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We've extended the entry deadline to September 21!

The Joe Center for the Arts is a community based non-profit art center. Our mission is to educate, exhibit, partner and inspire through the Arts. This page is where we will list our current and upcoming Calls for Entry, along with any information we have.

"One Year After - Picking Up the Pieces"             Entries Due by September 21


The impact of Hurricane Michael on our physical environment is obvious. We see it daily. 
What may be less obvious is the effect of Michael on our artists and the artwork they have produced since the hurricane. Our show, "One Year After - Picking Up the Pieces"  will commemorate that event by exhibiting work that has been produced since the storm. As the name suggests, we are not looking to document the destruction, but illustrating how we have moved forward, grown and changed since the storm. We will also be looking for a short statement with the artwork, explaining why the work is significant to you, or how it is was influenced by the storm.

Two- and three-dimensional artists working in any and all mediums are invited to submit work that incorporates the spirit of “Picking Up the Pieces”.  We would like to see what direction your art may have taken after the storm. You need not be a member of The Joe to enter.  Two People's Choice Awards will be awarded at a "Meet the Artists Reception" to be held on October 11, 2019.

The deadline for submitting artworks for jurying is Sept. 14, 2019, and the fee is $10 per piece  for up to three pieces.

To Enter, please follow this 1, 2, 3 process.

1. Read the Prospectus here                                                                              

2. Complete the entry form (and upload your photos)(Sorry, Google now requires a Gmail account to upload files. Please create an account if you don't already have one.)                                    "The Flag Is Still There" by Luke Buck, 2019 (used by permission of the artist)         

3. Pay your exhibit fee here Please login. If you've participated in any other of our shows you will have an account. You must be a Member to enter, so you may need to join or renew your membership first. If you are not already a member, but wish to join, you will have an opportunity before paying your fee.

Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees Call for Entries - Dates TBD

November 22 - December 14, 2019, More information as the exhibit schedule is developed.

Forgotten Coast en Plein Air 2020 will be held in March next year
March 20-29, 2020. The wetroom for FCenPA will be held at The Joe this year. Additional exhibits, demonstrations, receptions and Lunch and Learns will be held during the event at various locations. Event guides will be available at the Joe prior to and during the event. All exhibits and many of the receptions are free and open to the public. More information to follow.   www.forgottencoastenpleinair.com


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The Joe Center for the Arts is a Florida non-profit organization.

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