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Winter Watercolor Wonders

Winter Watercolor Wonders
December 18 - February 18, 2017
Location: Taos Community Auditorium Encore Gallery

Winter Scene by Diana Smith

Opening Reception - December 21 from 4-6pm.

No medium can match the delicate luminosity of transparent watercolor. As most artists know watercolor can be a hard medium to master as it can be unforgiving and unpredictable. Yet no other medium can match the delicate luminosity of transparent watercolor. Works from the Taos Watercolor Society artists capture that luminosity in portraying winter scenes that will warm your heart.

Watercolor pigment is ground in gum, usually gum arabic and as is known for its transparency. However it can be made opaque by mixing with a whiting and in this form is known as body colour, or gouache; it can also be mixed with casein, a phosphoprotein of milk.

One basic difference with painting in oil or acrylic and watercolor is that whites are created with opaque white while in painting in watercolor white is often created by leaving out color and letting its background white paper create its white. Your will see this technique in many of the Winter Watercolor Wonders works of art.

The Watercolor Society was founded in 1992 and has promoted its members works through various exhibitions and is committed to the public's further understanding of transparent water media as an exciting and collectable art form.

These events are planned for TCA’s various venues: the auditorium, Encore Gallery, and Stables Gallery. Most events, but not all, are sponsored by TCA. Submit your TCA event here.

Event Listings

ongoing since September 2017

TCA at Taos Inn Mark Goebel New Mexico Churches an Elemental Phenomenon

September 11 - January 15, 2018
Location: The Historic Taos Inn
Photographs of the historic churches of New Mexico by Mark Goebel fill the public areas of Taos Inn.
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ongoing since October 2017

Literal Landscape -New Work by Dora Dillistone

October 30 - December 10, 2017
Location: The Encore Gallery of TCA
Collaborative art with nature.
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Theresa's Wall

October 31 - December 17, 2017
Location: Taos Community Auditorium Encore Gallery
Awaken by Monique Gomez
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Book of the Month Volume XXIX

October 31 - December 10, 2017
Location: Taos Community Auditorium Encore Gallery
Tunnels Books - Part 2
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January 2018

Geometry of Spirit by Robbie Steinbach

January 15 - May 14, 2018
Location:
Photographs and Prints by Robbie Steinbach at the Taos Inn
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December 2107

Winter Watercolor Wonders

December 18 - February 18, 2017
Location: Taos Community Auditorium Encore Gallery
Taos Watercoler Society and TCA celebrate winter and the medium of water color.
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