President’s Message June/July 2019

Thank you, for your approving vote for me to be your President of UWS for the 2019-2020 year. The operative words in the previous sentence “your President,” because I am here for you, all of you. Whether it is your preference to volunteer to be on the UWS Board, or attend meetings and participate, or…

President’s Closing Message 2018-2019

I joined UWS the year Nancy Lund was president in 2003. I thought you had to be a good artist to join, or I would have joined sooner! Art is important to me by itself, but through my years in the watercolor society, I have found that the experiences and friendships though art are maybe…

UWS President’s Message – March 2019

I am a good example.  Of what we should not do.  I have learned recently that the main reason that people procrastinate is due to fear of failure.  I believe this is part of my problem.  For instance, sometimes I plan to go play pickle ball.  And I often chicken out because I know that…

UWS President’s Message Dec 2018

I enjoy getting gifts as much as anyone.  However, as I think back on holidays I have enjoyed throughout the years, I don’t remember too many of the Christmas gifts I have received. Some of the most valuable gifts of this life have been experiences and the memories of them. Remarkably, I have managed to…

President’s Message – September 2018

I have always wanted to marry my two loves together:  Dance and Art.  For our September meeting I invited my Argentine Tango friends to come and perform for UWS.  This is a photo op, or if you are a fast sketcher, a drawing and or painting opportunity. I feel that performing arts and visual arts…