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Susan Mansell, a fourth generation Texan, hails from a highly creative family of painters, potters, writers and inventors. She studied art at Southwest Texas and Angelo State University and took up watercolor in the mid-90__™s. Her main emphasis is on transparent watercolor. Mansell__™s work has been shown in numerous national and regional shows such as the National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Watercolor West, Texas Watercolor Society, Southwestern Watercolor Society, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies and many more. From 2000-2009, she has won over 30 awards. Most recent awards have been: 2009 Texas Watercolor Society__™s Herwick Award, 2007 Best of Show in the Stars of Texas and also San Angelo__™s Fiesta in Realism, Award of Excellence in the 2006 Western Federation Societies Annual Exhibition, SWS 2006 Award of Merit. A past-President of the Creative Arts Club of Abilene, Texas, and an associate member of American Watercolor society, Mansell is a signature member, Purple Sage status, of the Texas Watercolor Society (TWS), The Transparent Watercolor Society of America (TWSA), Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS), Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS), Watercolor West (WW), and the National Watercolor Society (NWS). Her work is included in private collections, corporate offices, Splash 9, Watercolor Secrets, and Splash 10. 1 comment

Biography

2009

National Watercolor Society __" Signature Membership

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies- Signature Membership

Texas Watercolor Society 60th Exhibition-Herwick Award

2008

National Watercolor Society Members Show

2007

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies

2006

Western Federation of Watercolor Society- Award of Excellence

Louisiana Watercolor Society International Show

Watercolor Society of Houston International Show

2005

Southwestern Watercolor Society- Signature Membership

Transparent Watercolor Society of America

Kansas Watercolor Society Great 8 Exhibit

Red River Watercolor Society

2004

Watercolor West XXXVI

Southwestern Watercolor Society

Kansas Watercolor Society Great 8 Exhibition

Texas and Neighbors Regional Show

Texas Watercolor Society -Award of Excellence

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies

2003

Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors- Segual Family Award

Challenge of Champions

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies

Southwestern Watercolor Society

Texas and Neighbors Art Exhibition

Transparent Watercolor Society of America -Signature Membership

Texas Watercolor Society -Honorable Mention, Traveling Exhibit, Signature Membership

2002

National Watercolor Society -___Watercolor Magic Award,___ Traveling Exhibit

Watercolor West XXXIV

Southwestern Watercolor Society -Guy Kirkpatrick Award

Hilton Head Art League

Watercolor Art Society Houston International Show -Merit Award

Texas and Neighbors Art Exhibition- Honorable Mention

Transparent Watercolor Society

Watercolor Society of Alabama

2001

Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Watercolor Exhibition

Taos National Exhibition of American Watercolor 6

Transparent Watercolor Society

Watercolor Society of Alabama

Texas Watercolor Society- Honorable Mention, Traveling Exhibit

2000

Arizona Watercolor Association of National Watercolor -M. Graham & Co. Paint Merchant__™s Award

REGIONAL SHOWS

2008

Flight of the Dragonflies-Best of Show

2007

Stars of Texas-Best of Show

Flight of the Dragonflies-Juror__™s Award

2005

Fiesta de la Poloma -Best of Show

Breckenridge Annual Art Competition

Bosque Conservatory Annual Art Competition- Silver Medal

Big country Art Exhibit -First Place

Stars of Texas Juried Art Exhibit- Best of Show

Richardson Civic Art Society

2004

Fiesta de la Poloma -Best of Professional

Breckenridge Annual Art Competition- Jurer__™s Choice Award

Fiesta in Realism -Best of Show

Stars of Texas Juried Art Exhibit- People__™s Choice Award

Creative Arts Club of Abilene- Second Place

2003

Big Country Art Association Annual Juried Show -First Place

Breckenridge Annual Art Competition

Bosque Conservatory Annual Art Competition

Fiesta in Realism

Midland Arts Association Spring Juried Art Exhibition- Third Place

Plano Art Association National Juried Exhibition -Award of Merit

2002

Big Country Art Association Annual Juried Show

Breckenridge Annual Art Competition -Fine Arts Award

Fiesta in Realism -Second Place

Fiesta de la Paloma -Third Place

Stars of Texas Juried Art Exhibition -Kohler Award

Address

Address:
2718 FM 382
City:
Ballinger
State/Province:
TX
Postal Code:
76821
Phone Number:
325/365-3642