Member Highlights: Summer Exhibitions

Following is a list of exhibits during the summer by the member organizations of the Arts Council of SouthWest Florida.

June 17 – July 20:  “Recycle, Reclaim or Recreate,” multimedia exhibit featuring recycled materials fashioned into new creations, Visual Arts Center (Federal Gallery), Punta Gorda.
 June 19 – Aug. 4:  “Camera USA 2017,” color and black & white photography, Naples Art Association.
 June 29 – Aug. 19:  “The Art of Harper, Jones and Kurzman,” Bonita Springs Center for the Performing Arts. Reception, Thursday, June 29, 6-8 p.m.
July 1 – Aug. 30:  “Member’s Showcase,” for members only, Visual Arts Center (Goff Gallery), Punta Gorda.
July 3 – July 28:  “The Story Behind the Art,” intake, June 28, 10 a.m. – noon, Marco Island Center for the Arts. Reception, July 11, 5:30-7 p.m.
July 7 – July 27:  “It Comes Naturally,” exhibit about all that’s organic, Bonita Springs Center for the Arts. Reception, July 7, 6-8 p.m., in conjunction with campus-wide open house.
July 7 – July 29:   “My Sky,” art teachers work with students to create works with theme of sky, Alliance for the Arts.
Aug. 4 – Aug. 24:  “Surrealist Summer Exhibition,” for all artists, all media, receiving Friday, July 28, 1 p.m., Bonita Springs Center for the Arts. Reception, Aug. 4, 2017, 4 p.m.
Aug. 4 – Aug. 31:  “Elevation: the Next Level,” receiving July 31, one entry per Alliance member, Alliance for the Arts. Reception, Aug. 4, 5-7 p.m.
Aug. 17 – Sept. 25:  “ARTScool Exhibitions 2017,” at Naples City Hall, Naples Art Association.
And some early exhibit entry dates:
July 14, 3 p.m. deadline for registry of one work for “Your Choice 2017,” non-juried show open to all who register. Naples Art Association. Exhibit dates: August 14 – Sept. 29. Reception, Aug. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m., with viewers at reception to determine prize-winners
Aug. 12 entry for “All Fired Up,” juried show inspired by fire. Alliance for the Arts. Exhibit dates:  Sept. 8-Sept. 30. Opening celebration, Sept. 8, 5-7 p.m.; gallery walk with juror Sept. 9, 6 p.m.
Aug. 26 entry for “Your Best Shot,” juried photo exhibit. Alliance for the Arts. Exhibit dates:  Oct. 6 – Nov. 4:  Reception, Oct. 6, 5-7 p.m.; gallery walk with artists and juror, Oct. 14, 6 p.m. during Second Saturday Art Crawl.