PHILADELPHIA WATER COLOR SOCIETY

2018 MEMBER EXHIBITION

Purchasing paintings from the 2018: Philadelphia Water Color Society’s members online show can be done directly through the artist. Please email vp1@pwcsociety.org for inquiries.

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Empire, Giny Crawford

WINNERS

 

FIRST - Don Leong - Falling Water

SECOND - Gwynn DiPilla - Strolling Central Park

THIRD - Barbara Yoerg - Preaching to the Choir


Awards of Merit

Susan Weintraub - Rainy Day

Debra Smith - Plain and Fancy

Denny Bond - Abandoned

Mary Rinderle Smith - Birch Forest

Denise Athanas - Fantasy


Honorable Mention

Joanna Barnum - Rift

Betz Green - Sofia 1

Matthew Bird - Still Life with Venus de Milo

Jean K. Gill - Cherries Jubilee

Cheryl Schlenker - Harbor Village


Congratulations!


Juror's Statement: Stan Kurth

I would like to thank Deena Ball and the Philadelphia Water Color Society for allowing me the distinguished privilege of judging the 2018 Members Online Show. It was a difficult task to say the least because there were so many quality paintings. It's never easy selecting the "best" paintings for awards in a pool which includes such a variety of well executed styles and subject matter. No two jurors would pick the same paintings. This is a primarily subjective business we as painters ascribe to. For me it came down to those paintings which exhibited superior technical ability or design, and more importantly those which also invoked a strong visceral response in addition to the aforementioned qualities. As is the case most often, I vacillated and revisited those on the cusp again and again but the top awards clicked right away. 

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