Gold-Medal“I have no doubt that his future accomplishments will leave an indelible mark upon the American art scene” Irving Shapiro, AWS, Former President and Director of American Academy of Art.
Eric Wiegardt, AWS DF, NWS has left an indelible mark on both the American and International art scene. He is one of the few in the world to be awarded both the GOLD MEDAL and DOLPHIN FELLOW from the oldest and most prestigious watercolor society, AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, NEW YORK. He has participated in numerous museum exhibitions throughout the US and China. To learn more…
THE BEST ART OF 2015″, Watercolor Artist Magazine

American Watercolor Society 2014-New York, NY (Awards Juror)

Watercolor Art Society of Houston-April 2015

Waterloo Watercolor Group-Austin TX 2015

Arizona Watercolor Association Spring 2015 Exhibition, Phoenix, Arizona

New Mexico Watercolor Society Members Only exhibition, Albuquerque, NM (Spring 2015)

Emerald Spring Exhibition 4/28-5/29/15 (National Juried Show-Judge) Springfield, OR

California Watercolor Society National Show (Nov. 2014)

Watercolor Society of North Carolina 69th Juried Exhibition(Judge)

Northwest Watercolor Society (Judge)

Pittsburgh Aqueos (Judge)

San Diego Watercolor Society (Judge)

Southern Watercolor Society (Judge)

Transparent Watercolor Society of America (Juror)

Watercolor West (Judge)-Brea, CA

Other Judge/Juror


American Watercolor Society, Traveling Exhibitions

China 2014 Shenzhen Art Museum and Traveling Exhibition

6th Annual Signature American Watermedia Exhibition
Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook, CA

Frye Museum-Seattle, WA

National Watercolor Society, CA – “Madeira” – Award and Traveling Exhibition

Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center Exhibit- Newport, OR

Other Museums/Exhibits


American Watercolor Society-New York, NY

2017 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors-August 5-October 6

Red River Watercolor Society-June-August, 2017

TWSA-Transparent Watercolor Society of America-May-August, 2017

40th Int’l Watercolor Art Society of Houston-2016

Allied Artist of America-New York, NY

Butler Institute of American Art, PA

Fallbrook 7th Annual  Signature American Watermedia, CA

China 2014 Shenzhen Art Museum and Traveling Exhibition

China 2012 (Nanjing at Tianjin Museum)-Third Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary International Watermedia Masters-Press Release

National Watercolor Society, CA

Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Kenosha, WI

Associated Arts of Ocean Shores, Annual Juried Art Show 2015

Watercolor West, Brea, CA

Other Shows


American Watercolor Society – Gold Medal of Honor and Dolphin Fellow 2012 – Press Release

TWSA-Transparent Watercolor Society of America-May-August, 2017,
The Watercolor Artist Magazine, Award of Merit

Red River Watercolor Society-June-August, 2017, Distinction Award

40th Int’l Watercolor Art Society of Houston-2016,
Merit Award

Watercolor Magazine – The Best Art of 2015

Watercolor West 47th Annual Juried Exhibition – Mission Gold Award 2015

30th Watercolor Wyoming Nat’l Exhibition – CASSISBest in Show 2015

American Watercolor Society -”Oyster Dredges at Dusk” – Mary S. Litt Meda Award

American Watercolor Society – “After Breakfast” – Artist’s Magazine Award

American Academy of Art – President’s Award

National Watercolor Society – “The Novel” – Alice Leonard Memorial Award

National Watercolor Society –”Sintra Rooftops” – President’s Award

Signature American Watermedia Exhibition “Halibut Cove Morning”
Award-The Celebration of Light & Shadow

Transparent Watercolor Society of America, 36th National Exhibition 2012 – awarded “Master Status”

Transparent Watercolor Society of America – “Plovdiv, Bulgaria” – James McNeil Whistler Award

Watercolor West – “Chinook” – Winsor Newton Merchandise Award

Watercolor West 45th International Exhibition 2013, Award

30th Annual Watercolor Wyoming National Show 2015-“Best in Show”

Other Awards


American Watercolor Society-Dolphin Fellow

National Watercolor Society

Allied Artists of America

Watercolor West

Northwest Watercolor Society

Transparent Watercolor Society of America-Masters Status