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.

Open Figure Study Group Exhibition

April 25, 2019 - June 22, 2019

Center for Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd

Reception: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6-8pm

Artists from the Centers for the Arts Figure Study Group will be displaying recent works from the studio. Drawing and painting from live models, the Figure Study Group consists of dedicated and devoted artists who are passionate about the figure in all its forms. They work independently as a group without instruction, each developing their own unique and refreshing approach to the figure. Come and see this unique exhibition featuring a wide variety of styles and sensibilities each depicting the same subject: the human form.

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Elementary & Middle School Exhibition

May 17 – 24, 2019

Center for Visual Arts, 26100 Old 41 Rd - Main Gallery

Reception: Friday, May 17, 5-7pm

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Scratching the Surface Exhibition

June 7 - 27, 2019

Center for Visual Arts, 26100 Old 41 Rd

Reception: Friday, June 14, 2019; 6:00 - 8:00pm

Scratch the surface, and then dig a little deeper! For this exhibition, artists are asked to submit works that use texture and surface as their primary elements. Subjects for landscape works could include effects of geological erosion, formation or human impact. Figurative artists can explore the narrative elements of portraiture to describe their subject’s personalities or cultures.

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Visions of Color Exhibition

The Artwork of Sandy Coyle, Rose Jung and Dom-O-Nick the Glass Wizard

June 27 - August 24, 2019

Center for Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd

Reception: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 6-8pm

With an emphasis on found object assemblage, conceptual word play, vivid color and unique design, "Visions of Color" is a playful and thought provoking exhibit to enjoy! Rose Jung, a former costume designer, has a contemporary approach of experimental designs incorporating reused, recycled, and repurposed materials. She explores social and environmental subjects in her mask, mannequin and assemblage sculptures. Sandy Coyle is a local jewelry designer with a flair for creating discriminating pieces at a reasonable price. Dom-O-Nick the Glass Wizard is the “master of mosaic” using broken glass and resin to create his one-of-a-kind mixed media relief paintings. Join us for a delightful opportunity to view these assemblage sculptures paintings and stunning jewelry up close!

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This Land Exhibition

July 5 - 25, 2019

Center for Visual Arts, 26100 Old 41 Rd

Reception & Campus Wide Open House: Friday, July 5, 2019; 6:00 - 8:00pm

This land was made for you and me! Artists are encouraged to explore the beauty of our country in both its visual landscapes and cultural influences. Abstract artists can look for works that suggest topography, maps or natural resources.

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Being Human Exhibition

August 2 - 15, 2019

Center for Visual Arts, 26100 Old 41 Rd

Reception: Friday, August 2, 2019; 6:00 - 8:00pm

Human kind has amazing capacities for compassion, humility and empathy. We also have our limitations. Artists are asked to look into the nature of portraiture and the human experience to reveal truths about what it means to “be human”.

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