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Twice a year, in October and May, NFWS partners with the Burchfield Penney Art Center to host a demonstration by the NFWS Workshop Artist. Our Fall Workshop Artist is stunning water media artist renowned for her beautiful floral paintings, Linda Lucas. Come to the BPAC early, check our the exhibitions, and the gallery shop. All are welcome! Linda Lucas graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Fine Arts degree & also attended NYS University @ Elmwood for Fiber Arts…Find out more »
The Public Reception at the Kenan Center begins at 2:00 pm and ends at 5:00 pm. The Awards Ceremony is scheduled for 3 pm. Join us to celebrate the incredible talent of NFWS Member-Artists.Find out more »
On Sunday, October 28th at 2 pm Sally Treanor and Mike Killelea will guide us through the stunning show of transparent watercolors on show at the Kenan Center House Gallery. NFWS Members Jody Ziehm, Beverly DiPalma, Marty Kutas, Doreen Boyer DeBoth, Janis Stanek and Carol Case Siracuse will share what inspires and motivates them, and their approaches to the medium of transparent watercolor. We've had great success with these artists talks in two previous shows, and are pleased and excited…Find out more »
This Board Meeting will be held in the Upper Meeting Room at the Amherst Community Church before the November Members Meeting and Demonstration by Katie Turner. NFWS will provide a light dinner and beverages. Interested NFWS Members are welcome to attend. Simply let our president Sally Treanor know beforehand. Thanks!Find out more »
Our Board Members and Committee Volunteers meeting will be held at 5 pm before the November 15th 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 »
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 watercolor artist, and snacks are provided! November's artist demonstrator is Katie Turner! Love her statement - “When I paint, I am deeply immersed in watching colors mix. It’s fascinating to play with paint – poking it – leading it – spraying it – coaxing it into walking across the paper. …Find out more »
For our January 17th Members Meeting we welcome NFWS Signature Member Vicki O'Reilly whose mastery of luminous florals and keen observation of nature and our surroundings delight lovers of watercolor across the Niagara Frontier. Vicki has shared the following: "I have admired watercolor paintings my whole life, but until 15 years ago, I had never worked in watercolor. In 1997, I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art and art history from U.B., taking classes part time while…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.
Curious about our Workshops or the artists that have demonstrated? View our Past Events.