3rd Monday of each month
Exception - January is one week later due to holiday.
And April will be held one week later this year.
Artwork Critiques 6-7pm - Meeting 7-9pm
6pm - Critiques with Laurin McCracken of Forth Worth. Bring a painting which is in progress or completed for a critique. Or, enjoy learning as other pieces are critiqued
7-7:15pm - General meeting with announcements and introductions of newcomers
7:15pm - Introduction of guest artist and demonstration begins
8:00pm - Break for refreshments and view and vote on "Painting of the Month"
8:15 - Guest artist continues demo
8:45 - "Painting of the Month" winners are announced
DONATIONS OF SNACKS, SOFT DRINKS, BAKED GOODS WELCOMED.
Prizes donated by Asel Art Supply
2021 Artist Demos
JAN 25- Soon Y Warren
FEB 15 - Stephen Zhang
MAR 15 - Laurin McCracken
APR 19 - Andy Evansen
(Juror & workshop leader)
MAY 17 - Tina Bohlman
JUNE , JULY , AUGUST - No Meetings
SEPT 20 - Kay Cross
OCT 18 - Mollie Jones
(Juror & workshop leader)
NOV 18 - Brenda Driggers
All online meetings begin at 7:00 PM
All SWA meetings are held at
The University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas
(Across from the Amon Carter Museum)
To see a map to the meeting location, click here.
NEXT MEETING - MARCH 15th
Demo Artist - Laurin McCracken
Laurin McCracken combines many of the skills he learned as an architect with his experiences of studying art history, drawing, taking photographs and visiting many of the world’s leading museums to use as a watercolorist.
Born in Meridian, Mississippi, he studied at Auburn University and holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Architecture from Rice University and a Masters in Architecture and Urban Planning from Princeton University. He currently lives and paints in Fort Worth, Texas.
He is a signature member of more than a dozen watercolor societies including the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Society of Watercolor Artists, Southern Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, and Watercolor USA Honor Society. He is an Elected Member of the Allied Artists of America in their Watermedia Category.
His paintings have been included in multiple shows in China: Shanghai Zhujiajiao International Watercolor Biennial Exhibition 2010 & 2012, the Beijing International Art Biennale 2010; 2012 and 2015; the Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial 2013 and 2015; and the Qingdao International Watercolour Salon, 2014. His paintings are included in the permanent collections of the National Museum of China; of the Asian Museum of Watercolor Art in Haikou City, Hainan Province, China; and The Watercolor Museum in Fabriano, Italy.
His work has been published in many national and international magazines and books including: Watercolor, Watercolor Artist, Artist’s, Drawing, American Artist, International Artist and Southwest Art. His work has been included in books such as Splash 9-20; Strokes of Genius 2 & 3, Secrets of International Watercolor Masters, Volume #1 published in China, Masters of Realistic Imagery published in Germany and Masters of Watercolor published in St. Petersburg, Russia.
His work is represented by Southside Gallery in Oxford, Mississippi, and Cassidy Bayou Gallery in Sumner, Mississippi.
ALL MEETINGS ARE BEING HELD ONLINE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Meeting Zoom Invitations
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