January 24 – February 24
AWS American Watercolor Society
149th Traveling Exhibition, Kellogg Gallery
$5 admission, open to the public
Opening Reception Thursday January 26, 5-7pm
Reception is free
ArtCenter Manatee is honored to present the 149th Annual Traveling Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition. Experience the world-class talent of 40 pre-eminent water media artists from around the world and enjoy this jewel in downtown Bradenton. ArtCenter Manatee is one of only six venues in the country and the only in Florida.
In conjunction with the AWS exhibit the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society’s Aqueous Show will be on display in the Searle and Reid Hodges Galleries beginning January 24.
Docent tours are available by reservation, $10 per person. Please call 941-746-2862 for availability and times.
An opening reception will be held January 26, 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 149th New York Exhibition, consists of forty paintings executed by artists from all around the world.
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.