CURATIVE ARTS: Celebrating Creative Insights of those with MS.

When: October 4 – November 2, 2019
Where:  Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Naples Art’s Multiple Sclerosis Society outreach program provides art opportunities for MS patients through the MS Center of Southwest Florida. Mon-Sat 10am – 4pm at Naples Art.

Touchable Art Exhibition

When:  October 4th-30th, 2019
Where:  Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Art is generally considered to be a visual experience, but our appreciation of art does not need to come purely from sight. Touching is a basic instinct and a way to experience objects, gather information and build awareness. The Touch Me exhibition will feature artwork by sighted, visually impaired and blind artists. Shaking off the traditional gallery-goer behavior, visitors are encouraged to use their sense of touch to explore the exhibition.

America: What it Means to Me

When: October 22 – November 17, 2019
Where:  Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Revel in the beauty of America: its people, places, history, traditions. American means many things to many people. What does it mean to me?

Fashioning Wearable Art: 2019 Scene to be Seen Collection

When: November 5, 2019 – November 26, 2019
Where:  Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Our inaugural presentation of the wearable art fashions that walked the runway at the 2019 Seen to be Seen event. Mon-Sat 10am – 4pm at Naples Art, 585 Park Street, Naples.

Narrative Interplay: The Photographic Images of Penelope Breen

When: November 7, 2019 – November 30, 2019
Where:  Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Her black and white photographs resemble film stills and visual narrative is essential in her photography. She often includes blurred movement to engage the viewer, create mystery and build anticipation. Mon-Sat 10am – 4pm at Naples Art, 585 Park Street, Naples.

WaterWorks: Artistic Celebration of Our Most Vital Resource

When: November 26, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Where:  Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

This exhibition has anything and everything to do with water: boating, fishing, shells, beaches and more. See the exceptional ways artists represent water in various types of media from paintings to pottery, glass, fiber art and more!

53rd Founders Exhibition

When:  December 6 – December 20, 2019
Where:  Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

The 53rd Founders Exhibition is a national exhibition honoring the founding of Naples Art in 1954. The exhibition will be on view from Dec. 6, 2019 – Jan. 9, 2020

Little Things: An Exhibition Celebrating Small Works

When:  January 14 – February 16, 2020
Where:  Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

The annual small works show is a celebration of amazing yet little works of art (60 inches and below).

Third on Canvas 2020 – A Juried Fresh Paint Event

When:  Feb. 23 & 24, 2020
Where:  Naples Art

Each February in Naples, artists paint the wonderful buildings, original cottages, fountains, plazas, and courtyards of the Third Street South area including the beaches, the Pier, Crayton Cove and the City Docks which surround it. Just days later their freshly created artworks are exhibited, awards are assigned, and the art is auctioned to the highest bidders to benefit a local non-profit and the artists. Artists create one original work of art outdoors for the fundraising auction. Each artist is free to choose the subject matter, media and technique that best represents their own style. Deadline to Enter: Nov. 27, 2019.

Daydreams: Fantastical Wanderings of the Brain

When: April 7 – May 26, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

The possibilities are endless when artists use daydreams as their inspiration. Mind wandering, fantasy and spontaneous thoughts all lend themselves to some very creative artwork.

Celebrating Black History Month: The Human Spirit in Africian and African American Art

When: Jan 17- Feb 23, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

This exhibition celebrates people in African and African American art with paintings, drawings, carved wood and additive sculpture. Mon-Sat 10am – 4pm and Sun 1pm-4pm at Naples Art, 585 Park Street, Naples. NaplesArt.org

Art for Democracy

When: Jan 10- Feb 23, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Art for Democracy is an art contest produced by the Collier County Supervisor of Elections office and open to all K-12 students in Collier County.

Dan Jensen: Realism in Action

When: March 06-  March 25, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Dan Jensen is an accomplished painter and active participant in Naples Art’s education program. After nearly a lifetime of painting, he regularly takes classes. His work received acclaim in a number of nationally recognized furniture competitions. Jensen continued his art studies at the University of the Americas Mexico City and the Art Institute of Chicago. At Naples Art he has received numerous awards for his work. Most recently, he was awarded second place in the Telling a Story: Narrative Art exhibition for his painting Lone Ranger Crossing the Alps. Jensen is a member of the Art Club of Chicago where he participates in exhibitions each summer. His work has also been exhibited at the Salmagundi Club in New York.

Emerging Talents: Student Spotlight Exhibition

When: February 21- March 17, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Artwork by the NAA’s adult student population is featured in Gallery 104. Exhibition generously sponsored by Jean Devine.

Lifelong Learners: Art and Artists of Naples Art

When: March 06- April 01, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Group Exhibition featuring artists who are long-time participants in the NAA’s education program as well as other art study programs. Exhibition generously sponsored by Jean Devine.

Jade N. Riedel Scholarship Competition

When: April 10- April 30, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Naples Art produces and directs the annual Jade N. Riedel Scholarship Program which is open to juniors and seniors attending Collier County High Schools. Scholarships for art classes at the college level are awarded by Naples Art  and The Ringling College of Art and Design.

Crafted by Hand: The Southwest Florida Fine Craft Guild

When: May 01- May 21, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Founded on the leading edge of a resurgence of interest in the soft-pastel medium, the Southwest Florida Pastel Society was established as a non-profit  organization in January of 2003. Today it represents more than 140 active pastel artists.The society’s goals are to foster professionalism by providing support to pastel artists of all skill levels, offer educational programs for young people and adults, and focus attention on the renaissance of the pastel medium which includes its beauty and permanence.

Freedom: An Exhibition by and About Women

When: April 3- April 23, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

From ancient times to the present, women throughout the world have participated in the visual arts in diverse and stimulating ways as creators and innovators, patrons and collectors or significant contributors. Our Let FREEDOM Ring! exhibition will shine a bright light on the contributions of women in the visual arts.

Through this Lens: A Photography Exhibition

When: May 08- 21, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Shooting Beauty is a photography exhibit by STARability members who take photographs during individual and group outings to the zoo, pier, parks and other Naples attractions.

Camera USA® 2020: National Photography Exhibition and Award

When: May 29- July 09, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

Naples Art started the Camera USA® photography program in 2011. As a nationwide program, it serves as a platform for local photographers to share the spotlight with their peers at the national level. For photographers from other states, Camera USA® provides an opportunity to demonstrate success, exhibit in Southwest Florida and compete for the $5,500 in prizes.

Fantastical Art

When: July 17- August 13, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples

This exhibition is sure to delight gallery visitors of all ages.

ARTScool 2020 Exhibition

When: August 10- September 11, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples.

The 2020 ARTScool Exhibition features newly created works in clay, drawing, fiber, mixed media, painting and printmaking by young art students who participated in Naples Art’s 22nd annual summer art program. The ARTScool 2020 exhibition is on view in Gallery 104.

Your Choice 2020

When: August 21- September 24, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples.

Your Choice is Naples Art’s annual non-juried exhibition. It provides an opportunity for local artists to present their artwork to a large audience with no jury process requirement. The exhibition is called “Your Choice” because artists and viewers make the choices. Artists decide which artwork they will exhibit while viewers attending the reception decide who will receive the awards. There are five awards with a total cash value of $1,000. Each person who attends the reception may cast one vote for a favorite artist. Voting is overseen by the Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office.

Saint Ann Latino Contemporary Art Auction (SALCAA)

When: September 21- October 16, 2020
Where: Naples Art, 585 Park Street in Naples.

The artwork in this exhibition is recently created by area youth who participated in Naples Art outreach programs featuring Saint Ann Latino Contemporary Art Auction artists and/or themes. Exhibited in Gallery 104.