About the Artist


Please contact me at paintingjoz@hotmail.com for prices and location of unsold paintings.  

Bev Jozwiak has earned her signature status in the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, and others, too numerous to mention. She is an International Award winning Artist.  Born in Vancouver, Washington, Bev still resides there with her husband of 40 plus years. She has two daughters, and three grandchildren.  She has been included in countless “Best of Art Books”, including numerous times in the well know series by North Light, “Splash”. Has had a plethora of magazine articles, including one emagazine cover,  the cover of Sept. 2017 North Light Watercolor Magazine, and the Cover of the Palette magazine in 2019.

Painting Life with Life in Waterolor

Painting Life with Life – To order this 164 page full color book go to: www.chrisunwin.net. Lots of paintings, helpful hints, and numerous step by step demonstrations. $45.00 + $5 shipping. Or my new book “Confident Brushstrokes”. Also 45.00

    • Aurora Vancouver, Washington


  • Best of Show-Louisiana Watercolor society 2020
  • World Watercolor Master show with IWS in Holland
  • 2018 Advisory Board for North Light e-magazine.
  • 2017 Best of show in NWWS International competition
  • Aug. 2017 Cover of Watercolor Artist National magazine and 11 page article
  • $1500 award 97th National watercolor Society National show
  • July 2012 American Art Collector featured article in conjunction with my one woman show at the Cole Gallery in Edmonds, Washington.
  • 2011 Feature Article in Watercolor Artist October 2011.”More than a Pretty Face”.
  • 2011 8 page feature article in American Artist Watercolor Magazine.”Combine Techniques to Achieve Oil-like effects. Summer Issue.
  • 2011 Signature Member of the American Watercolor society
  • 2010 Paintings to be featured in the popular Best of Watercolor Book Series, “Splash” 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15-16, 18 and 20.
  • 2010 Recent awards in Nationally recognize competitions included NWWS purchase award, TWA Waterloo Group Award of Merit, Watercolor Missouri National Churchill Museum Award, and too many others to mention.
  • 2010 Work Featured in Best of watercolor Book. Artistic Touch.
  • 2008 Authored 4 page article for Watercolor Artist. (Dec. 08) “Best of Both worlds” Dark and Dramatic to light and loose, all in one painting.
  • 2006 Won the Betsy Dillard Stroud Creative Challenge. Winning painting was featured in Watearcolor Magic.
  • 2003 National Watercolor SocietySignature Member Status
  • 2000 Who’s Who in American Artists.Four page featured article inAmerican Artist.
  • 1999 Included in Rockport’s Best of Watercolor book.Authored 2 page article forInternational Artist Magazine.Hallmark 12 month calendar.Signature member Watercolor West.
  • 1998 Featured Artist in North Light Magazine.Signature Member Northwest Watercolor Society
  • 1995 Freelance artist for card companies such as Painted Hearts and Friends, Concord Litho Group, and Artists of North America.
  • 1994-1997 Won two Grumbacher Gold Medals and one Grumbacher Silver Medal Award.
  • 1976 Graduated with Honors from Western Washington University in Fine Arts, Art History Minor.

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