Saturday, May 2, 2009


Greater Cincinnati Watercolor Artist Sam Hollingsworth Explores the Spontaneity of Painting Watercolor

In conjunction with the Greater Cincinnati Watercolor Society (GCWS) Art Exhibit “The Seven year Itch”, currently located at Evergreen Retirement Community,230 West Galbraith Road, GCWS member artist Sam Hollingsworth will be lecturing and demonstrating “The Making of a Watercolor Painting” Sunday, May 17th at 2:00 pm. Sam will describe the steps he takes to choose a subject and develop it into a completed watercolor painting.

There will be no admission charge. Free will contributions are accepted to benefit the GCWS Scholarship Fund.

Sam says” The issues facing the artist using a difficult medium requires certain steps be taken to achieve successful results. Planning, preparation and a willingness to work with the inevitable” surprises” make watercolor a wonderful and rewarding medium.”

The show is open daily through May 31st from noon until 5:00 pm with GCWS artists working on site each weekend (see below for schedule) presenting mini-demonstrations in watercolor.

The following artists will be painting demos at the times shown below. Stop by to enjoy watching a watercolorist at work at EVERGREEN RETIREMENT CENTER. More details on the sidebar.


Saturday, May 2, 12-4 --Sharon Roeder

Sunday, May 3, 12-4 --Lois Schaich

Saturday, May 9, 12-4 --Leonard Williams

Sunday, May 10, 12-2 --Joan Ammerman

Saturday, May 16, 12-2 --Susan Grogan & from 2-4 --Howard Krauss

Sunday, May 17, 12-4 --Sam Hollingsworth

Saturday, May 23, 12-4 --Joyce Friedmann

Sunday, May 24, 12-2 --Jo Hogan and from 2-4 --Mary Moore & Joan Abdon

Saturday, May 30, 12-4 --Shirley Knollman

Sunday, May 31, 12-4 --Marilyn Bishop