UWS FYI eBlast -Summer 2021

Utah Watercolor SocietySeptemberBlast President’s Little Bitsa message from Sherry Meidell So I get my paints out and spray them to life. I pull out a sheet of 300 lb. hot press. I put pencil in hand and warm up my sketching arm. The sun is shining in my studio window and I…… the phone rings….

June 2021 FYI eBlast

Utah Watercolor Society Message from Sherry Meidell, incoming UWS president for 2021-2022 “There are many kinds of study. Those whose study is of the real and rare kind get the habit. They can’t throw it off. It’s too good. They go on studying all their lives, and they have wonderful lives.”This is a quote by…

UWS President’s Message Dec 2019 / Jan 2020

  Well, here we are at the end of a creative year and hopefully looking forward to many more creative juices flowing in the new. We have had some great presenters at our monthly member meetings, and I hope that if you haven’t been able to attend, you will put that on your “to do”…

UWS President’s Message Oct/Nov 2019

  Have the last few months been busy enough, especially with three exhibitions tumbling on top of one another?! You might have been painting like crazy, re-working like crazy, framing like crazy and dropping off/picking up like crazy, but exhibitions are one of the many motivating reasons to paint. Besides choosing mat color and frame…

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…