INSPIRING WATERMEDIA ARTISTS

FOR OVER 40 YEARS




2024-2025 EXHIBITION CALENDAR


Members Invited Exhibition

"All Things Florida"

Lakewood Ranch Public Library

June 3-June 30:  Florida Wildlife

July 1-Aug 30:  Beach/Coastal 

Online Entry Window

March 27,2024 - June 15, 2024

Receiving:  June 3 [Wildlife]

July 1 [Beach and Coastal]

Non-juried

Free to all FSWS Members

Click to Enter 

Our 2024 Fall Season will resume with an online juried Show. Entry information will be posted soon. 

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 Juried 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.‚Äč

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




Email us at info@SuncoastWS.org

Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society [FSWS] is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free 1-800-help-fla) or from the website:  https://www.fdacs.gov/Consumer-Resources/Charities.  Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State of Florida. Registration #CH73752


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