40th Annual IWS Juried Membership Exhibition Painting Pickup

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As it always does, it took a village to put on the Annual Juried Show.  Thanks to all of you who played a part in making this such a successful year.

REMINDER:  The show comes down on Friday, June 28th.  For those of you who are in the show, but not in the traveling show, please remember to pick up your paintings at Boise State University’s Student Union Gallery, 2nd floor, between the hours of 9am and 11am.  Volunteers will be there to take down your painting.  You will also need to sign your sales tax forms as well.


Carol HasBrouck, hazzy1900@gmail.com

Garianne Erwin, donerwin2000@yahoo.com

IWS 2019 Juried Show Parking Instructions

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For all volunteers and members attending the annual juried show

Attached is information for the parking garage that will allow you to park at a reduced rate. To download the instructions, click on the link.

This information is not only for all volunteers working the show, but also for members attending  the reception and awards ceremony. 

This reduced rate is good for May 30, June 4, 7, and 28th.    

If you have any questions, please contact either Garianne or Carol using the listed emails.   

Garianne Erwin, 2019 Annual Show Chair, donerwin2000@yahoo.com

Carol Browning, 2019 Annual Show Chair, hazzy1900@gmail.com

2019 IWS Annual Juried Member Exhibition News

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We have an exciting annual show this year.  Please make plans to join us to see the great work by Idaho watercolor artists.  Iain Stewart is our esteemed juror and I’m sure you will want to hear his critique of this year’s show at the reception and a presentation of his artwork at the awards ceremony.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Reception and critique – 5:30 – 7:00pm

Awards Ceremony – 7:00 – 9:00pm

Boise State University Student Union Building

Second Floor Gallery

Hope to see you all there!

Carol HasBrouck Browning – hazzy1900@gmail.com

Garianne Erwin – donerwin2000@yahoo.com

Show Chairpersons


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Just a few spots open for this workshop.

It is going to be a good one!

Make plans to attend the IWS 4-day summer workshop on June 5-8 under the instruction of Iain Stewart. Click here for more information and the application form. Applications are on a first-come basis. The workshop is filling up fast and only a few openings remain. If you wish to attend, please enroll as soon as possible. 

IWS Rotarian Sponsor Needed

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IWS is looking to submit a grant application for WFWS45 from the Greater Boise Rotary Foundation.

To sponsor an IWS grant request to Greater Boise Rotary Foundation, we need a Rotarian.  Ideally it will be an IWS member or member’s spouse.  As a sponsor, you need do nothing other than let us say you support the grant application.  

Our deadline for this information is this Saturday, March 30, 2019, so if you meet either one of the criteria, please call Paula at 208 731 3302 or email her at paulabs@cableone.net  for more information. Your help is greatly needed!



WFWS Meet & Eat: Thur Mar 28 Noon-2:30

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Dear IWS and WFWS* Team Members, 

Come and share in all the exciting planning as IWS hosts the 

WFWS-45 Exhibition, Convention and Trade Show in Boise 

in June of 2020! 

2020-WFWS Team Meet & Eat

Date: Thurs, Mar 28

Time: Noon-2:30 pm

Place:  Anne Sorensen Studio (behind the home)

        Please bring:  Potluck dish to share

    2725 N Duane Dr, Meridian (park on the street, along grass side of driveway or behind studio)

Enjoy friends, food, fun, WFWS updates and surprises!  

.  *WFWS stands for Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, of which IWS is one of 10 member societies.  This prestigious semi-national exhibition and artists are coming to Boise in 2020!  Let’s show them how great IWS artists and Idaho are! 

Questions: Contact  Pam Grant (208)739-3440 or Anne Sorensen  (208)870-2570.