If you’re an artist within the 65,000 square miles that make up Florida, we’re calling on you to submit your work to the Annual All Florida Juried Exhibit. As the name suggests, this exhibition features pieces created by artists working in a wide variety of media from all over the state of Florida. The juried entries come together for an exciting exhibition representing today’s contemporary Florida artists!
Categories for entry are sculpture, painting (including oil, acrylic, collage, water color and mixed media), photography, prints and drawing. An entry may consist of 1 to 3 artworks. All entries must be submitted online no later than April 29, 2017. Artists can download the prospectus at www.ArtInLee.org/AllFlorida.
This year’s juror is Kimberly Riner. Riner is the visual arts director at the Averitt Center for the Arts. She received her Master of Fine Art from Georgia Southern University in 3D art with an emphasis in ceramics. Riner has held faculty positions at Georgia Southern University and Ogeechee Technical College.
Riner is actively involved in growing the art scene in the Statesboro area where she has worked with ArtsFest, Summer Studios and Creative Art Studio. Most recently Riner opened the Averitt Center’s new visual arts facility, The Roxie Remley Center for Fine Arts. Her artwork has been exhibited both nationally and internationally and is held in private collections. Exhibition venues include: Mason City, IA; Atlanta, GA; North Charleston, SC; Lake City, SC; Cochran, GA; Sheffield, England, UK. Reiner previously exhibited at the Alliance for the Arts in January’s Changing States exhibition.
The opening celebration will be June 2 from 5 – 7 p.m. Riner will be on hand to present awards including $1,000 cash for Best In Show, a 2nd Place $250 gift certificate for Golden Paints, $100 cash for 3rd place and Jurors Choice Award(s) of Alliance for the Arts membership(s). There will be a conversational gallery walk and talk with the juror Saturday, June 3 at 10 a.m.