An open, all media, juried exhibit
On display Jun 2 – Jun 25
Online entry by: May 21 by 4:00pm
Entry notifications made: May 25
In-person receiving: May 29, 9 am – 12
Artists may enter up to three pieces. Please follow exhibition guidelines.
“Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways”. ~Oscar Wilde.
Artists are asked, “What color speaks the loudest to you?”
Entry Fees: Entry fees support the exhibition program at ArtCenter Manatee and help to keep the arts alive and vibrant in our community. If you are not currently a member, an individual membership is available for $60 for one full year.
1 piece – members $20
2 pieces – members $30
3 pieces – members $35
1 piece – non-members $30
2 pieces – non-members $50
3 pieces – non-members $65
Diptych – members add $5, non-members add $10,
Triptych – members add $15, non-members add $30
Juror: Michelle Stone
Michele Stone is an award-winning American artist, creating and teaching in Tampa, Florida. Her early work consists mainly of impressionistic paintings and small metal sculpture. Eventually, her work lead to painting realistic murals and paintings, designing and creating jewelry, exploring with recycled materials, and finally to mixed media. Michele’s art has a familiar and peaceful, yet vibrant, energy that lends itself to her creative and passionate spirit. Michele is very active in the arts community both locally and nationally. Her work has been shown and sold across the country, including Columbus, Ohio, the Finger Lakes Region of New York, West Virginia, Alabama and the Tampa Bay Area.
Michele also has a background in curating which began in Columbus, Ohio in 2001. Since then she has managed spaces such as the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Performing Art Center, DACCO, The Centre, Centre 4 Girls and the Hillsborough County Children’s Board. As curator for the Gallery at Carrollwood Cultural Center, Michele strives to provide new and innovative opportunities for artists in the Tampa Bay area and throughout Florida.