Category Archive: Exhibitions

2017 ANNUAL SHOW WINNERS

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 …

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2017 CVWS ANNUAL SHOW

      Now showing in full color! By the time you read this, our Mini Masterpieces Show will be up and running. Congratulations to all those who won ribbons. If you haven’t seen the show, do call in at the Historical Society in Palm Desert and tell your friends and neighbors. The show is open …

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2017 MINI-MASTERPIECES SHOW

2017 Mini Masterpieces An Exhibition of Smaller Paintings by the Coachella Valley Watercolor Society (CVWS) January 27-February 13, 2017   Historical Society of Palm Desert Museum 72-861 El Paseo at Plaza Way (behind Staples) Ph. 760-346-6588 Hours: Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon – 10 am to 3 pm TAKE-IN: Thur, Jan 26, 2017, 10 am – 11:30 …

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2016 CVWS ANNUAL SHOW & SALE

  Coachella Valley Watercolor Society 27th Annual Membership Show March 4 and 5, 2016 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Palm Springs Air Museum 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262 GALA PREVIEW RECEPTION and Sale: March 3, 2016, 5-7 pm  Congratulations to all the wonderful painters who entered the show and all …

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2016 PLEIN AIR & SMALL IMAGE SHOW and SALE

  2016 BEST IN SHOW “Mendocino” by Ron Hanner Plein Air Art Show & Sale & Small Image Art Show & Sale Both shows at the same time and same location! February 5-22, 2016 Historical Society of Palm Desert Museum 72-861 El Paseo, West of Monterey Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, & Sat – 10 am …

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2015 PAINTER OF THE YEAR, RON HANNER

    PAINTER OF THE YEAR 2015 Judge Leo Fuchs awarded the 1st place ribbon for the 2015 Painter of the Year to Ron Hanner for his painting “Buckhorn Cove” with the following comment: “Well handled, shows consistency and continuity, confidence and rhythm.” Alicia Siegler received Second Place for “Cliff Town.” The Judge said, “A …

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2015 ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE

The CVWS Annual Show and Sale was held at the Palm Springs Air Museum this year, due to a last minute scramble of facilities. All things being equal, and due to a heroic regrouping by Show Chair Sue Elle, the new home received rave reviews from artists, committee members and attendees. The Committee did an …

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PLEIN AIR SHOW, FEB. 2 to FEB. 16, 2015

2015  PLEIN AIR SHOW The Palm Desert Historical Society on El Paseo is once again the site for the CVWS Plein Air Show. This year’s judge was Artist Mandy Main.  Best in Show:  Sylvia Smith, “Cliffs of Gold” 1st Place: Connie Zane, “Palm Grotto” 2nd Place: John Ressler, “Palma Sola” 3rd Place: Beverly McDonald, “The …

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ART SALE at THE RIVER APRIL 4,5 &6

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ART SALE at THE RIVER Friday, April 4, Saturday, April 5 and  Sunday, April 6, 2014 CALL FOR ARTISTS! Once again The RIVER has generously offered the CVWS space to hold our open art show, at no charge to the club. The sale will be advertised in The Desert Sun and on our web site. …

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2014 CVWS ANNUAL SHOW RIBBON WINNERS

2014 Annual Show Winners Coachella Valley Watercolor Society Ribbon Winners at the 25th Annual Members’ Art Show & Sale Classic Club, Palm Desert, February 28 – March 1, 2014  

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