WASH Paintings from 2017 Member Show

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Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons

2017 Planned Demonstration and Critique Schedule

June Members Meeting and Demonstration - 6/12/2017, 7:00 pm

For our June WASH member’s meeting, bring your own paintings for Stephany Nickela critique session by Shingle Springs artist Stephany Nickel. She will offer her own take on how to improve your painting, with a view to presenting your best work in the fall WASH Open Show.

In her own painting, Stephany seeks to capture moments as “windows in time.” She sees herself as “a painter of time and the soul.” Her paintings usually flow from her main interests of portraits, spirituality, and women’s endeavors.

Stephany NickelHer style is bold and fresh, with a vibrancy and depth of color so intense that you don’t realize she is painting in the medium of watercolor. Much of her current work reflects her passion to portray her heritage land of Ireland.

Nickel has juried many art competitions across California. Her work is in private collections throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. Palette Magazine has published her paintings and her article, “Break Throughs.” Stephany is one of the featured artists in the books Art Twenty-Ten and Art Twenty-Eleven available at local galleries and on Amazon.com.

Her paintings can be seen at Winterhill Olive Oil and Gifts as well as the Iron Willow Gallery, both in Placerville. Her works may be viewed online at www.stephanynickel.com.