The Central Coast Watercolor Society is proud to present “Aquarius”, a Pacific regional water media exhibition hosted by Morro Bay Art Association.

This juried event, is an assembly of some of the finest contemporary artworks of the West Coast.
Judge of Awards:

M.E. “Mike” Bailey, AWS, NWS, is the judge for this celebrated event.

M. E. Bailey is a professional plein air artist, nationally recognized for his superior use of watercolor. Mike began teaching watercolor at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1999, where he turned his innovative workshops into a full time career with an international following.

Mike’s artwork has been published in Northlight books, Splash and Watercolor, and Watercolor Artist Magazine. Mike is a current member of Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society, Signature Member of American Watercolor Society, past President and Signature Member of National Watercolor Society.

His work is collected widely throughout the USA, Europe and Australia.


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Visitors, during this exhibit, you’ll find a variety of artistic mediums and styles in thought provoking abstraction! This compelling event is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Featured 3D artist’s will be Suzanne Alward with her ceramic creations!

Aquarius and BIG BOLD ABSTRACT will be on display from February 20 through March 30. 2020.

The opening reception will be Sunday, February 23, 2020, 2pm-4pm. This event is free and open to the public. Art Center Morro Bay is open daily from 12pm – 4pm.

WHEN: February 20 – March 30, 2020
RECEPTION: February 23, 2020
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
CONTACT: or 805-772-2504