Painter of the Year 2017-18

Congratulations to Sylvia Smith for her winning entry as CVWS Painter of the Year. Congratulations also to Moira Johannessen as Runner Up and People’s Choice as well as congratulations to Linda Hanna for her Honorable Mention win.

Congratulations are also in order for the nineteen other entries and all who participated in this year’s Painters of the Month and Painter of the Year!

A BIG thank you to our amazing judge, David Fairrington, for his expertise, experience and willingness to share his process with our group. It’s been another fantastic year of Coachella Valley Watercolor Society paintings as you can clearly see from these winning entries.

Painter of the Year 2017-18 - Group
Painter of the Year 2017-18
Winners with judge David Fairrington
Sylvia Smith - Painter Of The Year
Sylvia Smith

Painter Of The Year
Moira Johannessen - Runner Up
Moira Johannessen

Runner Up & People's Choice
Linda Hanna - Honorable Mention
Linda Hanna

Honorable Mention

Three New Workshops In 2019

Announcing 3 New Workshops

Join us for some of the exciting workshops coming to CVWS

Coachella Valley Watercolor Society members and non-members are invited to participate in our workshops.

Click the name of the workshop instructor you are interested in to find out more information about each of the upcoming workshops.

These workshops are expected to fill up quickly so please hurry and grab your spot!

Paul Jackson

Jan 12 - 15, 2019

Jean Haines

Feb 12 - 13, 2019 *OR*
Feb 13 - 14, 2019

Ward Jene Stroud

March 12 - 15, 2019