Welcome to the CFWS website…

The April  Membership Meeting will be held on Sunday, in April 11th @ 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. 

There will be general announcements with a demo following. The demo for this meeting will be performed by artist Laurie Goldstein-Warren.

Our meetings will be held online utilizing the ZOOM.com app, until further notice, due to the Corona-19 situation. Learn about ZOOM by reviewing the instructions in the column to the right. Look for an email from CFWS President containing a Meeting Logon Key just prior to the meeting date. A recap of last months meeting has been published in the list of POSTS below. 

Information about our upcoming online workshop in April  2021 with artist Carol Carter!

CFWS artists exhibited paintings
in conjunction with the
Pompeii, the Immortal City

The paintings were on display during the exhibits run in the Orlando Science Center’s Gallery.  The watercolors were painted specifically with Pompeii Exhibit in mind.

You can still view the work in this
online gallery:
“ Images of Pompeii”


CFWS members are a number one priority and their safety takes precedence over in person meetings. Our decision to suspend meetings for 2021 has greatly depended upon State and Local Medical Expert guidelines. We have decided to use the ZOOM application for online meetings. 
ZOOM is a web-based video conferencing tool that allows users to meet online, with or without video on your device: smart phone, IPad, laptop or computer. Understanding that ZOOM may be new to our members, we are providing simple, yet precise instructions on “How to ZOOM!”  And, you can learn more about this at ZOOM.us.


First, look for an emailed invitation. The email will contain the logon information for the ZOOM meeting.

Second, get the ZOOM app and give it a try. Before joining a ZOOM meeting on a computer or mobile device, you must download the ZOOM application from the app store. Otherwise, you will be prompted to download and install the ZOOM app when you click the join link that will be provided in an email before the meeting start.

You can  join a test meeting  at zoom.us/test.  There are youtube demos for beginners such as: https://www.youtube.com/watchv=9isp3qPeQ0E.


Look for an email ZOOM meeting invite from Pam Merle, CFWS president, prior to the day of the meeting containing your Meeting ID and then:
1. Go to Zoom.us or open your downloaded app;
2. Select the “Join a Meeting” tab;
3. When prompted, add your designated Meeting ID (a 9, 10, or 11-Digit number), that was provided in the invitation email;
4. Once entered, you are in the meeting;
5. Click on “participate” to open a side panel where you can text chat with others.

Any Questions:
Contact Pam Merle at president@centralfloridawatercolor.org
or Charly Cipes at kccipes@aol.

2021 Online Annual Show

Join or Renew your membership online.
We welcome new members and it is very easy to join. If you wish to become a member or haven’t renewed your membership, join now. Pay online, or mail your check.  Dues are $40.00 annually. New members may join throughout the year.
As a courtesy, those joining after April 1st will have their membership continued throughout the next season.
CFWS holds monthly meetings during the season, each featuring an artist demo in addition to announcements of upcoming events. Membership also provides you with a number of watercolor related opportunities and discounts.
Join today! :  Membership Registration Form.

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Contact by mail:
Central Florida
Watercolor Society
PO Box 941512
Maitland, FL 32794-1512.

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