3rd Annual "Plein Air Not Plain At All" Exhibition

The San Diego Watercolor Society is home to many plein air artists. Many of these artists participate the weekly and monthly paintout opportunities offered by SDWS at various locations around San Diego. The 2019 Plein Air Exhibition will be held from 11/27/19 - 12/29/19 in the San Diego Watercolor Gallery.

This exhibition will be ONLINE ENTRY ONLY. Online entry will be available 10/17/19-11/17/19 for SDWS Members Only. Please enter on our website.

This year, the juror will be Keiko Tanabe and we will have cash awards including a special Jay Andrews Tribute Award. The cash awards are $300 for 1st, $200 for 2nd, $100 for 3rd, and $150 for the Jay Andrews Tribute award.

Reception will be held on 12/8/19 2-4pm.

For full information, please read the prospectus. 2019 Prospectus

Questions? Email pleinairshow@sdws.org for more information.






First Name Last Name Title Awards
Mahtab Abbasi Stroll In The Park   
Geoffrey Allen Umbrella Pop  
Geoffrey Allen Winery truck Honorable Mention
Craig Anderson Fathom Pier Juror Commendation
Drew Bandish Through Trees at Land's End 3rd Place
Drew Bandish Mt San Miguel to the South  
Gordon Bashant Blue Palms in Balboa  
Gordon Bashant Adirondack Fish Shack  
Karen M. Beall The Eucalyptus  
Patricia Cohen A Good Morning  
Tim Coleman Lakeside Church  
Tim Coleman Lessons from Gordon   
Char Cee Colosia The Art Lesson   
Cathy Cramer Morning in the Garden  
Barbara Crawford Old Fig Tree  
Cheryl Dicus Blue Sky Oak Tree  
Brent Foster Rooftops of Split in Croatia  
Thomas Franco shedding light  
Christina Fries-Miller View to the North  
Tova Galgut Coronado Beauty  
Glory  Giffin Rest Stop  
Mike Hefner Mt. Helix  
Charles Held Multi tasking  
Cynthia Hickson Horse racing  as it should be  
Cynthia Hickson I will if you will  
Wanda Honeycutt Peesful Protest  
Anne Hutchison the busy place at lake murray  
Luis Juarez Mission San Diego  Honorable Mention
Luis Juarez Little Italy  
Charlotte Kingston Trevi Hills Vineyard  
Suzi Lacey Wave Cave - Sunset Cliffs  
Shuang Li Autumn Weekend, Liberty Station  
Shuang Li Aliso Moment, Laguna Beach Jay Andrews Tribute Award
Lorri Lynch Mission Point Park  
Lorri Lynch Lake Murray Sunrise 1st Place 
Chuck McPherson Lake Murray Catch  
Joan Merrick Nehalem Point Oregon  
Brian Meyer Sitting Goose  
Brian Meyer Little Italy - Plaza Before the Setting Sun  
Diane Moore Shumway Ranch  
Joanne Newman Over the Edge  
Nancy Phillips Bayside Happening  
Nancy Phillips Watch It Grow  
Joyce Rezin Afternoon Shadows  
Joyce Rezin Saint Paul de Venice - Provence I  
Cynthia Roach Live Oak, Blue Sky Reserve Poway  
Cynthia Roach Oak Trees in Blue Sky Reserve Poway  
Bianca Romani California Tower  
Camille Rothenburg Winter Wash  
Camille Rothenburg View on Bending Elbow  
Carla Scheidlinger Fall Oaks in the Lagunas  
Shinja Scheidnes Lake Murray  
Abbyann Sisk Old Town Inspirations  
Gabriel Stockton Afternoon, Balboa Reflection Pond  
Sarah Sullivan Along the Valley Floor  
Sarah Sullivan Upsurge at Sunset Cliffs  2nd Place
Christa Thurber Approaching Storm  
Carol Van Vooren Waiting for the Sun_ San Francisco Bay  
Jami Wright Trevi Hills Winery Juror Commendation
Charlotte Zinn Mission Point Park  
First Name Last Name Title  
Mahtab Abbasi Summer In Mission Point Bay   
Thomas Franco USD at rest  
Mike Hefner Litte Harbor, Catalina  
Charles Held EL CID SDWS  
Wanda Honeycutt Quan Yin   
Anne Hutchison close-up of roses, Balboa Park garden on Park Avenue  
Diane Moore Shumway Ranch Vista  
Gabriel Stockton Take flight San Diego   
Christa Thurber Autumn Marsh  
Carol Van Vooren Evening Peace, Batiquitos Lagoon