Wellesley artists Nan Rumpf and Yale Nicolls will have paintings exhibited in the New England Watercolor Society Member’s Exhibit when the New England Watercolor Society returns to the Guild of Boston Artists, 162 Newbury Street, Boston for its annual Member’s Show and Sale. The event will open with an Artist’s Reception on Saturday, February 2nd from 2 – 5 pm. The show closes on February 28.
This exhibit marks a great meeting of two of Boston’s most venerable and respected artist’s organizations. The New England Watercolor Society is in its 128thyear and has featured notable artists Childe Hassam, John Singer Sargent and Frank Benson among others. The Guild of Boston Artists, in the heart of Boston’s famed Newbury Street, has long been the leading institute of respected representational art and the “Boston School” painters.
This exhibition will have the very best of the best in new contemporary and classic watercolors from New England artists. There will be live watercolor demonstrations by Signature Members of the Society on each Saturday from 1 – 3 pm following the opening. The February 9th featured demonstrator is Wendy Hale, February 15th is Dawn Evans Scaltreto, and February 23rd is Irena Roman, AWS.
The Guild’s hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
New England Watercolor Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious watercolor societies in America. NEWS was founded in 1885 as the Boston Watercolor Society. Membership has grown from the thirteen founding members to nearly 200 signature members from every New England state. For more information, visit the NEWS website at www.newenglandwatercolorsociety.org