Category Archive: General Meeting

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 …

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GENERAL MEETING APRIL 10, 6:30 PM, JOSLYN CENTER

NANCY OLEKSA, DEMONSTRATOR FOR APRIL Born and raised outside of Youngstown, Ohio, in the small town of McDonald, Nancy Oleksa has been involved in the visual arts from her earliest years. Having her artistic talents recognized early enabled her to develop a portfolio from which she received a full scholarship to the Art Institute of …

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GENERAL MEETING MARCH 13, 6:30 PM, JOSYLN CENTER

The General Meeting in March will feature Demonstrator Charles Henry Rouse. Charles was born in Detroit, Michigan, and made his way to California by way of a stint in the Marine Corps. Within three years he owned the sign shop that had hired him after leaving the Corps, had a wife and two sons, and …

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GENERAL MEETING FEB 13, 6:30 PM, JOSLYN CENTER, Sterling Edwards, Demonstrator

February Demonstrator STERLING EDWARDS Sterling Edwards is a listed contemporary watermedia master and photographer born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1951. He has been teaching national and international painting workshops for the past fifteen years. In 2007 Sterling was awarded signature member status in the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour and in 2010 he …

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JANUARY 9 GENERAL MEETING, JOSLYN CENTER, 7 PM

January’s Demonstrator    JANICE CIPRIANI-WILLIS Janice Cipriani-Willis is an accomplished watercolorist who lives and works at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony in Temecula. She began her art education by earning a B.A. in Fine Arts from California State University, Los Angeles. Traveling and observation have inspired her to find and express in watercolor the subtle and …

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ANNUAL HOLIDAY POTLUCK DEC. 12, JOSLYN CENTER

Members, family and guests of CVWS will gather for their annual Holiday Potluck Celebration on Monday, December 12 at 6 pm, featuring great food and fabulous deserts with traditional Holiday theme.  Time to dig out those favorite recipes from Mom or Grandma that made the holiday meals so unforgettable! Please have your food on the …

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NOV 14, GENERAL MEETING, 7 PM, JOSLYN CENTER

CVWS  General Meeting features  Ruth Ellen Hoag as our demonstrator on Monday, November 14 at 7 PM. .  You may remember her from her helpful and gentle critiques at our Painter of the Year program last May.  Her bio from her web site, www.ruthellenhoag.com, follows: “This is My Story  As a graduate of Manhattan School of …

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OCT 10 GENERAL MEETING, JOSLYN CENTER, 7PM

The Season kickoff meeting will feature this members’ works created for this year’s SUMMER CHALLENGE:  Here are the two formats this year.  Extra credit for doing both! 1.  Paint a subject from an unusual viewpoint.  Here is a great example:  “Afternoon at the Ramos 2014″ by Angela Chang. OR 2.  Paint on a paper that you are …

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2016 SUMMER CHALLENGE

SUMMER CHALLENGE: We have two Summer Challenges this year. Take your pick, or extra credit for doing both! 1. Paint a subject from an unusual viewpoint. Here is a great example: “Afternoon at the Ramos 2014″ by Angela Chang: OR 2. Paint on a paper that you are not experienced with, or have never tried …

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GENERAL MEETING MAY 9, JOSLYN CENTER, 7PM

Painter of the Year  Judge Ruth Ellen Hoag “As a graduate of Manhattan School of Music with a French horn major, I embarked on a thirty-year music career.  While living in Japan, I discovered painting and found my new passion. Nearly all my work is figurative in nature. As such, I’m always experimenting with various approaches …

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