Monday, June 11, 2012

Art in Flight Program Open Call for Exhibits


Open Call for Exhibits
Art in Flight Program
Southwest Florida International Airport

Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers, FL

The Cultural Exhibits Program is a component of the Southwest Florida International Airport Art Program. Established in 2010, this program is free and available to local and regional cultural organizations, individual artists and collectors who have art and artifacts of public interest with artistic merit, cultural significance or educational value. The purpose of this program is to showcase the diversity of art and culture in the Southwest Florida Region.

This Open Call for Exhibits is open to organizations, groups and individuals interested in submitting for the Cultural Exhibits Program. All media may be proposed for review. There is no deadline. Submissions are reviewed by an Exhibits Review Panel annually or semi-annually as needed. Each approved proposal is assigned an exhibit start date based on the exhibition calendar. The duration of exhibits is up to twelve (12) months depending on the nature of the exhibit and the selected site.

Exhibits can be scheduled up to three years in advance.

Exhibitors are not offered any compensation at this time; however limited installation and curatorial support are provided as needed.

1) Exhibit Cases: There are currently two exhibition areas comprised of four (4) display cases located within the Terminal (presecurity).

2) 2D Exhibit Wall(s) Located pre-security in the Terminals and is available for two dimensional installations. Artwork must withstand heavy pedestrian traffic.

3) Youth Art: Exhibitions can feature collaborative projects by individual children, groups of students, community-based projects and work from schools, youth groups and/or museums. Exhibits are limited to young artists ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. Opportunity is limited to SW FL artists and organizations.

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Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Art in Flight Program
10091 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33919