Exhibitions, Events, Opportunities…and More

Exhibitions, events, and new opportunities for our community and artists abound at Naples Art. We are now offering memberships to Naples Art for even more access, as well as an extraordinary opportunity for student artists.

Naples Art has developed the Art Business Entrepreneur (ABE) Academy. This 24 month program provides students with the business skills to run their small company as well as master level art classes unavailable in high school, all this is further reinforced by hands-on experiences to refine their skills. Learn more about this and several other opportunities at NaplesArt.org

Just a small sample of what is happening at Naples Art in December:

WATERWORKS: ARTISTIC CELEBRATION OF OUR MOST VITAL RESOURCE.
Now – January 5, 2020. See the exceptional ways artists represent water in various types of media
from paintings to pottery, glass, fiber art and more! Mon-Sun 10am – 4pm

53RD FOUNDERS EXHIBITION.
December 6, 2019 – January 9, 2020.
Founders exhibitions commemorate the founding of the first non-profit visual art organization in
Collier County. The exhibitions are held each even-numbered year and serve as a platform for
local artists to share the spotlight with their peers at the national level. Mon-Sun 10am – 4pm

RECEPTION FOR WATERWORKS AND 53RD FOUNDERS EXHIBITIONS.
December 5, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:30pm at Naples Art, 585 Park Street, Naples.
Our wonderful sponsors for Naples Art Exhibitions include Florida Weekly, Happenings
magazine, Spotlight magazine, Dragon Horse Ad Agency, KARMA NAPLES, 90.1 WGCU,
WAVV 101.1, 96.9 WINK FM, FOX News 92.5, and Sunny 106.

NAPLES NEW YEAR’S ART SHOW.
January 4 – 5, 2020.                                                                                                                                                      Naples Art’s multi-award winning Juried Outdoor Art Show on 5th Avenue
South from 10am – 5pm. Naplesart.org

DINNER WITH ARTISTS.
January 15, 2020.                                                                                                                                                          The second in this series will be held at Venue Naples featuring local celebrity Chef Brian Roland and Extraordinary Paper Artist Denise Cummings. Born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, Brian Roland graduated from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. He is a Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC) through the American Culinary Federation (ACF) and a member of the Chaine
des Rotisseurs. He worked for several well-known chefs and served as executive chef in top kitchens
locally. As executive chef and owner of Crave Culinaire, Roland introduces an ultramodern take on catering, offering services spanning from full event planning to catering events to artistic private meals.

Roland’s most recent endeavor, Venue Naples is a new fully customizable event venue. Learn more about Chef Roland and his ventures at www.cravecompanies.com.
Chef Brian was creatively partnered with artist Denise Cummings for this extraordinary event. Denise expresses human sexuality and human behavior as powerful, beautiful, and passionate in her mix media floral abstractions. A former Ford’s model and certified horticulturist, her art is a culmination of stylized beauty as she plays with paper. A paper expert, she had designed and founded a line of handmade paper which was sold in Barneys, Fred Segal and The Museum of Natural History. Denise Cummings resides in Hawaii and New York City. Learn more about Denise’s extraordinary work at
www.denisecummings.com.

Dinner with Artists series is sponsored by éBella magazine, Florida Weekly, Happenings magazine, Spotlight magazine, Dragon Horse Ad Agency, 90.1 WGCU, WAVV 101.1, 96.9 WINK FM, FOX News 92.5, and Sunny 106, Venue Naples and Alexander’s Restaurant. More information about events, exhibitions, memberships and so much more happening at Naples Art, please go to NaplesArt.org

More information about events, exhibitions, memberships and so much more happening at Naples Art,  please go to NaplesArt.org

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