Join us for this inspiring event, the Spring Celebration of our members’ accomplishments, and the awarding of prizes as judged by Carol Carter, our Spring Workshop Artist. Refreshments will be served.
The Carnegie Art Center is a perfect venue for an exhibition of the incredible talents of our NFWS members. Join us for this enjoyable afternoon.
Heaven Scent by Vicki O’Reilly
The Kenan Center will host the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society Fall 2015 Watermedia Show, October 18-November 15. A reception and awards presentation will be held on Sunday, October 25 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Kenan Center House Gallery, 433 Locust St, Lockport. Exhibit hours are M-F, noon-5 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 2-5 pm. The Gallery will be closed November 7, 8 & 14. The juried exhibit will feature 48 artists and 64 works.
Juror for the exhibit is Barbara Nechis. Nechis is an artist who has developed a style known for its masterful balance of spontaneity and control of the watercolor brush. She holds a BA in History and Fine Arts from the University of Rochester and an MS from Alfred University. She was a faculty member of Parsons School of Design for many years and has taught seminars at Pratt Institute, throughout North America, Europe, and Asia . She has served as a juror and director of the American Watercolor Society and is the author of Watercolor From the Heart (Watson-Guptill Publications, 1993) and Watercolor the Creative Experience (North Light Books, 1979). Her work appears in many publications and collections, among them the Butler Institute of American Art, IBM, and Citicorp. She resides in Napa Valley in northern California.
Founded in 1980, the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society is dedicated to preserving the tradition of transparent watercolor. It is presently the largest, most active watercolor society in Western New York. More than 225 members strong, the Society’s purpose is to sponsor, encourage, teach, and develop the art of transparent watercolor and secure recognition for our region in the art world. The group holds juried members’ exhibits in the spring and fall and sponsors a national juried show every two years.
Sponsors of the Kenan Center House Gallery 2014 exhibitions are Kenan Arts Council, Grigg Lewis Foundation, and Kenan Quilters’ Guild.