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SWA 2016 Membership Show Awards


Society of Watercolor Artists 2016 Juried Membership Exhibition

The show is currently on view at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center through December 28th, 2016. Don’t miss it – it’s spectacular! The SWA show includes all types of watermedia.

The awards were announced at the Reception on December 2. For images of the winning paintings, click here.


Society of Watercolor Artists
2016 Juried Membership Exhibition Awards

2016 George Grant Tribute Award
Best of Show
Muriel Mimura
Alma with Monarchs

2nd Place
r. mike nichols
Family Foto

3rd Place
Elaine Jary
Late Afternoon Egret


Lynne Buchanan
Every Single Time

Robert Cook
Lake Nocturne

Nancy Mass
Chisos Mountains

Suzy Powell
Keri’s Jacks


Denis Benjamin
Red Onions

Robbie Fitzpatrick
Dressage Diva

Hugh Heaton
Lost Woman

Dawn Kerbs
Stickin’ Your Neck Out

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SWS Members Show Awards Announced


Southwestern Watercolor Society 51st Membership Exhibition Reception & Awards Ceremony Sept. 21

Close to 150 members and guests attended the awards reception at the Eisemann Center Sunday afternoon. Teta Smith, president and Bill Johnson, Exhibition Chair presented awards to some 25 members with Jane Jones, SWS taking “Best of Show” with her painting titled “The Why of It All”. Nel Dorn Byrd, SWS received the Edgar A. Whitney award with her painting “What to Wear ?” and Priscilla Krejci, SWS won First Place with her painting called “ The Delivery”.
Ron Bigony won second place honors with his painting “Late Winter” and Alicia Farris took 3rd. place honors with her painting “Good Buddies”.

Best of Show: Jane Jones "The Why of it All"

Best of Show: Jane Jones “The Why of it All”


Eighteen members were accepted into the show for the very first time and seven members received their coveted SWS signature status including Ron Bigony SWS, Randy Bishop SWS, Marilyn Sears Bourbon SWS, Janell Pritchard SWS, Ron Stephens SWS, Bob Voges SWS
and Herb Reed SWS. Bobbye Koncak SWS was recognized as a signature member even though she earned the status in the 50th. anniversary show last year.


To read more and see a slideshow of the event, click here!

For a preview of the show, click here. The exhibit continues until next Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Eisemann Center in Richardson.


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