Express

About Express

The arts are a sanctuary that provide a space to create, rejuvenate and challenge the mind, body and soul. Take the next step on your creative journey and express yourself through exhibition opportunities and casting calls or discover an artistic space for your next event.

calls to artists

Arts4All Florida - Call to Artists: ``Voices and Visions``

Arts4All Florida aims to create a world in which the arts are universally accessible throughout Florida. Arts4All Florida, in partnership with the Alliance for the Arts, invites adult artists of all abilities to share your personal ``voice`` or statement through imagery in celebrating our rich cultural and artistic experiences.

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35th Annual All Florida Exhibition

Open to all artists residing in Florida. Only original artwork will be accepted. Categories are, painting (including oil, acrylic, collage, watercolor and mixed media), drawing, photography, sculpture, ceramics, metalsmithing, glass, digital media, video, printmaking, fiber or textiles.

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Art Lives Here Billboard Campain

Our Art Lives Here campaign creates more art for more people by displaying artwork on billboards throughout southwest Florida, transforming advertising space into public art for and by our talented local artists!

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opportunities in sw Florida and beyond

Entries for 6x6x2021 are due April 10, 2021
Click HERE to Apply!
Each summer Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s 6×6 exhibition brings together thousands of original artworks, made and donated by celebrities, international & local artists, designers, youth and YOU. Each artist may enter up to three artworks of any medium (2D or 3D). Artworks must be six inches square and signed only on the back, to be exhibited anonymously. Participation is free. All artworks will be exhibited and for sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo. Artists’ names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase and all artworks remain on display through the end of the exhibition. Limit three artworks per school or school group (no limit for colleges).
This will be an opportunity to become involved in a fun, yet meaningful project commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Below is the link to the Arts4All Florida Artist Call which has been extended to June15th. This link includes the submission information and form. The selected winner will receive a $100 stipend. Please share with your colleagues and don’t hesitate to submit!
ArtWalk Downtown Fort Myers

Discover the best art galleries and enjoy live demonstrations the first Friday of the the month! Artist will set-up between 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. and will be open from 6pm to 10 p.m.

Exhibit in the Main Gallery

Our vision is to introduce new artists, artwork and perspectives on art. We welcome exhibits with the work of established, early career and aspiring artists. Consider throwing your hat into the ring for a chance to show in our main gallery.

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Gift Shop

Want to exhibit in our gift shop? We're always looking for new items and would love to see what you're up to. Please submit up to three images for your work and include a brief description. We will contact you directly upon availability of space.

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New Play Contest

Send in Your Submission for 2020

Theatre Conspiracy at the Alliance for the Arts Annual New Play Contest cycle is open now through March 2020. First place winners receive the Janet and Bruce Bunch Play Contest Award, $700 and a full production. However, it is our goal to produce more than one entry each year.

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Auditions

On occasion—for select projects—we hold open calls for actors, musicians and other artists. Please check back periodically for notices. We do not have a resident or repertory company of actors and are always looking for new talent for our stages.

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Rentals

Need a beautiful, but also artistic and inspiring space for your next event? From our amphitheatre, to our galleries and classrooms, the Alliance for the Arts has rental space to perfectly fit your next event in Fort Myers.

Margaret Morrow Frizzell Amphitheater & Grounds

Seating for 1500 people
Acoustically enhanced
Sound and lights independently contracted
Must include a walk-through meeting 2 weeks prior to contract date
Must file a permit with the City of Fort Myers for the event (permit costs based on event needs)
$2500 Minimum

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Foulds Theatre

Seats up to 135 people comfortably
Stage dimensions 21’x42′
Sound and lighting system
Dressing rooms
Includes lobby area adjacent to the theatre
$750 Minimum

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Classroom

Seats up to 50 people, classroom style
Includes tables and chairs
1 Day Price: $500 (9-5)

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Meeting Room

Seats up to 35 people classroom style
Private entrance
Workshop setup with tables available
$250 for up to 4 hours and then $35/ hour thereafter

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