Summer Painting Challenge &
a Masterpiece Reimagined
Members Virtual Exhibit: August 2 - September 30, 2021
Two types of awards offered, one for our traditional watermedia and another for a “Masterpiece reimagined.” Be sure to check out the rules in the prospectus.
Members Enter ONLINE NOW 
Deadline July 30

Awards Reception via Zoom: Thursday, August 5, 6-7pm
Judge:  Mark Mehaffey

Upcoming Workshops
Intuitive Acrylic Exploration Workshop
with Joan Fullerton
     November 16 - 19, 2021
$495 for members and $540 For Non Members 
 9:30am-4pm, ArtServe Auditorium

2022 in person Workshops
The most important watermedia workshop

with David Becker, TWSA
     January 18 - 20, 2022

Flowers and Portraits in Watercolor

with Janet Rogers, AWS
     March 15 - 17, 2022

Member Announcements
Accepted into Florida Watercolor Society's 50th Annual Exhibition
John Bowen | Susan Hanssen | Lynne Kroll | Jorge Leon | Jackie Lyles |
Saundra Newman | Judy Nunno | Tom Rebek | Tammy Seymour | Vered Pasternak | Carol Staub | Rita Szopinski | Cole Wolford.

Judy Ackerman who has written another book "A Christmas Miracle at Ground Zero".

Pat Brooks who illustrated the book "Noodle, Doodle, Fiddle, Piddle", a fun and informative art book written by Michael Haun now available on Amazon and Etsy.

Tom Rebek whose painting "Let's Play" has been accepted into the National Watercolor Society 101st International Open Exhibition.

"Re-Peared" by Gold Coast member Judy Nunno has been accepted into the National Watercolor Society 101st International Open Exhibition, which gives her NWS Signature Member status.

Pat Brooks who is a winner in the International Graceful Envelope Contest 2020-2021! This is her 7th time as a winner of this annual contest.

Lynne Kroll who painting "Innuendo" has been awarded the 2nd Award of Merit at the Tallahassee Watercolor Society 33rd Tri-State Juried Watermedia Exhibition.

Marilyn Johansen whose painting "Learning the Ropes" got into the Watercolor Society of Alabama 2021 National Exhibition and whose painting "Huh?"got into the 2021 Texas Watercolor Society National Exhibition.

Karen Braverman who was accepted into the NWS Member Show with “String Theory- Particles” and received a merit award at Louisiana Watercolor Society‘s 51st International Exhibit for “String Theory - Space Invaders”.

Judy Nunno whose painting "Canes and Lollies" received the Potomac Valley Watercolorists Award in the Southern Watercolor Society 44th Annual Juried Exhibition.

In Memorium
Bal Harbour, Florida - Ruth Karp, passed away June 15th at the age of 96. Ruth was a long time signature member of GCWS, winning a Best in Show in 2019, the last show she entered with us. She will be missed.
Support Young At Art Now
More new items for sale, and thank you to those who have purchased from previous lists.

 All proceeds benefit our GCWS Young at Art Now outreach art program. If you see anything you like, let me know and we can meet at ArtServe for pickup. All offers are considered.
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FWS 50th Anniversary
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Florida Watercolor Society. To celebrate we’re planning virtual events throughout the year leading up to our convention in September. Click here for Information about the convention and an overview of the monthly online programs.
Thanks so much,
Bev Yankwitt, 1st VP, FWS