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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 Fall Workshop will feature beloved watercolor painter and teacher Linda Lucas. This Fall's Watercolor Workshop will be held at the Kenan Center, 433 Locust Street, Lockport, New York. Registration Forms for the Workshop are now available. They will also be emailed to all NFWS Members. Click the workshop title, NFWS FALL 2018 WORKSHOP, below to view and print the Registration Form. NFWS FALL 2018 WORKSHOP The Workshop is limited to 20 participants. Reservations for the Workshop will be accepted by POSTMARKED…Find out more »
After a short and informative members meeting, we will welcome Nancy Lane, fine artist since 2007, who works in watercolor and other watermedia. She creates her paintings and illustrations in her studio in the Finger Lakes Region of Central New York, and is a member of the Rochester Art Club and the Genesee Valley Plein Air Painters. "I spent 30 years as an illustrator of more than 24 picture books, as well as book covers and magazine stories. Now I…Find out more »
NFWS Spring 2019 Exhibition is on view from May 1 through May 25, 2019 at the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda, New York. 69 NFWS Members submitted 126 paintings. Our juror Spring Workshop Artist Pat Dews selected 61 paintings from 45 artists. Congratulations to everyone who was selected, and to all the award winners. It was a challenging task for Pat. Her thoughtful selections have resulted in a stunning show of work by our talented NFWS community of artists.Find out more »
OUR SPRING WORKSHOP WILL FEATURE INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED WATERMEDIA PAINTER AND TEACHER PAT DEWS. This Spring's Watercolor Workshop, "ABSTRACTING NATURE", will be held at Marienthal Country Inn, 5107 Langford Road in Eden, NY, May 13 - 17, 2019, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. The workshop is full! Registration is complete. About the 5 day Workshop "ABSTRACTING NATURE": For Pat design is everything as she creates experimental works in watermedia on paper and canvas. The design elements: shape, texture, line, space, value…Find out more »
Twice a year, in May and October NFWS partners with the Burchfield Penney Art Center to host a demonstration by the NFWS Workshop Artist. Our Spring Workshop Artist is internationally renowned water media artist, Pat Dews. Pat Dews, a graduate of The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City is a signature member and Dolphin Fellow of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, National Collage Society and the New Jersey Water Color Society. Dews creates experimental works in watermedia…Find out more »
The Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 2 - 4 pm at the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda, New York.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 members who are also beloved artist teachers, Sandy Ludwig and Mike Killea. 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! Mike Killelea's…Find out more »
After a short and informative members meeting, we will welcome our own NFWS Signature Member Carol Molnar, an Elma NY artist whose paintings and other media creations have long fascinated all who know her. Artist's Statement: "Watercolor is just one of several ways I find to get the art stuff out. I taught art for thirty one years (1st-12th grade) so I see myself as a “jack of all trades and a master of none”. It wasn’t until several years…Find out more »
SUBMISSION PERIOD ENDS AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT, SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2020! The Fall 2020 Members Watermedia Exhibition will be held at the Carnegie Art Center November 4 - 28, 2020. This site will be ready to receive submissions on July 12, 2020. Go to the Call for Work page for more information.Find out more »
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