UWS Cache Valley February 2022 President’s Message

We spent the holidays in northern Minnesota where my wife’s family lives. They’re located just south of the Canadian border not far from International Falls. If you follow the winter weather, you’ll know that International Falls often competes with Peter Sinks at the top of Logan Canyon for the coldest temperature in the lower 48….

UWS CVC December 2021 President’s Message

Not long ago I got especially frustrated while learning some music – nearly frustrated enough to toss it in the trash and quit. To make things worse, everyone around me seemed to be picking it up so easily. They were obviously born with some hidden talent that I don’t have! One day after an especially…

UWS Cache Valley Chapter President’s Message

Aug 31 As I begin my term as President of the Cache Valley Chapter of UWS, I can’t help but feel a mixof excitement and apprehension.Last year was probably the most topsy-turvy year that any of us would care to experience due tothe covid pandemic. Yet from a personal perspective, I’d say that there was…

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….

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…