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Nan Quintin & Ester Donlon
Watercolor Artist News


Nan Quintin and Esther Donlon each have paintings accepted into two upcoming Exhibits!
Annual Academic Artists Association Exhibit
To be held in Vernon, CT May 21 – June 18, 2023 (Arts Center East, 709 Hartford Turnpike).
Nan Quintin, “Falling Apart” (watercolor)
Esther Donlon, “White Stargazer” (watercolor)
Opening Reception will be on May 21, 1-4:00.

This organization was started in 1949 in response to the developing trend in the art world away from representational work. Each year, the association sponsors an exhibit “representing the finest of realism in art.” This year, out of 130 artists, two entries each, only 74 pieces of artwork were chosen.

Rhode Island Watercolor Society’s Annual National Watermedia Show

To be held in Pawtucket RI, May 13 (Opening 1-3:00) to June 23, 2023 (831 Armistice Blvd).


Nan Quintin, “Shelved” (watercolor) This painting, “Shelved”, depicts one of Nan’s father’s old Jeep pickup trucks (a 1953 model) – it’s in storage and is being used as shelving for all sorts of things. It won an Honorable Mention at this show.

Esther Donlon, “Tropical Hibiscus” (watercolor)

Out of 214 submissions, only 71 paintings were accepted.