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.












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CFWS member Sandi Hanlon-Breuer work was juried into the 147th Annual American Watercolor Society (AWS) International Exhibition.
The show will run from April 1st through April 20th at The Salmagundi Club, 47 5th Avenue, New York City. 3/26/14

CFWS member Mike Malloy will be the featured artist at the
127SOBO Gallery, Winter Garden April 3-26, W-Sat, 10a-6p.
The Winter Garden Art Association's gallery is located at 127 South Boyd Street, in
downtown Winter Garden.



Nancy Larkin is teaching her annual one day class, making greeting cards with watercolors in the batik style. She uses rice papers and wax, and the
results are fantastic! Come join us on Saturday, April 26. in Altamonte Springs.
For more info/sign up,
email Nancy

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Open to the public, Sanford Welcome Center, 230 E. 1st street, Sanford, Florida
Gallery hours are 11am - 5pm, daily, including weekends

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This Saturday, April 19th, 6-8pm, artist reception in Sanford for the Annual Exhibition and awards.


We welcome new members and it is very easy to join. If you wish to become a member or haven't renewed your membership, we 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 insure 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 and award winners.
See the the work by members from the 2014 Annual Member Show, now on display at the Sanford Welcome Center through April 22nd.

The 2013 CFWS Annual Member Show - online gallery and award winners.
See the the work by members from the 2013 Annual Member Show. The show was hosted by the Terrace Gallery at Orlando City Hall, Feb-Mar, 2013.

In-House Show, Dec 2, 2012 had three paintings awarded prizes. Winners of the inhouse member show.

"The 2012 Watercolor Impressions Show" - online gallery
Show featured paintings by society members that focused on garden subjects and/or Leu Gardens. The exhibition was hosted at Leu Gardens in the Garden House. The show ran from April 24th through July 25, 2012.

The 2012 CFWS Annual Member Show - online gallery
See the the work by members from the 2012 Annual Member Show exhibited this past February and March at Gallery at Avalon Island in Orlando.

The 2012 Bok Tower Virtual Show - online gallery
See the the work by members from the 2012 Bok Tower Show.