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Eight Days Left to Register for SCWS Ntl Annual Exhibition

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Eight Days Left To Register… The deadline to enter the South Carolina Watermedia Society National Annual Exhibition is August 4.  Don’t miss this deadline, it will be a great show from artists all around the nation.  If you are a member of the SC Watermedia Society, you should have already received a coupon for free entry into the show.  If you have not received your coupon, email scwatermediasociety@gmail.com. Click here to register on cafe. Click…

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SCWS Offers Art Demo on Friday, July 27 in Charleston

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Come join SCWS tomorrow, July 27 for an art demo for members from 10 am – 11:30 am at the Charleston County Library located at 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston SC 29401. The library has parking, and you can have your parking ticket validated inside the library. We have had a change in our art demonstrator.  Tomorrow’s demonstration will be provided by Steven Jordan, using a new technique on foam core. Click here to learn more…

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Come Paint with SCWS This Saturday May 19

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May 18, 2018 Plein Air Competition Newberry Art Center • 1200 Main Street • 9 am – 6:30 pm Saturday, May 19th – Rain or shine Come paint with SCWS this Saturday, May 19 for its Plain Air Competition in Newberry. This event is open to members of SCWS with a $10 participation fee and $25 for non-members to subsidize the cost of lunch and the reception. Lunch will be a pre-prepared box artists may take…

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SCWS Announces Spring Digital Show Winners

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The South Carolina Watermedia Society is pleased to announce the winners for its Inaugural Spring Digital Show. The show includes artwork by 56 SCWS members. Congratulations to: Best of Show – Jackie Wukela 2nd Place – Lynda English 3rd Place – Gary Johnson Honorable Mention: Denise Greer, Lynne Hardwick, Anne Hightower Patterson, Kathy Kitz and Steven Nisbet. Toni Elkins, an artist from Columbia, judged the show. She is a signature member of 18 elected societies…

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Digital Show Deadline Extended to August 18

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Great News… the SC Watermedia Society’s Digital Show entry deadline has been extended to August 18.  We have had a great entry response so far, and want to provide time for more artists to enter.  After speaking with our judge Linda Baker, we have decided to extend the deadline. The South Carolina Watermedia Society Nationwide Digital Show will be on display at the Charleston International Airport atrium October 7 – November 25, 2017 and will be…

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SCWS Needs Your Input

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All members are invited, and needed, to participate in the SC Watermedia Society Annual Planning Meeting on Friday, August 11 from 10 am – 2 pm in Columbia at the Richalnd library on Assembly Street. During this time members will discuss how SCWS can better serve its members and better promote watermedia in South Carolina during the 2017-2018. You can RSVP below.  No cost to attend, just RSVP so we can plan accordingly. Click here to…

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Make A Donation/Memorial for SCWS Digital Show

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Would you consider making a tax deductible donation to help provide awards for the top 30 paintings in the SCWS first National Digital Show. Donations can be made in honor of an individual or a group. Donors and sponsors will be listed in the show catalog. This year’s show is from October 7 through November 25 in Charleston at the Charleston International Airport in the front atrium. All of those donating receive promotions in the media and…

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Ask your Legislators to Override Veto #24

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Governor Henry McMaster Vetoes Arts Funding Contact Your Legislators Now to Override Veto #24 On June 12, Governor Henry McMaster issued 41 budgetary vetoes. Veto #24 eliminates $350,000 from the South Carolina Arts Commission. Veto #24 Message from the Governor: “This new line item in the budget gives private artists a permanent toehold in the state budget. A better use of these funds would be on classroom education for children.” These funds would support grants made…

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2017 Digital Show Announced

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Dear SC Watermedia Society Members: We have some exciting news for 2017. This year the Society is taking a break from its Annual Exhibition and in its place will produce a nationwide digital show. The 2017 planning met with difficulty in finding a location to hold the Annual Exhibition in Charleston, SC, and discussed alternative ways to continue the exhibit. Why the change?  The society’s leadership has been searching for new opportunities to promote watermedia…

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