Our Mission

Enriching lives and strengthening our community through the power of the arts.

Our Vision

To be the most recognized source for arts services and cultural information; and,

To be the premier provider of arts education for at-risk students and low income adults.

The United Arts Council- the place you’ll find the most comprehensive information about the Arts in Collier County.

You can:

  • View and purchase works by local artists
  • Pick up brochures and schedules for he 60+ local arts groups
  • Grab a copy of the current calendar of events

Click here to find out more.

In 2018, the United Arts Council…

  • Taught more than 2,500 students about the arts
  • Taught music, dance and/or theater at every school in Immokalee, Florida
  • Taught children in Golden Gate and East Naples about art
  • Helped more than 50 local artists show their work at locations throughout Collier County
  • Promoted art and culture events in Collier County on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Had more than 64 art and cultural organization members.

Click here to watch our Program Video

Contact Information

PHONE: 239.254.8242

EMAIL: info@uaccollier.com

MAIL: United Arts Council of Collier County
953 4th Avenue North | Naples, FL 34102


President: Matthew Riley

Vice President: Ann Horton

Treasurer: John Loscuito

Secretary: Susan Sikuta

Past President: Chad Jensen



Cynthia Arnold

Jill Backman

Betsy Bridgewater

Alyssa Haney



Tom Jordan

Jennifer O’Dell

Skip Pardee











Laura Burns, MAAA
Executive Director
Email Laura: lburns@uaccollier.com
Phone: 239-254-8242
Direct: 239-228-6977
Janice Paine
Program Manager
Email Janice: jpaine@uaccollier.com
Phone: 239-254-8242
Direct: 239-919-3004
Kristen Donovan
Community Engagement Coordinator
Email Kristen: kdonovan@uaccollier.com
Phone: 239-254-8242
Direct: 239-228-6967




Kathleen Curatolo, Collier County Public Schools Donna Fiala, Collier County Commission John Sorey, Mayor, City of Naples

Advisory Board:

Kim Ciccarelli Kantor, Ciccarelli Advisory Services Claudine Leger-Wetzel, Stock Development Thomas Moran, Moran-Edwards Asset Mgmt. Group Tom Ray, Encore Bank Jeanne Seewald, Hahn Loeser & Parks Jack Wert, Convention & Visitors Bureau