The 53rd Annual Membership Exhibition of the Southwestern Watercolor Society is on exhibit at the Eisemann Center of Richardson August 31 through September 24, 2016. The Reception and Awards Ceremony was held on Sunday, September 18th. Awards totaling almost $12,000 were announced.
Juror was Stan Miller. Show Chair is Bill Johnson and Co-Chair Christine Scott. The complete catalog is online at http://www.swswatercolor.org/xPDFs/2016-SWS-53ShowCatalg.pdf. Reception photos are posted on the SWS website and also on the SWS Facebook page.
Naomi Brotherton Best of Show
RAILROAD CROSSING By John Bayalis Watercolor 30″ x 22″
Edgar Whitney Transparent WC Award
BLUE PLATE SPECIAL PEARS by Mollie Jones
BIRDS ON A WIRE by Gail Delger
Hermine Salinger Award
…INTO THE SOLEMNITY OF ITS ORIGINAL SILENCE by Gisa Elwazir
WITHIN BOUNDS II by Denise Athanas
Complete list of awards: