Congrats to the WFWS 2021 Exhibition Winners & THANK YOU to our Merchant Award Donors!

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Utah Watercolor Society and WFWS would like to extend Congratulations to all the Award Winners of the 46th Annula Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition.


We would also like to give a big THANK YOU to our Merchant Donors!

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Golden Artist Colors 

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Brenda Brunello Handcrafted Sketchbooks

HK Holbein Art Material

46th Annual WFWS Exhibition Awards

Best of Show:  Morning on Coronado by Richard Glassman (SDWS)

David Gale Memorial Award:  Waiting for Tim by Mila Raphael (WSO)

UWS Presidents Award  2020: A Self Portrait  by Beth Trott  (IWS)

Beehive State Award of Excellence:  Window Pane No. 46  by Stanley Kurth  (AWA)

Cache Valley Chapter Award of Merit:  Once Proud  by Sam Livingston  (WSO)

UWS Signature Members Award of Merit:  West Texas Rose  by Scott Bodell  (SWS)

UWS Members Award of Merit:  Good As It Gets by Jay Breese (CWS)

Artists’ Choice Award – Holbein:  Antiquing by Bill Dale (SWS)

Zion National Park Juror’s Award:  Shades of Evening  by Roberta Dyer (SDWS)

Capitol Reef National Park Juror’s Award:  Morning Conversation by Kathleen Lanzoni (CWS)

Arches National Park Juror’s Award:  Elect Judge Ortegaby Charles Edmondson (NMWS)

Elevated Recognition – Blick Award:  Salmon River Summer by Hugh Mossman (IWS)

Elevated Recognition – Blick Award:  The Jewel by Steve Rothert (WSO)

Elevated Recognition – Blick Award:  Orange Bags by Eric Fisher (CWS)

Elevated Recognition – Blick Award:   GTO Waiter by Frank Fuchs (NMWS)

Elevated Recognition – Blick Award:  Monolith 8 Change Agent by Kathleen Mooney (SDWS)

Elevated Recognition – Blick Award:  Free of Gravity by Deena Altman (SDWS)

Savoir-Faire/Fabriano Artistico Award:  Young Dancer by Carol McSweeney (AWA)

Golden Brunello Award:  Sugarloaf at Alta by Barbara Kidd (UWS)

Savoir-Faire/Sennelier Award:  Morning Bug by Geoffrey Allen (SDWS)

Pictured below:

WFWS 46 BEST OF SHOW: “Morning on Coronado” by Richard Glassman (SDWS)

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This year’s 46th WFWS Exhibition, hosted by UWS, takes place 5/6/21 – 6/23/21 is VIRTUAL.  

Click here to view the Web Gallery of accepted paintings from all societies along with the award winners

Ready to buy some original art?  While you are visiting the Web Gallery, go shopping!  You may purchase any of the the paintings by clicking   Add to Cart   then follow the payment prompts.  Online purchase details are located on the Web Gallery page.
This year’s Juror:  Sarah Yeoman, AWS, PWCS, PWS, DWS



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