The Colorado Watercolor Society is an organization dedicated to upholding the highest standards and principles of art and to promote, encourage, educate and foster an interest in fine art in all media, especially watercolor.

Splash of Colorado 2019

Congratulations to the winners of Splash of Colorado 2019 !

(click on the titles to see the winning artwork)

    Award                                    Title                                                           Artist


    1st Place                             Giliad                                             Jacob (Kobi) Jekel 

   2nd Place                          Turbulent Sky                                    Tom B. Lockhart

   3rd Place                           March Storm                                     Tom Newsom

  Honorable Mention           Searching for the Sun                             Jackie Kingsbury

  Honorable Mention          Fragrance of Gardenias                           Ann Patrice Williams

  Juror’s Award                   Electric Landscape                                Susan Crawford


State Watercolor Exhibition

2019 CWS State Exhibition

Congratulations to the winners !

Best of Show:    Cindy Brabec-King             Pantry Scraps
2nd Place :        Pattie Bowler                      Gone Fishing
3rd Place:          Carol Pitts                          Pigeon Feeder
4th Place:          Janis Goldblatt                   


1st Honorable Mention:   Theresa Shepard   Summers End

2nd Honorable Mention:  Lynn Nebergall      Egg Drop Soup

Francis Olson Memorial  Judy Porzak           Enlightened

Mountainside Art Guild    Craig Davis           The Quilter

Painted Toe Society        Beatrice Trautman  Sierra Sentinel


Water Media                    Janice Hanson      Temple Tears

Patron Award                   Becky Silver          Stop on Red

Past President Award      Carla Stoltzfus       Doves

Parker Artists Guild          Rita Derjue            We’re Here

Pikes Peak Watercolor
Society                              Marcio Correa       Red Skies Over 
                                                                       China Town

************************************************************************************************ew Trends Exhibit Award Winners 

Congratulations to the artists !!

                                 Prague Fun

                                Janney Sims


                                   1st Place

                               Eagle Soars

                         Audrey Ledgerwood    


                                 2nd Place

                        Offering to Morpheus

                                 Karen Hill

                                 3rd Place

                     Black Eyed Susan

                           Ken Imler


                          Merit Award

                                                                                  Longs Peak

                                                                                Judy Withered

                                                                                  Merit Award



2017 CWS State Exhibition Award Winners

Congratulations to the following artist who received awards at the 2017 exhibit:

  • Steve Griggs - Best of Show
  • Nancy Dee - Second Place
  • Naum Katsenelsen - Third Place
  • Anita Winter - Mountain Side Art Guild Award
  • Carol Newsom - Frances Olson Award
  • Diane Fechenbach - Pikes Peak Award
  • Kay Moore - Honorable Mention

Steve Griggs, mpossible Dreamer, best of show

Nancy Dee, Old Farm-site at Sunset, second place

Naum Katsenelsen, Last Rays, third place

Anita Winter, LoDo Action, Mountain Side Art Guild Award

Carol Newsom, Musicians, Frances Olson Award

Diane Fechenbach, Golden Guardian, Pikes Peak Award

Kay Moore, Driving Through New Mexico, Honorable Mention

2016 Colorado State Show


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