Artists of Yardley (AOY) Art Center is pleased to host the Garden State Watercolor Society (GSWS) for a special juried exhibition that focuses on all aspects of travel and journeys: journeys through life, treks to locations around the globe, or travels into the future. This exciting exhibit will be a first for GSWS at this location, and will be on display Friday, October 4 through Sunday, November 3, 2019. The exhibition is open to the public Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00-4:00pm (gallery hours) at AOY Art Center, 949 Mirror Lake Road (just off Rte. 295 at the Newtown, PA interchange). FREE to attend. The Opening Reception and awards presentation will be October 4 from 5:30-7:30 pm. $5,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded!


The Garden State Watercolor Society (GSWS) will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020. Over its existence, GSWS has been a beacon, providing a community of artists and inspiring generations throughout NJ and surrounding states. This year’s theme, “On the Road to Fifty” was an invitation to artists to submit original artwork that expresses the many facets of travel. Works were submitted by members from NJ, PA, NY or DE.

The talented Gail Bracegirdle juried this exhibit. Gail is an award-winning watercolor artist who has been featured in various publications including Artists Magazine and Splash 6. A long-time teacher, Gail is a Bucks County resident who is drawn to the infinite variations that can be created with watercolor. See her works filled with light and color at


The Garden State Watercolor Society was founded in 1969 by Dagmar Tribble, a noted watercolorist. The nonprofit organization’s goal is to encourage painting in water media, and provide educational and exhibition opportunities for artists and residents of NJ, PA, NY or DE. Please visit the GSWS website at

Upcoming dates

Download schedule


  • Starting Saturday, October 5th, 2019, repeats every week on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday until Sunday, November 03, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Artists of Yardley

949 Mirror Lake Rd
Yardley, PA 19067


Margaret Simpson
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