Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise specified, from September though April (except December) at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, 50 Executive Way (off A1A) Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. See Meeting Location for map and directions.
2017 FALL PROGRAMS
Go to Guest Artist and Meeting Location for more details on time, location and directions. Contact Virginia Meadows for suggestions and more information about monthly meetings. Click here for a pdf copy of the Program Trifold.
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 -- MIKE GRECIAN
Back by popular demand, art supply representative and artist, Mike Grecian will demonstrate new art products and share some special items. Mike has a MFA from Northern Illinois University and worked as a freelance artist in the Chicago area creating corporate logo designs, illustrations and commissioned portraits. Mike works now almost exclusively in watercolor and colored pencils and is a member of the Colored Pencil Society of America. He works with a variety of Art Institutes including the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia.
OCTOBER 24, 2017 -- MARGARET ROSEMAN CSPWC,SCA,TWS
Margaret Roseman is an internationally recognized artist and juror and has an extensive list of awards to her credit. She has been featured in numerous publications and is a signature member of the Toronto watercolour Society and the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour and the Society of Canadian Artists. Rich, vibrant colors and decisive brush strokes characterize her paintings, which often celebrate nature’s unfolding energy and renewal as well as the ordinary viewed at a special moment in time. She will do a demonstration and slide show. She is a popular and highly respected artist and art instructor for workshops throughout Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and France and will be the instructor for our 3 day workshop. www.margaretroseman.com
NOVEMBER 28, 2017 -- JEANNIE BROCKHAUSEN, FWS
Jeannie is a self taught artist and has won awards in JWS, AGOP, and StAAA member shows. In addition, she is a signature member of the FWS and an award winning photographer. Jeannie is a Florida native and has traveled with her husband to many states and to Panama. She works with pencil, acrylic, sumi, pen and ink and watercolor. Jeannie will share highlights of her experiences with watercolor and do a demonstration. Jeannie.Brockhausen on facebook.
NO MEETING IN DECEMBER—HAPPY HOLIDAYS
2017 SPRING PROGRAMS
JANUARY 23, 2018----ELIZABETH N LAROWE
Elizabeth LaRowe’s artwork concentrates on color and light in water media and their spontaneous nature in her own artistic style. She is experimenting with YUPO and new painting surfaces. Elizabeth holds a BFA degree from the University of Denver and a MAT from the University of Wyoming. She has participated in and won awards at local, regional, and national juried shows. Her work was published in Splash 16.
MARCH 6, 2018—DON ANDREWS, AWS
Don Andrews is known for his figure and landscape paintings with glowing granular washes and vibrant light. His paintings have received numerous awards from the American Watercolor Society, and two Best of Show awards from the New England Watercolor Society. Don is a nationally known watercolor artist, author, and workshop instructor. He has conducted painting workshops throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Africa for over 30 years. Don is an active member, juror and past board director of the American Watercolor Society. www.DonAndrewStudio.com
APRIL 24, 2018—RITA BLUM (AOTY)
Rita Blum was recognized for her contributions to JWS and her artistic talent as 2016 Artist of the Year. She will share her artwork and do a demonstration.
MAY 22, 2018--ANNUAL GATHERING AND SHARING
“Paint Around” and Installation of Officers for 2018-2019 at Cultural Center of Ponte Vedra Beach, 50 Executive Way (off A1A). Share your experiences with fellow artists while we nibble on finger foods and light refreshments brought by members. Grand finale to a wonderful year – join in the festivities, finger food, and fellowship from 7 to 9 pm .
For a list of previous years’ programs and guest artists, click on program archives.