International Watercolor Society Florida USA
February 28-March 31, 2023
Opening Reception March 2, 5:00-7:00
ArtCenter Manatee invites you to attend the second biennial exhibition of the International Watercolor Society Florida USA. This prestigious exhibit features 25 watercolors from artists in 11 countries. From the colorful abstract work of award-winning German Artist Christine Berlinson Esser to the lively painting of Italy’s Maximo Damico who captures the mood and energy of the city in his plein aire painting, this exhibit is a wonderful guided tour of diverse watercolor from around the world.
The International Watercolor Society (IWS) has chapters in over 110 countries, and gathers together one of the largest and most diverse groups of watercolor artists and art lovers alike. IWS provides a unique platform for the continual development of the art of watercolor. In addition to the exchange of ideas between artists, it advocates and supports the next generation of artists with events and exhibitions This is the second biennial exhibition of the Florida USA Chapter which was formed in 2020 by ArtCenter Manatee.
About the International Watercolor Society
The International Watercolor Society (IWS) is a non-profit organization which was established in January 2012 with the objective of promoting the world’s oldest and most deeply rooted painting technique; the art of watercolor. IWS was founded by Mr. Atanur Dogan. Their goal is to promote peace by the use of art; the common language of all the people of the world. Their activities involve bringing watercolor artists and art-lovers together.
ArtCenter Manatee has partnered with the International Watercolor Society (IWS) to create a Florida Chapter, one of only five branches in the United States. We are part of their worldwide network of over 100 branches, galleries, and education centers.