Jean K. Gill, AWS, NWS -  Original Watercolors*
Signature Memberships: 
American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, and the Societies of Virginia, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Western Colorado (Master Member), Baltimore, & Philadelphia
Recent, Major, Juried Exhibitions:
2013 -15, 2017 Fallbrook Signature American Watercolor Exhibitions
2002, 2005 - 08, 2010 - 12, 2014, 2016 - 17 Watercolor Missouri Nationals
2001, 2004, 2006 - 13, 2015-17 WCWS Rockies West Nationals
2001, 2004, 2006, 2013, 2015, 2016 American Watercolor Society’s Exhibitions
2000, 2004 - 05, 2007 - 09, 2014, 2016 - 17 BWS Mid-Atlantic Regional
2001, 2003 - 10, 2012 - 17 Virginia Watercolor Society's Annual Exhibitions
2001 - 02, 2004 - 09, 2014-16 Philadelphia Watercolor Society’s Internationals
2006, 2010 - 11, 2014-15 Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's Internationals
2000, 2006, 2008, 2010 -13, 2015 NWS Signature & Assoc. Member Exhibitions
2011 - 14 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, 2012 - 14 Travel Shows
1999, 2005, 2007, 2012 National Watercolor Society's Annual Exhibitions
2010 Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Biennial Exhibition, Shanghai, PRC
2004 - 05 American Watercolor Society's Annual Traveling Exhibition
2000  National Watercolor Society's Travel Show Exhibition
Selected Honors:
2016 Virginia Watercolor Society "3rd Place, Gerrie Brown Memorial Award"
2016 BWS Mid-Atlantic Regional "Edith Strange Memorial Award"
2016 Rockies West National "Western Colorado Watercolor Society Award"
2015 & 2016 Pennsylvania Watercolor Society Online Members' Shows Honorable Mention
2015 Pennsylvania Watercolor Society "Gibson Luckenbill Award"
2015 Virginia Watercolor Society "Award of Merit"
2015 Rockies West National "3rd Place"
2014 Pennsylvania Watercolor Society "Art and Framing Warehouse of York Award"
2014 Philadelphia Watercolor Society  "Richard Greenwood Memorial Award"
2014 Virginia Watercolor Society  "Award of Distinction"
2011 WCWS Rockies West National "Hotchkiss Fine Arts Assn. Award"
2010 Pennsylvania Watercolor Society "Cheap Joe's Art Stuff Award"
2010 WCWS Rockies West National "Winsor Newton Award"
2009 Virginia Watercolor Society "Award of Excellence"
2009 Western Colorado Watercolor Society National "Canson, Inc. Award"
2008 Nominee Virginia Governor's Awards for the Arts
2008 National Watercolor Society All Member Show "Phil Dike Award"
2008 BWS Mid-Atlantic Regional "Richeson & Co. Award"
2008 Missouri National "Award of Achievement"
2007 BWS Mid-Atlantic Regional "PVW Award"
2006 Chosen One of 20 Emerging Artists by Watercolor Magazine
2005 BWS Mid-Atlantic Regional "Qoro Award"
2005 Philadelphia Watercolor Society "Newman Galleries Award for Excellence in Watercolor"
2004 Philadelphia Watercolor Society "Newman Galleries Award for Excellence in Watercolor"
2004 American Watercolor Society International Exhibition "MarioCooper/Dale Meyers Medal"
1999 National Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition "Watercolor West Award"
1996, 2000, 2009, 2016 Potomac Valley Watercolorists Best-in-Show 
Included in Publications:
Splash 17: Inspiring Subjects, North Light Books, 2016, p. 134.
Splash 16: Exploring Texture, North Light Books, 2015, pp. 30-31.
The Artistic Touch 6, Creative Art Press, 2014, pp. 8 & 71.
Splash 14: Best of Watercolor Light and Color, North Light Books, 2013, p. 108.
Potomac Valley Watercolorists Celebrating 40 Years 1974-2014, 2013, p. 78.
Cheap Joe's Art Stuff Reference Catalog, 2013, p. 17.
The Artistic Touch 5, Creative Art Press, 2012, p. 88.
International Contemporary Artists Vol. IV, I.C.A. Publishing.  2012, p. 88.
Eyes on:  Landscapes, Blaze Hill Press, 2012, pp. 38-40.
The Artistic Touch 4, Creative Art Press, 2010, p. 114.
Who's Who in America, Marquis, 2010- & Who's Who in American Art, Marquis, 2013-
"Elements of Play," Evelyn HT Gardett. élan, November, 2008, Cover/pp. 50–52.
Watercolor, Fall, 2006, pp. 110-111.
American Artist, May, 2006, p. 9.
International Artist, August/September, 2004, p. 17.
American Artist, July, 2004, p. 4.
Splash 5:  Best of Watercolor The Glory of Color, North Light Books, 1998, p. 106.
Best of Watercolor Painting Composition, Rockport Publishers, Inc., 1997, p. 127.
Flowers in Watercolor, Rockport Publishers, 1996, p. 94.
Judge/Juror/Speaker/Watercolor Teacher:
2016 4-Day Workshop - West VA Watercolor Society, Davis, WV
2016 Juror - Springfield Art Guild, Springfield, VA
2015 Juror - Arlington Artists Alliance, Crystal City, VA
2014 Selection/Awards Juror - Vienna Arts Society, Vienna, VA
2014 Guest Speaker - Artful Wednesdays, Heritage Hunt, Gainesville, VA
2013 Selection/Awards Juror - Delaware Watercolor Society, Dover, DE
2013 Selection/Awards Juror - Mid-Southern Watercolorists Annual, Little Rock, AR
2013 Awards Juror - League of Reston Artists, Reston, VA
2013 Guest Speaker - McLean Art Society, Mclean, VA
1992–2012 Watercolor Instructor, Fairfax Co. Public Schools, Adult & Community Edu., VA
2012 4-Day Workshop - Central VA Watercolor Guild, UVA, Charlottesville, VA
2011 Gallery Talk - Central VA Watercolor Guild, Charlottesville, VA
2011 Workshop - Painting on Imprinted Gesso, PVW, Arlington, VA
2011 Selection/Awards Juror - Springfield Art Guild Fall Show, Alexandria, VA
2011 Selection/Awards Juror - Central VA Watercolor Guild Annual, Charlottesville, VA
2010 Selection/Awards Juror - WV Mountain State Forest Festival, Elkins, WV
2008 Guest Speaker - Bon Air Artists Association, Richmond, VA
2007 Awards Juror - Washington Watercolor Society, Vienna, VA
2007 Awards Juror - Bon Air Artists Association, Richmond, VA
2007 Awards Judge - League of Reston Artists, Reston, VA
2006 Guest Speaker - Mu Chapter ΔΚΓ, Springfield, VA
2005 Annual Critique - Vienna Arts Society, Vienna, VA
2005 Awards Judge - Vienna Arts Society Spring Art Exhibit, Vienna, VA
2001 Awards Juror - Fairfax Art League Spotlight on Arts Exhibit, Fairfax, VA
1995 Awards Juror - 48th Nat. Capitol Orchid Soc. Art Show, Washington, DC
Boards: 
2003-04 & 2008-09 Virginia Watercolor Society
1993-03 Potomac Valley Watercolorists & 1992-94 Vienna Arts Society 1993-98
Chapter/Council ΔΚΓ International Honor Society of Professional Women Educators
Education: 
A. B., Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Graduate Studies, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA
20+ Master Watercolor Workshops
 
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