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

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Gallery 104: A Splash of Blue

Blue is the color of the sky and water. It so dominates our world that the earth is called “the Blue Planet.” Blue is perceived as a calming color and has many other associations including confidence and reliability. In this exhibition, art has at least a splash of blue.

Marilyn Crawford, Water Patterns, oil on canvas, Gift of the Artist

Animals: Fact and Fable

We share the world and our lives with animals. They take many forms and have different personalities from friendly to ferocious. Domesticated animals like dogs and cats can be our most cherished companions while wild animals are best left alone. There is great diversity in the Animal Kingdom. So much so that the line between real and imagined creatures has always been a bit blurred.

Gallery 104: The Great Outdoors

Nature is a muse of artists who are not afraid to explore. Nature’s bounty awaits discovery.

One Submission Allowed. No larger than 144″ perimeter, including frame.

Telling A Story: Narrative Art

Narrative art illustrates or tells a story. It usually describes self-explanatory events from daily life or those drawn from a text, well-known folk tale, or myth. Storytelling is central to the history of visual art and appears in every culture and historical time period. For more information, click the Prospectus link below.

Image courtesy Selma Bortner, The Journey, linoleum print and watercolor, Gift of the Artist

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Gallery 104: Tiny Art

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

One submission allowed. No larger than 60" in perimeter, including frame.

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Gallery 104: All Things Florida

What brings Florida to the forefront of your mind? From Spanish explorers to astronauts to Epcot Center, our Nation’s third most populated State is associated with travel, politics, and so much more.

One Submission Allowed. No larger than 144″ perimeter, including frame.

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 6 & 7, 2018
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: 11/25/17; 50% refund: 12/05/18; No Refund: 12/06/17

Set up specifics: 4:00 am early morning set up only: on street set up in quads; no electrical
Application deadline: 09/11/17
Jury Process begins: 09/22/17
Status Notification: 10/02/17
Booth Fee Due: 10/25/17
Artist Info Sent: 12/01/17

Wait List Acceptance: 10/16/17

Application available online at juriedartservices.com beginning June 1, 2017

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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 24 & 25, 2018
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: 01/12/18; 50% refund: 02/03/18; No Refund: 02/04/18

Set up specifics: Friday set up on 02/23/18

Application deadline: 10/30/17
Jury Process begins: 11/10/17
Status Notification: 11/27/17
Booth Fee Due: 12/15/17
Artist Info Sent: 01/21/18

Wait List Acceptance: 12/10/17

Application available online at juriedartservices.com beginning June 1, 2017

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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 24 & 25, 2018
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: 02/03/18; 50% refund: 02/24/18; No Refund: 02/24/18

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

Application deadline: 12/08/17
Jury Process begins: 12/08/17
Status Notification: 12/29/17
Booth Fee Due: 01/19/18
Artist Info Sent: 02/23/18

Wait List Acceptance: 01/16/18

Application available online at juriedartservices.com beginning June 1, 2016

 

Community Opportunities

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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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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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Southwest Florida Annual Juried Painting Exhibition

This exhibit is open to artists residing in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties, both full-time and seasonal. All work must be original; no giclees are permitted.

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Naples Art Association added 4 new photos.

The NAA is thrilled to announce the recipients of its Your Choice 2017 Awards, which was voted on at a Preview Reception on August 11.

*Best of Show $500: Joseph Licci, Venezia si Risveglia
*First Place $250: Joel Shapses, Magellanic Penguin
*Second Place $150: Morris Herstein, The Red Barn in Palouse
*Honorable Mention $50: Elvis Swift, Looking for Some Perspective
*Honorable Mention $50: Michael Beard, Flight Through the Flowers

Your Choice is an annual non-juried exhibition that is open to artwork in all media and provides an opportunity for NAA donors to present their artwork to a larger audience with no jury process requirement. The Your Choice 2017 exhibition continues through September 29. Come check it out! #NaplesArt #YourChoice2017 #NaplesArtAssociation #WeLoveOurArtists #Art
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The NAA is thrilled to announce the recipients of its Your Choice 2017 Awards, which was voted on at a Preview Reception on August 11.  

*Best of Show $500:  Joseph Licci, Venezia si Risveglia
*First Place $250:  Joel Shapses, Magellanic Penguin
*Second Place $150:  Morris Herstein, The Red Barn in Palouse
*Honorable Mention $50:  Elvis Swift, Looking for Some Perspective
*Honorable Mention $50:  Michael Beard, Flight Through the Flowers

Your Choice is an annual non-juried exhibition that is open to artwork in all media and provides an opportunity for NAA donors to present their artwork to a larger audience with no jury process requirement. The Your Choice 2017 exhibition continues through September 29. Come check it out!  #NaplesArt #YourChoice2017 #NaplesArtAssociation #WeLoveOurArtists #Art

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Carmen Villaronga LopezAwesome! Congrats to all winners! Temporarily in Weston Florida due to my husband's heart transplant, but will drive up to see the exhibit and soon join you again in classes and hopefully submitting some of my work in the upcoming exhibits.

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