A Legacy of Excellence

Awards jurors Ted Nuttall, Thomas Schaller, and Jerry Smith had their hands full selecting prizewinners from the star-studded lineup of artists exhibiting in this year’s American Watercolor Society (AWS) Annual Exhibition (their 154th!). Find the show on display through April 30, 2021, at the Salmagundi Club in New York City.

Here’s a sample of the work on show.

watercolor figure painting
AWS GOLD MEDAL OF HONOR
Dean Mitchell, AWS
Melanie
watercolor landscape painting
AWS SILVER MEDAL OF HONOR
William Vrscak, AWS
Alleyscape
watercolor figure painting
AWS BRONZE MEDAL OF HONOR
Francesco Fontana
Breakfast in America
watercolor painting of street band
SAMUEL LEITMAN MEMORIAL AWARD
Paul Jackson
Lost in the Moment
watercolor figure painting
HIGH WINDS MEDAL
Chun-Chieh Huang
Scent of Toughness

About AWS:
The American Watercolor Society is a nonprofit membership organization that began in 1866 to promote the art of watercolor painting in America. Each year the Society holds a juried exhibition of watercolors from artists throughout the world.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Paul Jackson’s painting “Lost in the Moment” is an amazing painting and a commentary on our times. I have been a fan of Paul Jackson a long time, but this time he has strived beyond his best paintings, he has ever done!

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