Hugh Mossman watercolor painting "Alone on the River"

Hugh Mossman watercolor painting "Alone on the River"

News Release

Opening reception to celebrate watercolor exhibit at Center is Dec. 3

LEWISTON, Idaho – The opening reception for the Idaho Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition and North Region Showcase will be held Dec. 3 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History, located at 415 Main St. in Lewiston.

Light refreshments will be served during the event.

The exhibition and showcase opened together in the Main Gallery on the first floor at the Center today and will run through Jan. 20.

The IWS Juried Exhibition consists of 20 award-winning paintings from the IWS state competition that were selected by nationally recognized artist Anne Abgott. Those 20 paintings are put in an exhibit that travels around the state each year.

The North Region Showcase features artwork from northern Idaho members of the IWS and some of the artists are in both exhibits.

Artists who will have their work on display from the exhibition or showcase include Laurie Asahara, Gabriella Ball, Betty Benson, Larry Boyd, Jessica L. Bryant, Helen Edwards, Sally Ellis, Jean Nelson Ah Fong, Cathy Gottschalk, Kelsey Grafton, Steve Gruber, Cynthia Kay Henry, Marylin Holte, Bobbi Kelly, Elizabeth LaRowe, Kerri Lindstrom, Rachel Linquist, Lynn McConnell, Hugh Mossman, Torgesen Murdoch, Cheryll Root, Jeriann Sabin, Ilse Schreiner, Lester Scott, Anne Watson Sorensen, Patricia Taylor, Jan Vogtman, Teresa Wade, Kathy Whitaker, and Jackie Zumalt.

The Center’s gallery hours are 10-4 p.m. on Tuesdays, 12-4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, and 12-6 p.m. on Thursdays, or by appointment.

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