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3-Day Workshop with David R. Smith

David Smith’s 3 day workshop was a complete sellout at the Elks Lodge. “All 25 of us enjoyed his great sense of humor and his expertise of all things watercolor. David’s teaching style is clear and concise and he was very helpful with individual suggestions for each of us. What a fun workshop!” said Karen […]

Bobbi Q. Brown – There’s a Medium for That!

“There’s a Medium for That!” was a great workshop given by BWS’s Bobbi Q. Brown on Saturday, September 28. We explored various watercolor mediums with some exciting results. Our thanks to Bobbi for taking the guess work out for us and showing us how we can use these different mediums!    

Annual “Watercolor Paintings from the Refuge” Art Show

The Brevard Watercolor Society (BWS) and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (MINWR) are delighted to announce their “14th Annual Watercolor Paintings from the Refuge” juried art show, scheduled for November 1, 2019 through January 30, 2020. The theme for this years’ show is “Life Along the Indian River Lagoon,” with artists’ submissions on display […]

September 14, 2019 General Meeting

From Donah Miller, BWS President: Summer is fading. Now, it’s time for us to prepare for our upcoming BWS fall and winter events. I hope you had a very relaxing summer, and are eager to join the other BWS members in making this one of the most artistic seasons in BWS history. Our September meeting […]

Pat Bowlds – Abstract and Contemporary Watermedia

Saturday, August 24, 2019:  BWS members and guests thoroughly enjoyed the many techniques using various water media products to control opacity to transparency in Pat Bowlds’s “Abstract & Contemporary Art Watermedia” mini workshop. Photos by Kathie Benson. “Thank you Pat, for a super workshop! This enhanced my familiarity with design, introduced me to new water […]

Spotlight Artist: Debby Marriott

Congratulations to our Spring 2019 Spotlight Artist, Debby Marriott! Debby, who also happens to be our treasurer, also holds memberships with the American, National, Southern and Florida Watercolor Societies, and the Vero Beach Art Club. She is an extremely talented, award-winning artist who has most recently been lauded with honors for her “Senora Habana” (featured) […]

Spotlight Artist: Mary Warnick

Mary Warnick studied art from elementary through high school. She earned a degree in Home Economics Education at Penn State where she met her husband of 63 years. After 11 years as a full-time mom she returned to teaching until she took a full-time job with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, from which she retired in […]