First Place Painting


March 2020
Polly Boston (1st)
Norm Freyer (2nd)
Polly Boston Norm Freyer
February 2020
Yolanda Barreto (1st)
Barbara Kerr (2nd)


Yolanda Barreto Barbara Kerr
January 2020
Ewa Rudnicki (1st)
Polly Boston (2nd)

Eva Rudnicki Polly Boston
November 2019
Curt Bond(1st)
Julie Jameson (2nd)
Curt Bond Julie Jameson
October 2019
Norm Freyeer (1st)
Pamela Livesay (2nd)
Norm Freyer Pamela Livesay


September 2019

Founders Award
Mel Rustom
Mel Rustom Mel Rustom
April 2019

Susan Strawbridge (1st)
Wanda Boyd (2nd)
Susan Strawbridge Wanda Boyd
March 2019

Nancy Fisher (1st)
Doug Murray (2nd)
Nancy Fisher Doug Murray
February 2019

Suzanne Mahr(1st)
Lou Friedman (2nd)
Suzanne Mahr Lou Friedman
January 2019

Barbara Kerr (1st)
Barbara Johnson (2nd)
Barbara Kerr Barbara Johnson


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

301 US HWY 41, Inverness, FL


  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.