The renowned painters of the around came to Seferihisar to join 5th International Watercolor Festival.
The painters organized atelier workshops and mastered their skills to draw the best Seferihisar picture. Among those created, the best 20 were selected to be delivered to Seferihisar Municipality. Mayor Tunc Soyer said these pictured will be exhibited in new art museum planned.
The 5th Watercolor Festival on 2-3 July 2016 is a joint effort of International Watercolor Society and the Municipality. Mayor Soyer said that they are grateful to an opportunity to host valued artist in where once Teos, The City of Artists lied. Soyer thanked to IWS Globe President Atanur Doğan and IWS Türkiye President Ayşin Keskiner for their initial support and all the painters for their contribution to the festival.
The President of İnternational Watercolor Society Atanur Doğan thanked Mayor Soyer for the festival organized in such a short time. Mr. Doğan said that the Society was founded in Seferihisar five years ago and expanded it’s organization to 80 countries and they hope to have our next meeting in Seferihisar with a greater participation.
The winner of the painting contest was Mustafa Bencan , who depicted Sigacik Citadel walls and Sigacik Bay.