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Brienne Brown workshop recap

Written by Jane C. Michael At the annual WVWS workshop, this year held at North Bend State Park, participants learned techniques for painting “en plein air,” loosely translated as meaning outside on location, led by instructor Brienne Brown. Brienne emphasized …

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Next WVWS meeting Aug. 3

The next WVWS meeting is set for 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, at North Bend State Park near Harrisville in Ritchie County. The meeting will take place during the annual WVWS workshop. All members are invited to attend, whether …

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Ink and watercolor workshop recap

Ink and watercolor washes have combined to provide WVWS Signature member Linda Elmer with a singular set of memories. Linda shared her visions of cities such as New Orleans, New York and Chicago by opening the pages of her sketchbooks …

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Aqueous extended to July 14

Aqueous exhibit chairwoman Linda Elmer reports that Aqueous 2018 has been extended one week, to July 14. The show venue, Parkersburg Art Center, was closed the week following the show’s opening for annual cleaning, so the society was asked if …

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Signature exhibition planned in Moorefield

WVWS will have an exhibition of works by Signature WVWS members, hosted by Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College in Moorefield, Aug. 13 – Oct. 26, 2018. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held on Friday, Aug. …

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Aqueous 2018 Selected Artists

Ron Thurston, juror for WVWS Aqueous 2018, has made his decisions! Aqueous will be on display at the Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, W.Va., from May 19 to July 7, 2018. The watercolor artists selected to exhibit in Aqueous 2018 are: …

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WVWS honors Youth Art Month watercolor winner

Ethan Brunet-Bailey, a 7th-grade student at Mountaineer Middle School in Morgantown, Monongalia County, was the winner of the West Virginia Watercolor Society award at the 2018 Youth Art Month exhibit at Parkersburg Art Center. Kathleen Snoderly is Ethan’s teacher.  The …