The Bowen is hosting the talented GWS Member’s Exhibition from August 3 to September 17, 2021.  Exhibiting artists’ works was judged by watercolorist, Vladislav Yeliseyev, who held a free 2-hour demonstration for everyone August 14. Vlad and Viviane presented the awards at Noon and some of the award winners are pictured here!


  • First Place: Diana Toma of Marietta, GA for her piece The Artist’s Kitchen
  • Second Place: Annie Strach of Kennett Square, PA for Get Well Soon
  • Third Place: Place Myong Johnston of Atlanta, GA for Magnolia
  • Fourth Place: Rosie Coleman of Athens, GA for Just Me
  • Best Title: Claire Osbourne of Lakewood Ranch, FL for Being Koi
  • Honorable Mentions went to
    • Janice Matthews of Athens, GA for Lily in Three Worlds
    • Diane Roach Smith of Birmingham, MI for Dreaming
    • Sally Evans of Canton, GA for Summer Flags
    • Ludmilla Harrison of Acworth, GA for Magical Colors of Ghost Ranch
    • Zan Thompson of Conover, NC for Grounded at Point
    • Suzie Schultz of Atlanta for Falling Leaves

Vladislav Yeliseyev below during his free 2-hour demonstration

Checkout these 50 Artists who participated in this year’s event:

  • Acworth: Ludmila Harrision
  • Athens, GA: Rosie Coleman, Judith DeJoy, Anna Desio, Kie Johnson, Janice Matthews, Rosemary Segreti
  • Atlanta, GA: Marsha Chandler, Shannon Kelly, Myong Johnston, Suzy Schultz
  • Bartow, FL: Ronald Malone
  • Birmingham, MI: Diane Roach Smith
  • Canton, GA: Sally Evans
  • Charlotte, NC: Christine Walker
  • Conover, NC: Zan Thompson
  • Dallas, GA: Jacquelyn Carcioppolo
  • Douglasville, GA: Marsha Chandler
  • Duluth, GA: Karl Everett, Kerry Everett
  • Jacksonville, FL: Rebecca Mentz
  • Jasper, GA:  Barbara Edwards
  • Jefferson, GA: Karen Sturm
  • Kennett Square: PA: Annie Strack
  • Lakewood Ranch, FL: Claire Osborne
  • Lawrenceville, GA: Angie Clark, Kathy A Kitz
  • Lexington, GA: Mary Ann Cox
  • Marianna, FL: Michele Tabor Kimbrough
  • Marietta, GA: Diana Toma, Sandra Webster
  • Marstons Mill, MA: Corinne Lilie
  • Mercer, TN: Mary Spellings
  • Milledgeville, GA: Teresa Rose, Dana Thompson
  • Newport, NC: Verena Murvin
  • Norcross, GA: Gerry Grimes, Mary Kirsch
  • Ringgold, GA: Durinda Cheek
  • Sautee Nachooche, GA: Kathy Bente
  • Savannah, GA: Daryl Nicholson
  • Suwanee, GA: Anne Bradham, Arlaine Morrison
  • Tallahassee, FL: Yoshiko Murdick
  • The Villages, FL: Nancy Dias
  • Toccoa, GA: Loretta Addision, Gail Watson
  • Trinity, FL: Suzanne Natzke
  • Vestavia HIlls, AL: Walt Costilow
  • Xenia, IL: Rebecca Krutzinger
  • Watkinsville, FA: Viviane VanGiesen

Don’t miss this fabulous art !

Copyrighted Image