transparent watercolors & oils

Geri Medway NWS, WWW

Bio

Education  


        2 week Workshop, La Romita School of Art, Terni, Italy

        Coupeville Arts Center, Coupeville, WA

        Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA

        American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL


Professional Activities and Memberships

    

        NWS - Signature member, National Watercolor Society

        WW -  Signature member, Watercolor West

        President (1998) Mission Viejo Fine Art Society  

     

Publications


       “Step by Step Watercolor with Geri Medway,” Walter Foster Publishing       

        Walter Foster Publishing, Step by Step Paintings included in:

       “Watercolor Painting, Step by Step”

       “Painting Landscapes in Watercolor”

       “Florals & Botanicals”

       “Art Of the American West,” Rockport Publishers


Publishers


        Verkerke Reprodukties, Netherlands

        Sunrise Greeting Cards

        American Cancer Society “Canvasses Created for the Cure” card program

    

Awards

         First Place Popular Vote - 44th Annual Watercolor West Intrn’l Juried Competition 2012

        “Mijello Company Award” 44th Annual Watercolor West Intrn’l Juried Competition 2012

        “Artist’s Choice-Best Watercolor”  - Art-A-Fair Festival, Laguna Beach, CA 2000-03, 2005

        “Artist’s Choice-Best 2D” -  Art-A-Fair Festival, Laguna Beach, CA 2000, 2005

        “Paletteers Award” -  Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA

        “Rembrandt Award” – Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA

        “Second Place Award – Watercolor” - Niguel Art Association, CA

        “Best of Show and 1st Place” - Watercolor, Niguel Art Association, CA

        “Best of Show and 1st Place” - Watercolor, Mission Viejo Fine Art Society, CA

        “Redlands Art Association Award” -  San Bernardino County Museum, CA

        “Third Place Award - All Media” - Irvine Creative Arts Guild, Irvine, CA


Collections:


         Hemocue AB, Angelholm, Sweden

         Entergy Power Group, Irvine, CA


Workshops Conducted:


         Yosemite Volunteer Resident Artist 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 - Juried

         Invitational: Watercolor West Demonstration Seminar Speaker, Nov. 6, 2010

         San Clemente Center for the Arts - 2010 - 2016

         Yearly - Laguna Methodist Art Association

         Laguna Outreach for Community ARTS 2011, 2012

         2 Week Workshop, Limoux, France 2002. 2004, 2012, 2013

         Orange County Fine Art Association 2010

         2 Day -Santa Barbara Community College District/Los Padres Watercolor Society, CA

         2 Day Workshop/at the WAOW Annual Membership Show, Rancho Capistrano, CA

         * Various local demonstrations for Art Groups                                                                             

    

Representation:


         Laguna North Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

         The Studio Shop, Burlingame, CA

         Our House Defines Art, El  Dorado Hills, CA


Juried Festivals:    


         16th year 2017- Festival of the Arts, Laguna Beach, CA

         South Coast Fine Arts Festival, Newport Bch, CA

         Art-A-Fair, Laguna Beach, CA

         “Fine Art - Santa Barbara,” Santa Barbara, CA

         La Quinta Arts Festival

         Balboa Art Festival, Balboa Island, CA

         37th Annual Fine Arts Festival, Palos Verdes, CA

         “Festival of the Arts,” La Jolla, CA

         “Nuts for the Arts,” Escondido, CA

         “La Jolla Art Fest,” La Jolla Village, CA,

         “Gogh Van Orange,” Orange, CA

         Beverly Hills, “Affaire in the Gardens,” Beverly Hills, CA,

        “Art Expo ‘93,” Anaheim, CA


Juried Group Exhibitions

    

        2016   48th Watercolor West Show, Brea, CA

        2016   National Watercolor Society, NWS Gallery, San Pedro, CA     

        2015   National Watercolor Society Member Show, NWS Gallery, San Pedro, CA       

        2012   44th Watercolor West Show, Brea, CA  

        2011   Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, CA

        2011   National Watercolor Society Member Show, NWS Gallery, San Pedro, CA

        2010   All Member National Watercolor Society Exhibit, San Pedro, CA

        2009   24rth  Annual “Made in California,” City of Brea Art Gallery, CA

        2008   23rd Annual “Made in California,” City of Brea Art Gallery, CA

        2007   National Watercolor Society Member Show, Sherman Oaks, CA

       1998-99  WAOW Juried Membership Show, Rancho Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA

       1998    Gulf Coast Invitational, George E. Ohr Arts & Cultural Center, Biloxi, MS

       1997-99  Echoes & Visions, City of Laguna Niguel, CA

       1997   77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition, Brea, CA

       1997    26th Anniversary Art Exhibit WAOW, Civic Plaza Convention Center, Taos, NM

       1997   International Exhibition WAOW, Broadwater Beach Resort East, Biloxi, MS

       1996   So. California Open Exhibition, San Bernardino, CA

       1994   Watercolor West XXVI and XXI Annual Exhibitions, Brea, CA

       1994   29th Annual Open Exhibition, San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA

       1991   All Media ‘91 Juried Exhibition, Irvine. CA

       1991   Wildlife ‘91” The Fine Arts Institute, San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA

       1989   All Media ‘89, The Irvine Creative Arts Guild, Irvine, CA


Group Exhibitions


        2014   Invitational: Nature’s Majesty, in conjunction with the Laguna Art Museum’s Art & Nature  

                    Program, Wells Fargo Bank, Laguna Beach, CA

        2013   Invitational: “Perspectives on Nature,”  Wells Fargo Bank, Laguna Beach, CA

        2012   Invitational: “Liquid Dreams,” Ocean Institute, Samueli Conference Ctr, Dana Pt., CA 2012

        2011   Invitational: Coastal Visions,” Ocean Institute, Samueli Conference Ctr, Dana Pt., CA 2011

        2006   Invitational: H20 Pacific Aqua Media Society 1st Annual Exhibition, Laguna Beach, CA

        2006   Invitational: Ladies Choice, Wells Fargo Bank, Laguna Beach, CA

       1998    Fine Art Gallery, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

       1998    Kala Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

       1995    Semion’s Fine Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

       1994    Ambassador of Arts Gallery, Pasadena, CA

       1990    Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA


Solo Exhibitions


        The Studio Shop, Burlingame, CA

        Concordia University, Irvine, CA

        Gallery Alexi, Beverly Hills, CA

        Art Expo, Anaheim, CA

        Irvine Valley College, CA

        Art Angles Gallery, Orange, CA