CALL FOR ARTISTS

Calling all artists!

If you're looking for ways to get your art in front of a new audience and increase recognition, we invite you to participate in some of the many showcase opportunities we have throughout the year. From our renowned, annual Art in the Park event, to shows, exhibits and community events, there are numerous ways to gain exposure within the Naples community and with visitors to the region.

Exhibit Opportunities

Camera USA 2017

Camera USA® 2017

Online entries are now being accepted for Camera USA® 2017. All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2013 for the Naples Art Association’s seventh annual national photography competition. The Camera USA® 2017 exhibition will be on view at the Naples Art Association from June 19 - August 4, 2017. A $5,000 National Photography Award will be presented to one photographer. Three distinguished jurors will review all entries and nominate the award winner. For complete details, click HERE.

Deadline : March 22, 2017

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Gallery 104: Maximizing the Minimum

This annual, non-themed exhibition features small-sized artwork with strong visual impact.

Deadline : February 6, 2016

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Gallery 104: Music is My Muse

For many artists, music is an inspiration, motivation, and companion. This exhibition reveals the influence of music on the visual arts.

Outdoor Show Opportunities

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Naples New Year’s Art Show

Start your new year off in sunny Florida. New opportunities await you at this wonderful, well established art show. This fine art show draws professional artists from around the country and is ranked as one of the 100 Best Fine Art Shows in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist Magazine.

Date: January 7 & 8, 2017
Show Hours: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: 5th Avenue South, Downtown Naples
Application fee: $25
Booth fee: $450 for 10×10
254 Artists Max

Cancellation/Refund policy:
Full refund: 11/25/16; 50% refund: 12/05-16; No Refund: 12/06/16

Set up specifics: 4:00 am early morning set up only: on street set up in quads; no electrical
Application deadline: 09/09/16
Jury Process begins: 09/16/16
Status Notification: 09/23/16
Booth Fee Due: 10/10/16
Artist Info Sent: 11/28/16

Wait List Acceptance: 10/11/16 Application available online at juriedartservices.com beginning June 1, 2016

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Naples National

The Naples National is consistently voted among the top 25 art shows in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine. As one of the oldest shows in Collier County, Naples National is counted by the local community as among its premiere, must–see events, thanks to the high quality of art, the engaging personalities of the artists and the festive atmosphere.

Dates: February 18 & 19, 2017
Show Hours: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Cambier Park and 8th Street South
Application fee: $25
Booth fee: $475 for 10×10
270 Artists Max

Cancellation/Refund policy:
Full refund: 01/05/17; 50% refund: 01/27/17; No Refund: 01/28/17

Set up specifics: Friday set up on 02/17/17

Application deadline: 10/21/16
Jury Process begins: 11/04/16
Status Notification: 11/20/16
Booth Fee Due: 12/09/16
Artist Info Sent: 01/13/17

Wait List Acceptance: 12/10/16 Application available online at juriedartservices.com beginning June 1, 2016

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Naples Downtown Art Show

Naples Downtown Art Show is one of the last major art shows of the winter season and a favorite show for artists, art enthusiasts and collectors.

Dates: March 18 & 19, 2017
Show Hours:
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: 5th Avenue South, Downtown Naples
Application fee: $25
Booth fee: $450 for 10×10
254 Artists Max

Cancellation/Refund policy:
Full refund: 02/03/17; 50% refund: 02/20/17; No Refund: 02/21/17

Set up specifics: 4:00 am early morning set up only: on street set up in quads; no electrical

Application deadline: 11/28/16
Jury Process begins: 12/09/16
Status Notification: 12/27/16
Booth Fee Due: 01/13/17
Artist Info Sent: 02/03/17

Wait List Acceptance: 01/10/17 Application available online at juriedartservices.com beginning June 1, 2016

 

Community Opportunities

Chalk Art 2016 – 5th Avenue South

Paint a Chalk Art 2016 masterpiece on beautiful and historic 5th Avenue South that will be viewed by thousands of spectators. Seasoned artists, artists in the making, schools, scouts and civic groups are all invited to display their creativity that will turn 5th Avenue South into a kaleidoscope of color. Chalk, brushes, water and mixing containers will be provided to all registered artists.

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Art Council of Southwest Florida

Members of the Naples Art Association are eligible for a host of opportunities through the NAA’s affiliation with the Art Council of Southwest Florida. All members of Art Council of Southwest Florida’s member organizations are eligible for benefits including exhibition opportunities. There are 19 available opportunities including Spring Show 2016 and the Coconut Point Co-op Gallery. Other opportunities include workshops, art classes, and special art related trips at reduced rates.

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Coconut Point Co-op Gallery

Coconut Point Co-op Gallery Your chance to participate! We invite you to take advantage of the Gallery to display and sell your artwork. The Art Council of Southwest Florida Co-op Art Gallery at Coconut Point Mall will remain open during the summer and fall season. This is another great opportunity for all of the Art Council of Southwest Florida member artists (If you are a member of the Naples Art Association, you’re eligible!) to take advantage of the gallery and the potential for summer sales.
To Download the Prospectus: Click Here
CONTACT: Donna Hope and Gail Martin, Co-Gallery Directors, acswfgallery@gmail.com

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Embler Art Gallery

Every six months, new artists are selected to be featured in Airline Club lounges in International Airports JFK, MIA, and GRU. Learn more at emblerartgallery.com under “Artist Opportunities” or contact: info@emblerartgallery.com | 912-318-2198

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Creativity in Bloom

The Bayshore/Gateway Triangle Community Redevelopment Agency has display space available for selling/sharing your work. Contact Jean Jourdan at 239-643-1115.

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The Naples Art Association recently announced the recipients of the National Art Encounter Competition 2017 & the Maximizing the Minimum exhibition at a preview reception.

The National Art Encounter Competition is a national juried exhibition featuring recent work in all media by artists from across the United States that is on view March 17 through April 15.
RECIPIENTS:
$1,000 Best of Show: Renee Rey for 2 He and Sustaining
$800 First Place: Helier Batista for The Maze
$600 Second Place: Álvaro De Jesús for Universe of Babel
$400 Jurors’ Choice Award: Jeff Whipple for I Need No Orders!
$200 Award of Merit: John Long for Time is Square
$200 Award of Merit: Laurent Dareau for The Night Watch
$100 Honorable Mention: Marco Pinter for Less Ephemeral #9
$100 Honorable Mention: Duke Horn for The REAL Fun House
$100 Honorable Mention: Penelope Breen for Recondite

Maximizing the Minimum is an annual non-themed exhibition featuring small-sized artwork with strong visual impact that is on view February 15 through March 25.
RECIPIENTS:
Best of Show $100: Marty Simon for Still Life with Sadie
First Place $75: Anna Franklin for Degas Anyone?
Second Place $50: Ann Porreca for Big City Blues
Honorable Mention: Fred Stein for Second Hand Rose
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The Naples Art Association recently announced the recipients of the National Art Encounter Competition 2017 & the Maximizing the Minimum exhibition at a preview reception.  

The National Art Encounter Competition is a national juried exhibition featuring recent work in all media by artists from across the United States that is on view March 17 through April 15.
RECIPIENTS:
$1,000 Best of Show: Renee Rey for 2 He and Sustaining
$800 First Place: Helier Batista for The Maze
$600 Second Place: Álvaro De Jesús for Universe of Babel
$400 Jurors’ Choice Award: Jeff Whipple for I Need No Orders!
$200 Award of Merit:  John Long for Time is Square
$200 Award of Merit:  Laurent Dareau for The Night Watch
$100 Honorable Mention:  Marco Pinter for Less Ephemeral #9
$100 Honorable Mention:  Duke Horn for The REAL Fun House
$100 Honorable Mention:  Penelope Breen for Recondite

Maximizing the Minimum is an annual non-themed exhibition featuring small-sized artwork with strong visual impact that is on view February 15 through March 25.  
RECIPIENTS:
Best of Show $100:  Marty Simon for Still Life with Sadie
First Place $75:  Anna Franklin for Degas Anyone?
Second Place $50:  Ann Porreca for Big City Blues
Honorable Mention:  Fred Stein for Second Hand Rose

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(239) 262-6517
info@NaplesArt.org

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