Iain Stewart is a watercolor artist and a signature member of the National Watercolor Society. His work has
received numerous international awards and been included in many national and international exhibitions. He is
featured in the June issue of Watercolor Artist magazine and his painting “Fife Sheep” graces the cover. Iain will
also be featured in North Light book’s Splash 16: Exploring Texture. He was awarded 1st place in Watercolor
Artists Magazine’s “What do Love” Competition and featured in the July 2013 issue. Iain’s painting “Thurlow Dam,
Tallahassee Alabama” was honored with a purchase award in the 91st Annual National Watercolor Society
International Exhibition and his work “5th Avenue in Rain” was selected for inclusion in the Shanghai International
Watercolor Biennial Exhibition. Iain’s work was also featured in the March 2013 issue of the international
publication The Art of Watercolour. His paintings have been featured in many other publications including Southern
Living, Cottage Living, Better Homes and Gardens, The Robb Report and the French publication Pratique des Arts.
Iain maintains a studio in Opelika, Alabama and in addition to gallery work he is an Architectural Illustrator with an
international clientele and teacher of watercolor and design drawing at Auburn University.
Select Awards / Exhibitions / Publications
From Pierre Loti Hill- Istanbul “Art Appreciation Award” (2nd Place) at the 2015 Mississippi Watercolor Society
Grand National Exhibition
Thurlow Dam- Tallassee, ALaccepted for inclusion in the 2015-16 Shenzhen Watercolor Biennial.
Apse End- Notre Dame accepted for Shenzhen / NWS small image exchange 2015
Chestnut Vendor- Istanbul “Dorothy Brown Award” at the 2014 National Watercolor Society All Members
St. Andrews Boatyard- People’s Choice Award 2014 Signature American Watercolor Exhibition. Fallbrook, CA
Watercolor Artist June 2014- feature article and cover art
Thursday Afternoon Decatur Street- First Place Watercolor Artist Magazine “What do You Love” competition and
feature in the July 2013 issue.
Delancey to the Williamsburg Bridge- 2nd Place The New York Society of Renderers cover competition.
5th Avenue in Rain- selected for inclusion in the Shanghai Zhujiajiao Watercolor Biennial at the Quanhua Watercolor
Art Gallery in Shanghai, China.
Thurlow Dam from Fitzpatrick Bridge- Purchase Award. National Watercolor Society 91st International Exhibition
Into the Quarter- 3rd Place International Watercolor Society’s 1st Annual Art Competition. Izmir, Turkey.
The Art of Watercolour No. 10 March 2013- Feature Article
The Art of Watercolor No. 20 Sept 2015- Following in Sargent’s Footsteps. Article.
Splash 15- 16 North Light Books
From Photos to Fantastic 3 DVD Set - North Light Books.