ArtPoems, a collaborative multimedia poet and artist project in Southwest Florida, is celebrating its 12th year with an event today – March 28 – in Schein Hall at BIG ARTS Sanibel Island.
There will be a reception at 7 p.m., with a presentation to follow at 7:30 p.m.
Ranging from Peace River to Sanibel, from Cape Coral to Fort Myers and Naples, 12 artists and 12 poets have collaborated to produce poems inspired by artworks and artworks inspired by poems. Poets will perform their poems while the paired paintings, sculptures, photography and mixed media artwork are exhibited on stage and on screen.
This year’s artists are Paul Adamick, Honey Costa, Scott Guelcher, William Kramer, Claude Lyles, Lawrence Massing, Leslie Morrow, Barbara G. Mulford, Roy Rodriguez, Beverly That, Kenneth A. Vinton and Buck Ward.
The collaborating poets are Joyce Berrian Ferrari, Jamilla D. Brooks, Dan England, Christine Goodwin, Sandy Greco, Mary Beth Lundgren, Holly McEntyre, Gary McLouth, Marilyn Mecca, Joe Pacheco, Sid Simon and Lorraine Walker Williams.
Tickets at $10.
For tickets or information, contact 239-395-0900 or visit www.artpoems.org.
BIG ARTS is at at 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel.