American Watercolor Society 145th Traveling Exhibition

March 8 – March 30

AWS 2013

American Watercolor Society
145th Traveling Exhibition, Kellogg Gallery

Opening Reception Thursday March 14, 5-7pm

ArtCenter Manatee presents the American Watercolor Society’s 145th Annual Traveling Exhibition in the Kellogg Gallery. In conjunction with AWS exhibit the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society’s Aqueous Show will be on display in the Searle and Reid Hodges Galleries beginning March 5.

Docented tours are available by reservation, $10 per person. Please call 941-746-2862 for availability and times.

An opening reception will be held March 14th, 5-7pm in the galleries at ArtCenter Manatee with light hors d’ oeuvres and refreshments. Meet the artists, socialize and enjoy the ambiance!

The American Watercolor Society’s Traveling Show, selected from the 145th New York Exhibition, consists of forty paintings executed by artists from all corners of the United States. They were selected from over 142 paintings chosen from this year’s exhibition. These 142 paintings were originally selected from nearly 1200 entries submitted to an elected jury. The jury of selection was James McFarlane-Chair, Linda Baker, Chin-Lung Huang, Antonio Masi and Donna L. Zagotta.

The American Watercolor Society boasts among its past and present members, Edwin Austin Abbey, Morris Graves, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Ted Dautzkey, John La Farge, Mario Cooper, Sir William Russell Flint, Chen Chi, Dong Kingman and Andrew Wyeth, to name a few.