Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS) 44th Annual Exhibition
Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS)
43rd Annual WFWS Exhibition
May 1 – June 24, 2018
Host Society – Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG)
UWS Delegate – Colleen Reynolds, firstname.lastname@example.org
View UWS winning entry paintings
Key Dates for Arists:
Dec. 1, 2017 – Entry deadline for completed form, digital image, and entry fee to your local delegate
Feb. 5, 2018 – Accepted notices and shipping instructions go out to artists
Mar. 26, 2018 – Accepted paintings and required information and handling fee due to SAWG
Mar. 30, 2018 – Deadline to register for convention and hospitality events
Apr. 30-May 4 – Ted Nu`all Workshop meets 9 AM to 4 PM daily
May 4, 2018 – 2:00 – 6:00 PM trip to Arizona Sonora Desert Museum and Artist Dinner following at 6:30 PM.
May 5, 2018 – 2:00 – 5:00 PM Exhibit Opening and Gallery Gala
May 5, 2018 – 7:00 – 9:30 PM – WFWS43 Awards Dinner at El Dorado Golf Course Club House
May 6, 2018 – 6:00 – 10:00 AM – Farewell Breakfast
No further activities planned, but suggestions available for those who wish to stay for a vacation!
Congratulations to the following UWS members who were selected for this year’s Western Federation of Watercolor Socieites annual exhbition:
View UWS winning entry paintings
42nd Annual WFWS Exhibition
Pour It On!
Congratulations to Spike Ress
Award of Merit for Cool Silents
41st Annual WFWS Exhibition
June 9 – August 28, 2016
JUROR: Sterling Edwards
Out of 87 entries for Western Fed 41, six were accepted into the exhibition. They are:
We congratulate these folks, and wish them luck and success as they represent our organization in June at the Arvada Center in Colorado.
40th Annual Western Federation 7of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
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WFWS Award Winners
Congratulations our UWS Artists!
Out Crop by Joyce Baron – Award of Excellence
Hope by Carl Purcell – Award in memory of Margie Fowler, Della Leonard, Jimmy Lipps
Seedling Transitions by Linda Burruss – Merchandise Award from Golden Artist Colours Inc.
The Standing Stones of County Meath by Kathy Sutherland – Merchandise Award from Chartpak Inc. and Jack Richeson and Co.
There were 937 paintings entered this year and 67 from UWS. It must have been difficult for the juror to discount ANY of them!
UWS accepted entries:
Your WF Delegates
APRIL 16 – JULY 15, 2015
39th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
April 1st – April 30th, 2014
|The winners are:
Honorable Mention: Rebecca Hartvigsen
Merchant Award: Kathy Sutherland
Waterworks Artist Group: Kristi Grussendorf
Other juried artists:
CONGRATULATIONS to these very fine artists.!
WFWS 38th Annual Exhibition
June 1 – July 9, 2013
Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd Irving, TX 75062
Hosted by the Southwestern Watercolor Society
Juror: Mark Mehaffey
Congratulations to the ten UWS members whose paintings were selected by Juror Mark Mehaffey to appear in the 38th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition at the Irving Art Center in Irving, Texas, June 1 – July 7, 2013.
The UWS artists whose paintings were selected for WFWF38 are: Joyce Baron, Terrece Beesley, Lynda Burruss, Kristi Grussendorf, Kazuko Hill, Sue Martin, Carl Purcell, Irene Rampton, Spike Ress,and Kathy Sutherland.
Congratulations to our UWS artists for their WFWS cash and merchandise awards!
Kathy Sutherland Crow
Kazuko S. Hill Waka
Irene Rampton Feline Fantasy
Spike Ress Desert Corral
Linda Burruss Birds on a Wire
An additional congratulations will go to three UWS artists who will also achieve WFWS Signature Member status this year. With their acceptances in this current exhibit, as well as three other WFWS exhibits in the past, they are: Terrece Beesley, Kristi Grusendorf and Irene Rampton.
Plan a trip to Dallas, join in the Awards Opening Reception on Saturday, June 1, in Irving Texas, and see some of the most beautiful water based artwork in the West. Our hosts this year are the members of the Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS) of Dallas/Fort Worth. Congratulations to our UWS artists, and to all of the WFWS38 Accepted Artists.
2012 WFWS Show:
|April 13 – May 19, 2012
Marjorie Barrack Museum on the UNLV Campus, Las Vegas, NV
Hosted by the Nevada Watercolor Society
|Tokyo Market Street, Ian Ramsey|
2011 WFWS Show:
|Chicken Dreams by Gene Klatt||Hosted by the New Mexico Watercolor Society – Held in Albequerque, NM|
2010 WFWS Show:
Hosted by the Utah Watercolor Society – Held in Salt Lake City, UT
2009 WFWS Show:
Hosted by the San Diego Watercolor Society – Held in San Diego, CA