Alicia Farris receives Award with The Art of Watercolour magazine

Alicia Farris was hugely honored to receive 1st Place award in the Reader’s Competition of the International publication, The Art of Watercolour magazine for her painting “Meeting of the Minds.” She will receive a 4-page feature in the December issue of The Art Of Watercolour and a 2-page feature in the European leading fine arts magazine, Pratique de Arts.

Click on the above image to enlarge it and read Janine Gallizia’s comments.
Janine is the magazine’s Art Director.

News from Shirley Eley Nachtrieb

Shirley Eley Nachtrieb wanted to share her news with us and a class she is offering in October:

  • Won an award at the St. Peters Cultural Arts Center in Exhibit “Fantasy in the Woods,” St. Peters, MO, July & August, 2018.
  • Juried into Framations Art Gallery Exhibit, “The Science of it,” June and July, 2018.
  • Juried into Framations Art Gallery Exhibit, “Focus on the Details II,” St. Charles, MO, July & August 2018.
  • Juried into the 27th International Society of Experimental Artists Exhibit at the OCCA/VAC-Runyan Gallery, Newport, Oregon, September 7 – October 29, 2018
  • Juried into the 2018 SLMM, “Layering Within and Without,” Museum Contempo, 68 SE Lynch Rd, Sheldon, WA 98584-861, August 10-September 10, 2018
  • Taught summer classes at the St. Peters Cultural Arts Center July & August, 2018
  • Will be teaching “Painting on Fabric” Workshop at the St. Peters Cultural Arts Center, October 26 & 27, 2018.
  • Traveling to Chillicothe, Ohio to help sister, Sharon Eley, with her first one-woman show opening in Fall 2018.

Here are some photos of her recent work she is sharing with us.

Moonscape 1 by Shirley Eley Nachtrieb

Remnants #4 by Shirley Eley Nachtrieb

A New Collage of a Fox by Shirley Eley Nachtrieb


A Dick Blick Company Coupon, Valid Sept 4, 2018

Tom Bouseman, Manager of Dick Blick Company, has given the Saint Louis Watercolor Society members a coupon for 60% off your entire custom framing and printing order, valid on September 4, 2018 only.  This is a great opportunity to have your artwork framed for the upcoming STLWS Big Splash exhibition.

Dick Blick Company

6300 Delmar Blvd.

Mon – Fri, 9 am – 8 pm;  Sat, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m;  Sun, 12 noon – 5 pm


Click here for the website.

Click here to download a printable PDF of the coupon.