DAHC presents the 4th Annual

Art of the River show

February 5-6, 2016
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.

Click for a downloadable version of our Art of the River brochure.

Click here for a downloadable version of the Artist Entry Form you can print and return.

Key deadlines:

  • Jan. 11 - Online entry must be complete, or mailed entry postmarked (no need to pay until artwork is delivered on Jan. 29 or Feb. 1)
  • Jan. 18 - Notification of acceptance sent (email or USPS mail)
  • Jan. 29 -Receiving for artwork noon to 4 p.m.
  • Feb. 1 - Receiving for artwork 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Feb. 5 - Reception, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. By invitation with RSVP
  • Feb. 6 - Free Art of the River exhibit open to the public 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Feb. 8 - Pick up remaining sold and unsold artwork, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

How to get to SFSC DeSoto campus:

Click here for a link to Google maps.

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