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The November Board of Directors and Committee Volunteers Meeting will be held in the Upper Meeting Room on the third floor of the Amherst Community Church Hall. Dinner will be provided by NFWS. Members interested in volunteering for NFWS are welcome to attend.Find out more »
Come learn about what's happening in the watercolor community in Western New York, enjoy the company of fellow watercolor and watermedia enthusiasts, and watch a demonstration by the colorful impressionist painter from Rochester, NY, Paul Allen Taylor. Born in Rochester, NY, Paul Allen Taylor is a self-taught watercolorist recognized for his fresh use of color and impressionistic style. As a respected teacher and workshop instructor, Taylor has developed a following where students find him engaging, highly skilled, and entertaining. I…Find out more »
What better welcome back after the holidays! Join us on January 18th, the third Thursday of the month, at the Amherst Community Church for a short Members Meeting and a Demonstration by popular teacher and inspiring Watercolor Artist Dan Meyer. Everyone is welcome. Dan Meyer is a Buffalo born painter who enjoys the challenge of transparent watercolor’s spontaneity and luminescent quality. As a wildlife artist and illustrator, Dan’s creations have won numerous awards and have been featured on posters, consumer…Find out more »
Come learn about what's happening in the watercolor community in Western New York, enjoy the company of fellow watercolor and watermedia enthusiasts, and watch a demonstration by our own Deanna Weinholtz. Deanna is a watermedia artist from Western New York who is best known for her luminous landscapes and seascapes in watercolor and acrylics. Her creations have been displayed in numerous exhibitions and galleries and have won national and regional awards Deanna’s inspiration comes from travels throughout the United States…Find out more »
The March Board of Directors and Committee Volunteers Meeting will be held in the Upper Meeting Room on the third floor of the Amherst Community Church Hall. Dinner will be provided by NFWS. Sweet and/or savory snacks will be welcomed! Members interested in volunteering for NFWS are welcome to attend.Find out more »
"The fresh, bold watercolor in Ron Thurston's artwork moves the viewer to experience the sensation of his landscapes - his intimate body forms use a daring color language, laced with tender lines, shapes, shadows to produce a satisfying, emotional inventive art current." M.A. Sinnhuber Artist/PoetFind out more »
Regional artist John Merlino offers this from his website - "My focus has always on artistic achievement especially in relationship to natural beauty and landscape. I have found that working in a dry brush watercolor technique & oil painting are the perfect expressions of my artistic vision bringing my realism to life. My unlimited palette includes mixed media collage & abstract paintings built from the soul of inner expression. Thank you for your interest & input."Find out more »
Join us in the auditorium at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. There will be a very short meeting, primarily announcements of interest to the membership and visitors followed by a demonstration by Peggi Habets, stunning watercolor artist from Pittsburgh PA.Find out more »
Here's an opportunity to see what our members are doing, and to get some gentle constructive advice from two of our beloved artist teachers, Sandy Ludwig and Sally Treanor. Bring in one of your paintings, preferably framed, though a mat works. Pizza and beverage will be a treat from NFWS. Join us for this enjoyable event. Note that the starting time is 6 pm! …Find out more »
Our monthly Members Meetings are brief and open to the public. We welcome everyone interested in watercolor, the regional arts community and learning. There is always a demonstration by remarkable water media artist, and snacks are provided! September's artist demonstrator is Barbara Fox. What a treat! Barbara Fox is a painter recognized for still life and floral subjects in watercolor and oil. Her meticulously crafted paintings are exhibited and collected internationally, have received numerous awards, and have been selected for…Find out more »
Besides our regularly scheduled meetings, workshops, and exhibitions we sometimes collaborate on certain regional events that would be of interest to our members.
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