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Call to artists for ‘Recycle It’ exhibit

By Staff | Dec 7, 2009

BIG ARTS invites visual artists to submit entries for its February ‘Recycle It’ Exhibit. Entries must be hand delivered to BIG ARTS by Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010. More information and prospectus available at BIG ARTS offices, or online at www.BIGARTS.org.

The entry fee for up to two submissions is $25 for current BIG ARTS members or $30 for non-members.

The focus of the artwork must utilize recycled materials. No mechanically produced reproductions will be allowed. All wall artwork must be wired and ready to hang. Wall art must not exceed 42 inches in any direction. All work must have been created within the last two years and not previously exhibited at BIG ARTS.

Awards will be given to First Place ($800), Second Place ($500) and Third Place ($300). All works must be available for purchase. The exhibit will be open from Feb. 4 through March 1, 2010.

The BIG ARTS ‘Recycle It’ exhibit is being supported by Visual Arts Patron Season Sponsors June Rosner and Russ Bilgore.

Also, a Juror’s Talk with Jo-Ann Lizio, artist and gallery owner from Naples, will be held in Phillips Gallery starting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

For further information about this exhibit, events at BIG ARTS, to purchase tickets, to sign up for workshops or to become a member, stop by BIG ARTS, located at 900 Dunlop Road in Sanibel, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org or log on to www.BIGARTS.org.