Exhibitions

Each year the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents a dynamic and wide-ranging selection of exhibitions which both appeal to and enlighten our membership and visitors. While some exhibitions feature member, faculty or student artists from our own community, other shows feature traveling exhibitions from national institutions in the U.S. or artworks from around the world.

 

Our schedule provides events that focus on a particular theme, medium or concept. Summer and Fall feature regional artists, and February features our Annual Members' Exhibition.

Center for Performing Arts Exhibition: Southwest Florida Watercolor Society

February 22 - April 21, 2018

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6pm-8pm

Center for Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd

The Southwest Florida Watercolor Society is a group of 45 watercolorists in Lee and Collier Counties who came together in 2015 for fellowship in the true spirit of the impressionist era, sharing ideas, and experiences about our love of watercolor and painting en plein air (outside). For this exhibition, this group of local watercolor artists will showcase paintings that represent the heart of Southwest Florida. These paintings are filled with the bright and luscious colors that depict landscapes, seascapes and wildlife. They reveal the paradise we live in, here on the west coast of Florida, where the land and sea meet the sunset.

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“Open Call” Exhibition

March 9 - 29, 2018

Center for Visual Arts, 26100 Old 41 Rd

Reception & Open House: Friday, March 9, 2018, 6pm-8pm

Calling all artwork! Exhibit your most interesting artworks in any medium. From more traditional painting, sculpture, ceramics and photography to mixed media, installation, and found objects anything goes! Artwork will be judged on mastery of materials or willingness to experiment and take risks.

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Line and Shape Exhibition

April 6 - 26, 2018

Center for Visual Arts, 26100 Old 41 Rd

Reception & Open House: Friday, April 6, 2018, 6pm-8pm

Line and shape are two basic building blocks of any great artwork. Show off what you can do with them! They can create a sense of depth or guide the eye through a composition. Work will be judged on the strength and effectiveness of these two compositional elements.

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Northern Trust Holiday Card Competition

April 16 - 20, 2018

April 16 - 19, 10am - 4pm; April 20, 10am - 7pm

Northern Trust Bank, 26790 S. Tamiami Trail

Reception: Friday, April 20, 2018, 5pm-7pm

Northern Trust Bank invites Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs’ members to submit two-dimensional, original artwork for consideration. Selected “Best of Show” artwork will be featured on the front of Northern Trust Bank’s holiday card for 2018, as well as considered for inclusion in the Northern Trust Bank Art collection for display in the bank’s public areas.

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Center for Performing Arts Exhibition: "A Thorn Among the Roses"

April 26 – June 16, 2018

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6pm-8pm

Center for Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd

The Southwest Florida Watercolor Society is a group of 45 watercolorists in Lee and Collier Counties who came together in 2015 for fellowship in the true spirit of the impressionist era, sharing ideas, and experiences about our love of watercolor and painting en plein air (outside). For this exhibition, this group of local watercolor artists will showcase paintings that represent the heart of Southwest Florida. These paintings are filled with the bright and luscious colors that depict landscapes, seascapes and wildlife. They reveal the paradise we live in, here on the west coast of Florida, where the land and sea meet the sunset.

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