Select Juried Exhibitions and Awards

May - June 2024
2024 National Watercolor Society Member Exhibition      
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Juror: Larry Moore

October 1 to October 31, 2023 Windopane No.36            
San Diego Watercolor Society 43rd Annual International Exhibition
SDWS Gallery, San Diego, CA
Juror: Stephen Zhang
In Memory of Donna Kieselbach Award: ThePerfectWorkOut.com Award

October 1 – November 5, 2023    
103rd Annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition      
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Jurors of Acceptance: Thomas Schaller, Ruth Armitage and Jean Pederson.
Juror of awards: Janine Gallizia
Award XVI
Master Signature Status Awarded

April 6 to May 18, 2023    
Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona Spring Exhibition
Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ
Juror: Carol McSweeney
 Award of Excellence

October 2 to October 31, 2022              
San Diego Watercolor Society 42nd Annual International Exhibition
SDWS Gallery, San Diego, CA
Juror: Linda Daly Baker
Past Presidents Award

September 1 – December 6, 2022    
102nd Annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition      
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Jurors of Acceptance: Mark Mehaffey, Dale Laitinen and Mary Alice Braukman.
Juror of awards: Stephen Zhang
Loa Sprung Memorial Award

August 15, 2022 - September 15, 2022    
San Diego Watercolor Society Summer Triannual Online Members Exhibition
San Diego Watercolor Society (online exhibition)
Juror: Angela Barbi
2nd Place

October 1 – December 11, 2021
101st Annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition      
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California (online exhibition)
Jurors of Acceptance: Donna Zagotta, Ken Goldman, Bev Jozwiak.

September 19 to November 10, 2021      
Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona Fall Exhibition
Peoria City Hall Art Gallery
Juror: Kim Johnson Nechtman
Award of Excellence

June 2021     
San Diego Watercolor Society June 2021 Member Exhibition
San Diego Watercolor Society (online exhibition due to pandemic)
Juror: Bob Burridge
Honorable Mention

May 6 - June 23, 2021      
46th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
Utah Watercolor Society hosting (online exhibition due to pandemic)
Juror: Sarah Yeoman
Award of Excellence

October 2020         
San Diego Watercolor Society 40th Annual International Exhibition
SDWS Gallery, San Diego, CA (online exhibition due to pandemic)
Juror: Michael Reardon 
Merchant Award

February-April 2020   
11th Annual Signature American Watermedia Exhibition
Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook, California
Juror of selection and awards: Mark E. Mehaffey
$500 Cash Award

September 13th – October 26th, 2019    
46th Annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition
Center for the Arts Evergreen, Evergreen, Colorado
Juror: Sterling Edwards
Merchant Award

November 18, 2018 - January 11, 2019     
Arizona Artists Guild Winter Juried Exhibition
Arizona Artists Guild Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona
Jurors: David Knorr, Vicki Lev, Trish Mayberry
First Place

October 4 – December 16, 2018
98th Annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition      
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Jurors of Acceptance: Carla O'Connor, Linda Daly Baker and Michael Schlicting.

May - June 2018
2018 National Watercolor Society Member Exhibition      
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Juror Mike Hernandez

January 3-31, 2018
California Watercolor Association 48th National Exhibition
Marin Society of Artists
1515 3rd St., San Rafael, CA
Juror of Acceptance: Dean Mitchell

December 2017 - January 2018      
Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona Juried Exhibition
Holland Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Juror: Judy Bruce
Best of Show

October 5 – December 17, 2017
97th Annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition      
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Jurors of Acceptance: M.E. "Mike" Bailey, Cathy Hegman and Kathleen Ballard.

October 2017         
San Diego Watercolor Society 37th Annual International Exhibition
SDWS Gallery, San Diego, CA
Juror: Katherine Chang Liu

June 2017        
Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona Juried Exhibition
Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Juror: Pat Cain
Marilyn Schutsky Memorial Award

June 2017
2017 National Watercolor Society Member Exhibition      
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Juror Robert Burridge

October 2016         
Arizona Watercolor Association Fall Exhibition
Scottsdale Artist's School, Scottsdale, Arizona
Juror: Robert Burridge
Award of Distinction

October 2016         
San Diego Watercolor Society 36th Annual International Exhibition
SDWS Gallery, San Diego, CA
Juror: Mark Mehaffey
Signature Members Cash Award

June 9 - August 28, 2016     
41st Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, Colorado
Juror: Sterling Edwards

March 28, 2016 - May 12, 2016        
West Valley Art Museum Celebration of Artists 2016
Peoria City Hall Art Gallery, Peoria, AZ
Juror: Darlene Goto
Best of Show

January 29, 2016 - March 13, 2016        
ARIZONA AQUEOUS XXX
Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ
Juror: Rogena Degge
Juror's Award (2nd Place)

2015-2016
China/NWS Small Image Exchange Exhibition
LUOHU ART MUSEUM - December 5,2015 - January 10,2016 
6 Nanji Road, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province China 
GALLERY OF WENZHOU LIBRARY - January 30 - February 22,2016
1 Fuxi Road, Lucheng District
Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province China 
21 SPACE GALLERY - March 18 - May 8,2016
1 Huifeng Road,Guancheng District
Dongguan City, Guangdong Province China
2016 USA DATES: July 30 - August 28, 2016 NWS Gallery, 915 So Pacific Ave.
San Pedro, CA
July 30 Opening Reception -2p to 4 p Aug 28 Exhibit Closes
Juror: ZHOU Tianya

December 2015       
The Artist's Magazine 32nd Annual Art Competition
Juror: Betsy Dillard Stroud
Finalist in the Abstract/Experimental category

October 24 – December 20, 2015
95th Annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition      
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Jurors of Acceptance: Judi Betts (Chairperson), David Poxon, Soon Y. Warren

October 2015        
Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona Fall Exhibition
Peoria City Hall Gallery, Peoria, AZ
Juror: Kim Johnson Nechtman
Honorable Mention

October 2015         
San Diego Watercolor Society 35th Annual International Exhibition
SDWS Gallery, San Diego, CA
Juror: Donna Zagotta
Signature Status

April 2015         
Arizona Watercolor Association Spring Exhibition
Burton Barr Library, Phoenix, AZ
Juror: Eric Weigardt
Phoenix Symphony Award

January 2015      
Glendale Art Council 52nd Annual Juried fine Arts Exhibition
Saguaro Ranch Park, Glendale, Arizona
Juror: Cynthia Peterson
Honorable Mention

October 2014         
San Diego Watercolor Society 34th International Exhibition
San Diego Watercolor Society Gallery, San Diego, California
Juror: William "Skip" Lawrence
Best in Show

October 2014        
Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona Fall Exhibition
Fountain Hills Community Center, Fountain Hills, Arizona
Juror: Jason Horejs
Merchant Award

May 2014         
Arizona Watercolor Association Spring Exhibition
Scottsdale Artists' School, Scottsdale, AZ
Juror: Trish Mayberry
Honor Award

April 2014        
39th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
Fountain Hills Community Center - Fountain Hills, Arizona
Juror: Cheng-Khee Chee
Merchant Award

November - December 2013       
93rd Annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Jurors of Acceptance: Gerald Brommer (Chairperson), Kathleen Conover, Dean Mitchell
Juror of Awards: Roxana Velásquez Martínez del Campo (Executive Director, San Diego Museum of Art)
Combined Donors Award III

October 2013        
Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona Fall Juried Exhibition
Fountain Hills Community Center, Fountain Hills, Arizona
Juror: Trish Mayberry
Mary Lou Harvey Memorial Award

June 2013        
38th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
Irving Art Center - Irving, Texas
Juror: Mark Mehaffey
David Gale Memorial Award (second place)

October 2012     
Arizona Watercolor Association Fall Exhibition
Home and Design Idea Center, Scottsdale, AZ
Juror: Carl Purcell
Juror's Choice Award

April 2012      
Arizona Watercolor Association Spring Exhibition
Burton Bar Library
Juror: Kim Johnson
Merchant Award

February 2012      
Glendale Art Council 49th Annual Juried fine Arts Exhibition
Saguaro Ranch Park, Glendale, Arizona
Juror: Sebastiao Pereira
Second Place in Acrylic Category

October 2011        
91st Annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition
National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, California
Jurors of Acceptance: Ted Nuttall (chairman), Mary Ann Beckwith, Judy Morris
Signature Status

July 2011        
14th Annual International Society of Acrylic Painters Open Exhibition
Santa Cruz Art League Gallery, Santa Cruz, California
Juror: Betsy Dillard Stroud
Merchant Award

May 2011        
36th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
Fine Arts Building – Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Juror: Dale Laitinen
New Mexico Watercolor Society Southern Chapter Award

May 2010       
Arizona Watercolor Association Spring Exhibition
Burton Bar Library
Juror:  Tom Francesconi
Merchant Award

October 2010        
Arizona Watercolor Association Fall Exhibition
Fountain Hills Community Center
Juror:  Ted Nuttall
Best of Show

May 2010        
35th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley City, Utah
Juror: Carla O’Connor
David Gale Memorial Award (second place)

April 2010        
Arizona Watercolor Association Spring Exhibition
Arizona Artists Guild Gallery
Juror:  Michael Schlicting
Award of Excellence

October 2009        
Arizona Watercolor Association Fall Exhibition
Fountain Hills Community Center
Juror:  Charles Harrington
Merchant Award

May 2009 
34th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
NTC Promenade at Point Loma’s Liberty Station, San Diego, California
Juror: Robert Burridge
Award of Excellence

April-May 2009        
Arizona Watercolor Association Spring Exhibition
Glendale Adult Center, Glendale Arizona
Juror: Betsy Dillard Stroud
Best of Show

October 2008        
Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona 38th Juried Exhibition
Fountain Hills Community Center, Fountain Hills, Arizona
Juror: Betty Braig
Best of Show

February 2008        
Glendale Art Council 45th Annual Juried fine Arts Exhibition
Saguaro Ranch Park, Glendale, Arizona
Juror: Tom Herbert
First Place in Watermedia Category

 

Solo/Duo Exhibitions

October 2019 – Co-exhibit with Valerie McMullen, Eric Fischl Gallery - Phoenix College Campus, Phoenix, Arizona

December 2016 – January 2017 Peoria City Hall Library, Peoria, Arizona

November 2015 – January 2016 Co-exhibit with Valerie McMullen, Church of the Beatitudes, Phoenix, Arizona

February 2013 – Glendale Community College, Glendale, Arizona

June – Aug 2010 – Pita Jungle, Tempe, Arizona

April – May 2010 – Church of the Beatitudes, Phoenix, Arizona

May 1980 – Upstairs Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona

 

Published in

Fall 2022 – The Cincinnati Review 19.2  https://www.cincinnatireview.com/issue/19-2/

July 27, 2021 – Phoenix Art Museum Blog https://phxart.org/blog/stan-kurth/

February 23, 2020 – Learn to Paint Podcasthttps://www.learntopaintpodcast.com/podcast/episode9

December 2019 – Watercolor Artist MagazineFeature article written by John A. Parks

March 4, 2017 – Journeys To Abstraction 4: Another Walk Through The World Of Abstract Art  by Sue St. John

May 19, 2016 – Watercolor Masters and Legends: Secrets, Stories and Techniques from 34 Visionary Artists by Betsy Dillard Stroud

May 2013 – A Walk into Abstracts Volume Six by Sue St.John

December 2011 – Watercolor Artist Magazine – Ones to Watch

Fall 2010 – American Artist Watercolor – Noteworthy

 

 

Public Collections

Glendale Arts Council, Glendale, Arizona

Glendale Community College, Glendale, Arizona

City of Peoria, Peoria, Arizona

 

Permanent Collections

San Diego Watercolor Society, San Diego, California

Alabama Art Colony, Alexander City, Alabama