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FWS 2017 Convention Cancelled

From FWS:   “TO ALL FWS MEMBERS:  Due to the approach of
CAT 4 hurricane IRMA toward south Florida, President Rita Szopinski and the board of Florida Watercolor Society has made the difficult decision to cancel this years’ workshops, convention and trade show scheduled for Sept 14-17.

If you need to cancel hotel reservations, please contact the hotel.

The exhibition reception at the Coral Springs Museum of Art has been postponed until a date in October to be announced later.

Hurricane Irma is extremely dangerous and we encourage everyone to prepare now and evacuate if necessary.

Be safe.
Nina Allen Freeman
Secretary, Florida Watercolor Society

Hurricane Irma and Sept. Meeting

The Art & History Museums Maitland staff and grounds are all safe and sound, after Irma. We’re set for an air conditioned Sunday.  🙂   Hope everyone weathered the storm OK.

Our meeting will be  September 17th.
Same time, 1:30. (Bring your best hurricane stories.)

There may be tree pruning in some Packwood parking spaces. A rental attendant will be outdoors assisting guests to find parking. There is parking in the lot next to the Germaine Marvel Building, the business lot across the street and along Central Avenue, to the right of the Chapel and Mayan Courtyard. Also and unpaved lot behind our Main Garden.

New date and details

Congrats to Juried Show Award Winners

The jurist had a difficult task having to choose the top paintings among the selection of work making up the
2017 CFWS Annual Juried Show.
The following artists were presented with their awards at the show’s opening reception held the evening of February 2, 2017.

  • Precious - Wilkinson
    Precious - Wilkinson
    Best of Show
  • Full Service - Daydodge
    Full Service - Daydodge
    First Place
  • Tribute to Cecil - Greenlee Mamon
    Tribute to Cecil - Greenlee Mamon
    Second Place
  • Winter Wonderland - Nelson
    Winter Wonderland - Nelson
    Third Place
  • Contemplation - Hague
    Contemplation - Hague
    Honorable Mention
  • Rorschach Aquatica II - Hanlon Breuer
    Rorschach Aquatica II - Hanlon Breuer
    Honorable Mention
  • Aubergine - Carrier
    Aubergine - Carrier
    Award of Merit
  • Along The Ripples - Antony
    Along The Ripples - Antony
    Award of Merit

‘Precious’ by Rebecca Wilkinson

‘Full Service’ by Dana Daydodge

‘Tribute to Cecil’ by Susan Greenlee-Mamon

‘Winter Wonderland’ by Chauncey Nelson

‘Contemplation’ by Bob Hague
‘Rorschach Aquatica II’ by Sandy Hanlon-Breuer

‘Aubergine’ by Mary Carrier
‘Along The Ripples’ by Cleetus Antony

The show runs through April 2 at the Winter Garden Art Association’s ‘127SOBO Gallery’ in Winter Garden, located  in
downtown Winter Garden.
Viewing is available during SOBO business hours,
and free and open to the public.
Free parking directly across the street. for more info on SOBO Gallery.

Work in show available for reference online here.