Lidwina Bekman – The Ocean
Lidwina Bekman paints transparent watercolor with a main subject of ocean life. She creates surrealist representations of fish, crustaceans, coral and more. Lidwina will present an overview of her last 30 plus years as a watercolorist.
Lidwina has shown her work in many solo exhibitions in the United States, the Bahamas, and Europe. Solo exhibitions include the prestigious Pulchri Studio in The Hague, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands, Brickell Square Gallery in Miami, the World Trade Center in New Orleans, and invitations from the Netherlands Government and other locations and galleries.
She has won numerous awards including the coveted National Watercolor Society 1st place award and many other 1st place awards in cities around the United States. She was chosen for a group exhibit with 5 five major U.S. artists in Houston, Texas. In 1998, Liduine was the featured artist for the City of Houston Bayou City Art Festival.
Lidwina has been featured in published articles in the Pulchri quarterly magazine (the Netherlands), the Palm Beach Daily News (Palm Beach, Florida), the Seafood Leader (US), the Artist’s Magazine (US), the Oklahoma City Newspaper (US), the Houston Post (US) and was featured on television in Houston (Channel 8) and local television in Naples, Fl. Her work is in many of the major collections in the US, amongst which the Jean Jacques Cousteau (of the Cousteau Foundation), the City of Houston, hotel chains including Hilton, Marriott and Wyndham. Company collections include IBM, Exxon, various banks, designers, hospitals and many others.
NOTE: This meeting will be held online via Zoom. A Zoom invite will be sent out to all current members prior to the meeting on February 16. You may join the Zoom call from your home OR join us at the Yacht Club to watch it there.