Bulletin Board

This bulletin board is intended to provide brief notices of interest to members and about members concerning watercolor painting events, demonstrations, workshops, talks, etc.  Notices must be submitted in a form that can be easily posted (plain text or the body of a normal email - no HTML). Notices must be of reasonable length. We reserve the right to edit or disregard submissions that don't adhere to these guidelines.  Postings will have a limited life of 6 months on the board after which they will be removed.  Images may be submitted and will be included if possible.  Notices may include references or links to obtain further information.  Being posted on this board does not imply endorsement of any kind by NEWS.


NEWS Events


Upcoming/Ongoing Events:

BRUSHES WITH NATURE - PLEIN AIR PROGRAM

New England Watercolor Society is offering the opportunity for fellowship painting in the fresh airs of Spring, Summer & Fall at a number of appealing, scenic locations throughout New England. The paint sessions will be just for fun – no instruction – to sharpen your skills and your works. There could be an impromptu group critique at end of day.

The Scheduled Dates, Locations, and the local Coordinator’s name and e-mail is shown below. Parking and facilities are available at each of these places.  The individual venues will be posted on the NEWS web site, as well as any updates to this full schedule will be posted as needed. Artists’ friends are also welcome to paint with NEWS members. A show of small works from the plein air events will be displayed in Plymouth at the end of Season; see below.

All sessions will run from ~ 9:30am – ~4:30 pm or later, with visits/tours to local attractions afterwards.

MAY 5TH – SATURDAY- FRANKLIN PARK ZOO, BOSTON, 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston MA (free entry by special arrangement; meet at 'Giraffe Gate')   
Please RSVP by May 3 (extended from April 27) to: Wendy Hale, wendyhalestudio@gmail.com
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JUNE 1 – FRIDAY - COLUMBIA POINT HARBOR AREA , South Boston (with visit to JFK Musuem)
Pat Steiner, S. Boston, MA 02127   patriciasteiner@yahoo.com

JUNE 9 and 10 – SAT./SUN. – NEW MILFORD CT. (with New Milford Commission on the Arts & Gallery 25)
Diane Dubreuil, Milford CT  ddubreuil@charter.net

JUNE 20 – WEDS. – SLATER PARK, PAWTUCKET, RI (with Rhode Island Watercolor Society, RIWS)
Cathy Chin, Pawtucket, RI   cathydc45@gmail.com

JULY 1 – SUNDAY - VERMONT- MASS. Border - Clark Museum Grounds (with a visit to exhibits)
Tony Conner, Bennington VT   tconner57@gmail.com 

JULY 17 – TUESDAY - STRAWBERY BANKE, NH (with NH Art Association)
Ann Trainor Domingue, Goffstown, NH 03045  domingue@comcast.net

AUGUST 18 – SATURDAY (tbc) – OLD WETHERSFIELD, CT
Bob Norieka, Rocky Hill, CT   RobertNoreikaArt@aol.com

SEPTEMBER 12 or 19 (tbc) – WEDNESDAYS, Gloucester Area (with visit to Don Stone’s Rockport exhibit)
Marilyn Swift, Gloucester, MA   marilyn@marilynswift.com

SEPTEMBER 28 or 29 –FRI., SAT. (tbc) - BEDROCK GARDENS, Lee, NH (Landscaped Estate & Sculpture Garden)
Frank Costantino, Winthrop, MA  frankmc@fmcostantino.com; Joan Griswold jdgriz@gmail.com

OCTOBER 14 or 15 SUN., MON. – COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND, Dennis, Sandwich area
Julie Blanchard, Dennis, MA   blanchardj@comcast.net
Bett McCarthy, Barnstable, MA   bettmccarthy@gmail.com   

A Plein Air Exhibition of small works completed by artists during this season’s events will be held at the
Plymouth Center for the Arts www.plymouthguild.org during November/December.


2/7/18 - 2018 Biennial North American Open Juried Exhibition info posted

Upcoming NEWS Workshops


NEWS Member Postings


Annelein Beukenkamp painting montage

Portraits, Petals & Poultry
Landgrove Inn, Landgrove VT
July 6 - 8, 2018

NEWS Signature member Annelein Beukenkamp will teach this three day, three subject workshop.  

Unleash your brushes in this fun-filled class and try numerous techniques and subjects to enliven your painting repertoire!

For more information, or to register, please visit this website


Watercolor Workshop in NYC Central Park

April 27 - 30, 2018

NEWS member Gary Tucker will lead a group tour to NYC for a plein air event in Central Park.

As an added bonus we will visit the American Watercolor Society's show at the Salamagundi Club and American Watercolor Master in Italy at the Met.

Limited space is available for this workshop. See Gary's website for details.

Think Springtime in New York's Central Park!


Loring W. Coleman: Living and Painting in a Changing New England, An Autobiography

Loring W. Coleman, NA, AWS, 50-year NEWS member, plein air painter and one of New England's leading realists, shares his lifetime of art through a recounting of amusing and intriguing experiences as a student and teacher. The book features thirty anecdotal essays showcasing his paintings from the 1950s through the early 21st century. Published by Hard Press Editions.

*Loring Coleman died peacefully in his sleep on July 7, 2015 at the age of 97. He will be missed.


Postings by Non-Members

Watercolor West
50th
Annual International Juried Exhibition

Call for Entries. Online only. Deadline: June 28, 2018

Juror: Katherine Chang Liu.  Approximately $20,000 Cash and Merchandise Awards.

Entry Fee for 1- 2 entries is $50 Members and $60 Non-Members.

Only Transparent Watercolor on Rag Paper

Exhibition from October 13-December 16, 2018

City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

Visit www.watercolorwest.org for prospectus and information


Darla Bostick's 11th/12th Annual Ghost Ranch Retreat Workshops in Abiquiu, NM. Now there are 2 workshops!

Darla Bostick's Ghost Ranch Art Retreat/Workshop, NM and Art Abroad Opportunity

Why stay at home when you can immerse yourself in art somewhere new at Darla’s 11th/12th Ghost Ranch Art Retreat/Workshops AND the 2018 Art Adventure Abroad to Denmark & Germany!

Spring 11th Annual Ghost Ranch Retreat Workshop: Monday, 4-Sunday, 10 June (more medias…more fun!) A season of renewal at Ghost Ranch--leans heavier on all kinds of materials---textiles and dye, printing, painting, pouring and more!

Fall 12th Annual Ghost Ranch Retreat Workshop: Sunday, 30 Sept-Saturday, 6 Oct --untraditional watercolor workshop combines the media of photography, watercolor, ink, acrylic and more--using watercolor paper, clayboard, etc!)

Relax, enjoy, create! Live at the Ranch for 7 days/6 nights! Plein air opportunities and the comfort of a group activity room (floor to ceiling vista views). The Georgia O'Keeffe Landscape Tour takes you where she painted the local magnificent area. Tour the O’Keeffe studio/home. Limited to 18 participants. New room and board pricing provides the ultimate discount when sharing a room (bring a friend/spouse)! Daily demos, slide presentations, door prizes and optional happy hour. Details appear on Darla’s registration tab  www.darlabostick.com . See why Georgia O’Keeffe loved Ghost Ranch! Spaces now filling for both workshops. Unclaimed rooms are released 6 weeks before the workshop. Don’t want to fly? You can ride with me from Denton, TX or caravan!

Darla’s Art Adventure Abroad 2018: If you want something more, I am leading a group to Copenhagen, Denmark and then to Hamburg and Berlin, Germany 26 June-8 July! Only 10 in the group, complete details on my website!

If you have a facebook account, please help spread the word!

Darla Bostick, 940.320.5660       Email: darlabostickart@gmail.com


Call for Artists

Philadelphia Water Color Society 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. October 14 - November 24, 2018 at the Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pa. Juror of Selection: Alan Wylie, Judge of Awards: Alvaro Castagnet. Workshop Alvaro Castagnet. Over $8000 in awards, including $1500 Best in Show. Media to include watercolor, acrylic, pastel, gouache, pen & ink, graphite, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. Online entry. Prospectus, submission information and workshop info at www.pwcsociety.org.


CALL FOR ARTISTS!
Mass General Hospital Cancer Centers

Mass General Hospital Cancer Centers (Boston- Yawkey, Danvers and Concord) is always looking for artists for rotating art shows in their waiting rooms.  The artwork enhances the environment of care and is greatly appreciated by patients, families, and staff.  

Information on submitting can be found on our website (see below) Note: you may also email your submission to illuminations@partners.org or Btherkelsen@mgh.harvard.edu .

http://www.massgeneral.org/cancer/illuminations/illuminations.aspx

Artists who show here generally tell us how much they enjoy the experience!  However, it is important for artists to understand that the mission of our program is to contribute to the healing environment of the hospital so it is not a direct sales environment  Artists who show with us gain general exposure, a nice credential for their resume, and a sense of doing good with their art.  Artists are responsible for their own insurance and for their own drop off and pick up.  Please feel free to contact Bev Therkelsen with any questions: btherkelsen@mgh.harvard.edu .  We hope to hear from you!


Invitation to exhibit

Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, NH is pleased to announced the opening of a new, atrium style gallery. Artists interested in showing their work may contact Annette Cohen at 603-427-7665, or write to acohen@ccsnh.edu.


If your organization is sponsoring a show or workshop that might be of interest to our members, please email us the details. This bulletin board is intended to provide brief notices of interest to members and about members concerning watercolor painting events, demonstrations, workshops, talks, etc.  Notices must be submitted in a form that can be easily posted (plain text or the body of a normal email - no HTML). Notices must be of reasonable length. We reserve the right to edit or disregard submissions that don't adhere to these guidelines.  Postings will have a limited life of 6 months on the board after which they will be removed.  Images may be submitted and will be included if possible.  Notices may include references or links to obtain further information.  Being posted on this board does not imply endorsement of any kind by NEWS.