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2024 Annual Show!

Each year, the Society sponsors an all-member show judged by a watercolor artist of distinction and standing. The top three winners receive cash prizes.

Our Annual Art Show is coming up in August!

Marcia Hartsock next to her "Ravishing Radishes"!
Marcia Hartsock next to her award-winning "Ravishing Radishes"!

Show Dates and Hours
August 1 - August 25, 2024

"The Barn" at 6980 Cambridge Ave, Mariemont, OH 45227

Barn Hours
Tues-Fri, 10 am – 2 pm Sat and Sun, 1 – 5 pm closed Mondays

Opening Reception
Sunday, August 4, 2024, 1 pm - 4 pm

Awards Ceremony at the Reception
Cash prizes for the top three winners plus honorable mention ribbons will be awarded!

Requirements to Enter

  • You must be a GCWS member.  Member dues:  $50.00.
    • You can pay your dues online by credit card
    • Or, pay by check.  Mail a completed Member Sign-up Form and $50.00 check payable to "GCWS" to Starr Shebesta, GCWS Treasurer, at 6249 Stewart Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45227.
  • Water-based paintings only
  • Paintings must be an original work of the artist.  “Original” means the painting is the artist’s own idea, composition, design, and painted by hand.
  • Artwork previously exhibited in a GCWS show is not eligible for awards. 
  • You must be a resident within the tri-state Cincinnati region


  • $25.00 for one painting or $30.00 for two paintings.

Artwork Drop-off and Pick-up

"The Barn" at 6980 Cambridge Ave, Mariemont, OH 45227

Drop-off and Hang Day:
Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 10 am - 11 am.

Pick-up Days:
Sunday, August 25, 2024, following the show at 4 pm.

Tuesday, August 27, 2024, 10 am - 3 pm.

All paintings must be framed and have a wire on back for hanging

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