15th Annual Juried Exhibition and More


AND we are happy to announce that we will present an evening demo by Eric Wiegardt, Wednesday April 9, at 7:00 pm at the Maria Center, 336 East Ripa Ave.  St. Louis, MO 63125.  Tickets are $10 each at the door.  

Eric Wiegardt AWS DF, NWS, a graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, has taught over 5,000 watercol-orists his popular “Secrets of Painting Loose” workshops. Over 4,000 original paintings have been collected privately and corporately. He is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society (Dolphin Fellow), National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America (Master Status) and others. He has been awarded the 2012 AWS Gold Medal of Honor, among many other national and interna-tional awards. He was invited to the Third Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Interna-tional Watermedia Masters in China. Featured in many publications as well as cover artist for both The Artist’s Magazine and Watercolor Artist Magazine, Eric is the author of the North Light Book Watercolor Free and Easy. ‘He has a video series titled Painting Loosely from Photographs. Eric is a nationally recognized judge, juror, and award winner and has left an indelible mark on the American art scene with more than 27 years of professional painting and teaching experience. He will jury our 2014 Creative Gallery Show.