International Watercolor Society UAE celebrates 3rd anniversary
The 3rd anniversary of International Watercolor Society UAE 2018 was officially inaugurated by Yasser Al Gergawi, the Director of Program and Partnership from Ministry of Tolerance; Khail Abdul Wahid, a well-known personality in the field of Visual Arts and Mrinmay C Sebastian, Country Head of International Watercolor Society UAE and the Gallery Manager of The Cartoon Art Gallery.
Highlights of the day were Still Life Painting by artist Maria Nova, followed by Demonstration of Masters by Maria Nova, Kiran Kumar, Anastasiia Shali and Rajesh Babu.
During the event, the winners of the national contest were also awarded. International Watercolor Society — IWS was founded by Atanur Dogan in 2012. Now, they can call it a largest art community of the world having more than 90 branches around the world.
The UAE chapter was founded by Mrinmay C Sebastian in 2015 AND OFICIALLY INAUGURATED By THE Global President of IWS, Atanur Dogan.
Since then watercolor medium was promoted in this region by activities like Exhibitions, Plein Air, Free Sessions, Master classes, Demonstrations, workshops and Festivals. The exhibition will run till 10th Dec at Cartoon Art Gallery, Al Quoz.