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Our Congratulations!

WATERCOLOR INTERNATIONAL is an invitational held annually in Greece.  100 world-wide artists are invited to exhibit.  Awards are given.

Daven was awarded First Place for his painting Parisian Reflections.

“Parisian Reflections” by Daven Anderson

Daven said Parisian Reflections is a view of the Christmas window of Au Printemps women’s store in Paris and shows the reflections of the buildings and sights on the sidewalk and across the street.  The Paris Opera House (of Phantom fame) is on the square.

Janet Doll was awarded a Commended Award for her painting Tea Time.

“Tea Time” by Janet Doll

The exhibition theme was Glimpses of Everyday Life, curated by George Politis, and the entries were juried by Agus Budiyanto, Stella Canfield, Amit Kapoor, Laurin McCracken, Agus McEwan, Prafull Sawant, Michael Solovyev, Tom Shaller, Sergey Temerev, Zhou Tianya, Jayson Yeoh, Ze Ze Lai.

Urban Sketchers St. Louis and STLWS Paint Out at MBG on May 14, 2022

On May 14, 2022, Urban Sketchers St. Louis organized a paint out at Missouri Botanical Garden from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and invited the Saint Louis Watercolor Society members to join them.  The group was free to sketch anywhere in the garden with a throw down at 11:45 a.m. at the sculpture, Moutons (Sheep) (1977-1989), cast epoxy stone and bronze, 36 x 39 x 16 inches. It was a beautiful sunny day with the garden offering an abundance of things to sketch.  Here are some photos from the day: