Popularly known for his watercolors of Southern culture, Wyatt Waters is a watercolor master who works solely on location – preferring the challenges that both plein air and watercolor present. Waters' works have been featured in Art & Antiques, American Artist, Plein Air, and Watercolor. His artwork can be found in both private and corporate collections. A recipient of the Mississippi Governor’s Award for artistic excellence, Wyatt has had numerous solo exhibitions at museums such as the MS Museum of Art, The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, The Meridian Museum of Art and The Jackson Municipal Gallery.
He and chef Robert St. John have collaborated on four books – A Southern Palate, Southern Palate, An Italian Palate, and most recently, A Mississippi Palate. He received the MS Institute of Arts & Letters Award for An Oxford Sketchbook and the MS Library Association Special Award for Art for his collaboration with Robert St. John, on A Southern Palate.
Most recently, Waters and St. John co-host Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Palate to Palette series, which have chronicled their travels and culinary and artistic experiences across Mississippi and Italy.
He and his wife, Kristi, own and operate the Wyatt Waters Gallery in Clinton, Mississippi.