Florida’s Annual Juried Photography Exhibition: Intersection of Man and Nature: People, Planet, and Prosperity
Friends of Rookery Bay (FORB) and the United Arts Council of Collier County (UAC) are seeking submissions for their annual photography exhibit at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center in Naples, Florida. Rookery Bay is part of the National Estuarine Research Reserve located at 300 Tower Rd., Naples, FL 34113
 -Exhibit Dates: January 15-March 27, 2019
-Deliver Artwork to Rookery Bay: Thursday & Friday, January 10 & 11, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
-Opening Reception: Thursday, January 31, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
-Pick up your artwork at Rookery Bay: Thursday and Friday, March 28 & 29, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Contact: Kristen Donovan, 239-228-6967

Cash Awards Sponsored by Cohen & Grigsby
Cohen & Grigsby Best in Show Award: $750
Cohen & Grigsby Juror’s Choice Award: $350
United Arts Council Merit Award: $150

Visit the Cohen & Grigsby Website



Collier County Student Invitational 2019 
The United Arts Council of Collier County is inviting students grade 6-12 in Collier County to exhibit in the UAC Gallery during the months of June and July. 953 4th Avenue North, Naples, FL 34102.

-Exhibit Dates: June 3-July 26, 2019
-Entry Deadline: Monday, May 13, 2019 by 11:59 p.m.
-Notification of acceptance: Friday, May 17, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.
-Deliver Work: May 29 & 30, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
-Pick Up Work: July 30 & 31 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. or by appointment.
-Artist Reception: Thursday, June 13, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Contact: Kristen Donovan, 239-228-6967




SWFL WAX: Hot and Cold, an Exhibit of Encaustic Art
In the Punta Gorda Visual Arts Center. This exhibit is open to SWFL WAX members only. To find out how to become a member visit their website.
-Exhibit Dates: December 4,-December 27, 2018
-Entry Deadline: November 3, 2018
-Application Fee: $25.00
-Receiving Date: December 3, 2018
-Removal Date: December 28, 2018
-Reception: December 6, 2018, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Contact: Madeline Sugerman, 404-275-3245




The Naples Art Association
585 Park St, Naples, FL 34102
(239) 262-6517

The Naples Art Association has exhibition opportunities for local artists in their outdoor shows offered annually. Check out their current call to artists on their website! 


West Wing Gallery 2019 Season Openings

Monthly openings for artists to exhibit their two-dimensional work are available. If you are interested in displaying your artwork, please submit the following to Marlene Kearns, Friends of the Library:
-Artist’s biography
-Contact information (full address, phone, email)
-Samples of your work — high-resolution digital images (300 dpi or greater) or high-resolution photographs which will be used for the Friends of the Library website and Facebook. Sample images may also be distributed in concert with a press release announcing the exhibit to the Naples Daily News. Please submit in an email with your bio and samples of your artwork to Marlene Kern at mkern@collier-friends.org

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Collier County Government Center

This fall, Collier County will once again display a rotating exhibit of local artists’ and photographers’ work in the Board of County Commissioners chambers, third floor, Collier County Government Center, 3299 Tamiami Trail E., Naples, Florida 34112.
Those interested in being considered must submit a brief letter of interest describing their level of expertise, training and experience along with digital images of seven art pieces proposed to display. All of this should be submitted to Mike Sheffield, director of the County’s Communication and Customer Relations Division (michaelsheffield@colliergov.net).
Artists must be residents of Collier County, at least on a part-time basis. The artwork must be appropriate imagery for a public space and should have a broad appeal to people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures.
For more information, please contact Mike Sheffield at (239) 252-8383

Criteria Info
Artist Agreement and Release of Liability Form

Kristen Donovan: KDonovan@UACCollier.org .

For artists exhibiting in the UAC Gallery:

UAC Gallery Reception for 40-50 guests, $150.00.

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