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Turf Wars: Art Speaks for the Earth -  Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center  •   Ft. Myers, Florida
Deadline:  October 28, 2019
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Create original artwork to engage and challenge yourself and the public to become better Stewards of our environment.

Artwork should consider: What would the earth say to what we are doing to her? Garbage, Blue-green algae, plastics, oil spills, human trash, emissions, climate change? What side are you on in humanity’s war on the environment? In what ways can you contribute to positive solutions for protecting our earth? What actions can you take for better Stewardship of Mother Earth? How can you motivate others to act?

The artist statement is a key factor in the admission of your piece to the exhibition. Tell us a little bit about your piece, and why you believe it fits the theme, "Turf Wars: Art Speaks for the Earth." 100 words or less.

Judge: Frank Verpoorten, Director and Chief Curator, Baker Museum, Artis-Naples Awards: 1st -$300 2nd -$200 3rd - $100

Entry fee: $30/ up to 3 entries 

Events (free to attend)

Nov. 1 • 7pm | Trashion Fashion Show & Awards Ceremony
Design garments from upcycled goods & reprocessed garbage. Directed by Sara Norine James.

Nov. 6 • 1pm – 3pm | Hands-on Workshop
Work together with a group to create a mural. Hosted by Zan Lombardo.

Nov. 13 • 1pm – 3pm | Speaking on Climate Change
Lecture with Nobel Peace Prize Winner DR. Terry Root. Listen and discuss the effects of pollution in our waters, climate change, and how we can make a difference.

Nov. 20 • 1pm – 3pm | Gallery Talk
Join us for a tour of the gallery and insightful conversation about the visiting art. Directed by Susan Hedge.

Venue Info:
Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First St. 
Fort Myers, FL 33901
United States