Monday, December 15, 2008

THE MASON accepted in IWS 2009 Show...

The Mason 11x14 Gouache on Illustration Board

My painting, The Mason has been accepted into the 2009 Illinois Watercolor Society's 25th Annual Open Juried Exhibition that will be held at The Next Picture Show: A Fine Arts Center on 113 W. First Street in Dixon, Illinois 61021 (815.285.4924). The show will be up from January 16th through February 24th, 2009. The Artist's reception will be on January 16th from 6-8pm, and on January 17th, there will be a watercolor demo by Tom Francesconi from 11am-12pm.

Since my my painting Never Known, Never Forgotten won the Best of Show Award in last years Exhibition, it is displayed on the front of the 2009 Exhibition Announcement pictured above.

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Here are some pictures of last years event:

Below: The Executive Director of the Illinois Watercolor Society Tony Armendariz presenting me with the Best of Show award for my painting Never Known, Never Forgotten:
Below: Juror Robert Koch speaks with artists Lynn Miller, Ken Call, and I:
2009 Exhibition Announcement © Illinois Watercolor Society

Three images of Last Years Event courtesy of

The Mason © 2007 J. Anthony Kosar
Never Known, Never Forgotten © 2006 J. Anthony Kosar


bryan said...


Dominic Philibert said...

Congratulation my friend!!!!

Jason Seiler said...

Nice work Anthony, that painting is really nice!

Jess said...

You're a busy guy already for the 2009 year.
Any plans to still work in Stan Winston's studio or just working on your own stuff?

pea said...

that's awesome, anthony! oh hey, this is paula.