There is still a need for volunteers. CFWS is the host society with the convention being held in Orlando, Sept 19-22nd.
Kim needs your help. If you can spare an hour or two, go to the CFWS Convention Volunteer page.
The Central Florida Watercolor Society (CFWS) is honored to partner with the Orlando Science Center (OSC) to participate in an art exhibition of fascinating glimpses of the ancient city of Pompeii. This STEAM exhibit combines art and archeology using the personal photography of OSC members and art by CFWS members.
We have been invited to paint scenes of Pompeii to exhibit with this exhibition! Reference photos are being compiled. Use of copyrighted images without permission is prohibited.
The exhibition runs May 8th – July 28th, 2020.
Deadline for entry is 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 1, 2020
Jurying will take 2 weeks.
Artists to be notified no later than March 19th of the selection decisions.
Paintings will be delivered to the OSC on April 7th, 2020.
More information and a prospectus will be published soon on the website.
Our board members work hard to bring the best service to our members and they can use your help.
We invite you to look over the various Board ‘Job Descriptions’ and contact the board member whose work best reflects your skills.
Congrats on your award win in the FWS Annual Show! Well deserved.
CFWS member, Nancy Dias, was awarded first place in the abstract/experimental category of the Artists Magazine Annual Art Competition. Her painting ‘Short Circuit‘ will be featured in the January/February 2020 issue of Artists Magazine.
Her painting ‘Kaleidoscope’ was accepted into the 2019 Georgia Watercolor Society Member Exhibition to be held at the Lyndon House Arts Center in Athens, GA, August 20 to October 17.
Nancy had two paintings “Tilting at Windmills” and “Energy” (depicted left) accepted into the Tallahassee Brush Strokes Members Exhibition to be held at the City Hall in Tallahassee, FL, September 25-November 18.
For details and to view the paintings, visit Nancy’s website.
Awards were given during the Opening Reception held the evening of March 15th at the Art House in Casselberry. Congratulations to the winning artists and thank you to jurist, Michael Holter, NWS.
BEST IN SHOW
Chauncey Nelson – “White Phalaenopsis”
Rebecca Wilkinson – “Inspired Craftsmanship”
Diana Eagles – “Black Mountain Pigs”
Pam Merle – “Linekin Bay Morning”
Kim Minichiello – “Interlude”
Nancy Dias – “Short Circuit”
Susan Grogan – “On the Prowl”
Sandi Hanlon-Breuer – “Rorschach Aquatica”
View the show online
The quilt with reproductions of paintings by CFWS artists was presented to the Altamonte Chapel during our annual show reception. Thanks to all of the membership who contributed their time and talent to this project.
We have posted images to the website so you can see the final version,
view the quilt.
CFWS has been invited to show work at the Polasek Museum this summer. ‘PRECIOUS POLLINATORS’ will display
May 7 – August 25, 2019 in the museum main building.
Deadline date for submissions is MARCH 1, 2019.
Polasek 2019 Show Prospectus