40TH INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT AWARD WINNERS
First Place - Ken Call “In the Moment”
Second Place - Gloria Miller-Allen “Cubic Calibrations”
Third Place - Vera Dickerson “My Lovely Parrothead”
Odette Ruben Memorial Award - Anne Abgott “Off Broadway 1”
Lloyd Albers Memorial Award - Francisco Carrion “A Normal Day of Work”
Jack Bowen Award - Keiko Yasuoka “The Night Table”
Board of Directors Award - Ruby Allen “Shale”
WAS-H brings the excitement of water-media to the greater Houston area.
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Welcome to Watercolor Art Society-Houston
Founded in 1975, the Watercolor Art Society – Houston (WAS-H) is a non-profit organization with over 600 members. For over 40 years, WAS-H has brought the excitement of water-media to the greater Houston area with outstanding exhibitions, world-class instruction and dedicated community outreach. Year-round opportunities are provided to every level of painter, from novice to the seasoned expert. Art lovers are invited to enjoy year-round exhibitions in our gallery in the Museum District.
The purpose of the Watercolor Art Society-Houston is to further the cause and interest in watermedia art through teaching, programs, demonstrations, outreach and exhibitions.
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Friday Open Studio
Open Studio on Fridays, 10:00am - 2:00pm. The WAS-H classroom is available free to WAS-H members on those Fridays when no class is scheduled. DVDs of renowned artists are viewed, discussed, and everyone paints. Bring your lunch and enjoy the camaraderie!
September 8 Part 2 COASTAL COTTAGES with Joyce Hicks
September 15 IMAGING IN WATERCOLOR with Gerald Brommer
September 22 STAINED PAPER AND COLLAGE with Gerald Brommer
October 20 POURING TRANSPARENT WATERCOLOR with Jean Grastorf
October 27 PAINTING WATERFALLS ON YUPO with Mark Mehaffey
November 3 FROM PHOTOS TO FANTASTIC; WATERCOLOR CITYSCAPES with Iain Stewart
November 10 Part 2
December 1 TRADITIONAL WATERCOLOR APPROACH with Cheng-Khee Chee
December 8 Part 2
December 15 Holiday Party and Review
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