The CFWS mission is to promote the medium of watercolor to the community through membership exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops, artist promotions and sponsored activites.

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Membership is open to the casual as well as the professional artist who specializes in watercolor or other water-based media.

The Central Florida Watercolor Society membership offers the opportunity to grow painting skills through demonstrations and workshops. Members network with other artists, participate in annual exhibits, and display artwork at local venues. Adults of all skill levels in Central Florida are welcome. The CFWS meets monthly, September through May, at the Maitland Art Center's Marvel Building. Meetings are scheduled the first Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m. If confilicted with a major holiday, the meeting will schedule for the following Sunday. Check calendar to confirm meeting dates.









• Sep 27-28 Harmony Art & Music Festival
• Oct 3-5
"Art Under the Stars"
Maitland Rotary Art Festival
• Oct 11-12
41st Annual Winter Park
Autumn Art Festival
• Oct 18-19
Annual Winter Springs ARToberfest
• Oct 25-26
Fine Arts & Crafts Festival,

• Nov 1-2
Winter Garden Culture Fest

NOV '14
FEB '15

For workshops by CFWS members, see workshop link.























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Entry deadline is November 5! More show details.

Our first workshop of the season will feature the popular,
Central Florida Watercolorist, Tom Jones.
This will be the first workshop to be held in the newly remodeled Germain Building at the Maitland Art Center.
The three day workshop will be held November 3-5, 2014.
Conveniently sign up and then pay online at CFWS Paypal.

The 43rd Annual FWS Exhibition is being held from September 4th through
November 15th at the Delray Center for the Arts/Cornell Museum of Art and
American Culture, 51 N. Swinton Ave, Delray Beach.
The exhibition, juried by Frank Webb, features
100 of the best paintings by Florida's top watercolor artists.

Six members of CFWS have been accepted into the show:
Ken Austin AWS, Jane Brinckerhoff, Katherine Davis, Prayong Deeying,
SandiHanlon-Breuer and Nancy Larkin.

The Calendar has been updated - check out the season's agenda.

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Contact your board members via email using the "AboutUs/Contact" link;
"Calendar" provides links to details on upcoming events and online signup forms,
"Membership" details advantages of joining plus an online sign up form;
"CFWS/Artist News" lists links to the current and past CFWS newsletters along with
members news/announcements on shows/awards;
"Workshops" provides details of upcoming workshops and a online registration form & fee payment;
"PleinAir" is everthing plein air including upcoming events and samples of work

We welcome new members and it is very easy to join. If you wish to become a member or haven't renewed your membership, download the form and send it with your check. CFWS membership is $40 per season. Membership provides you with a number of watercolor related activities. Join today and ensure that you are kept informed of the upcoming events and workshops. Membership Signup.

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The 2014 CFWS Annual Member Show - online gallery

The 2013 CFWS Annual Member Show - online gallery

"The 2012 Watercolor Impressions Show" - online gallery

The 2012 CFWS Annual Member Show - online gallery

The 2012 Bok Tower Virtual Show - online gallery