2020 Alabama Members’ Showcase
October 4, 2020 ~ November 13, 2020
JEMISON-CARNEGIE HERITAGE HALL MUSEUM (HHM)
200 South Street, East , Talladega, AL 35160
Selection Juror: Iain Stewart
Awards Judge: Paul Jackson
Paul Jackson spent his adventurous childhood in Starkville Mississippi. He discovered his passion for watercolor at Mississippi State University in 1985. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Missouri in 1992, and has since been relentless in pursuit of his creative dreams, receiving top honors in national and international competitions, contributing his art to a vast library of magazines and books and sharing his creative influence to all corners of the earth.
Honored by the American Watercolor Society with signature membership at the age of 30, Paul is also a Signature member of the National Watercolor Society and an Honor Member of the Missouri Watercolor Society.
Paul was the Grand Prize winner in the Paint Your Way to Paris competition and has been featured as one of the Master Painters of the World in International Artists Magazine. Jackson’s artwork has been on the cover of The Artist’s Magazine four times. Other media featuring Jackson’s work include American Artist, Watercolor magazine, Watercolor Magic, Watercolor Artist, Forbes Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, NPR, CBS News, The Baltimore Sun, The St Louis Post, The Kansas City Star, and TWA’s Ambassador Magazine.
Jackson frequently serves as judge for national and international art competitions. In 2009 he served as the invited juror for the American Watercolor Society’s 142nd annual international exhibition.
A prolific artist and ambitious world traveler, Paul Jackson is one of today’s most versatile and visible contemporary watercolorists. Whether his subject is landscape, cityscape, portrait, architecture, still life or abstract, Paul captivates his audience with genuine emotion, intensity and finesse that energize each of his creations. This workshop will focus on painting a glass and silver still-life.
Jackson is the author of Painting Spectacular Light Effects in Watercolor, from North Light Books and The Wandering Watercolorist, from Chameleon Press 2013. He is an eagle scout, an adventurous spirit and travels the earth with his muse, Marla in search of visual inspiration. See more of his work at https://www.pauljackson.com/ .
The Paul Jackson Workshop is currently full. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Accepted Artists and Paintings
Allen, D. A. – Best Friends Sharing
Balkovetz, Dorothy – Peruvian Dancer
Barbero, Anne – Rust In Peace, Garden At The Brick Wall
Bodden, Marleen Klip – Lilies, Gardenias
Brantley, James – Girl With a Red Parasol
Brown, Scott – The Moorings, Boat Launch
Carlisle, Sondra – 8 Second Dreams, Montevallo Moo
Corob, Jeannette – Mermaid Nights
Costilow, Walt – Just Plane Fun
Covell, Heike – Overcast Morning, Gentle Waves
Dunlap, Leslie – Season’s Last Satsumas, Fairhope Maids of Jubilee
Fountain, Mary – Cloudy Day Bouquet, Fireweed Near Skagway
Fowler, Cescilia Llorente – The Lady on the Mozzy Tree, Last Watermelon
Garst, Deborah (Deb) – Lost My Marbles
Garst, Steve – Crow’s Gold
Gill, Lyn – Early Spring (Japanese Magnolias), September Sun
Goldman, Corky – Fall Frolics
Hasson, Jack H. – Thoughts of Rousseau
Horne, Sheila – Come All
Howard, Judi – From Shirley’s Garden, Tribute To Hokusai
Johnson, Lectora (Tora) K. – Blaze of Glory, A Rose For Betsy
Johnston, Eugenia – Tree Chorus
Jones, Chuck – The Stand
Mathews, Melinda M. – Line Dancing
McDavid, Charlotte – The One Stop Shop
McGee, Gina – Carnevale
Meek, Robert Dee – Forest
Michael, L. J. (Larry) – Ruling the Roost
Morris, William C. – The Ultimate Catch
Moseley, Carolyn – Miss Dove in the Rose Vines, Beauty in the Moment
Nelson, Marsha – Chef Zane and Friends, Joshua
Ozaki, Yuri – Broken, A Hiker
Paden, Nancy M. – A Stones Throw
Parsons, Cynthia Massey – Time Out Travel, France
Shepard, Jaceena – Blue Heron With Dinner, Great White Egret
Shepherd, Diane D. – A House of a Different Color, An Apple A Day
Thurber, Helen – Anchor Down
Tucker, Shirley J. – Warm Purple
Vaughn, Kathryn Lansing – Bell Buckle Cowboy
Wang, Caroline K. – Thai Lady in Bangkok
Webber, Cleve – Lambada 11
Wolfe, Virginia (Ginny) – Greenhouse Special, The Silent Birds
Download Accepted Artist Instructions