Garden State Watercolor Society's Migration Art Showcase

Pictured Above: Sockeye on the run, by Joan Capaldo. Photo Credit: Contributed.



Princeton, NJ – Garden State Watercolor Society (GSWS) is currently hosting its 53rd Annual Open Juried Exhibition, titled “Migration: Movement for Survival,” at the D&R Greenway Land Trust in Princeton. This exhibition, running until September 24th, explores the theme of migration and change, reflecting the contemporary global context. GSWS artists have crafted diverse artworks, whether figurative or abstract, realistic or imaginative, to encourage viewers to contemplate the challenges faced by people, wildlife, and the environment.

You can view the exhibition both in person and online at To visit the physical exhibition at D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Johnson Education Center (One Preservation Place, Princeton NJ 08540), the public is welcome on weekdays from 10 am to 4 pm, excluding holidays. For additional information, please visit or call 609-924-4646.

As part of this artistic endeavor, poetry workshops conducted in collaboration with D&R Greenway will culminate in the Poetry Talk-Gallery Walk scheduled for September 21st. The event opens its doors at 6:30 pm, with a poetry reading of selected works starting at 7:00 pm. Following the reading, GSWS will host a Gallery Walk from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. No pre-registration is necessary, and light refreshments will be available.

Additionally, on September 24th from 2 to 4 pm, there will be an Artist Demo led by the award-winning GSWS artist Ann Greene, serving as the conclusion of the exhibition.


In the lobby of the Johnson Education Center, you’ll find GSWS’ 5th Annual Art Installation, titled “Going, Going, Gone…”. “Fifty-three GSWS artists created 123 beautiful small works that call attention to New Jersey species identified by NJDEP as in greatest need of our conservation efforts. Artists submitted paintings of animals using a designated color scheme. GSWS is proud to partner with the D&R Greenway Land Trust to inform and inspire people into action.” said Tess Fields, President of GSWS. “This exhibit is another exciting intersection of science and art that will capture wide audience attention.”

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