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First, Familiar Village by Lionel Sanchez
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Young Artists Enjoyed 1st Workshop

Five young artists participated in the first workshop for kids ages 8–12 at the WPAG on Sat. Jan. 9. Each student made a color wheel and learned about primary and secondary colors. Mixing yellow, blue, and red watercolor paint on … Continue reading →

January 30 – Children’s Art Workshop

The next art workshop for children is coming up soon! This class — Color and Shape Magic with Watercolor — is planned for Saturday, Jan. 30 for ages 8–12 from 9:30–11:30 with instructor Marilyn Wescott at the Guild. Students will … Continue reading →

Children’s Workshop Coming January 9

The West Pasco Art Guild is pleased to announce the first of several art workshops for children! Our first class – Happy Accident Painting – is planned for Saturday, Jan. 9 for ages 8–12 from 9:30–11:30 with instructor Marilyn Wescott … Continue reading →


Silk Workshop, Dec 5

The silk workshop will be on Sat., Dec. 5 this year. Please sign up and send your money to the guild to save your spot (address and phone at the bottom of this page). Your instructors are Bette MacDonald, Boni … Continue reading →

1st Place: Chuck Simmons, Colorful Peppers

October Show Awards: In Living Color

1st Place: Chuck Simmons, Colorful Peppers2nd Place: Dan Nolan, James3rd Place: Jean Metzenthin, PoppiesMerit Awards: Beverly Heller, Shades of Pink; Susan Wewers, Trees; Ann Clark, Canadienne Poppy; Donna LaBrie, Fun i Fallen LeavesHonorable Mention: Nany Caposey, moody Manny; Larry Forgione, … Continue reading →

Mort Solberg Workshop in Spring Hill

Morten Solberg, a watercolorist who uses water medium paints to create dramatic paintings with stories and emotions, did a workshop at the Florida Watercolor Society Convention and was the judge of the FWS exhibit this month at Leepa-Rattner Museum. This … Continue reading →

October Exhibit: In Living Color

The West Pasco Art Guild’s first exhibit of the Fall season, “In Living Color,” opens with a Pizza Reception on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 5 pm to 7 pm. Come and bring your friends. Art Work needs to be picked … Continue reading →

Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition

The 44th Annual FWS EXhibition will be held September 6 through November 1, 2015, at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art. The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art is a modern and contemporary art museum located on the campus of St. Petersburg College … Continue reading →

Downtown NPR Art Gallery is Closing

We are sorry to inform you that the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery on Grand Blvd. will be closing Oct. 31, as the Greater New Port Richey Main Street Organization can no longer afford to keep the Gallery open. … Continue reading →

First Place: The Bicyclist by Lionel Sanchez
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Susan Woas Demonstration

Susan Woas, art teacher at Genesis School and the Dunedin Fine Arts Center, and signature member of the Florida Watercolor Society, demonstrated painting an orchid after the West Pasco Art Guild’s monthly meeting on April 3rd. When painting white flowers … Continue reading →

Seafood Festival – Call for Artists

The West Pasco Art Guild is hosting the art show “It’s Only Natural” at the Cotee River Seafood, Blues Festival and Boat Show on April 24-26 in Sims Park. The exhibit will be in Peace Hall.Subject: Local landscapes, seascapes, plants, … Continue reading →

1st Place, Blue Woods by Kathleen Mervine

March’s “Weather Affects” Awards

Elaine Hahn, who recently won a First Place award herself in the Leapa Rattner Miniatures show, judged WPAG’s Weather Affects show. She felt it was a “Very nice, diverse show. Many very interesting subjects. A pleasure to judge.” Awards are … Continue reading →


Lionel Sanchez Paints the Southwest

WPAG member Lionel Sanchez, CWS, GCWS, MWS*, gave a wonderful demonstration, painting a New Mexico building, after the March monthly meeting. He developed a watercolor painting from drawing to finished painting. Lionel likes to stretch his paper and paint on … Continue reading →

Best of Show: Sunday Stroll byLionel Sanchez,

February’s “Best of the Gulf Coast” Awards

The following awards were presented by our judge Lynn Ferris, AWS, NWS, FWS. Best of Show: Lionel Sanchez, Sunday Stroll, watercolorFirst Place: Jane Walker, Sunshine on My Shoulders, watercolorSecond Place: Mimi Jozwiak, Needs Love, watercolorThird Place: Jim Jordan, Bird Lake, … Continue reading →