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    • 11 Sep 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Stifel Fine Arts Center
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    Please Join Us for our Opening Reception on Sunday, September 11 from 1:00 to 4:00PM at the Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road in Wheeling, WV.

    Come and see some amazing art, meet with many of the artists and enjoy an afternoon  including refreshments. Awards will be announced buy our Juror, Barbara Jones,  that afternoon.

    • 17 Sep 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • McMurray Art League Studio, 4069 Washington Rd. McMurray, PA 15317
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    As many of you are aware, we lost our dear friend Fran Marze recently. Fran was an extremely prolific painter and her family has decided to donate the bulk of her work to McMurray Art League and the Pittsburgh Pastel Artists League as a fundraiser. So save the date to join Fran's friends in celebrating her life and her art. We will have an exhibit, sale, and reception Saturday, September 17, 2-6 PM, at the McMurray Art League studio.

    Fran was a member of many groups and had lots of friends. Please spread the word about this event in her honor.

    You can register to get a reminder email.

    • 30 Sep 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Stifel Fine Arts Center 1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003
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    MEET & GREET Artist RON THURSTON/Wine & Cheese Event

    Friday, September 30, 2022  - 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

    The Stifel Fine Arts Center, Oglebay Park

    1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003

    The event is free to those who are participating in the PWS sponsored Ron Thurston Weekend Watercolor Workshop at Stifel on 10-1 & 10-2, 2022. For all other attendees, a suggested donation of $10-$15 can be paid at the door. 

    • 01 Oct 2022
    • 02 Oct 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • Stifel Fine Arts Center Oglebay Park 1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003
    • 17
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    RON THURSTON Weekend Watercolor Workshop

    Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, 2022, at Stifel Fine Arts Center, Oglebay Park, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV. 26003

    COST: $210 for PWS members; $250 for non members.

            

         Pittsburgh Watercolor Society ( PWS) is thrilled to present a Weekend Watercolor Workshop with nationally and Internationally renowned watercolorist, juror, and presenter, Ron Thurston. Ron's biography and extensive list of achievements and awards can be viewed online  at  http://www.ronthurston.net and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ron.thurston

    For workshop details and printable flyer( 2 pages), click here.

    For supplies list, click here

    Register online and pay in full securely through PayPal by Sept. 23, 2022.  All registrations must be completed online.  Associate, Juried, Honorary, and/or Signature  members of PWS must log in to the PWS website and sign in with password when registering for this workshop to get the discounted rate. If any registrant chooses to pay by mail, directions for doing so can be found on the printable flyer. Payments by mail must be postmarked by September 25, 2022.  No one day registrations. ATTENDANCE ON BOTH DAYS IS REQUIRED. 

    Cancellations: If PWS, Ron Thurston, or Stifel Fine Arts Center cancel the workshop, each paid participant will be refunded in full with a check issued by PWS.

    If a paid participant cancels by September 23, 2022, participant will be refunded in full with a check issued by PWS within two weeks of the close of the workshop.  If a paid workshop participant cancels by September 29, 2022,  participant will receive half of the amount paid with a check issued by PWS. No refunds for cancellations after September 29, 2022. For participants who must cancel after September 29, 2022, due to extenuating personal circumstances, (i.e. illness, death in family), PWS board will determine whether or not to refund based on participant's circumstance.

    QUESTIONS? mailto:pwsworkshops75@gmail.com


    • 15 Oct 2022
    • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Wilkins School Community Center, 7604 Charleston Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15218
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    Potential new members must register for the event to be considered for membership. Drop off works to be considered 1:30 to 2:00 PM and return for pickup at 3:30 to 4:00 PM. Applicants will be notified of acceptance or rejection via mail or email.

    For the screening, artists must bring 3 water-based media paintings, matted and framed "exhibit-ready". For the screening, please bring three paintings, created primarily with water-based media on a paper surface (YUPO and Tyvek are permitted) and unvarnished. No canvas. Mediums include: watercolor, acrylic, casein, gouache, egg tempura. No pastels, class work, digital images, any form of print or reproductions, 10% collage only.  Works must be framed "exhibit-ready". No size limit, other than they must fit in the door and one must to be able to carry them. Generally, PWS exhibits limit work to no more than 48 inches in any one dimension. The screening panel is looking for a consistent level of professional quality painting, so it is advisable to bring 3 pieces representative of your technique, style and subject in your usual work.

    All applicants will receive a notification via email regarding their screening result within one week after the screening. New members will be invited to exhibit in our Online New Members Exhibit 2023, our upcoming Aqueous Open 2023 and to the general members’ meeting in May at the Wilkins School Community Center. New members will receive more information on PWS membership with their acceptance letter. There is no fee for screening.

    For questions regarding the new member screening, please contact the screening chair at screening@pittsburghwatercolorsociety.com

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