Members Aqueous

Online Exhibition

Oct 19th - Nov 16th, 2023

View the Exhibition Here

Opening Reception

Thursday October 19th

Online via Zoom​

Juror: Roberta Romeo

Members Aqueous Exhibition

ArtCenter Manatee

Searle & Kellogg Gallery

January 30th - March 8th, 2024


Saturday, January 27th, 2024

9:30 - 11:30am

Online entry window

January 2nd - January 18th

Notification of Acceptance: Jan 24

Opening Reception

Thursday, February 1st

5:00 - 7:00pm


Saturday, March 9th

9:00 - 11:00am

Juror: Vladislav Yeliseyev 

Members Aqueous Exhibition

Englewood Art Center

The Goff Gallery

March 19th - April 19th, 2024


Saturday, March 16th, 2024

9:30 - 11:30am

Online entry window

February 15th - March 7th

Opening Reception

Saturday March 23rd

2:00 - 4:00pm


Saturday, April 20th

9:30 - 11:30am

Juror: Shah Hadjebi

Entry Links:

Prospectus may vary by venue. Final will be posted when available.

PLEASE NOTE: All Suncoast (FSWS) exhibitions receive entries online. Acceptance into the show is based on your submitted images.  Make sure to take a quality photo of your painting before matting and framing. Please include your name, painting title, and size (HxW) in your image file name before you upload the file for submittal. Example:  Jane Smith_Your Masterpiece_15x20

NEW ACCEPTANCE PROCESS: Artists are notified prior to the receiving date as to whether their submission(s) are accepted by the exhibitions judge during the online acceptance review. 

Awards for our Exhibitions

1st Place/Best of Show

2nd Place

3rd Place 

Excellence in Transparent Watercolor* 
Technical Merit [1 or 2]

Honorable Mention [certificates only] 

Peoples’ Choice [in-person shows]

The Board determines the number and monetary amount of awards based on the number of entries, the cost of the venue and the recommendation of the judge.

Members receive Signature Status after being accepted into two juried exhibitions.  Juried exhibitions may be held either online or at a public venue, at the determination of the board.

ONLY MEMBERS may enter FSWS Exhibitions. Fee for entry is $25 for the first painting with an additional $10 for two paintings for a total of $35 to enter two paintings. Dues must be current during any part of the exhibition cycle to enter an exhibition.

*Artist statement as to the authenticity of the transparent nature of their work must be completed to the eligible for the Excellence in Transparent Water Award. Click below for form to attach to the back of your artwork submitted.

 Artist's Statement of Authenticity

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