Art Southwest Florida, Jan 16, 2015

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Artists in the News
  • Vote now for Gulfshore Life Emerging Art Leader Award recipient (01-11-15)
  • Local photographer Steve Conley wins Cape Coral Art League ‘Thru the Lens’ show (01-11-15)
  • Meet the Edison Ford Estates’ ‘Founding Females’ portrait artists (01-04-15)
About the Founding Females of Fort Myers Portrait Exhibition
  • Edison & Ford Winter Estates extends invitation to attend Founding Females exhibit opening and Gallery Talk (01-13-15)
  • Meet the Edison Ford Estates’ ‘Founding Females’ portrait artists (01-04-15)
At the Theater
At Florida Gulf Coast University
  • FGCU ArtLab’s ‘Joe Griffith Mercury Switch’ traces flow of mercury through environment (12-28-14)
  • Work by three noteworthy regional artists goes on view at the Art Gallery at FGCU on Thursday, January 15 (01-11-15)

At the Alliance for the Arts

  • Alliance Member Gallery Book Club to discuss ‘The Lacuna’ in February (01-15-15)
  • Registrations open now for Florida Rep ‘Spring Fever Arts Camp’ at the Alliance (01-14-15)
  • SWFL Fine Craft Guild to demonstrate their technique during February 28 GreenMarket ‘Artists@Work’  (01-12-15)
  • Radical DaVinci & Michelangelo multi-media presentation at Mann Performing Arts Center in March to benefit Alliance (01-08-15)
  • Alliance’s ‘Black & White’ exhibit in January to feature Luke Greer, Ted Lincoln, Steve Pennisi and Joel Shapses (01-08-15)
  • Acoustic Music Society of SWFL coming to Alliance for three hours of live music on January 11 (01-01-15)

At the Southwest Florida Museum of History

  • Exhibit commemorating 150th anniversary of Battle of Fort Myers opens at Southwest Florida Museum of History (01-10-15)

On Sanibel Island

  • ‘Fine Art of Contemporary Crafts III’ opens at Sanibel’s Watson MacRae Gallery on January 6 (01-05-15)
At the Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center
  • ‘John Costin: Florida Birds, Wild Florida’ opens tomorrow night at Naples Art (01-15-15)
  • Vote now for Gulfshore Life Emerging Art Leader Award recipient (01-11-15)
  • Naples Art’s ‘Dinner with Artists’ returns January 27 with pairing of Chef Bryan Sutton and glass artist Conrad Williams (01-10-15)
At Area Art Fairs and Festivals

Public Art

  • One year after being relocated, Garden Council begins Lorele’s conservation (01-06-15)
 On this Day in Fort Myers’ History
  • First Seaboard Railway passenger trained arrived in Fort Myers on January 7, 1927 (01-07-15)
  • On this day in 1900, Lee County Commission issued franchise for phone service to 19-year-old Gilmer Heitman (01-02-15)
  • Work on Fort Myers marina began on New Year’s Day in 1937 (01-01-15)
  • Fort Myers got electric lights for the first time on New Year’s Day in 1898 (01-01-15)

The stories dated January 8-15 can be found in one place here. Those from January 1-7 are here.

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