The Art Center of Citrus County Invites Entries from Artists
Submissions are invited from area artists for the upcoming September Exhibit No. 1 for the 2018-2019 season.
Open to everyone over the age of 18, two-dimensional artists are welcome to submit their work for this juried exhibit in the categories of Paintings: Oil and Acrylic, Graphics and Mixed Media, Paintings: Water Media and Photography: Black and White and Color.
Entries for the exhibit may be dropped off at the Art Center on September 19, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and picked up on October 31, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The entry fee for members is $15 for two works, $30 for two works for nonmembers and $5 for each additional work up to five.
Awards will be given in the above categories and artists may offer their works for sale. A complete prospectus is available on the Art Center website.
Jurist for this exhibit will be local Ocala artist Bonnie Eads. Best known for figurative watercolor paintings, she is also known for her work in polymer clay. An award-winning artist, including Best of Show at Great Day in the Country, Oviedo, Fl., she is affiliated with several art organizations including Marion Cultural Alliance, Gainesville Fine Art Association and Rainbow Springs Art, Dunnellon.
The exhibition is free, open to the public and may be viewed Monday through Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and
during every performance of the Art Center Theater through October 7. A complete schedule of events can be
found on their website https://artcenterofcitruscounty.org/ . The Art Center Gallery is located at 2644 N Annapolis Ave. Hernando, Florida.
The Art Center of Citrus County is open to all who appreciate and want to support the arts in our community.
They are a member-owned and operated 501c3 non-profit organization with programs in the performing and
visual arts offering opportunities for participation, education and appreciation of the arts.
To learn more about this event, please contact
The Art Center of Citrus County
Announces Nature Coast Exhibit No. 3 Jurist
Painting people started my art habit and it came to this!
Jurist for this exhibit will be Ocala artist Don Borie. With a background in commercial art and
illustration, Don’s work has appeared in The Artists Magazine, Colorado State of the Arts
publication, Florida Times-Union Sunday Magazine, Longmont Times-Call, a requested piece by
National Geographic Society offices, a commissioned portrait of astronaut Vance Brand and
private collections across the country.
Drawing and painting people started my art habit in more years than I care to dwell on…oh,
when painting was easy. Repeat drawing and study refined my observations. The beauty, the
character or actions of a person lend a connection to inspire me in developing oil or pastel
painting. Now the paintings improve by simplifying and focusing on the emotion and impact as
needed. Self-satisfaction is my reward for a successful painting along with the acceptance of the
“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do!”
Artist Edgar Degas stated the truth.
Exhibit No. 3 Drop off February 7, 10:00-2:00
Artist’s Reception: Friday, February 9, 2017, 6:30 pm
Open to the Public • Refreshments served • Winning works announced