UWS-CVC President’s Message Dec 2019 / Jan 2020

December…..already and the New Year is just around the corner.  Time flies…and so it seems do the moments that we have to paint.  I hope that each of you find time, no matter how small the amount might be, to paint, sketch, read and think creatively.  Our souls require time that is our own.  It…

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…

UWS-CVC President’s Message Oct/Nov 2019

October??? How did that happen?? It seems like yesterday it was June! I hope that each of you have been using those brushes and dipping into your watercolors, even if just for a few minutes a day. The consistency makes a difference! Challenge yourself to tackle something that you struggle with. For me that would…

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 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…