Founded in 1905, the American Watercolor Society (AWS) is one of the nation’s top membership organizations for artists. Beginning at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center on February 20, the AWS will exhibit for the 148th time.
It wouldn’t take much to motivate one to visit the beautiful city of Sacramento, California, but in case you needed it, the city’s fine arts center is hosting the 148th showing by the American Watercolor Society (AWS). Forty works will compose the show, which was carefully juried from thousands of submissions from members of the organization. This exhibition of works is, without question, considered one of the premier watercolor exhibitions in the world. Some of the world-renowned artists included in 2016 are Mike Kowalski, Cheryl Fausel, John Salminen, Frank Eber, Mike Bailey, Qian Gao, and Myrna Wacknov.
Carla O’Connor AWS, “Bellissime,” watercolor, (c) Sacramento Fine Arts Center 2016
The exhibition will open on February 20 and run through April 9. To learn more, visit the Sacramento Fine Arts Center.
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