Philadelphia Water Color Society
About the Exhibition
This year's International Exhibition of Works on Paper was on display from November 1 through 30, 2022, at the Chester County Arts Association in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Lois Wolford - PWCS Best in Show Award
Bev Jozwiak - Elizabeth Shober Hooper Memorial Award for Excellence in Presentation & Technique
Lana Privitera - PWCS Founders Award
Timothy Swartz - Red Rose Girls Award
Kathleen Giles - PWCS Members' Award
Christine Alfery - PWCS Award for Use of Color
Nancy Barch - W. Emerson Heitland Memorial Award
Carmella Tuliszewski - Frank Nofer Memorial Award for Transparent Watercolor
Susan Weintraub - PWCS Discretionary Award
Carol Kardon - Philadelphia Pastel Society Award
Richard Ressel - Marie L. Hollenbeck Award for Excellence
Gwynn Di Pilla - Pennsylvania Watercolor Society Award for Excellence
Chris Krupinski - Baltimore Watercolor Society Award for Excellence
Carole Pickle - Don Patterson Award
Suzanne Accetta - ISEA
Woon Lam Ng - Mel Fetterolf Award
Rebecca Krutsinger - Mildred Sands Kratz Award for Traditional Watercolor
Mary Smith - PWCS Award for Composition
Dongfeng Li - Newman & Saunders Gallery Award
Angela Lacy - Sandra Sawin Memorial Award for Representational Landscape in Watercolor
Lori Weisenfeld - Mary K. McGee Memorial Award for Excellence in Pastel
Mick McAndrews - American Picture Framing Award
Lisa Arnold - Franklin Ginny Coombs Award for Excellence
Jean K. Gill - Thorton Oakley Memorial Award
Jeff Mathison - Frederic W. Schmid Memorial Award
Nishita Jain - Helen Farr Sloan Award given by the Studio Group at Howard Pyle Studio
Kathy Simon-McDonald - Bonnie and Harrison von Duyke Award for Transparent Watercolor
Juror of Selection
Born and raised in Rochelle, Illinois, Ken graduated from the American Academy of Art in 1980 with an Associate Degree in Illustration and Watercolor. After beginning his career as a studio artist, Ken soon branched out and began a successful freelance career, which has led to the creation of over 500 illustrations for books, magazines, art publishers, advertising agencies and corporations. Ken spent 1993 and 1994 studying and painting in Paris, France. In the last few years, he has made the transition to fine art and portraiture. Many of his original paintings are hanging in galleries and homes across the country. Many awards have led to Signature status in the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Missouri Watercolor Society, Montana Watercolor Society along with being a Master Signature member with the Transparent Watercolor Society of America and Illinois Watercolor Society. Presently he is busy teaching workshops across the country along with Judging several National shows. Ken lives in Northbrook, Illinois along with his wife and two children.
Juror of Awards
Originally from New York, Laurie now lives in West Virginia. She has been painting watercolors for the last 22 years. Laurie continues to experiment with new techniques in watercolor and watercolor/acrylic. She has exhibited her work in the U.S., Japan, Turkey, Canada, Greece and China. Currently, she travels and teaches workshops across the United States. Her works focus on cityscapes, portraits and still life. She has been published in Watercolor Artist Magazine and in the Splash series of books several times and her work has recently earned the High Winds Medal Award at the 150th anniversary of the American Watercolor Society Exhibition. She has also curated a book of women watermedia masters which came out in Summer 2021, called Her Voice. Laurie has also been invited to demo and exhibit at the International Watercolour Masters Exhibition in England in 2022.
Our society publishes a full-color catalog of the Annual International Exhbition that is sent to all participants and members of our society. This publication had largely been funded by a grant, but this support ended in 2019.
If you can, a small donation towards the productions of this catalog will be appreciated.