My Florida and Wild Things

Exhibiting at RSW

Rich history, unique wildlife, luscious beaches and diverse cultures all blend together to make Florida a paradise home. Thanks to a partnership between the Alliance for the Arts and the Southwest Florida International Airport, millions of travelers get to see works by area artists each year as they arrive and depart.

Explore sandy beaches, unique architecture, diverse people, and the vitality of our oceans before even stepping out of the airport! The My Florida exhibition highlights the creative perspective of Florida artists, and what it means to them to call Florida home.

Discover the wonders and wild things of the Florida Everglades through the eyes of young artists. In the Wild Things: The Florida Everglades exhibition, student artists have the opportunity to discover new perspectives about their home state, the wildlife and the rich culture that accompany the Everglades.

My Florida exhibition runs December 2018 – May 2019. 

Wild Things exhibition runs June 2019 – December 2019. 

Participating artists in My Florida exhibition include: Robert Alllen, Elisabeth Arena, Jolie Black, Juli Bobman, Annette Brown, Stacey Brown, Martin Casanova, Donna Chase, Patrick Conolly, Lillian Coury, Betsy D’Jamoos, Lisa Duritsch, Alane Enyart, Lydia Fogaras, Janet George, Ehren Gerhard, Imani Gibbs, Julie Griffin, Megan Kissinger, Mariapia Malerba, Deborah Martin, Ellen Miller, Caren Pearson, J.T. Phillippe, Whit Robbins, Dorothy Salcedo, Erik Schlake, MiMi Stirn, Carla Wormington Messerli and Beverly Yankwitt.

Participating schools in Wild Things: The Florida Everglades exhibition include: Cypress Lake Middle School, LeHigh Acres Middle School, VetParkAcad Middle School, Gulf Elementary, Trafalgar Elementary, Island Coast High School, Pelican Elementary, San Carlos Park Elementary, Ray Pottorf Elementary, Cypress Lake High School, LeHigh Senior High School, Varsity Lakes Middle, Gateway Elementary, Bayshore Elementary, Cape Coral High School, NFM Academy for the Arts, G. Weaver Hipps, South Fort Myers High School, Edgewood Academy, Bonita Springs High School, Challenger Middle School, Riverdale High School, Hancock Creek Elementary, Estero High School, Villas Elementary, North Fort Myers High School, Ida Baker High School, Bonita Springs Middle Mirror Lakes Elementary, Diplomat Middle School, Patriot Elementary, Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle