World of Watercolor and Beyond Moves Online

You can now view the 11th Annual Signature American International Watermedia Exhibition from the comfort of your couch.

Juror Mark Mehaffey had this to say about those selected for this year’s show: “Each entrant is a Signature member of a U.S. watercolor/watermedia organization. Every painting entered was a good painting. This made the selection process all the more difficult.  Hours and hours were spent viewing every image multiple times. Three criteria were utmost — original concept/content that made me think and feel. A design that was thoughtful and lent itself to the artist’s chosen content, and finally, technical excellence that enhanced both the design and the content.

“To those not selected, please keep on. We need your visual voice. To those included in this show, bravo, and keep pushing. It’s what we do.”

Here’s a look at a few pieces from the exhibition.

“CITY WORKIN’?” (watercolor on Yupo, 26 x 20 in.) by Ingrid Albrecht
“In Charge” (acrylic and watercolor, 16 3/4 x 12 1/2 in.) by Julie Anderson
“Midnight Express II” (acrylic on paper, 22 x 30 in.) by Denise Athanas
“Powell and Hyde” (watercolor, 15 x 22 in.) by Marnie Becker
“Barn Dance” (watercolor, 30 x 22 in.) by Judi Betts

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  1. The variety of the works shown here is just stunning, and I so appreciate Mark’s encouragement to artists that “we need your visual voice.” Every artist has their own message to share!


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