GCWS meetings, exhibits, paint-ins, member awards, and more!
February General Meeting and Demo
with Celia Buchanan
Feb 21, 2017
7:00 PM

Demonstration of encaustic and water media techniques using German Made Marabu Creative Products and Enkautikos. 

Combine your water media with encaustic. Spray effects using non-aerosol Marabu Art Spray. Endless mixed media possibilities with the Marabu Water Soluble Art Crayon combined with hot and cold encaustic wax techniques. And to top it all off, marble straight onto the wax using Marabu Easy Marble. The impossible made easy.

Join us for a demo with Celia Buchanan.

Register Now for 2017 Workshops

Dianne Nance, NWS -Getting a Handle on Color
Feb 22, 2017

Celia Buchanan - Encaustic Mixed Medai
February 23, 2017

Laurin McCracken NWS, AWS - 
Painting Realism in Watercolor
March 20-23, 2017

Upcoming Exhibition

Florida Focus on Art 2017  

March 25th to April 15th
at Art Serve

This show is open to Florida artists as well as GCWS members.

Postmark deadline for entries Saturday, March 18th.

Online Payment is now available!

Paint-In Sessions
(Life Study 2A)

Schedule 2017 
February 8, February 15
March 1, March 8

Our Paint-in/Life Study Sessions feature a professional live model. The sessions are held during the fall and winter. We meet at ArtServe on Wednesdays from 9:30 am - 2:00 pm.

Cost you $20.00 per session.  Pay with credit card  online  or  mail a check payable to Gold Coast Watercolor Society c/o Carol Thaw, 16601 Royal Poinciana Court, Weston, FL 33326.

Remember to bring your lunch and a jacket.

GCWS offers the most affordable price for a 4-hour session with draped and undraped models. 
Flea Market March 21
6:00 pm

Looking for Donations  - Bring your new or used art supplies: Art books & magazines, brushes, paints, frames, mats, you name it!!! Contact Tammy Seymour to coordinate your delivery to Artserve 954-288-7972

Art Items for sale include brushes, paints, pencils, palettes, pastels, frames, mats, art books, art magazines, stencils, papers, collage materials and other art supplies.

The Flea Market will be held on March 21 beginning at 6:00 p.m. before the General Meeting.

All proceeds benefit Young At Art - Outreach Fund.
Thank you for your support!
Member Awards

Palm Beach Watercolor Society - Boynton Beach City Library  
Marilyn Johansen-- First place for End of Day
Tammy Seymour ---Special Recognition for Break Time
Jorge Leon --- Honorable Mention for Hiwamari II
Mireille Doyon-- Honorable Mention for Orchids in Wood Basket 

American Watercolor Society's 150th Annual International Exhibition
GCWS congratulations its members who have been accepted:
Susan Hanssen and Thomas Rebek.
Susan has now attained AWS Signature Member 

Florida Watercolor Society Online Show
Seven Gold Coast members have been accepted:
Rosie Brown, Jackie Lyles, Terry Mulrooney, Saundra Newman,
Lois Perdue, Lional Sanchez, and Tammy Seymour 

Art Explosion 2017, sponsored by ArtsUnited
Jorge Leon's painting "Shanghai Night" was awarded "Best in Show"

Save the Dates    

Board Meeting
February 8
2:00 pm 

Monthly Meeting
February 21
7:00 pm

Workshop Registration Open

Dianne Nance, NWS - Getting a Handle on Color
Feb 22, 2017

Celia Buchanan - Encaustic Mixed Media
February 23, 2017

Laurin McCracken NWS, AWS - Painting Realism in Watercolor
March 20-23, 2017

Flea Market
March Meeting
Bring Donations to
February Meeting 
Info here 

9:30-2:00 pm

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