Lifetime Achievement Award
Recipients are NEWS Signature Member Artists who have made exceptional contribution to the organization and the genre of watercolor.
- Contributed to NEWS over many years through exceptional service in a number of the following areas:
- Served as a member of the NEWS Board.
- Served as an officer on the NEWS Board.
- Continued to support and consult/advise with the NEWS Board after retiring from the NEWS Board.
- Served as Chair or Lead Organizer for NEWS Shows, Workshops and other Events.
- Established and maintained public relations for good rapport between NEWS and other regional and national art associations.
- Created goodwill among NEWS members and the community.
- Maintained consistent excellence in painting through:
- Participation in NEWS Exhibitions.
- Participation in other regional and national exhibitions.
- Receipt of awards and citations.
- Contributed to the education of NEWS Members and the general public about the art of watercolor painting through:
- Publication of work in educational art journals, periodicals and books.