Wednesday, July 31, 2019

National American Watercolors Exhibit in Old Forge

Terlingua by Richard SnearyView, the Center for Arts and Culture located in Old Forge, is set to present the 2019 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors during gallery hours from Saturday, August 3rd to Sunday, September 29th.

Each year View presents the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, which is open to all artists working in water-based media. This includes transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache, and ink. Two nationally recognized artists juried this annual exhibition.

Architect and renowned architectural illustrator Richard Sneary, NWS acted as the Juror of Selection. Richard is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society and Missouri Watercolor Society, a member of the American Watercolor Society, and a member of Missouri Valley Impressionist Society. Recent awards include 1st Place in Fast & Fresh at Plein Air Richmond 2013, 1st Place in Quick Paint at Easels in Frederick 2013, and 1st and 3rd Place in watercolor at 2013 Stems Plein Air Paint. His work is represented by Strecker-Nelson Gallery in Manhattan, Kansas.

Kathleen Giles, NWS, WHS acted as the Juror of Awards. She is an artist that works primarily in watercolor and is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society, American Women Artists, the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society, and a member of the Watercolor USA Honor Society. Kathleen teaches two eight-week sessions each year at the Kenan Center in Lockport, NY and teaches workshops in the U.S and Canada. She has co-hosted a weekly cable show on Lockport Cable television entitled “Watercolors with Jody and Kathy,” since 2012.

To learn more about View programming, visit their website, or call (315) 369-6411. View is located at 3273 State Route 28 in Old Forge.

Painting: Terlingua by Richard Sneary.

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