The CFWS season begins in September and ends in May. Monthly meetings are held on first Sunday of the month*.  Always check this event calendar to confirm meeting dates and times. Special events, show submission deadlines, drop-off and pick-up dates are also included in the calendar.

*First Sundays unless date is in conflict with a major holiday.

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May 2017

May Member Meeting

May 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

General membership meeting at the Germaine-Marvel building at the MAC.  Following president's announcements CFWS will vote in the 2017-2019 slate of officers and introduce the new board members. Following a brief social, there will be a fascinating demo by Mike Bisceglia, president of the South Seminole Watercolor Society and member of CFWS. This is sure to be fun! CFWS will then close for the summer to start another exciting season in September.

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Annual Juried Show Reception

May 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leu Gardens, 1920 North Forest Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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Mark your calendar to attend the reception this evening.  Details TBD.  Check back for details.

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September 2017

Workshops 2017-18 Season

September 1 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm

The Workshop Chair is currently working to finalize the upcoming season schedule.  We will post the details for workshops as they become finalized. Ken Austin will be conducting a weekend workshop, October 7-8.  Details and location are being determined. Check back for details. Have a great summer!

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Jacki Molsick, CFWS, will show at the WP University Club

September 7 - October 31
WP UNIVERSITY CLUB, Park Ave.
Winter Park, Florida, United States
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Jackii Molsick will have a one-woman show entitled "Watercolor Journeys," at the University Club of Winter Park, September 7th - October 31st. Opening Reception will be Sunday, September 10th, from 2 to 4 p.m. Her work in the show will include paintings from travels to France, Italy, Peru, Maine and the backroads of Florida. She also will resume teaching her Beginning Watercolor classes this Fall at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts. There are two consecutive six-week sessions, beginning…

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FWS Convention in Miami Cancelled

September 14 - September 17

The Convention and Tradeshow has been cancelled due to Hurricane Irma and the uncertainty. The convention dates were Sept. 14th -17th and tradeshow dates were Sept. 15th – 17th. FWS 46th Annual Exhibition in Coral Springs, FL The exhibition runs from September 9 - November 17, 2017 The reception for the show will be rescheduled to a date in October. FWS Convention link

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Plein Air CANCELLED: September 2017

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

CANCELLED DUE TO LOSS OF POWER AT THE SITE. WILL RESCHEDULE THIS EVENT. September 16, Saturday - 10am - 4pm Host - Caryn Dahm, design@caryndahm.com Sweetwater Park, 201 East Magnolia St., Oviedo. There is plenty of parking, bathrooms and a walking trail.

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Membership Meeting: September 2017

September 17 @ 1:30 am - 4:00 pm
Maitland Art Center, Packwood Drive
Maitland, FL United States
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Tradition continues with "What I Did This Summer."  Bring your work created over the summer break, a table easel if possible.  This is a people's choice award, informal show. There will be a detailed  presentation of the upcoming 2017-18 season events. Always a fun meeting to regroup. Venue: MAC - Germaine Marvel

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Meeting Rescheduled – Sept 17,2017

September 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Maitland Art Center, Packwood Drive
Maitland, FL United States
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Meeting  rescheduled for Sept. 17 due to hurricane IRMA. Parking spaces available next to the Germaine Marvel Building, the business suite lot across the street, street parking along Central Avenue (to the right of the Chapel and Mayan Courtyard) and additional space behind the Main Garden. New meeting date and details

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October 2017

Membership Meeting -Oct 2017

October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Maitland Art Center, Packwood Drive
Maitland, FL United States
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General business by President Teri Chin followed by a demonstration by Ken Austin.  Ken is a charter member of CFWS, art instructor and awarded artist.  Always worthwhile to attend. At the MAC - Germaine Marvel

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Weekend Workshop: October 7, 2017 with Ken Austin

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kingswood Manor, 1737 Baltimore Dr.
Orlando, FL United States
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Ken Austin will host a one-day weekend workshop, October 7 in Orlando, Florida. MORE INFORMATION

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Plein Air: October 2017

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bradlee-McIntyre House, 130 W. Warren Ave.
Longwood, FL United States
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October 11, Wednesday - 10am - 4 pm Bradlee-McIntyre House, 130 W. Warren Ave., Longwood. Grounds and Gardens Only, painting indoors not permitted due to fragile furnishings.

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Alfond Inn Art Tour CANCELLED on October 15, 2017

October 15 @ 12:00 am
CANCELLTION OF ALFOND INN TOUR
Free

ALFOND TOUR FOR CFWS IS CANCELLED FOR 10/15/17 The tour at the Alfond Museum on 10/15/17 IS CANCELLED because of conflicts with the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival. The tour will be rescheduled once we make arrangements with the Cornell Museum for an upcoming date. We will email you as soon as alternate arrangements are made. Thank you for your patience, Krys Pettit  

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Alfond Art Collection Tour – 11/4/2017

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Alfond Tour Rescheduled Nov 4th 2017  We cancelled due to IRMA. We have been able to reschedule the Central Florida Watercolor Society tour of the Alfond Inn Art Collection presented by The Cornell Museum of Art at Rollins College.   The tour will be on: Date: November 4, 2017 - Saturday Time:  1:30 PM RSVP BY:  Thursday, October 26th by 5 PM via email to:  kryspettit@gmail.com     COST IS FREE!   Guests are welcome – we love when our partners and spouses come…

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November 2017

Membership Meeting – Nov 2017

November 5 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

General business will be discussed.  A demonstration by CFWS member Cindy Sturla will be presented.  Starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Germain-Marvel building at the Maitland Art Center.

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Plein Air: November 2017

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 November 18, 2017, Saturday - 10am - 4pm Mead Botanical Gardens. 1500 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park

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