Wildlife * Sporting Art * Landscapes * Seascapes Les McDonald, Jr.
Honors & Awards *Watercolor Art Society-Houston - 1st Place Monthly Shows April & June, 2018 *Society of Watercolor Artists (Ft. Worth, Texas) International Show, 2018 *Houston Safari Club 2015 - Artist of the Year * Southwest Watercolor Artists Annual Show, Honorable Mention, 2015 * American Watercolor Society 147th Annual International Exhibition, New York, NY, 2014 *3rd Place in the Watercolor Art Society-Houston Annual Membership Show - 2013 * Watercolor Art Society-Houston, International Show 2013 Achieved WAS-H Elite Signature Status * Watercolor Art Society-Houston International Show – 2004, 1994, 1991, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017 * The Artist Magazine – 31st Annual Art Competition – Wildlife Finalists 2014 * Rockport Art Association, Annual Membership Show, Merit Award 2011, 2013   *Watercolor Art Society-Houston, International Show 2012 * Best of World Watermedia Artist, Volume II (Book) – 2012 * Watercolor Art Society-Houston, Honorable Mention April Show, 2011 * Best of America Watermedia Artist, Volume II (Book) – 2010 * Watercolor Art Society-Houston – Honorable Mention 2009 * Rockport Art Association – “Sporting Art Show” ~ 1998 – 2006 * Texas Most Wanted Exhibition – Texas top Wildlife & Sporting Artists Rockport Art Association - 2003 * The Doves Sportsman's Society, National – Dove Stamp & Print - 2003 * Cloister Gallery – One man show -2003 * Quail Unlimited, National ~ Quail Stamp & Print ~ 2002 * Waterfowl USA National Sponsor Print Artist ~ 1999 - 2006 * Brazosport Artist Association Museum ~ Two Man Show ~ 2000 * Quail Unlimited Celebrity Hunt - 2000 * Waterfowl U.S.A. - Artist of the Year ~ 1990, 1991, 1996 * 1st Place Watercolor ~ Salado Art Fair ~ 1998 * Rockport Art Festival ~ 1985 – Present * Florida Wildlife Exposition ~ 1995, 1996 * National Wildlife Art Show, Kansas City, KS 1995, 1996 * NatureWorks Show, Tulsa, OK ~ 1994 - 1996 * Texas Ducks Unlimited Artist of the Year – 1993-1994 * Texas Ducks Unlimited – State Sponsor Print Artist ~ 1992-93 * South Carolina Duck Stamp Competition ~ 1989 - Top Ten, 1990; 5th Place, 1991;6th Place, 1993; Honorable Mention * Idaho Duck Stamp Competition - Top Ten ~ 1990 * 1st Place Landscape Watercolor - Memorial Visual & Performing Arts Competition ~ 1989 * Texas Art Award - Pasadena Gulf Coast Art Society ~ 1989 * Southeastern Wildlife Exposition - Charleston, SC ~ 1989 - 1995 * Waterfowl Festival, Easton Maryland, 1990 - 1997 * Watercolor Art Society-Houston, 3rd Place, Realism Competition * Waterfowl U.S.A. Celebrity Hunt ~ 1989-1994, 1996-2002 * Member ~ Watercolor Art Society-Houston ~ 1986 -  Present
 
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