Nel Dorn Byrd, AWS, NWS
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Biography

Professional Affiliations

Signature member of:

American Watercolor Society (AWS) 2004

National Watercolor Society (NWS) 2009

Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society (RMNW) 2003

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS) 2001

Texas Watercolor Society (TWS) 1988

Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS) 1980

 

Awards and Exhibitions
(a selective listing)

Watercolor USA  2016, Springfield Art Museum
American Watercolor Society Exhibitions - 2007, 2006, 2004, 2001, 2000
American Watercolor Society 137th Exhibition - Alan Chiara Memorial Award
American Watercolor Society Travel Exhibition - 2006, 2004
National Watercolor Society Exhibition, 2004 - Beverly Green Memorial Collection Purchase Award
Rocky Mountain National, 2002 - Quaintance Award
Western Federation 24th Annual, 1999 - Best of Show
Southwestern Watercolor Society 41st Annual, 2004 - Best of Show
Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National, 1999 - MSWS Award
Texas Watercolor Society 54th Annual, 2003 - Robert & Margaret Pace Willson Award
Artist Magazine - Top Award, Floral Competition, 1991
1994 Assemblage Award for Excellence in Art, Dallas


Publications

Best of Watercolor, Volume 3 - Rockport Publishers, Inc. 1999
Painting Light and Shadow - Rockport Publishers, Inc. 1997
Watercolor, 2003, Summer Issue - feature article - Discovering Interior Color & Light
Watercolor, 1997, Fall Issue - feature article - Personal Choices
Watercolor, 1990
Watercolor Magic, 1996 Autumn Issue - feature article - Painting in a Series
Artist's Magazine, 1991 December Issue - First place in floral category 1991 Art Competition
Watercolor Highlights 2, American Artist, 1994
Watercolor Without Boundaries, Texas-Italia 2001
Northlight Magazine, October, 1992
Artist of Texas, Volumes II, III, IV
Texas Watercolor Society - Fifty Years of Excellence
1993 Flora Awards Book




Solo Exhibitions
2012 - ArtCentre of Plano, TX
2004 - Eisemann Center, Richardson, TX
2002 - Goddard Art Center, Ardmore, OK
1998 - Barnwell Art Center, Shreveport, LA
1994 - Plano Centre, Plano, TX
1994 - Irving Center for the Arts, Irving, TX
1982 - 2003 - Gallery VIII yearly exhibition, Plano, TX


International Group Exhibitions
2013 - Watercolor Exchange Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan
2002 - International Watercolor Exhibition, Nigata, Japan
2001 - Watercolor Without Boundaries: Texas - Italy, Castellanza - Varese, Italy


 

 

 

 

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