New Opportunities & Announcements
Abilities Art Gala - Accepting Submissions (Citrus County)
Friends and Families Reaching for the Abilities (FFRA) and the Art Center of Citrus County has announced a call for artists to submit works for a juried show, the “Abilities Art Gala” to be held in June 2018. This opportunity is open to all “emerging” and “practicing” artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities. All genres accepted. All pieces must be original. For more information, contact FFRA through their website contact page.
Abilities Art Gala - Mentoring Workshops (Citrus County)
Family & Friends Reaching for the Abilities (FFRA) will be conducting several Mentorship Workshops for emerging artists with developmental disabilities interested in submitting their work for the “Abilities Art Gala” juried and judged show at the Art Center of Citrus County Gallery later in June 2018. Monthly workshops will be held the 2nd Saturday beginning February 10 at Unity of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto, from 2:00 -4:00 pm. Professional artists, mentors and support staff will be available to help participants with their work, techniques, designs, structure and colors. Canvases, supplies and materials will be supplied for each participant. Those interested in participating must register with Robert DeSimone in advance to ensure that materials and supplies will be available. Register by calling Robert DeSimone at 352-628-5606 or 352-501-9107 (cell). Applications for the Abilities Art Gala may also be requested.