2020 UWS Spring Open Exhibition

2020 UWS Spring Open Online Exhibition June 1 – August 31, 2020

2020 UWS Spring Open Exhibition

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Best of Show: “Buzzkill” by Robert Wardle

Best of Show “Buzzkill” by Robert Wardle

  Juror: David R. Smith, AWS, NWS

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  The Utah Watercolor Society (UWS) welcomes David R. Smith, AWS, NWS as the juror for the 2020 UWS Spring Open Exhibition. David enjoys the challenge of working in harmony with a fluid medium. By providing the proper environment, surrendering some control, and working with the medium, the most beautiful results oftentimes occur naturally. To keep the paintings from getting too precise, and instead, to convey a feeling of aliveness, David utilizes a number of techniques such as working wet into wet, glazing, pouring, spattering, and spraying. These techniques not only keep the painting fresh, but produce exciting interminglings and textures effortlessly. David’s favorite subjects tend to be found in nature and he loves to travel abroad as well as explore state and national parks for inspiration. Depicting a subject in great light, capitalizing on the contrast developed by light and shadow, while showcasing the assortment of jewels that happen naturally through the fluid medium keeps David eager to paint his next creation. David has studied under numerous instructors in the states and in China. He has displayed his work in galleries and museums across the United States and his work has been awarded at the state and national level. David has received Signature Membership with the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, and others.  

One Comment Add yours

  1. bnthayne says:

    So I (Brian thayne) submitted my 2 paintings to the show before all this Covid business all started, am I still ok? Entered? Don’t have to do anything? What about the miniature show? Am I supposed to pick those up soon? Do I still need to pay dues for this year? So many questions, so little time

    On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 3:34 PM Utah Watercolor Society wrote:

    > utahwatercolorsociety posted: “2020 UWS Spring Open Online > ExhibitionPLEASE read the prospectus carefully!There are changes from > previous exhibitions!! Click Here for prospectusClick here to > register Click Here for detailed instructions on using ArtCall to enter > the exhibition (for ne” >


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