ABOUT
Yoshiko Murdick
Watercolors by Yoshiko
Yoshiko has a B.A. degree in art, as well as an MBA. In younger days, she was an artist painting in oils in Japan and then in the U.S.  After a twenty year layoff while working as an accountant in Pennsylvania, she and her husband retired to Tallahassee, and she returned to art, taking up watercolors.

Signature membership earned:
 
--Tallahassee Watercolor Society in April, 2007
--Georgia Watercolor Society in April, 2013
 
 These are places where she has exhibited her work.

Solo exhibits:

--Frames Plus in Tallahassee during July, 2017
--Picture Frames Unlimited in Tallahassee from Sept. 4 through Oct. 28, 2015
--Artport Gallery at Tallahassee Airport from Jun 22 through Aug 31, 2009
--Leroy Collins County Public Library during May 2007
 
 
Juried exhibits:

 --Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show in 2013(Honorable Mention) and 2014.
-- Florida Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition in 2012 (The Palm Beach Watercolor Society Award; The Jack Richeson Award)
-- Florida Watercolor Society ’s Non-Signature Members Online Show in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 (The Third Place), 2016 and 2017
-- Georgia Watercolor Society National Exhibition in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015
--Georgia Watercolor Society Member Exhibition in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013(Membership Award), 2016 and 2017.
-- Southern Watercolor Society ’s Annual Exhibit in 2008 and 2014
-- Tallahassee Watercolor Society ’s Tri-State Annual Exhibition in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 (Gold Award), 2016 and 2017
--Tallahassee Watercolor Society’s Brush Strokes Annual Exhibit in 2004(3rd place), 2005(HM). 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 (M Gallery Award), 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016(Silver Award), and 2017
--Florida Senior Art Showcase in 2008 (3rd place), 2009 (HM) and 2011.
-- Art in Gadsden Annual Exhibit in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
--Thomasville Summer Showcase in 2005, 2006 and 2008
-- Artists’ League at Museum of Fine Art at FSU Summer Annual Exhibit in 2006, 2016 and 2017
--Creative Tallahassee by COCA in 2005, 2015, 2016 and 2017
 
 
Non Juried exhibits:
 
--Southern Georgia Regional Fine Art Exhibit in 2015 (Albany Area Arts)
--Spring Into Art Exhibition in 2015 (The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts)
--Mexico Beach Art & Wine Festival in 2008 (Second place in Watercolor and Pastel)
--The Artist Colony On-Line Exhibit in 2006, 2007, 2008 (Merit Award) and 2009
--Wakulla Springs Art Festival in April, 2008
--North Florida Fair in 2006, 2007(Best of Show Fine Arts & Crafts Exhibit in Amateur 2-Dimensional), and 2008(Best of Show Fine Arts & Crafts Exhibit in Professional 2-Dimensional)
--Bark & Wine – Art for Animals in 2007
--Tallahassee Senior Center from 2004 through 2010– numerous awards