Mt Dora Non-Juried Show Info & Submission

NON-JURIED MEMBER SHOW: Info and Submission Form


December 7 – 28, 2018


The Central Florida Watercolor Society announces its non-juried member show at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts, in Mount Dora, Florida. All levels of expertise are welcome.

All subject matter is acceptable, including classical nudes.
NOT acceptable subject matter – topics with violence, firearms,
or drug paraphernalia.


Submission Deadline:  Midnight on September 15, 2018

Notification of Acceptance: September 30, 2018

Drop Off:  December 4, 2018 10am-4pm

Hanging Artwork: December 6, 2018

Duration of Show: December 7 to December 28, 2018

Reception: December 14, 2018, 6-8pm

Pick Up Artwork: January 2 to January 3, 2019, 10am-4pm

Gallery will retain a 35% commission on any artwork sold; the artist will receive 65% of the sale of any artwork.


  1. Artist must be a current member of CFWS;
  2. Membership dues must be current. The artist must submit join CFWS or renew membership prior to submitting artwork.  Join CFWS or renew membership can be made using the CFWS website.
  3. Show entry fees must be paid – $10.00 per artwork when submitted. 


IMPORTANT NOTE – Artists should note that not all paintings submitted are guaranteed to be displayed. Final approval will be made by a screening committee. The committee reserves the right to refuse any work deemed inappropriate for the show.

REMOVAL OF PAINTINGS – Accepted artwork cannot be removed under any circumstances until the end of the show.

Artist may submit a maximum of 2 entries.
Maximum framed size for artwork is 16″x20″.

A  Mt Dora Show Submission Form follows.  You will need to supply necessary information and pay your fees using a credit card or by mail.  CFWS uses PayPal to process credit card payments, a PayPal account is NOT required to pay with your credit card using PayPal.

After completing the form and paying your fees, email your entry images, 1mb  maximum, to Marcela Moglia
In the email s
ubject field enter: MT DORA SHOW.

Each submission.jpg file must be titled as follows:
MTDORA, LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME_title of painting, medium used.jpg
For example: MTDORA, DOE, JANE_’Landscape’, watercolor.jpg

Artist is responsible for the delivery of accepted artwork framed according to CFWS show standards to the Mt Dora Center for the Arts on December 4, 2018 between 10am-4pm.
You will be notified with a email of acceptance.
You will also receive a drop-off form.pdf with the acceptance notification.
The form must be completed, signed and delivered on drop-off date.


Artwork must be:
• an original work of the submitting artist based on the artist’s own design
or  photos, plein air, still life or abstract
• completed within the previous three (3) years
• maximum size of the work 16″x20″, including the frame.
framed and matted in accordance with CFWS Show Standards.

Artwork may NOT in any way:
a. be part of a formal workshop or classroom project;
b. be a copy of any other artists’ work;
c. be based upon photographs that are not the legal property of the artist;
d. have been accepted in a prior CFWS juried show;
e. be a print nor a Giclee.

WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS SHALL BE EXECUTED ON PAPER, YUPO OR WATERCOLOR CANVAS BOARDS. Water-soluble media such as watercolor, acrylic in an aqueous manner, gouache, egg tempera, and casein are permitted.

Use of oil based media of any kind, use of newsprint, magazine material or computer-generated material are not acceptable.
Watercolors not matted & framed or acrylics may be varnished.
Any diptych, triptych or other multiple works shall be mounted in a single frame.


Accepted artwork must be labeled on back of the artwork, upper right corner:

Artist Name:
Work Title:
Contact telephone:
Contact email:


  • Simple frames – wood or metal
    (ornate or bright enamel colors are unacceptable)
  • Wire hanging only.  The use of sawtooth hangers is not acceptable.
  • Plexiglass in lieu of glass.
  • Mats should be neat, clean and neutral color (white, light cream, offwhite mat.)
  • Proper backing – no cardboard backing.
  • No price changes once the artwork has been submitted.

*Paintings not framed properly will not be hung

There will be a “hanging committee” to hang the paintings
There will be a list of paintings exhibiting.

2018 Mt Dora Show Submission

Enter information for your first entry:
Enter information for your optional second entry:
I understand that the exhibition of my entry(s) is subject to CFWS discretion and I am not guaranteed participation in the show.
I understand that the submission fee of $10 per entry is non-refundable and will be used to cover the costs of the event.
After completing this submission process, email your images to our show coordinator at IMPORTANT: Name your image files with the following format: MTDORA,LASTNAME,FIRSTNAME_TitleofWork,medium .jpg

IMPORTANT: If you are paying your submission fees with a credit card,
complete payment below:

FEE DUE OF$10 per painting (max 2) – MAKE ONLINE PAYMENT

Thank you for your interest.