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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 »
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 »
After a short and informative members meeting, we will welcome our own Sandy Ludwig, a Signature Member of NFWS, Exhibiting Member of the Buffalo Society of Artists, and longterm resident of Buffalo. ARTIST STATEMENT I have wanted to be an artist for as long as I can remember. My mom used to say that I only went to high school for the art classes and lunch periods; she was probably right about the art classes and artists have to eat.…Find out more »
Our Board Members and Committee Volunteers meeting will be held at 5 pm before the March 19th Thursday Night Members Meeting and Demonstration in the Upper Meeting Room on the third floor of the Amherst Community Church Hall. A light dinner will be provided by NFWS. Attendees are welcome to bring snacks and dishes to pass. If you are interested and think you would like to volunteer for NFWS, please join us!Find out more »
After a short and informative members meeting, we will welcome Canfield, Ohio artist and popular workshop leader Chris Leeper, a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Ohio Plein Air Society, and past president of the Ohio Watercolor Society. Christopher Leeper is a realist painter working in all mediums. His award-winning work has been shown in solo and juried exhibitions throughout the country. He participates in a number of juried and invitational plein air events each year. He is…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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