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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.

Fins & Feathers Show - POSTPONED


The Forgotten Coast, situated on the Gulf of Mexico, with its sandy dunes, salt marshes, pine flatwoods and freshwater swamps, offers a diverse habitat for all manner of fish and birds. It is a paradise to both fishermen and birders. The Joe is seeking artwork that captures the vibrant spirit, the beauty, the diversity and the detail of our finned and feathered friends. All media is welcome, including 2-Dimensional, 3-Dimensional, photography, etc.

Juror: Janis Galbraith Fitch

Janis Fitch will jury the Fins & Feathers show, which is expected to have up to 70 artists. Janis is an oil painter, originally from New Jersey and Pennsylvania, who now makes her home in Mexico Beach, FL. Janice has participated in many group and juried shows, winning several awards. She began having one-woman exhibits in 1986. Janis is one of the artists featured in the book “Speaking for Themselves; The Artists of Southeastern Pennsylvania”, by Daphne Landis, and also in “100 Artists of the Brandywine Valley” by Catherine Quillman. Janis continues to show her work in solo & group shows.

Entry Procedures
1. All entries must be submitted online for jury consideration by TO BE ANNOUNCED.

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

1. Read the Prospectus (under construction)

2. Complete the form (and upload your photos) (under construction)  (Sorry, Google now requires a Gmail account to upload files. Please create an account if you don't already have one.)

3. Pay your exhibit fee (under construction). Please login if you are a member to get the member discount. If you are not already a member, but wish to join, you will have an opportunity before paying your fee.

If you have any problems entering or have any questions about the show or your entry, please contact Leslie Wentzel or call her at (850) 227-5741‬.

Artwork courtesy of Fins & Feathers Juror, Janis Fitch.

Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees Call for Entries - CANCELLED FOR 2018

Member Show Call for Entries - TBD
March 8 - April 5, 2019. More information as the exhibit schedule is developed.

Student Art Show Call for Entries - TBD
April 12 - 26, 2019. Please contact your High School Art Teacher for information on how to participate in this show.

Forgotten Coast en Plein Air 
May 3 - 12, 2019. The wetroom for FCenPA will be in Apalachicola this year. The Florida's Finest exhibit will be hung at The Joe during the event. 

Plein Air South
May 24 - June 20, 2019. This show is limited to artists attending the Plein Air South Convention. To learn more, please visit www.yallcomepaint.com.

Summer Show Call for Entries
July 5 - August 23, 2019. More information as the exhibit schedule is developed.

Glass & Glaze Exhibit Call for Entries
September 6 - October 11, 2019. More information as the exhibit schedule is developed.

Through the Lens Photography Show Call for Entries
October 25 - November 22, 2019. More information as the exhibit schedule is developed.

All art images on this site are the copyright of The Joe Center for the Arts, 201 Reid Avenue, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.

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

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