FSWS Members Open Exhibition Entry

Feb 8 - March 18, 2022

Searle & Reid Hodges Galleries

 ArtCenter Manatee

Juror: Frank Spino

Please read this page carefully!!! 




Online Entries Accepted Jan. 3-Jan 30th Only, No Walk-ins on Receiving Day!

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Important Dates: 

Jan. 3-Jan 30th, 2022

Online Receiving Open

Artists upload all your painting information, digital image of your work (unframed & unmatted) and paid yearly dues and entry fees. (Just like we did for the online show)

Feb 5th, 2021, 9-12 pm

Painting Drop Off Times- We will have a drive-up drop off-- just like last year. Our Compliance crew will meet you at the front courtyard.

Work MUST be delivered to ArtCenter Manatee during this time! 


                 1:30-3 pm, Frank Spino juries the show

(Jenny, Dennis or Kim P. will make calls to anyone not accepted into the show to come pick up your work)


Pick Up- Saturday, March 19th 9-12

 All paintings need to be collected by artists from ACM


Rules to Enter:

Eligibility – New and current members may submit paintings that meet the definition and criteria of either the Aqueous or Transparent Watercolor Exhibition.  All members’ dues must be current in order to enter an exhibition at the members’ entry fee.

Entry fees are not refundable. Members may enter up to two paintings in the show and you have to enter online. All entries must be submitted as digital files.

The competition is open to artists who reside in the Florida Suncoast Region only.

All works must be original and not from a workshop or class. Compositions based on published material or other artists’ work are NOT considered original and are not eligible. Please review our General Prospectus here for further information:

Image requirements for entries: All entrants should be prepared to be able to send a hi-resolution JPG files (Please try to keep the file size under 2 MB to ensure proper uploading).  The file that you attach is exactly as it will appear to the juror. Please submit your entry in the form below following these guidelines: