GENERAL MEETING MAY 8, 6:30, JOSLYN CENTER, PALM DESERT

Linda Doll – Painter of the Year Judge

 

Linda A. Doll, AWS, NWS is a painter, digital photographer, graphic artist, instructor and juror. A teacher of workshops and seminars throughout the US, Mexico, Canada, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Ireland and Bali, she is a Past-President and Life Member of the National Watercolor Society, a Past Board Member and Juror of the American Watercolor Society, and a past Board Member of Watercolor West . She is a Life Honorary Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and an Elected Life Member of the San Diego Watercolor Society. Her paintings and drawings are included in many books and have been used by several magazines for their covers. Linda is included in many of the Who’s Who Publications including Who’s Who in American Art and Who’s Who of American Women.

She is a good humored, energetic instructor who stresses the importance of making personal design decisions at each stage of the painting. She has developed a unique and effective teaching style which stimulates optimism, enthusiasm, confidence and creative excitement within her students. Her painting classes are designed to inspire beginners and to challenge advanced students with painting demonstrations, lectures, slide presentations, personal instruction and individual critiques.

Linda is now head of the International Watercolor Society-USA chapter.  Dues are Free. To join IWS-USA click here http://iwsusa.org.

2018 CVWS Workshops

The information and sign up forms  for each of next years’ workshops can be found below. Reserve your spot early with a deposit. You won’t want to miss either of these fabulous opportunities to expand your watercolor skills.

Mark Mehaffey Jan 9-12th, 2018

 Tom Francesconi  March 13-16 2018

2017 ANNUAL SHOW WINNERS

Best in Show, Robin St.Louis, “Nightcap”

Congratulations to all our talented winners of this year’s Annual Show and Sale. And congratulations to Ian Cooke and Traci Davis for their creative work as show chairmen. The show was two times larger with members being able to enter 3 paintings in each of 3 categories, as well as the traditional offering of 10 bin paintings per artist. The Best in Show went to Robin St.Louis for her painting “Nightcap,” and the blue ribbon winners for Traditional, Plein Air and Open Categories are shown below.