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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 »
A respected watercolor painter, NFWS Signature Member Mary Hardegen will be our demonstrator in February. Mary shares the following: "Exposed to watercolor at a young age, I knew that my artistic abilities would ultimately be devoted to it. Watercolor itself offers a lifetime of experimentation to learn its elusive qualities. Intrigued more by what the paint itself displays than the actual subjects I choose, I am inspired by anything that captures light and color, especially landscapes. An expressive medium with…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 »
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.