Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society ART CENTER MANATEE OPEN AQUEOUS SHOW

Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society invites all artists to participate in our Open
Aqueous Exhibition to be held at the Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, FL. Show
dates are February 11th through March 13th, 2020.

Information: This will be a Juried “Open Aqueous” exhibition; entries matted and
framed under Plexiglas. The show is open to all artists residing in the counties
bordering the West Coast of Florida.

Entry fees are $25.00 per painting for members and $35.00 for non-members. Artists
may enter one or two paintings per show. Cash prizes will be awarded as follows: 1st
Place $500, 2nd Place $400, 3rd Place $300, Excellence in Transparent Watercolor
$250 (awarded at Aqueous Shows only), Merit Awards (1-4) $100 each, Honorable
Mention and Peoples’ Choice certificates. Eligibility for the Transparent Award will
require a signed copy of the artist’s confirmation of transparent authenticity form
available on the website shown below.

Receiving: FSWS will receive entries at the Art Center Manatee, 209 9th Street W,
Bradenton, FL 34205 on Saturday, February 8th, 2:00 – 5:00.

Reception: A Reception for the public and artists will be held on Thursday, February
13th, 5:00-7:00pm. Light refreshments will be provided. Cash awards and ribbons will
be presented at the reception and an opportunity to vote for a “People’s Choice”

Removal of paintings: Saturday, March 14th, 9:00 – 11:00am.


*NOTE TO ARTISTS: Please check www.suncoastwatercolorsociety.com for prospectus
and painting and framing specifications. Paintings not in compliance will be
excluded from the show. REMINDER, no glass is allowed (only Plexiglas) and ONLY
white matts are permitted. Frames must be free of chips, dents or scratches and
wired for hanging with the ends of the wired taped to avoid scratches and injury.

President, Susan Tobin, susanctobin@comcast.net
1st Vice President, Marilyn Charlotte, m.chalotte@comcast.net