Event date 1 Nov '19 19:00 - 25 Nov '19 17:00
Event location Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center • 2301 First St., Fort Myers, 33901, FL, United States

TURF WARS - ART SPEAKS for the EARTH Nov. 1 - 25, 2019

Exhibit of "Living Waters" photography of Clyde Butcher, on loan from Aquatic Preserve Society

Exhibit of local artists response to humanity's War on the Environment, using the power of art to help those around us see the need for change and to get a clear vision of what we have to lose unless we take action today.

Opening Reception: 6pm - 10pm November 1, 2019

“Currents of Destruction”October & November

Community rendition of circles representing algae floating in waves to focus on water quality problems, exhibited on exterior of Davis Art Center. Installation can be seen from First Street.

Trashion Fashion Show: 7pm Nov. 1, 2019

Highlights upcycling or “creative reuse”; the process of transforming by-products,
waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality and
environmental value. Fashions will be displayed until Nov. 25, 2019



Work Due: October 28, 2019 online entry open now

Judge: Frank Verpoorten, Artis Naples.    Cash Awards: 1st: $300  2nd: $200  3rd: $100

Motivate Lee County residents and visitors to stand up and fight for the environment with an emphasis on decreasing waste. Continue shedding light on our water quality issues, climate change, pollution and encourage action.



1pm-3pm Wednesdays in November:

Nov. 6: Zan Lombardo - Help paint Zan's new 4' x 30' Environmental Mural and discuss how we can help our Earth

Nov. 13: Dr. Terry Root - Nobel Peace Price recipient leads a seminar on Climate Change

Nov. 20: Susan Hedge - Gallery Walk discussion on how artwork relates to the Principles of Creation


Nov. 23: Calusa Waterkeeper's Cultural night in the gallery 7pm Call SBDAC for reservations: 239 333-1933