Watercolors by Deborah Swan-McDonald
Watercolor Impressions of Nature


On October 22, 2011, I was awarded signature membership in the National Watercolor Society. This is a tremendous honor for me. Please visit the www.nationalwatercolorsociety.org. It is one of the best watercolor societies in the country!!

I am thrilled to announce that one of my paintings has been accepted into the National Watercolor Society 91st Annual Exhibition. This international watercolor show's jurors selected only 100 paintings from 1,000 entries. The exhibit dates are October 22, 2011 - December 3, 2011. The exhibition is being held at the NWS Gallery, 915 South Pacific Ave., San Pedro, CA 90731. I hope you have a chance to see this show!


(posted on 7 Jul 2011)

I have been fortunate to have received the following awards and competition acceptance:

Juried into Watercolor West Show 42nd annual transparent watercolor exhibition, Brea, California 2010

Juried into San Diego Watercolor Society 31st annual watercolor exhibition 2011

2nd Place winner in the Valley Watercolor Society Show - 2011

3rd Place winner in the Thousand Oaks Regional Art Association Show - 2011

3rd Place winner Creative Catalyst Online Portrait Contest - 2011

Merchandise Award Winner at the Four Faces of VIVA exhibition - 2010

(posted on 21 May 2008)
Deborah Swan-McDonald Art Exhibit at Descanso Gardens
Reception: Sunday, July 10, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Exhibit Dates: July 8 to August 28, 2011
The Heritage Gallery will be open
Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Descanso Gardens is located at: 1418 Descanso Drive,
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
(818) 949-4200
You are invited to my painting exhibit at the new Heritage Gallery in the Boddy House at Descanso Gardens.
The Boddy House was redecorated in 2007 for the Pasadena Showcase House of Design.
The Heritage Gallery just opened in March 2011. The Heritage Gallery is located in the Boddy House next to Manchester Boddy's private study, adjacent to the library.
For further information on Descanso Gardens, please visit the website at www.descansogardens.org
Please email me with any questions at debimcdonald@yahoo.com and visit my website at www.deborahswan-mcdonald.com

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