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FSWS Members Open 40th Anniversary Aqueous Exhibition Entry

Feb 28 - March 31, 2023

Searle & Reid Hodges Galleries

 ArtCenter Manatee

Juror:  Tim Jaeger

Please read this page carefully!!! 




Online Entries Accepted Jan. 21st - Feb 21st Only, No Walk-ins on Receiving Day!

Important Dates: 

Online entries open: Jan 21 - Feb 21, 2023

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)

Receiving: Feb 25, 2023 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, Our juror, Tim Jaeger, juries the show

(President Linda Wokoun and other board members will make calls to anyone not accepted into the show to come pick up your work)

Opening Reception Date: March 2, 2023 5-7 pm


Pick Up- April 1st, 2023  9-12 pm

 All paintings need to be collected by artists from ACM

Image requirements for entries: All entrants should be prepared to be able to send a hi-quality 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:

Eligibility – New and current members may submit paintings that meet the definition and criteria of either the Aqueous or Transparent Watercolor Exhibition.  All accepted work must be framed, matted and under plexi-glass upon drop off on Receiving Day.

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.

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