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A sale from the private collection of RITA ARGEN AUERBACH with opening reception September 14, 2019 3-5 PM Vern Stein Gallery Williamsville
RITA ARGEN AUERBACH has donated eleven fine works from her private collection which are being offered for sale. These framed watercolors range in price from $500 to $1400 and are by nationally recognized artists Stephen Quiller, Alvaro Castagnet, Skip Lawrence, Barbara Nechis, Tony Couch, Don Andrews, Milford Zornes, and Zoltan Szabo. Please hover over images for sizes and pricing. These watercolors are by the nationally recognized artists with whom she has studied and who have influenced her work. All proceeds…Find out more »
After a short and informative members meeting, we will welcome Drayton Jones, and award winning, nationally exhibited watercolor artist from Fayetteville, NY. Jones is an active member of the Cazenovia Watercolor Society, participates in local shows including St. David’s and The Dark Isle at Lorenzo and teaches various workshops. Recently he became a Signature member of Watercolor West, a nationally recognized Watercolor Society. He has studied under Nicora Gangi, a full time nationally exhibited, award- winning painter/artist. Gangi says “Drayton…Find out more »
Drop off days and times for the 14th International Exhibition are: Tuesday, October 15th, 9 am - 4 pm. Wednesday, October 16th, 9 am - 12 pm. Shipped paintings must reach the Kenan Center by Tuesday, October 8th.Find out more »
OUR FALL WORKSHOP WILL FEATURE INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED WATERCOLOR PAINTER AND TEACHER IAIN STEWART The Watercolor Workshop will be held at the Kenan Center, 433 Locust Street, Lockport, NY October 15 - 18, 2019, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. Workshop Brochure with Registration Form is available for download here. Iain Stewart Workshop brochure ABOUT THE ARTIST: Iain Stewart is a watercolor artist / illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international…Find out more »
After a short and informative members meeting, we will welcome our NFWS Fall Workshop Artist Iain Stewart, an award winning watercolor artist and teacher and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies.His work has received numerous awards in international competitions. Iain’s paintings have been published in Southern Living, Cottage Living, Better Homes and Gardens, The Robb Report, Watercolor ArtistMagazine, Splash 15 16 17, and the French publication Pratique des Arts. in maintains a studio in Opelika,…Find out more »
NFWS 14th International Exhibition opens October 20th and runs until November 17th, 2019 at the Kenan Center House Gallery in Lockport, NY. The prospectus is available to review, download and print here and on the Call for Work page. . Our Workshop Artist, Iain Stewart is the juror and the judge for awards. Stewart selected 50 paintings from 136 entries from 76 artists. The Awards Ceremony and Reception is Sunday, October 27, 2019, 2 - 5 pm. International Exhibition Prospectus…Find out more »
The Awards Ceremony and Reception for our International Exhibition will be held at the Kenan Center House Gallery on Sunday October 27, from 2 - 5 pm. Our juror and judge is Iain Stewart. These two paintings that have been chosen the postcard and the catalog are "Beckoning Ribbons" by NFWS Signature Member Sheila Reigh, and "Cortez Docks" by NFWS Signature Member Mike Killelea. Congratulations to Sheila, Mike and all of the NFWS Members whose paintings have been selected for…Find out more »
RITA ARGEN AUERBACH donated eleven fine works from her private collection which are being offered for sale. Four of the paintings have been sold; seven remain and can be viewed and purchased at the Kenan Center House Gallery in Lockport. The paintings are exhibited in conjunction with our NFWS 14th International Exhibition of Transparent Watercolor 2019. This exhibition runs until November 17th, 2019 at the Kenan Center. These framed watercolors range in price from $500 to $1400 and are by…Find out more »
Paintings are to be picked up at the Kenan Center House Gallery, 433 Locust Street, Lockport, NY on Monday, November 18, 2019, 9 am - 4 pm, and Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 9 am - 12 pm. Artists may also pick up their paintings after 4 on the last day of the exhibition, Sunday, November 17, 2019Find out more »
After a short and informative members meeting, we will welcome Mick McAndrews, an award winning, nationally exhibited watercolor artist from Downington, PA. Mick's award winning paintings strive to capture the mood and atmosphere of a subject, combining the magic of watercolor with reverence for the principles of design to create works of sophisticated simplicity. He is a signature member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Society (Crest Award), the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society (Sylvan Grouse Guild) and the Baltimore Watercolor Society. He is also an…Find out more »
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