WHY BE A FWS MEMBER?

We put members first

Be a part of North America's largest and friendliest state watercolor society

Get to know Florida's watermedia artists

Enter Juried* and Non-juried shows

Annual Exhibition - over $25,000 prize money to over 20-25 award winners*

Free LIVE demos Third Thursday through August AND video replays after

Member Discounts for Workshops and Convention

Member Eblasts with periodic updates direct to your inbox

Newsletters February, June and November

Copy of Annual Exhibition Catalog

Online General Membership Meeting - Every Fall after Convention

Access to Members-only webpages

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Members who renew after March 31st will NOT be eligible for that year's Annual Exhibition.


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Annual Membership Fees

Associate/Participating - $50

(Florida residents)

Basic - $35

(Out-of-State members only)


Diamond Sponsor Member - $500

Platinum Sponsor Member - $1,000

*Membership  requirements . . .

  1. All Associate/Participating Members must be a full- or part-time Florida residents.
  2. Only current members who have a residence in the State of Florida may enter the Annual Exhibition (new or renewed no later than 3/31) or the Associate Member Online Show (renewed prior to show entry) and participate as a Board member or vote on bylaw revisions. There is one exception: Should a Florida Associate/Participating member move outside the State of Florida, they may continue with their Associate/Participating membership as long as they keep their membership current and enter all juried shows; however, they would not be eligible to hold a position on the Board of Directors.
  3. Non-juried exhibitions are offered to include ALL members, regardless of residency requirements (See Volunteer Show or 2024 Artsy Edibles shows under the Exhibitions tab.)
  4. If you live in another state - you may join as a Basic member (Out-of-State) OR as a Sponsor Member. We do allow in and out-of-state Sponsor Members.
  5. Membership runs from January 1st to December 31st of each year - 90-day grace period.
  6. NEW members joining from Annual Convention in September through the end of the year enjoy extended memberships through the following year. (Does not apply to returning or renewing members.)


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