News from Alicia Farris

Alicia Farris was extremely honored to be accepted into the 58th annual exhibition of Watercolor USA with her painting on Yupo, Strength and Struggle.  The juror of the exhibit was master watercolor artist, Dean Mitchell.  The exhibit will run from June 8 to September 1, 2019 at the Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Mo.

Strength and Struggle by Alicia Farris

Upcoming Classes being Offered by Linda Wilmes

Linda Wilmes is offering the following classes at Framations, 218 N. Main St., St. Charles.  636-724-8313. For more information on the classes, to register, and to print a supply list visit Framations’ website: The fee for each class is $55.00.  All classes are instructed with the use of limited palette of transparent watercolors, which gives a vast array of colors.

Painting Sparkle and Shine in Watercolor

April 12, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Twilight Magic by Linda Wilmes

Painting Under Water with Watercolor

Learn how to create a smooth and wet look, with filtered sunlight. 

May 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Gliding Through by Linda Wilmes

Painting Glowing Lights using Watercolor

Water on the paper gives a smooth sky, and  while leaving white paper, the lights appear.

June 10, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

North Main Street by Linda Wilmes

Painting Clouds in Watercolor

Taking advantage of wet paper, the colors mingle together to give a glow to the light filtering through the clouds, adding strong contrast to give a dynamic appearance.

July 15, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Tuscon Sunset by Linda Wilmes

Join Linda for one or all of these fun and super informative classes.

Linda is also continuing her open studio classes, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, at Wilmes Fine Art Studio, Wentzville, MO.  These two classes are on going, on a weekly basis.  Bring your supplies and paint whatever you want in your chosen medium, with any amount of sessions you prefer. Mini demos are included. or 636 679 1208. 

Happy Painting!

STLWS 20th Annual Juried Exhibition

The Saint Louis Watercolor Society’s 20th Annual Juried Exhibition opened Friday, April 5th at Missouri Artists on Main in St. Charles, MO. We were honored to have Fealing Lin as our juror this year and she selected 80 paintings by 60 artists out of 159 entries by 91 artists. It is a beautiful show so we hope you come out to see it before it closes on April 27th.

Here are some photos from opening night.

Our President, Mirka Fetté, presenting Awards and new Signature Status Certificates.

News from Rebecca Krutsinger

Rebecca Krutsinger had her painting Las Vegas Lights accepted in the Society of Watercolor Artists 2019 Juried International Exhibition by juror Iain Stewart, AWS/NWS. The show is on exhibition from April 14 – May 19 at the Fort Worth Central Library, Atrium Gallery. in Fort Worth, TX.

Las Vegas Lights by Rebecca Krutsinger

Rebecca was also the 1st Place Award winner in the Saint Louis Watercolor Society’s 20th Annual Juried Exhibition, for her painting Time to Move, exhibited at Missouri Artists on Main, St. Charles, MO, from April 5 – 27th.