About Wyn Ericson

Meet Wyn

Wyn Ericson is an award-winning
watercolor artist based in Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated in 2003 from
California State University Fullerton where he majored in Art emphasizing
drawing and painting.

After 15 years of teaching art, Wyn became a full-time artist in 2019 focusing on florals, landscapes, and portraits. Most recently, Wyn won the 1st prize International Watercolour Master 2024 contest, was nominated for the people's choice award in Plein Air Magazine and won 1st place at the Louisville Urban Plein Air contest.



His work has been published in Newspapers, Magazines and T.V. such as Plein Air Magazine, Splash 24: The Best of Watercolor Magazine, Napa’s Spotlight Magazine, Magnolia Network, Napa Valley Register, KCRA3 News and others.

Wyn loves to spend time with his family, play guitar, and enjoy the great outdoors.


Kentucky Watercolor Society

American Watercolor Society

National Watercolor Society

Ohio Watercolor Society

Art Shows and Contests

2012 2-man show with Twyla Stewart Napa, CA

2013  Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Co  Napa, CA

2013  Exhibit at Molinari Caffe  Napa, CA

2013  Exhibit at Fume Bistro Napa, CA

2013  Exhibit at Bottle Rock Napa St Helena, CA

2013  Exhibit at Napa Strawberry Festival Napa, CA

2013  Exhibit at St Helena Harvest Festival Napa, CA

2013  Napa Valley Open Studios with Carolynne Gamble and Davina Rubina St Helena, Ca

2013  Exhibit at Napa General Store Napa, CA

2014  Herencia Wine Label Artist

2016  St. Helena Historical art show and auction St. Helena, CA

2017  California State Parks specialized license plate contest winner

2017  Grgich Hills Estate 40th Anniversary Wine Collectors featured artist Rutherford, CA

2017  St Helena Historical Art Show and Auction St Helena, CA

2018  Napa Valley Spotlight Magazine Showcase

2018  St Helena Historical Art Show and Auction St Helena, CA

2019  Napa Valley Open Studios Exhibition Napa, CA

2019  St Helena Historical Art Show and Auction St Helena, CA

2019 Waterfront Botanical Garden plein air exhibition, Louisville KY

2022 Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous National Exhibit

2022 October Louisville Urban Art Contest 1st Place award winner

2022 November Plein Air Salon exhibition “People’s Choice” Award

2023 Splash 24: The Best of Watercolor art competition Finalist

2023 Aquaventure Kentucky Watercolor Society 3rd Place award winner

2023 Top 80 Finalist for the IFAM Global “Figure and Faces” Competition

2023 Juried into the American Watercolor Society Associate Members Online Exhibition

2023 Plein Air Paint out 3rd Place award for the Louisville Art Association

2023 Watercolor Ohio 46th Annual Juried Exhibition - ward of Excellence

2023 1st place Louisville Art Association Urban Paint Out

2023 FIRST PRIZE WINNER - International Watercolour Masters 2024 Contest