The Visual Arts Center announces the prestigious 14th Biennial National Art Exhibition will open in February and feature many genres of two-dimensional art from artists all over the world.
The exhibition will be on display Feb. 16 to April 12. The center invites art enthusiasts to view, enjoy and purchase this wonderful art.
The NAE has 120 different 2D fine artists from all over the world on display. This is “Best of the Best.” The exhibition is free to visit during Visual Arts Center open hours – Monday and Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
An awards reception is scheduled for Feb. 22, when $10,000 in prizes will be awarded. Everyone is invited and the exhibition is free to visit. Additionally, the center is to hosting a judges luncheon on Feb. 16 and art talk on March 21 entitled “How to View and Talk About Art.” It promises to be an insightful and engaging discussion.
Instructor and award-winning artist Rosalie Mack gives a talk about art-what to look for, how to choose, and what makes it good. Art talk is from 5:50 – 7 p.m. Cost is $5 each and sign up at www.VisualArtCenter.org
The Visual Arts Center is located at 210 Maud St. in Punta Gorda. For more details, call 941-639-8810 or visit online at www.visualartcenter.org