Judy was a member of SLOPE environmental painting group for 10 years and has been a ARTCENCO painter for over 20 years. She is also a founding artist of Studios On The Park in Paso Robles, and has had a studio there for the past 9 years.

Prospective members are encouraged to attend.

​​The June 2018 presentation will be by NWS & CCWS Signature Member Judy Lyons.

The watercolor demonstration for the CCWS June 26, 2018 meeting will be by Cambria painter Judy Lyon.  

Judy loved creating art as a young child and subsequently completed a formal educaton in art and painting at Kansas State University. She has continued on with extensive postgraduate studies and workshops with her favorite painters. It wasn't until 1990 that she was able to actively pursue her passion to  paint.  Since then she has  participated in many group shows and solo exhibits, winning many awards.

Her paintings are best known for their luminous watercolor washes.  She usually depicts the beautiful Central Coast landscape, with its flora and fauna.

​​The Tuesday, June 26, 2018 meeting will start at 6:30 pm for a social time at The United Methodist Church at  1515 Fredericks St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. 

The meeting is not in the main church.


                     Central Coast Watercolor Society

She often enjoys delineating the minute details of those subjects, visually expressing her appreciation of the exquisite design in the smallest sections of nature. 

"White Orchid and Bee"

 by Judy Lyon and

"Point Sur"​ 


The Central Coast Watercolor Society (CCWS) was founded in 1976 for the purpose of furthering interest and appreciation in the watercolor medium.  It is an independent group of artists, collectors, teachers, students and anyone interested in watercolor and water media.  We are located on the beautiful central coast of California in San Luis Obispo County.  CCWS holds a general meeting each month at 6:30pm at the United Methodist Church, 1515 Fredericks Street, San Luis Obispo. All meetings are free and open to the public and routinely host guest artists, demonstrations, and lectures suitable for all levels.