UWS Member Kay Hale invites you to attend her “Big Deluxe Art Sale” private art event. November 23rd and 30th, 2018 5pm-10pm. Tour her new studio. See new artwork. Refreshments, door prizes, freebies. Contact Kay using your UWS 2018-2019 directory to get address and other details. UWS Member Shirley Bailey…

UWS Nov 2018 Member Meeting: Brian Thayne

November meeting RECAP: Brian Thayne from Midway joined us as the UWS presenter on Tuesday, November 6th and did a great demo of a girl on a horse. He shared some tips about how to paint water and save your whites and showed us how to do a layered buildup of colors and even shared…

UWS 2018 Fall Exhibition Awards & Slide Shows

The Fall 2018 UWS Member Exhibition Opening Reception and Artist Awards was held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 5p-7p at the Pioneer Memorial Theatre Loge Gallery on the beautiful University of Utah Campus. The exhibition hangs in conjunction with the production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” and will hang through…

RECAP: UWS Oct Member Meeting With Frank Eber

Frank Eber was our National artist who presented our Fall workshop and also our October member meeting. His amazing technique for creating atmosphere and mood in his paintings was evident at his presentation for our October member meeting. His painting demonstration took us from a sketch to a finished painting in a little over an…