CALL FOR ARTISTS! ... View the complete list of exhibits, with all important dates, for the 2013-14 season HERE.
Please note that this information is subject to change, so be sure to check each individual prospectus for any updates.
Show prospectus will be available online and at the Visual Arts Center approximately one month prior to receiving date.
A helpful list of EXHIBIT GUIDELINES is available online and at the Visual Arts Center to assist you with preparing your work for hanging in our shows.
Check the GOFF GALLERY SCHEDULE for the list of 2013-14 exhibits in our VAC Members' Gallery.
Harvest of Art
The Good Book
- Main Exhibit
- Goff Gallery
Our Current and Upcoming Exhibits...
NATIONAL ART EXHIBITION 2014
February 1 - March 9, 2014
Our 9th Biennial National Art Exhibition is one of the nation's most prestigious juried exhibits of traditional 2-dimensional media with over $6,000 in prize money. This year, we are honored to have as our jurist, Carl Samson, a figurative and plein-air painter who is a repeat winner at the National Portrait Competition.
Online entry begins September 4. Click HERE for artist prospectus.
November 4 - December 5
Charlotte County's oldest and most prestigious annual juried exhibit, this will be the 25th year for the Harvest of Art.
Receiving: Friday, November 1, 9am-12noon
Reception (open to the public): Thursday, November 7, 7-8:30pm
Removal: Friday, December 6, 9am-12noon
It's the best of the best! An open juried show of any work in any medium that received any award of any level at any time.
Receiving: Friday, December 6, 9am-12noon
Reception (open to the public): Thursday, December 12, 7-8:30pm
Removal: Friday, December 27, 9am-12noon
December 30, 2013 - January 24, 2014
The 25th Annual Photography Show is presented by the Photo Arts Group of Charlotte County, an affiliate of the Charlotte County Art Guild. Please be sure to read the prospectus carefully and completely, and comply fully with the rules. Entries not in compliance will be rejected. Best of Show award is $500 for adult photographer and $100 for student (K-12 grade) photographer. For more information, contact Tom Scott (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Carolyn Valentine (email@example.com).
Please click HERE for prospectus information and click HERE for entry form; both are also available at the VAC. The show is open to students in grades K-12; click HERE for student entry information.
Receiving: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 10am-2pm
Reception: Friday, January 10, 2014, 7-9pm
Removal: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 10am-3pm
Current and Upcoming Exhibits in the Goff Gallery
Fine Arts Festival: JOHN SINGER SARGENT
Celebrate the life and works of John Singer Sargent, our featured artist for this year's Fine Arts Festival. Come and enjoy the many Sargent-inspired works by our very own VAC artists, on display through the month of November. We invite you to attend as many Fine Arts Festival events as possible, check the website for event info.
Suncoast Watercolor Society
Enjoy works by the talented members of the Suncoast Watercolor Society. Reception open to the public: December 6, 5-7pm
[see Calendars for more information]