DAHC presents the 3rd Annual

Art of the River show

February 6-7, 2015
South Florida State College - DeSoto Campus, Arcadia FL

Express your love of the Peace River by entering in the "Art of the River” Art Show to be held at South Florida State College—DeSoto Campus in Arcadia, Florida. DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council announces an art show open to all artists in the Peace River watershed and beyond.

The show will promote awareness of our natural resources as inspiration and solace for artists and communities. All works must be based on past or present life in the Peace River Valley and the natural Florida environment or the rich cultural heritage of the area.

Florida's most famous photographer, Clyde Butcher, has judged the photography entires for the Art of the River show for the past two years and has been invited to judge again this year. Learn more about Clyde Butcher at his website.

A downloadable copy of the event brochure will be posted soon. Some features of the show include:

  • Two dimensional works (painting, drawing, textiles etc.)
  • Three dimensional works (sculpture, pottery, etc.)
  • Artists may submit up to five entries.
  • The artist entry form will be posted soon.
  • Special category for student entries.


Peace RiverA minimum of $1,500 in prizes including:

  • $250 Best of Show
  • $150 People's Choice award

  • Plus, in each category ...
  • $200 first place
  • $100 second place
  • $75 third place
  • $50 honorable mention
  • $25 Award of Merit

SFSC Family Fun Day — Feb. 7

SFSC 50th anniversaryThis year, South Florida State College celebrates its 50th Anniversary!

Each of SFSC's campuses will hold special events to mark the occasion.

The DeSoto Campus of SFSC will open the year of celebration with Family Fun Day on Feb. 7, 2015 (taking the place of the Rio de la Paz Festival that DAHCsponsored). They promise a huge celebration, including enertainment, games, and fun for the whole family! Watch SFSC's website or this page for details on the events and schedule.