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29th Annual All Florida Juried Arts Show

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Located in historic downtown Stuart, the Arts Council of Martin County has been a leader in the arts community since 1980. By providing services to visual and performing artists, arts organizations, students and the public, the Arts Council strives to inspire participation and passion for the arts in our community. The Arts Council provides various programs for the community including ArtsFest, The Court House Cultural Center Gallery and maintains an initiative to support arts education.

Copyright Policy

2D and 3D original work in all media completed in the last 36 months and not previously exhibited at the Court House Cultural Center, The Elliott Museum, or any other local art exhibit within 50 miles. Giclees will be accepted in photography only.

Eligibility: Open to artists residing in Florida.

Exhibition dates: October 18 - December 19, 2019 

Location and Hours: Court House Cultural Center, 80 E Ocean Blvd., Stuart, Florida 34994 | 772.287.6676

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM | Saturday, 11 AM to 2 PM

Important dates:

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2019 11:59 PM, Mountain Time

Selection notice: September 3, 2019

Delivery of artwork: October 11, 12PM – 4PM.  Shipped work may arrive between October 9-11.

Exhibition Opening Reception & Awards: Friday, October 18, 2019, 5:30 to 7PM

Pick up art work: Friday, December 20, 2019, from 11 AM to 2 PM

Entry Form, Fee and Deadline: For each submitted work please include: The title of the work, medium, price, year completed, and the framed size for 2D or dimensions for 3D/sculpture.  Applications, fees and images must be received by CaFÉ on or before July 31, 2019 by 11:59 PM Mountain Time to be considered. No applications, images or fees will be accepted after the deadline or by mail.  Please contact Jennifer at 772-287-6676 ext 2 or for questions or help applying.


Artwork and Digital Images: 2D and 3D original work in all media completed in the last 36 months and not previously exhibited at the Court House Cultural Center, The Elliott Museum, or any other local art exhibit within 50 miles.  Giclees will be accepted in photography only.  2D work must be properly framed with wire attached for hanging, using plexi-glass only, no glass. Gallery wrapped canvases with finished edges are acceptable.  Maximum framed width to be no larger than 60".  3D work limited to 70 lbs maximum weight.

Include dimensions of framed work: (H__” x W__” x D__”) **Specify the framed size for 2D work.

Write a detailed description of the medium for all work.

Images must conform to CaFÉ guidelines. For more information on image preparation visit the CaFÉ website at prep. 

Payments and Fees:A non-refundable entry fee of $40.00 for up to three (3) entries.  A maximum of three (3) entries may be submitted per artist.  The Arts Council of Martin County member artists receive a $5 discount – please contact Jennifer Hearn, 772.287.6676 ext 2 or email, Monday - Friday 10am-4pm to check member status and get the Member Artist Code. Submit Visa and MasterCard payments to: CaFÉ.

Shipped Artwork: Ship to: The Arts Council, Inc, attn Jennifer Hearn, 80 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34994.  Arrival dates:  Oct 9 -11, 2019.  Due to our limited storage area, please be sure your works arrive in this timeframe only.  Artists are responsible for shipping and insuring their work. Shipped work must be insured during transport and sent in reusable containers. All claims for artwork damaged in shipment are the responsibility of the artist and shipper. The Arts Council provides insurance coverage for artwork on its property from date of delivery to the day artwork is picked up on Friday, December 20, 2019.   Artists are financially responsible for arranging the return of any unsold artwork. Artists must send a pre-paid return shipping label in original package or by email before the close of the exhibit that includes all fees (the shipper's pick-up fee and the return shipping fee). Use FedEx for return shipping of artwork.  


Artwork Pick Up: Artists are responsible for making necessary arrangements to pick up their artwork. The Arts Council will not be responsible for unclaimed artwork after Friday, December 20, 2019. 

Sales: A 20% donation benefiting the Arts Council, Inc. will be deducted from all sales.



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