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Adventures in Watermedia


Adult / Art -
Adult Summer 2022

This workshop will inspire you to add depth, rhythm and excitement to your watercolor paintings. Using acrylic mediums, we will enhance our painting surfaces to intensify our point of view and build visual interest. Demonstrations and solid design principles will guide your work. Come prepared to make discoveries and bring fresh ideas to your work.

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Sonja Hutchinson

Sonja is a Signature Member of the Minnesota Watercolor Society and has been painting in watercolor since 2001. Her interest was ignited through a class taught by a friend at the Linden Hills Community Center in Minneapolis that first winter and has been part of her world ever since. She has studied with many established local watercolor artists and those of international renown such as Andy Evansen, Cheng-Khee Chee, John Salminen and Alvaro Castagnet. She served as President of the Minneapolis Watercolor Society from 2016 – 2018 and has served on the Board of Directors from 2008 - 2021. Her watercolors have earned numerous awards in local and national juried exhibitions. AWARDS

2022 Award of Excellence - Arts North International Exhibiiton 
Juried by John Salminen and Curt Pederson
2019 Emrich-Stordahl Award - Minnesota Watercolor Society
Juried by David Feinberg, Art Professor, University of Minnesota
2019 Third Honors - Arts in Harmony International Exhibition
Juried by Curt Pederson, Curator American Swedish Institute
2019 Award of Merit - Robbin Gallery
Juried by Florence Hill, Artist
2018 Artist’s Choice Award – Northstar National Exhibition
Juried by Rachel Daly – Director of Visual Arts – Artistry
2018 Award of Excellence – Minnesota Artist’s Association
Juried by Tara Sweeney – Retired Art Department Chair – Augsburg College
2016 Artist’s Choice Award – Northstar National Exhibition
Juried by Kerry Morgan – Director of Exhibition Programs at Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2016 MNWS Award – Arts in Harmony International Exhibition
Juried by Curt Pederson, Curator American Swedish Institute
2016 Award of Excellence - Robbin Gallery
2015 Award of Excellence - Northstar National Exhibition
Juried by Jack Richeson - Jack Richeson & Co.
2015 Third Honors - Arts in Harmony International Exhibition
Juried by Curt Pederson - Curator of Exhibitions - American Swedish Institute
2015 Second Honors - Minnesota Watercolor Society
Juried by Richard Kochenash - Artist - Kochenash Fine Art
2014 Honorable Mention - Minnesota Artists Association
Juried by JuliAnne Jonker - Artist and photographer - Jonker Portrait Gallery
2012 Emrich-Stordahl Founders Award - Minnesota Watercolor Society
Juried by Maarja Roth - Artist and Educator at ArtStart, Inc.
2011 Honorable Mention - Savage Arts Council

TEACHING 
Adult Classes – Minnetonka Center for the Arts, City of Plymouth the MN Landscape Arboretum, Edina Art Center Adult Workshops – Artistry, Trillium Woods and Northrup King Building

ORGANIZATIONS 
Signature Member – Minnesota Watercolor Society 
Minnesota Artists Association 
Robbin Gallery 
Westside Artists Guild

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  Sonja Hutchinson


Hopkins Center for the Arts : Rm 203
Thursday, Aug 25
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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Min Age   18 yr.

Fewer than 5 spots left


Price: $ 49 00