Our Congratulations!

We have some exciting news to share.

The following STLWS members were juried into Watercolor West 55th Annual International Transparent Watercolor Exhibition 2023 by juror, Michael Reardon, NWS, AWS:

“Searching” by Alicia Farris
“Morning Mike” by Janine Helton

Two of Alicia Farris’ works were accepted into Splash 24 Best of Watercolor publication.  “Blue Eyes” was awarded Honorable Mention and “Something to Smile About” was accepted in the Finalist category.  The publication is now on the newsstands.

“Blue Eyes” by Alicia Farris
“Something to Smile About” by Alicia Farris

Meet the 100+ finalists from the Splash 24 Watercolor Competition in this special publication presented by Artists Magazine. Within you’ll find winning paintings to fire up your creativity and you’ll get insight from awards juror Jean Haines on what makes a masterpiece.

Alicia Farris’ painting, “Bomb Pop Stop” was awarded Watercolor Honor Society Award of Excellence in Watercolor USA 2023, now exhibited at the Springfield, Missouri Art Museum in the Weisel and Kelly Galleries.

“Bomb Pop Stop” by Alicia Farris

This is the 62nd exhibition of Watercolor USA, a national, annual juried exhibition recognizing contemporary American watermedia painting. This year’s exhibition is judged by prolific watercolorist Keiko Tanabe, AWS, NWS, AIS, LPAPA.

The following STLWS members had paintings accepted in the 46th Annual Juried Exhibition 2023 of the Southern Watercolor Society:

Gold Award

Southern Watercolor Society
46th Annual Juried Exhibition 2023

Juried by Kathleen Giles

June 9 – June 30, 2023

Panama City Center for the Arts
Panama City, Florida

Alicia Farris’ painting “Limited Access” was selected for the 60th Annual Membership Exhibit of the Southwestern Watercolor Society, judged by acclaimed watercolor painter, Stan Miller, AWS, showing at the Lillian Bradshaw Gallery at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX. The exhibition will be open from September 5th though September 29th. The Awards reception will be on Saturday, September 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

“Limited Access” by Alicia Farris


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