Upcoming Events

Beginner's Watercolor Class

Beginner's Watercolor Class

Saturday 01 June
Downtown Memphis - Riverside Drive - 10am - 2 Hours
Shemond Pierce
Dive into the vibrant world of watercolor with our Beginner's Watercolor Class! Unleash your creativity as you learn essential techniques and unleash your inner artist. From mastering washes to creating beautiful blends, this class is perfect for anyone looking to dip their brush into the mesmerizing medium of watercolor.

Get ready to bring your imagination to life! Don't forget to pack your basic watercolor art materials, as we embark on this colorful journey together. Confirmation of booking will unlock all the juicy details for an unforgettable artistic experience! Let's paint the town in watercolor wonders!
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Summer Solstice Splendor Watercolor Class

Summer Solstice Splendor Watercolor Class

Saturday 29 June
Downtown Memphis - Riverside Drive - 10am - 2 Hours
Shemond Pierce
Step into the radiant glow of the Summer Solstice Splendor Watercolor Class! Immerse yourself in the warm embrace of the season as we harness the vibrant energy of the sun to create stunning watercolor masterpieces. From sun-kissed landscapes to shimmering seascapes, let your creativity shine under the guidance of our experienced instructors.

Bring your own basic watercolor art materials and prepare for an enchanting journey into the heart of summer's beauty. Full event details will be revealed upon confirmation of booking, so secure your spot today and get ready to paint the season in all its splendor!
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Come along to our meetups to improve your art in a relaxed and social atmosphere and under the guidance of a professional instructor. Complete beginners to experienced artists all welcome.

Our 2 hour meetups are held in a different location each time, usually outdoors.

Bring your own materials. If you are a complete beginner all you need to start is a set of watercolour paints, brushes, and water container.

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to experienced artists. The instructor is there to help everyone.

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Memphis Watercolor Group on Facebook to share your art and enjoy the art of other locals.
Shemond Pierce
Shemond, a current student at the University of Memphis pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design, is also recognized as a contemporary artist. Specializing in acrylic, oil, and watercolor mediums, they possess a comprehensive understanding of color theory, Adobe software, and print production techniques.

With a creative repertoire that spans abstract art, constructivism, and computer art, they boast three years of experience in fine arts and six years in graphic art and design/development. Utilizing both printed and drawn images, they craft canvases to produce exquisite fine art pieces.

As an active member of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), they have honed their leadership skills and are eager to share their expertise. Passionate about nurturing the potential of emerging artists, they aspire to guide and inspire individuals who may be undiscovered in the realm of contemporary art.
Memphis Watercolor Group
Title or Location: Passing Time

Credit: Linda Soder

Memphis Watercolor Group
Title or Location: Flowering Cherry Tree
Done with my non dominant hand sine I broke my dominant hand. Japanese watercolor and watercolor pencil.
Credit: Danetta Townsdin
Facebook: Danetta Manning Townsdin
Memphis Watercolor Group
Title or Location: "Reflection"
I decided during the ice and cold weather we had recently to set up a quiet place around my recliner with a blanket, my watercolor pads and easel to take some time to enjoy the week painting. I turned on youtube videos of aquatic ocean with relaxing meditation music. All of a sudden my brush decided to paint "Reflection" from the imprint of the marine bold and beautiful movements I was watching. Taking all of those movements creating a piece of artwork that can speak without saying words gives s
Credit: Suzanne Evans
Facebook: Suzanne Evans Art
Instagram: Suzanne Evans Art

Memphis Watercolor Group
Title or Location: Magnolia Diptych
Growing up in Memphis, Tennessee and now residing in Hernando, Mississippi magnolias have always been a piece of nature?s beauty I have admired. I began studying magnolia shapes on my walks with my daughter and painted several pieces in a study of the blooms. A local Memphis designer, Maggie Clarke, came across my works and commissioned me to paint these 26x36 watercolors. This diptych largest size I have done to date!
Credit: Tara Burt
Facebook: @TaraBurtDesigns
Instagram: @TaraBurtDesigns

Memphis Watercolor Group
Title or Location: Wild flowers
Painted flowers from my yard.
Credit: Darlene Olive
Memphis Watercolor Group
Title or Location: Midtown Memphis
This is one of two traditional (not digital) watercolors. This one being the Male and the other is the Female. They are currently in a private collection. When they are both hung at the same height, the Hummingbird's eyes are at the exact same height!
Credit: Shea Snow
Instagram: @sheasnow

Atlanta Watercolor Group
Title or Location: North Carolina
Pablo is a 13 year old rescue owned by my niece. Picture taken at a lake in North Carolina. Very sweet dog who loves boating on the lake!
Credit: Tish (Domin) Chambers
Houston Watercolor Group
Title or Location: Fort Bend County, Texas
This little calf had wandered away from her mother and was playing in a pasture, nearing sunset. She looked to be having so much fun as she pranced and bucked around, playing by herself. I call this Patsy In the Pasture. The location is on a ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas This is an 8x8 watercolor on 100 cotton, cold press.
Credit: Kim Solem
Instagram: @kimsolem616
Newcastle Watercolour Group
Title or Location:
This was simply for fun and therapy. A combination of white space, line and wash and abstract watercolour inspired by a line drawing by Anna Mason, Nature Studio . . . I often do my painting, as I did here, when I?m feeling down and it always, without fail, lifts my spirits . . .
Credit: Lynn C Woodward

Newcastle Watercolour Group
Title or Location: Ben?s caranguejo
Watercolour on cold pressed paper. Caranguejo means crab in Portuguese. My one year old son loves a song about the tiny little crab. He sings and mimic a crab so I have paited this one for him. I framed it and it is in his bedroom now.
Credit: Ana Wilhelm
Instagram: @anawilhelmart
Bridgeport Watercolor Group
Title or Location: Lighthouse at Castle Hill, Newport,Rhode Island
The Lighthouse at Castle Hill, Newport, Rhode Island is on display at the Burroughs Center in Bridgeport. Black Rock Art Guild EKPRASIS Vlll until May 30, 2024
Credit: Diana Wendy
Akron Watercolor Group
Title or Location: A Park in PA

Credit: Michelle Steffen

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