From the President


PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE


NEWS ABOUT OUR MEMBERS:

We just received word yesterday that 10 members from WOWS had their painting accepted into Ohio Watercolor Society 40th Annual Juried Exhibition, Watercolor Ohio 2017. There were 265 entries submitted by 165 artists and juror, Mary Whyte, accepted 77 works. 

Congratulations to: Shirlee Bauer, Aileen Cave, Donna Pierce Clark, Billie Dickson, Connie Gifford, Yuki Hall, Diana Hoke, Lori Meyer, Rose Schultz, and Robine Wright.

Donna Pierce Clark received the Holbein Artists Materials Award, Aileen Cave received the Doug Paset Memorial Award, Diana Hoke received the Jim Brower Memorial Award and are in the OWS traveling show along with Robine Wright and Connie Gifford.


The exhibition opens on June 30th at the Columbus Museum of Art. Congratulations to these artists!


Waterworks Show 2017

News​ about our members

This year 10 WOWS members had paintings in the 2017 Ohio Watercolor Society 40th Annual Exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio. Congratulations to: Shirlee Bauer, Aileen Cave, Donna Pierce Clark, Billie Dickson, Connie Gifford, Yuki Hall, Diana Hoke, Lori Meyer, Rose Schultz, and Robine Wright. 

Donna Pierce Clark received the Holbein Artists Materials Award, Aileen Cave received the Doug Paset Memorial Award, Diana Hoke received the Jim Brower Memorial Award and are in the OWS traveling show along with Robine Wright and Connie Gifford.


Below are some photos taken at the 2017 OWS Banquet of some of the ones that attended.

Robine Wright

2016 News from WOWS:

Several of our WOWS members had paintings in the 2016 Ohio Watercolor Society 39th Annual Exhibition at the Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio. WOWS member Shirley Harbaugh received OWS signature membership. Fredrix Art Canvas Co. Award went to Leonard Williams, OWS, “Boulder River Sunset" and the United Art and Education award went to Elizabeth Martin, OWS, “Arrangement”

1st Place painting, " Adkins' Acres" by Rhonda Sloan; 2nd Place painting, "What's in a Name?" by Dan Knepper; 3rd Place painting, "Monterey Harbor IL" by Yuki Hall; Honorable Mention, "Milkweed Explosion" by Shirlee Bauer; Honorable Mention, "View from The Rock" by Connie Gifford;  Honorable Mention, "Miller Knox Park" by Sara Kahn; James Investment Research Inc. Select Merit Award, "Dance Away" by Shirlee Bauer; McGregor Merit Award, "Alone with my Creator", by Marcella Roe.

Western Ohio Watercolor Society