Abstract Views Exhibit

7 01 2012

My painting, “Music” is part of the new national exhibit of abstract art currently at the Durango Art Center.


4 08 2011

NMWS workshop 2011

Another Best of Show

3 08 2011

My painting, “Pansies” recently won Best of Show DAC’s “Durango Blooms! Flowers in Art” all media art competition.

New line of Note Cards available

4 03 2011

I am delighted to now be able to offer these beautiful reproductions of some of by favorite paintings as note cards. The color fidelity of this printer is outstanding in its representation of the originals. Two popular sizes, complete with matching envelopes, can be purchased in any combination you desire: 4 1/2″x6″ or 5″x7″. Each image is surrounded by a narrow white border, just like each original painting. Contact me for pricing and shipping details, annsmithsws@hotmail.com. See the line of available cards here. Please visit my website for a complete portfolio of offerings: http://www.annsmithwatercolors.com.

Kennebec Cafe benefit March 7, 2011

24 02 2011

Ann’s paintings, prints and cards will be featured from 4 to 8 pm at an art/wine/food gala benefiting Annie’s Orphans, Durango’s valued dog sanctuary.  Tickets are just $20 per person – come and enjoy great ambiance and support a great cause!   There will be new originals and we will be introducing a brand new line of cards. Located at Kennebec Café, 4 County Road 124, Hesperus, Colorado 81326 – 970.247.5674

New publication

7 01 2011

Three of Ann’s paintings are included in The New Encyclopedia of Watercolor Techniques published by Running Press in December 2010.

Durango Open Studios, Sept. 18-19

17 09 2010

Gather up some friends and head out for two full days of Open Studios in Durango! More than 30 artists will have white balloons in front of their studio doors welcoming visitors from 10 am until 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Maps and addresses are available at the Durango Arts Center, Maria’s Bookstore, and Magpie’s or you can click and enlarge your map at:


Ann Smith Watercolors

Paintings, workshops, shows and projects from Ann Smith, SWS