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 (Vivian Sherlock Memorial Award)
--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