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Aquavision 2017 - 32nd Annual Spring Juried Show

Todmorden Mills Paper GalleryCall for Entries for Toronto Watercolour Society Members

VENUE: The Papermill Gallery Todmorden Mills Heritage Centre
67 Pottery Road, Toronto, M4K 2B9
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DELIVERY OF WORK: Monday, May 29, 2017. 12:30 pm - 2 pm

UNSELECTED WORKS PICKUP: after the Jury is finished 3:30 pm - 4 pm
Please note: the Papermill Gallery closes promptly at 4 pm. TWS and the Papermill Gallery will not be responsible for any work not picked up.

EXHIBITION DATES: Wednesday, May 31 to Sunday, June 11, 2017
ARTIST RECEPTION & AWARDS: Saturday, June 3, 2017. 1 pm - 4 pm

10 am - 12 noon. TWS and the Papermill Gallery will not be responsible for any work not picked up.

Registration form and cheque must be received by: Sunday, April 30, 2017

Download the 2017 Aquavision Call for Entry Form

Meetings/Programs note: all meetings and workshops are for members only, no guests or visitors please
Brian SmithFebruary 8, 2017
Brian Smith is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, 1969. For over 40 years he has been a professional, award winning graphic designer and practicing fine artist focusing on classical drawing and painting of the figure. In 2005 Brian was awarded the title Honourary Drawing Master by the Drawing Society of Canada. For over 20 years he has been a well-respected teacher in life drawing, portraiture and figurative abstraction. Brian also has been faculty at the Ontario College of Art and Design University and many other institutions. He will be working from a life model.
Linda KempMarch 8, 2017
Linda Kemp is the author of negative painting techniques “Watercolour Painting Outside the Lines”. Her watercolour techniques are also shown on YouTube. Her work can be seen on DVD’s and also in her second book “Simplifying, Design & Colour for Artists”. Linda resides in Niagara, Ont. and she is a member of The Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, The Ontario Society Painters and The Society of Canadian Artists. She is a well sought after and respected workshop teacher and Juror.
April 12, 2017 - TWS Annual General Meeting
Vera BobsonMay 10, 2017
Vera Bobson is a signature member of the Toronto Watercolour Society and an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, OSA, SCA, CFS. In 2014 and 2015 she was the featured artist in the "Palette Magazine". Her work has been accepted in over 90 shows and Vera has won numerous medals and awards. She thinks less about the subject matter and uses ideas that intrigue, stimulate and engage her. Vera is known for her luminous, geometric Watercolours and she will share how she masters those beautiful washes.
Joan ZagerisJune 14, 2017
Joan Zageris
Joan has always been captivated by the transparency and fluidity of Watercolours. This medium allows her to explore the fascination of the natural light and to concentrate her artistic focus on discovering ever more light filled subjects. For the past 27 years Joan has shared her passion in teaching classes and workshops. She studied Art and Design at Fanshawe College and Painting and Art History at Carlton University. In 2006 Joan was elected into the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour and the Society of Canadian Artists. She will do a Demo of flowers and with a short Demo she will also show how Ink and Watercolour can work together.
Bonnie SteinbergAugust 9, 2017
Bonnie Steinberg
Bonnie is a graduate of York University, a Signature member of the Toronto Watercolour Society and an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour and the Canadian Society of Painters. She is a highly regarded teacher and workshop leader. Bonnie has been awarded the platinum level of distinction for having been juried into 5O Spring and Fall shows of the Toronto Watercolour Society. She will demonstrate an architectural themed painting. Specifically, this urban landscape will include both landscape and architectural elements. There will be a strong emphasis on at atmospheric perspective and how colour and design are demonstrated for a full dramatic impact.


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