Natural Selection: 2019 Painting Annual, a Juried Exhibition
Friends of Rookery Bay (FORB) and the United Arts Council of Collier County (UAC) are seeking submissions for their annual painting 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: November 5, 2019-January 9, 2020
ENTRY DEADLINE: October 4, 2019, by 4:00 p.m.
AWARD RECEPTION: Thursday, November 14, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
The Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, FL
The Armory Art Center invites artists to apply to the Armory’s nine-month Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Program. This highly competitive program attracts a diverse group of emerging artists within varied disciplines who have earned at least a BFA. Artists-in-Residence is responsible for teaching classes to our diverse student/community where they have the opportunity to refine their skills teaching workshops and eight-week classes. They also participate in special events. The Armory provides each AIR a studio space that offers freedom to develop their own work. Artists-in-Residence has the opportunity to exhibit work they have created during their residency. Residents also receive a generous monthly stipend and are also paid for teaching and extracurricular events in the community.
Seeking artists in 2-dimensional media such as digital media, painting, drawing, printmaking, fiber, and/or multi-media.
Residency Period: September 3, 2019-June 1, 2020
The Naples Art Association
585 Park St, Naples, FL 34102
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!
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:
-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 email@example.com
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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
Kristen Donovan: KDonovan@UACCollier.org .