January 3rd - 10:00 am Meeting at Lakes at Litchfield; Intro of new board members. Program: "How to Set Up A FineArt America Account for Posting and Selling Artwork" by Pat Mariano.
February 7th - 10:00 am Meeting at Lakes at Litchfield; "Digital Photographs of Members' Paintings" presented by Keith Meiere.
February 26th - "Entry Deadline for Wilmington Juried Spring Show"
March 1st - Deadline for Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild Annual Juried Exhibit (WACG)
March 7th - 10:00 am Meeting at Lakes at Litchfield; Presentation and Discussion - Steering Committee for GCWS Rules and Guidelines for Annual Rice Museum Exhibit.
April 4th - 10:00 am Meeting at The Lakes at Litchfield; "World Renowned Artist Hildreth Meiere" presented by her cousin and GCWS member, Keith Meiere.
April 4th - Delivery date for Lakes at Litchfield Exhibit.
April 8th - 3 - 5 pm - Reception - Member Exhibit at Lakes at Litchfield.
April 7 - 15 - Wilmington Art Association 36th Annual Juried SPRING ART SHOW AND SALE.
April 17,18,and 19 - Betty Brown 3-day workshop.
Location: Inlet Square Mall in Murrells Inlet
April 26th - Island Art Gallery Show deadline for submissions. See details on the Announcements page.
April 27th - Deadline to enter On-Line Digital South Carolina Watercolor Society show. Judge Toni Elkins, NWS
April 28th - Art Under the Oaks - Fundraiser for Tara Hall for Boys. Sponsored by Seaside Framing & Photography. All Day event - Bi-Lo Shopping Center, Pawleys Island.
May 2nd - 10:00 am Meeting at Lakes at Litchfield. Program: "Preparing Art for Exhibits" by Kelly Atkinson
May 4th - 5:00 - 7:30 pm Island Art Gallery Annual Spring Show/Sale and Open House - "The Magic of the Ordinary," One painting per GCWS member allowed. See Announcements page for details.
May 19th - Plein Air Paint out competition sponsored by the South Carolina Watercolor Society. The event will launch at 9:00 am from the Newberry Art Center at 1200 Main St., Newberry, SC. Open to all members. $10 entry fee. Artists can paint the town of Newberry and some special locations will be set up for artists as well. Paintings will be delivered for judging at 3:30 pm followed by an awards ceremony and reception.
June 6th - 10:00 am Meeting at the Beach (Exact location TBD). Program: "Plein Air Beach Washes" by Brenda Lawson.
September 5th - 10:00 am Meeting at The Lakes at Litchfield "What Judges Look for in Award Winning Paintings" by Fritz Kapraum.
October 3rd - 10:00 am Meeting at the Lakes at Litchfield. Program: "Printing a Book of Your Artwork" by Nicholas Mariano.
Fall (Date TBD). Annual GCWS Member Art Show and Sale at Rice Museum, Opening Reception and Awards
Fall (Date TBD) Fall Workshop (TBD)
November 7th - 10:00 am Meeting at the Lakes at Litchfield. Program: "Encaustics" by Midge Ovenshire.
December 5th - 11:00 am Ice Cream Social and Business Meeting - Location TBD.
January 9th - 10:00 am Meeting at Lakes at Litchfield. (Program TBD). Election of Officers for 2019.
February 6th - 10:00 am Meeting at Lakes at Litchfield. (Program TBD)