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Trish Crowe in The Studio

Trish Crowe

Welcome to The Virginia Watercolor Society 2024

I encourage you to join us in Lynchburg for our 45th Annual Exhibition in Lynchburg. The Friday evening Exclusive VWS Member & Guest Reception is May 3 at 4:00 and First Friday's Exhibition is open to the public from 5:00 - 8:00. Our Juror's' Talk and Awards Luncheon at the Academy Center for the Arts (ACOA) is on May 4. I hope you will make time for our Business Meeting before the Luncheon, meet our new Board and be part of paving the direction we make on Virginia's art and cultural path.

Congratulations to those of you who were accepted into this year's exhibition, now listed on our website. Never be discouraged if you are not on this list. Any juror is curating an entire show and is looking for diversity as well as excellence. Coming from the Pacific Northwest our juror, Eric Weigardt AWS-DF, NWS renowned nationally and internationally, has made his selections for this year's exhibition. There are a few spots available for his water media workshop that will be held in the ACOA Warehouse Building that you will not want to miss!

Please don't hesitate to contact me with your ideas.
Trish Crowe, President

2023 Exhibition Top Awards

Stark, Nancy - New York Central Lightning Stripe BEST IN SHOW, VWS Award
2023 BEST IN SHOW, VWS Award
Nancy Stark
"New York Central Lightning Stripe"
Jordan, Lou - An Inspiration of Hostas 2nd Place, Pat Lawson Award
2nd Place, Pat Lawson Award
Lou Jordan
"An Inspiration of Hostas"
Stuller, Susan - On Angel's Wings 3rd Place, Edward A Smith Award, Silver Brush Ltd.
3rd Place
Edward A. Smith Award, Silver Brush Ltd.
Susan Stuller
"On Angel’s Wings"

2023 Exhibition Sponsors

Blick Art Materials
Jerry's Artarama
M. Graham
Towne Bank


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