More than 100 artists from around Florida submitted more than 250 pieces for consideration in the Alliance for the Arts’ 26th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition. This year’s juror, David Fithian, has narrowed the list to just 50 pieces and they will be presented to the public during an opening reception on Friday, June 1st from 5:00-7:30pm. Winners will be announced during the reception and prizes will be awarded, including $1000 for Best in Show, a $250 Golden Paints gift certificate for 2nd Place, $100 cash prize provided by Magic T-Shirts (William & Shareen Groce) for 3rd Place, and a Jurors Choice award. The exhibition includes oil & acrylic paintings, mixed media pieces, photographs and sculptures.
About the Juror
David Fithian has been the Exhibition Coordinator at the Museum of Florida Art since 2001. He has judged numerous exhibitions, won many awards, taught countless classes & workshops and shown his own artwork around the country for more than 40 years. He’ll host a Gallery Walk and Talk on Saturday, June 2nd from 10:00-11:00am. It’s free, and open to the public. The Alliance for the Arts proudly supports artists and arts organizations as the state designated Local Arts Agency for Lee County. The Alliance campus and galleries are open to the public from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday and from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays, located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard just south of Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers.