22th Annual Aqua Areas Best of Show winner
Sandra Fenton with “Zebra Doves in Kauai”
Our Next Meeting, November 10
Donna De La Briandais
Donna studied at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and graduated from the University of San Francisco. She spent a summer at LaRomita School of Art in Italy. Donna is a professional artist with her signature membership in the American Impressionist society and also a member of the California Art Club. She exhibits her work in galleries, juried exhibits, wineries and her “Artrails” open studio in October. Donna enjoys teaching drawing and painting through the Santa Rosa Junior College and various art centers. She is a longtime teacher and painter in oil, watercolor and drawing.
Donna is a contributor of articles on painting in art magazines and was included as a “Spotlight” with Southwest Art magazine in 2008. Also one of her paintings was selected in the juried art collectors book by Alcove publisher, titled: The American Art Collector – West.
Donna DeLaBriandais is a third generation native of Santa Rosa, California. She finds inspiration for her paintings in Sonoma County and the north bay. Donna’s landscape paintings reflect the beauty of the area. Her style is painterly and spontaneous, as she expresses her impression of the subject.
Monthly programs consists of demonstrations and lectures by well known and respected watercolor artists. See our 2016 meeting calendar at http://wascoart.org/wasco-events/
Meetings are free for members, $5 for guests and WASCO newsletter members. They are held on the second Thursday of every month from 1-3 PM at the
Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center
2050 Yulupa, Santa Rosa, CA
The organization consists of mostly local watercolor artists but is open to anyone wishing to become a member regardless of painting media or aptitude. The membership consists of those who have paid their current yearly dues. Dues are renewed each year in January
WASCO offers two membership levels and the ability to receive our monthly newsletter, depending on your interest in participating:
Volunteer Member – Dues: $45/year
These persons are volunteering members who work on committees, the Board of Directors, the Circuit, and/or shows and exhibits. They are required to work one shift (3-4 hrs) at annual Aqua Areas Show. These members receive full benefits from WASCO.
Honorary Member – Dues: $65/year
Honorary members receive the same full benefits as voluntary members, but are not required to volunteer except when participating in a show.
Newsletter Recipient – Dues: $25/year
Newsletter recipients receive limited club benefits. They receive the newsletter. They are welcome to attend meetings, but must pay the $5 guest fee. They cannot be on the circuit, nor can they exhibit with WASCO. For “open shows”, they must pay the same fee as non-members.
If joining (for the first time) after July 1 of each year, pay only half the annual dues $33, $23, $12.50. You will then pay full dues in January of next year.