First Place Painting

Members of Citrus Watercolor Society enjoy a "Painting of the Month" competition in, January, February, March, October and November. The paintings receiving such recognition for the month of April 2018 were, First Choice, a painting “Dolcedro, Italy” by Gingi Martin of Homosassa, FL, and Second Choice, a painting “Tropical Hues”, by Suzanne Mahr of Citrus Springs, FL. These paintings can be viewed in the lobby of the Cadence Bank in Inverness at the junction of Rtes. 41 & 44.

Article and photos of POM Winners Courtesy of Norm Freyer

Gingi MartinGingi Martin


Second Place
Suzanne MahrSuzanne Mahr



About POM
The contest is held in the months of
October, November, January, February, March, and April.
Members are encouraged to enter one original watercolor painting.
Votes cast by the membership determine the first and second choices.

Bring paintings BEFORE 11:30 AM

The first and second place paintings of the month are displayed at
Cadence Bank in Inverness, 301 S US HWY 41


  1. You must be a current member of CWS. Previous winners in the club year (October-April) are ineligible.
    There must be at least five entries for competition to proceed.

  1. Paintings submitted must be ORIGINAL!!!! Must be your own composition, not copied. No computer art or prints.

  1. Must be watermedia done in an aqueous manner….that means that acrylic is acceptable if it looks like
    transparent watercolor. No other media except as very small accents.

  1. Must be painted on paper, treated paper, synthetic paper, or paper mounted on board. No canvas.

  1. Collage is acceptable only if it is done on paper painted by the artist with watermedia.
    Collage from printed material and photos not acceptable.

Please have your painting framed or ready to be framed…
i.e. matted and covered. There are no size or color restrictions on mats or frames.