Call for Artists. The Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center in Naples, Florida invites all artists to enter original 2-demensional or 3-demensional art for The 50th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition. One or two works per artist may be entered. The fine art exhibition will be installed throughout The von Liebig Art Center from June 9 - July 25, 2014. The Naples Art Association will present $2,500 in awards to artists selected by exhibition juror and awards judge Erin Wright, Director of Artist Initiatives and Special Projects at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Her current focus at LACMA is on artist projects and producing films about artists and their work. She has recently worked with artists John Baldessari, Michael Heizer, Ed Ruscha, James Turrell and Peter Zumthor, and collaborated with filmmakers such as Lance Accord, Doug Pray and Lucy Walker as producer for LACMA films. Wright’s twenty years of experience in the art world ranges from Sotheby’s auction house to grant making for the Lannan Foundation to writing and research as co-editor of the Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings to organizing exhibitions and project management for Gagosian Gallery.
The entry fee is $40 for current Naples Art Association members. New members are welcome and receive many benefits and exhibition opportunities including The 7th Annual Non-Juried All Artist Members Show of Shows Exhibition, October 13 - November 7, 2014; four exhibitions held in the Members’ Gallery each year between October and May. A one-year individual membership is $75.