March 29 (Carrollton, Ga.) – The work of artists from across the
country will be showcased here, April 5-May14, when the Georgia
Watercolor Society’s National Exhibition returns to the Center for the
“Hosting this juried show is always an honor for the center,” said
Arts Superintendent Tim Chapman. “This year’s national exhibition
features four Carrollton artists, which is a huge achievement,
considering the exhibit features 80 works from all over the United
The Georgia Watercolor Society was formed in1975 to advance the art of
watercolor painting in the state. They hold two exhibitions per year:
a members-only show and the National Exhibition, which is open to any
artist working in water media. All paintings submitted to the national
show must be original work using watercolor, acrylic, casein, gouache
and egg tempera. Carrollton artists Wanda Cox, Bruce Bobick, Nathan
Childers and Carrollton Arts Commission President Clint Samples are
featured in the 2021 exhibition.
A public reception will open the show April 10, 12:30pm – 2pm. The
show is sponsored by Printer’s Ale.
In conjunction with the exhibit, the center will host two Gallery Play
workshops, designed to enhance a participant’s understanding of art
shown in the center’s galleries:
Gallery Play: Watercolor Still Life, April 17. Ages 8 – 12, 10 – 11:30
pm; 13 – 17, 2 – 3:30pm. Participants learn the basics of watercolor
painting. All materials are included. $15
Gallery Play: Adding Texture and Richness to a Drawing Through
Pattern, May 5. Ages 8 – 12, 10 – 11:30 pm; 13 – 17, 2 – 3:30 pm.
Artists practice graphite drawing and jump into color media. All
materials are included. $10
What: Georgia Watercolor Society 42nd National Exhibition
When: April 5 – May 14, 2021; Opening reception April 10, 12:30pm – 2pm
Where: Carrollton Center for the Arts
For questions concerning this event or the Carrollton Center for the
Arts, please call Tim Chapman, Arts Superintendent at (770) 838-1083.