About Frank Webb, AWS-DF, NWS, TWSA
 
Frank Webb has been self employed as an artist since 1958. He has authored four books and has taught hundreds of painting seminars worldwide and in 50 states. A Dolphin Fellow and a vice president of the American Watercolor Society, Webb is also a member of the National Watercolor Society and has Master Status in the Transparent Watercolor Society of America. He has won more than 110 major awards, has lectured to the National Watercolor Society, twice to the American Watercolor Society and has juried more than 100 national exhibitions.

Selected from 110 Awards
 
The NWS Gerald Brommer Bronze Medal, National Watercolor Society, 2016
The Mario Cooper and Dale Meyers Medal, American Watercolor Society, 2013
Hardy Gramatky Award, American Watercolor Society, 2008
Lori Fronzak Memorial Award, Transparent Watercolor Society, 2007
John Young Hunter Memorial Award, Allied Artists of America, New York, 2006
Alan Chiara Memorial Award, American Watercolor Society, New York, 2006
Special Merit Award, Transparent Watercolor Society, Elmhurst, IL, 2006
Stary Sheets Award, National Watercolor Society, San Pedro, CA, 2000
Best of Show, Aqueous Open, 2003, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
Grumbacher Gold Medal, National Water Color Society, 1999
Gold Medal, Audubon Artists, New York, 1995
Walser Greathouse Medal, American Watercolor Society, New York, 1989
Dana Memorial Award, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, 1988
Pleissner Award, American Watercolor Society, New York, 1984
First Award, National Arts Club Open, New York, 1983
Bronze Medal of Honor, American Watercolor Society, New York 1976
Colorado Watermedia Award, Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Association
Sisik Award, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 1973

Honors
 
Medal for Achievement in the Arts, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, 2000
Listed in Who's Who in American Art and Who's Who in the East.
Identified as a Master Visual Artist, Preserving the Legacy, Pittsburgh, 1966
Guest lecturer-demonstrator, American Watercolor Society, 1983, 1992
Guest lecturer-demonstrator, National Watercolor Society, 2007
Master status, Transparent Watercolor Society of America, 2004
Included in "20 Great Watercolor Teachers" by American Artist Magazine, 2006
Lifetime Achievement Award, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, 2013

Elected Memberships
 
American Watercolor Society (Dolphin Fellow), Allied Artists of America, Audubon Artists, The Arts Guild of Old Forge (titular), La Society Canadienne de'l Aquarelle (honorary), Hudson Valley Art Association, Knickerbocker Artists, Louisiana Watercolor Society (honorary), National Transparent Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Philadelphia Water Color Society, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society (life member), Potomac Valley Watercolor Society (honorary), Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Association, Society of Western Artists (honorary), Southwestern Watercolor Society (honorary), Southern Arizona Watercolor Society (Patron Member), Honorary member of the Jiangsu Watercolor Research Institute

Selected Group Exhibitions
 
Anchorage Art Museum; Art Alliance, Philadelphia; Ashville Art Museum, NC; Chautauqua Art Association, NY; Columbia Museum of Art, SC; Frye Museum, Seattle; Gloria LaGuna Art Museum, Austin; McGill University, Montreal; National Academy Galleries, NY; Penn State University; Port Huron Museum; Purdue University, Calumet; Sunset Cultural Center, Carmel; Springfield Art Museum, MO; Southern Alleghenies Art Museum; Museo dela Acurela Mexicana; Museum of Art, Ogunquit, ME; Neville Museum, Greenbay, WI; Canton Art Institute, OH; Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA; University of MN, Duluth

Invitational Exhibitions
 
45th Singapore Watercolor annual, 2014
First Qingdao International Salon, China, 2014
The World Watermedia Exposition, Thailand, 2014
Shenzhen Watercolor Biennial, China, 2014
Chapman Art Museum, Watermedia Masters II, Myrtle Beach, SC 2007
First, second and third Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary International Masters, Jiangsu, China, 2008, 2010 and 2013
Bienal International Acuarela, 2004, Mexico
Master Visual Artists Exhibit III, Preserving the Legacy, Pittsburgh, 1996
Artists of the Republic of China, U.S.A., and Australia, Taipei, 1994
Philadelphia Water Color Club Invitational, Widener University Museum, 1991
International Waters, traveling to Canada, U.S., Scotland, and England, 1992
International Exhibition, Federation of Canadian Painters, Vancouver, 1980
Arts '80, Penn State University, 1980
35 Obras de la American Watercolor Society, Mexico City, 1989
Artists from Six states, Aaron Bohrod gallery, University of Wisconsin, 1983
Three Watercolorists, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA, 1977
Award Winners, Hudson Valley Art Association, Lever House, NY, 1975
Butler Art Center, 2012, 2013

Solo Exhibitions
 
Elan Gallery, Sewickley, PA, 2007; Southern Vermont Art Center, 2004; Southern Alleghenies Art Museum, Ligonier, PA, 1999; Watercolors, The Spotlight Gallery, Pittsburgh, 1998; Glennville State College, WV, 1993; Chaffee Gallery, Rutland, VT, 1993; LaRoach College, Pittsburgh, 1991; Purdue University, IN, 1984; Atelier Gallery, NYC, 1993; Tweed Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 1982.

Museum Collections
 
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
Southern Alleghenies Art Museum, Loretto, Pennsylvania
Palmer Art Museum of Penn State, State College, Pennsylvania
Taiwan Art Education Institute, Taiwan, Republic of China
Tweed Art Museum, University of Minnesota
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Maine
McMullen-Connally Family Collection, Martin Museum, Baylor University
Spirit Lakes Art Center, Iowa

Corporate Collections
 
Alcoa, Bayer Industries, Blue Cross of Western PA,
Brown-Williamson, Eastern Shore Art Center,
Ferrum College, Lakes Art Center, New Mexico Watercolor Society,
Nevada Watercolor Society, PNC Corporation,
PPG Foundation, University Hospitals of Cleveland,
United Steelworkers, USX, Wausau Insurance,
West Texas Watercolor Society, Widener University.

Teaching Experience
 
Webb has conducted over 640 watercolor workshops in all 50 states and in Austria, Canada, Costa Rica, France, England, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Scotland and Spain.

Articles Authored
 
Fearless Color, Seven tips for maximizing Your Palette, Artist's Magazine, 2000
Painting Conceptually, International Artist Magazine, series in five issues, 1998
Countdown for Design, Watercolor Magic, North Light, 1994
Workshop Director, Artist's Magazine, North Light, April 1987
Creating Your Own Space, Artist's Magazine, April 1985
Ten Tales of Passage, Artist's Magazine, 1994
Studio Number One, Artist's Magazine, 1987
Stretching Tradition, Artist's Magazine, Jan. 2003
Seven Design Ideas, Watercolor Magic, North Light, April 2001
Composing a Memory, Artist's Magazine, May 2001
Art Clinic, The Artist's Magazine, Jan. 1998
Art Clinic, The Artist's Magazine, Nov. 1998
Beating Your Fears, The Artist's Magazine, Jan. 1994
Savoir Fair article in L'Art de l' Aquarelle no. 5, June, 2010
American Watercolor Artists, Fine Art Publishing House of Jiling, China
Article in "Chinese Watercolor", June, 2010
Lessons by Frank Webb, Northwest Watercolor Society News, 2013

Books Authored
 
Strengthen Your Paintings With Dynamic Composition, North Light, 1994
        Published in the U.K. by Davis Charles Co. as Composition For the Artist
        Self published as Composition For The Painter, 2005
Webb on Watercolor, North Light, 1990
        Published in France by Ulisse Editions, 1993
Watercolor Energies, North Light, 1983
Frank Webb's Life and Art, Self Published, 2011

Videos and DVDs
 
Frank Webb, Contemporary Watercolor Master, Video and motion Picture, 1987
Frank Webb's Using Your Heart & Hand, DVD, 2005
Frank Webb's Painting by Design, DVD, 2006
Frank Webb's Expression in Painting, DVD, 2006
Frank Webb's Painting Enjoyable Color, 2007

Publications Which Include His Work
 
A Spectrum of Styles by Stephen Dougherty, Watercolor '90, American Artist
Creative Seascapes, Edward Betts, Watson -Guptill, 1981
Exploring Watercolor, Gerald Brommer and Nancy Kline, Davis, 1980
Watercolor, My Second Career, Bill Condit, Sand Dollar, 1989
Watercolor, You Can Do It, Tony Couch, North Light 1987
 
Keys to Successful Painting, Tony Couch, North Light
Splash I, Greg Albert and Rachel Wolf, North Light, 1991
Splash II, Greg Albert and Rachel Wolf, North light, 1991
Splash IV, Greg Albert and Rachel Wolf
The White of Your Paper, Tony Van Hasselt and Judi Wagner, North Light, 1995
 
Concept and Composition, Fritz Henning, North Light, 1983
Being an Artist, Lewis Lehrman, North Light, 1992
Go With the Flow, Guy Lipscomb, Watson-Guptill, 1993
Watercolor The Creative Experience, Barbara Nechis, North Light, 1979
Watercolor From the Heart, Barbara Nechis, Watson-Guptill, 1993
 
Watercolor the Ed Whitney Way, Ron Ranson, North Light, 1994
Distilling the Scene, Ron Ranson, North Light
Language of Literature, Grade 7 Edition, McDougal Littell, Houghton Mifflin
Basic Drawing Techniques, Greg Albert and Rachel Wolf, North light, 1995
The Simple Secret to Better Painting, Greg Albert, North Light, 2003
 
Personal Painting Style, David P. Richards, North Light, 1995
The Artist's Touch 5, North Light
You Can Paint Vibrant Watercolor, Dan Burt, North Light, 1999
Artists and Discounts, Daniel Grant, American Artist, Aug. 2001
After the Workshop, Joanne Moore, The Artist's Magazine, March 2001
 
Advice From Experts, Lori Simons, Watercolor, American Artist, fall 1999 Issue
Refining Your Personal Vision, Staff Report, The Artist's Magazine, Jan. 1999
Fuel Your Creative Fire, Kristin Godsey, The Artist's Magazine, July 2002
Learning From the Masters, Jennifer Ball, The Artist's Magazine, July, 2003
Artist to Artist: Frank Webb, "Watercolor", American Artist Magazine, 2008
 
20 Great Teachers, American Artist Watercolor, 2006
DHL Gallery: Frank Webb, Designing Home Lifestyles, 2008
Watercolor Exhibition by the Artists of ROC, USA and Australia, 2003
Secrets of the Contemporary International Watercolor Masters, 2012
        Published in China by Zhou Tanya and Ruan Hoe
 
Lessons by Frank Webb, Northwest Watercolor Society, Hot Press, 2013

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