Free Watercolor Workshop for Teens at Historic Downtown


Dixie Watercolor Society (DWS) at Historic Downtown St. George will offer a free workshop for youth Saturday, April 29 at Electric Theater Center. Open to aspiring artists of all levels, middle through high school in Washington County are invited to participate.

“Transparent watercolor is an exciting and spontaneous medium,” said Maureen Booth, DWS vice president. “Our purpose each year is to offer a one-day, one-on-one learning opportunity for youth who are interested in learning the basics of the medium and to foster future professional artists.”

Paints and supplies are provided to attendees. Workshop times are 9 a.m. to noon for middle school students, and 1:30-4:30 p.m. for high school students. The workshop is made possible by the Miner Foundation.

To register, email and include name, grade, email address and phone number. Registrants will receive a confirmation email and acceptance is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Dixie Watercolor Society is committed to uniting and promoting southern Utah watercolor artists. The purpose of DWS is to encourage, educate, and promote its member artists, and to share the rich culture of transparent watercolor through gallery exhibits, shows and competitions. DWS is non-profit organization located on Main Street at Historic Downtown, St. George. Members showcase and sell their work at Gallery 35, the only gallery solely dedicated to transparent watercolor in Utah. Gallery hours 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, closed Sundays. More information about DWS.