The Wichita Center for the Arts announces its Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition, on display Nov 21– Jan 4, 2015. An opening public reception will be Fri., Nov 21 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.
This exhibition features a wide range of styles from abstraction to realism with imagery including landscapes, still life, and more. These masterfully executed works spotlight the technique of water media.
This year’s juror is Thomas W. Schaller, AWS, NWWS. Following a 20 year career in New York City as an architect and architectural artist, Schaller is now based in Los Angeles where he devotes himself full-time to fine artwork in the watercolor medium. Schaller is the most recent recipient of the Dong Kingman Award from American Watercolor Society, and is a two-time recipient of the Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize. He has authored two books: the best-selling and American Institute of Architects award winner, Architecture in Watercolor and The Art of Architectural Drawing. He is increasingly in demand internationally to conduct watercolor workshop series, The Architecture of Light. His work has been accepted into recent prestigious international exhibitions including the 147th Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society, New York City; the Gold Medal Exhibition of the California Art Club, Los Angeles; the National Watercolor Society group at Eau en Couleurs, Belgium, and many more. His works can be viewed online by going to www.thomasschaller.com.
The Wichita Center for the Arts gallery hours are Tues. –Sun., 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is always free. The gallery is presented in part by Designing Women (a WCFTA volunteer group.)