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Since 1998, Art Fest Naples Invitational has ranked in the top one-hundred art shows with Sunshine Artist magazine and has remained a Naples favorite!      

As well as presenting top artists, Art Fest Naples 2022 is unique because it helps benefits local charities serving a range of needs within our community. 

Art Fest has helped: Children and adults with autism through Eden Autism Services and the Special Needs Children's Fund; Children and adults through Additional Needs, Inc;  and Homebound adults through St. Vincent de Paul's Meals on Wheels program.  

The 25th Anniversary show will lend support people with developmental disabilities through the STARability Foundation. 
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Art Fest Naples Seeking Submissions for 2016 Show
Event Supports the Special Needs Children’s Fund

(Naples, Fla. – July 20, 2015) –Art Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park is seeking artists working in all media to exhibit at the annual show. The juried art show will be held January 23-24, 2016 at Fleischmann Park, 1600 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples, 34102. The show was rated in the top 200 shows in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine. A jury of arts professionals will select the artists to participate in the show and will award prizes in numerous categories. All artists must apply online at www.artfestnaples.com by October 15, 2015. 

In addition to the beautiful park setting, Art Fest Naples is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit a 501(c) (3) organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund. The mission of The Special Needs Children’s Fund is to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism, in Collier County.  

“Some of the nation’s finest artists will be participating in Art Fest Naples, displaying and selling their work ranging from oil, acrylic and water color paintings, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, jewelry to a variety of mixed media.” said Art Fest Naples Director Taire Malloy.  

“Art Fest Naples is a major fundraiser for us and we greatly appreciate the community’s support,” says Julie Stanley, president of the Special Needs Children’s Fund. “The funds raised will help families ease the financial demands brought on by their disabilities and promote access to resources.”

Sponsorships are available. For more information about the 2015 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. Email [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com. 

About the Special Needs Children’s Fund 
Art Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park benefits a 501 (c) (3) organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund, whose mission to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities in Collier County. Established in 2010, the Special Needs Children’s Fund serves these individuals and their families by assisting in easing the financial demands brought on by their disabilities and promoting access to resources. The Special Needs Children’s Fund generates the majority of its revenue through fundraising events and/or through personal contributions and then donates the net funds back to organizations and individuals in our special needs community. For more information visit www.specialneedschildrenfund.com, or email [email protected]


Art Fest Naples Returns to Fleischmann Park on January 23 & 24

Event Supports the Special Needs Children’s Fund

(Naples, Fla. – December 10, 2015) –Art Fest Naples returns to Fleischmann Park on January 23 and 24, 2016. Art Fest Naples is a juried show that offers Southwest Florida residents and visitors an opportunity to browse and purchase fine art that includes paintings in oil and acrylic, watercolors, drawings in graphite and pastels, art photography, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, metal works, ceramics and pottery, fiber art, hand-crafted fine art jewelry and a variety of 2D and 3D mixed media pieces. Sponsors include: Arthrex, Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Carter Outdoor, The Naples Daily News, John R. Wood Realtors and Driftwood Garden Center.


“Art Fest Naples draws 140 of the best fine art and fine craft artists from around the country and is a must do for residents and visitors of Southwest Florida,” said Taire Malloy, event director.  

In addition to the high caliber artisans and beautiful Fleischmann Park setting, Art Fest Naples is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit a 501(c) 3 organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund. The mission of The Special Needs Children’s Fund is to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism, in Collier County.  

“We are grateful to be a beneficiary of Art Fest Naples and we greatly appreciate the community’s support,” says Julie Stanley, president of the Special Needs Children’s Fund. “The funds raised will help families ease the financial demands brought on by their disabilities and promote access to resources.”

Fleischmann Park is located at 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. Sponsorships are still available. For more information about the 2015 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. Email [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com. 

About the Special Needs Children’s Fund


Art Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park benefits a 501 (c) (3) organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund, whose mission to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities in Collier County. Established in 2010, the Special Needs Children’s Fund serves these individuals and their families by assisting in easing the financial demands brought on by their disabilities and promoting access to resources. The Special Needs Children’s Fund generates the majority of its revenue through fundraising events and/or through personal contributions and then donates the net funds back to organizations and individuals in our special needs community. For more information visit www.specialneedschildrenfund.com, or email [email protected]



Art Fest Naples Seeking Volunteers for January 23-24 Event
Event Supports the Special Needs Children’s Fund

(Naples, Fla. – January 6, 2016) –Art Fest Naples is seeking volunteers for the January 23-24 event at Fleischmann Park. Volunteers age 16 and up are needed for 2 1/2 hours shifts beginning at 9:45 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Duties include collecting donations at the gates, assisting vendors and artists and other light duties. High school and college students are eligible for community service hours. All volunteers will receive an Art Fest Naples tee shirt.

Art Fest Naples is a juried show featuring 140 fine artists. It is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit a 501(c) 3 organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund. The mission of The Special Needs Children’s Fund is to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism, in Collier County.  

Fleischmann Park is located at 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. For more information and to volunteer, contact Susan Housel at [email protected] or 513.225.2797.  To complete a volunteer application click here.

About the Special Needs Children’s Fund 
Art Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park benefits a 501 (c) (3) organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund, whose mission to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities in Collier County. Established in 2010, the Special Needs Children’s Fund serves these individuals and their families by assisting in easing the financial demands brought on by their disabilities and promoting access to resources. The Special Needs Children’s Fund generates the majority of its revenue through fundraising events and/or through personal contributions and then donates the net funds back to organizations and individuals in our special needs community. For more information visit www.specialneedschildrenfund.com, or email [email protected]














Art Fest Naples Awards Announced
Event Helps Support the Special Needs Children’s Fund

(Naples, Fla. – March 4, 2016) –Art Fest Naples 19th annual show was held January and 24 at Fleischmann Park. The juried show showcases fine art from 140 artists in a variety of mediums. The judges were Cavan Guenther, a Naples jewelry and mixed media artist, and Lynn VanSciver, a Fort Myers painter and mixed media artist.

Art Fest Naples is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit 501(c) 3 organizations, including the Special Needs Children’s Fund. The mission of The Special Needs Children’s Fund is to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism, in Collier County.  

The award winners are:
Best in Show:
Andres Arango, Fiber – Wearable
Marcus Thomas, Painting
Excellence:
Marc Damon, Photography
Gert Olson, Sculpture
Distinction:
Yoram Gal, Painting
Daryl Harwood, Mixed Media
Edward Park, Painting
Mick Vagner, Jewelry
Merit:
George Bragg, Metal
Scott Causey, Sculpture
Frank Gee, Painting
David Gordon, Painting
Eric and Pam Lee, Painting
David Pellerin, Ceramics
Sophie Perrault, Jewelry
Tim Peters, Ceramics
Christine Reichow, Watercolor
Li Wang, Painting

The 20th annual Art Fest Naples will be held January 21 and 22, 2017 at Fleischmann Park in Naples. For more information visit www.artfestnaples.com, or contact Art Fest Naples director, Taire Malloy, via email [email protected] or call 239-634-2337.













20th Annual Art Fest Naples Returns to Fleischmann Park on January 21 & 22
Event Supports the Special Needs Children’s Fund


(Naples, Fla. – December 8, 2016) –Art Fest Naples returns to Fleischmann Park on January 21 and 22, 2017. Celebrating 20 years, Art Fest Naples is a juried show that offers Southwest Florida residents and visitors an opportunity to browse and purchase fine art that includes paintings in oil and acrylic, watercolors, drawings in graphite and pastels, art photography, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, metal works, ceramics and pottery, fiber art, hand-crafted fine art jewelry and a variety of 2D and 3D mixed media pieces. Sponsors include Arthrex, Ezon, Inc., Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Carter Outdoor, The Naples Daily News, John R. Wood Realtors, Mr. and Mrs. Capobianco and Driftwood Garden Center. 

“Art Fest Naples draws 140 of the best fine art and fine craft artists from around the country and is a must do for residents and visitors of Southwest Florida,” said Taire Malloy, show director. “Art Fest Naples has been consistently rated in the top 100 shows by Sunshine Artist, America’s Premier Art & Craft Show Magazine, since 1998.”

In addition to the high caliber artisans and beautiful Fleischmann Park setting, Art Fest Naples is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit a 501(c) 3 organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund. The mission of The Special Needs Children’s Fund is to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism, in Collier County.  

“We are grateful to be a beneficiary of Art Fest Naples and we greatly appreciate the community’s support,” said Frank Garbarino, founder of the Special Needs Children’s Fund. “The funds raised will help families ease the financial demands brought on by their disabilities and promote access to resources.”

Fleischmann Park is located at 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. Sponsorships are still available. For more information about the 2017 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. Email [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com. 

About the Special Needs Children’s Fund 
Art Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park benefits a 501 (c) (3) organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund, whose mission to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities in Collier County. Established in 2010, the Special Needs Children’s Fund serves these individuals and their families by assisting in easing the financial demands brought on by their disabilities and promoting access to resources. The Special Needs Children’s Fund generates the majority of its revenue through fundraising events and/or through personal contributions and then donates the net funds back to organizations and individuals in our special needs community. For more information visit www.specialneedschildrenfund.com, or email [email protected]













Art Fest Naples Seeking Volunteers for January 21-22 Event
Event Supports the Special Needs Children’s Fund

(Naples, Fla. – January 11, 2017) –Art Fest Naples is seeking volunteers for the January 21-22 event at Fleischmann Park. Volunteers age 16 and up are needed for 2 1/2 hours shifts beginning at 9:45 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Duties include collecting donations at the gates, assisting vendors and artists and other light duties. High school and college students are eligible for community service hours. All volunteers will receive an Art Fest Naples tee shirt.

Art Fest Naples is a juried show featuring 140 fine artists. It is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit a 501(c) 3 organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund. The mission of The Special Needs Children’s Fund is to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism, in Collier County.  

Fleischmann Park is located at 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. For more information and to volunteer, contact Taire Malloy at 239.634.2337 or [email protected] To complete a volunteer application visit www.artfestnaples.com.

About the Special Needs Children’s Fund 
Art Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park benefits a 501 (c) (3) organization, the Special Needs Children’s Fund, whose mission to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities in Collier County. Established in 2010, the Special Needs Children’s Fund serves these individuals and their families by assisting in easing the financial demands brought on by their disabilities and promoting access to resources. The Special Needs Children’s Fund generates the majority of its revenue through fundraising events and/or through personal contributions and then donates the net funds back to organizations and individuals in our special needs community. For more information visit www.specialneedschildrenfund.com, or email [email protected]









Art Fest Naples Seeking Submissions for 2018 Show
Event Supports Children and Adults with Additional Needs

(Naples, Fla. – August 15, 2017) –Art Fest Naples at Fleischmann Park is seeking artists working in all media to exhibit at the annual show. The juried art show will be held January 20-21, 2018 at Fleischmann Park, 1600 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples, 34102. In its 21st year, the show has consistently been rated in the top 100 shows in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine. A jury of arts professionals will select the artists to participate in the show and will award prizes in numerous categories. All artists must apply online at www.artfestnaples.com by October 15, 2017. 

In addition to the beautiful park setting, Art Fest Naples is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit a 501(c) (3) organization, Additional Needs, Inc. Additional Needs, Inc. mission is to provide a user friendly and time-saving website with current and comprehensive information of available resources to assist children and adults with additional needs and their families in finding appropriate services. By employing individuals with additional needs to research and maintain the website, we provide a platform for them to share their abilities and unique insights and ideas. The website is also a vehicle for educating employers about the benefits of hiring individuals with additional needs as well as connecting them to employees.

“Some of the nation’s finest artists will be participating in Art Fest Naples, displaying and selling their work ranging from oil, acrylic and water color paintings, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, jewelry to a variety of mixed media.” said Art Fest Naples Director Taire Malloy.  

Sponsorships are available. For more information about the 2018 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. Email [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com. 
Art Fest Naples Awards Announced
Event Supports the Special Needs Children’s Fund

(Naples, Fla. – February 16, 2017) –Art Fest Naples 20th annual show was held January 21 and 22 at Fleischmann Park. The juried festival showcases fine art from 140 artists in a variety of mediums. The judges were Peter Garon, architect, artist and director of Peter Garon Studio, Naples, Pat Gomez, artist from Park City, UT and Naples and Logynn B. Ferrall, artist and curator of Amblewood Gallery in Serenbe, GA.

Art Fest Naples is a unique show because proceeds benefit children with special needs through the Special Needs Children’s Fund, a 501(c) 3 organization. Over the past three years, Art Fest Naples has contributed approximately $80,000 in sponsorships and donations to Special Needs Children’s Fund whose mission is to improve the lives of children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities, including autism, in Collier County.  
The 2017 award winners are:
Best in Show: 3D & 2D
Sheila King, Mixed Media
Steve Wewerka, Photography
Excellence:
John Wayne Jackson, Sculpture
Tim Peters, Ceramics
Distinction:
Bill Turner, Painting
Dahlia Popovits, Fiber
Li Wang, Painting
Marcus Thomas, Painting
Merit:
AJ and Jack Ferrell, Ceramics
Ben Foster, Sculpture
Margaret Koop, Fiber
David Gordon, Painting
Sue Brown-Gordon, Jewelry 
Evan Reinheimer, Photography
Lisa Strauss, Fiber
Ning Lee, Painting
Douglas Sigwarth, Glass
Valerie Thomas and Dana Shirley, Jewelry

The 21st annual Art Fest Naples will be held January 2018 at Fleischmann Park in Naples. For more information visit www.artfestnaples.com, or contact Art Fest Naples director, Taire Malloy, via email [email protected] or call 239-634-2337.

                                                          

  21st Annual Art Fest Naples Returns to Fleischmann Park on January 20 & 21
                                                                                          Event Supports Additional Needs, Inc.

Art Fest Naples returns to Fleischmann Park on January 20 and 21, 2018. Celebrating 21 years, Art Fest Naples is a juried show that offers Southwest Florida residents and visitors an opportunity to browse and purchase fine art that includes paintings in oil and acrylic, watercolors, drawings in graphite and pastels, art photography, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, metal works, ceramics and pottery, fiber art, hand-crafted fine art jewelry and a variety of 2D and 3D mixed media pieces.  

The title sponsor is The Neurology Office of Joseph Kandel, MD & Associates in honor of The Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled. Additional Sponsors include Naples Daily News, Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Carter Outdoor Advertising, Enduratech, the Warren Family, Bounce! Trampoline Sports, Table of Grace, GED Law, O’Connell Behavioral Services, Action Cooling & Heating, Advanced Stonecare & Restoration and Collier County Parks and Recreation.


“Art Fest Naples draws 140 of the best fine art and fine craft artists from around the country and is a must do for residents and visitors of Southwest Florida,” said Taire Malloy, show director. “Art Fest Naples has been consistently rated as one of the top shows in Southwest Florida since 1998.”


In addition to the high caliber artisans and beautiful Fleischmann Park setting, Art Fest Naples is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit a 501(c) 3 organization, Additional Needs, Inc. The mission of Additional Needs is to provide a user-friendly and time-saving website operated by individuals with additional needs with resources to assist individuals with additional needs and their families in finding appropriate services. Additional Needs is changing society's perspective from disability/special to additional needs using their website as the platform to do so. Additional Needs will have a resource tent at the event with local service providers including speech, physical, behavioral and occupational therapists. Local experts are scheduled to speak on Saturday and Sunday on topics such as better sleep for your child, Apraxia, behavior strategies and stress reduction strategies. Reservations are needed for the guest speakers. Visit www.additionalneeds.info or call (239) 298-6969 for reservations or more information.


“We are grateful to be a beneficiary of Art Fest Naples and we greatly appreciate the community’s support,” said Doug Sharpe, founder of Additional Needs, Inc. “The funds raised will help provide access to resources and information to families with additional needs.”

Fleischmann Park is located at 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. Sponsorships are still available. For more information about the 2017 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com.
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22nd Annual Art Fest Naples Returns to Fleischmann Park on January 19 & 20
Event Supports St. Vincent de Paul Naples Meals on Wheels

(Naples, Fla. – January 1, 2019) - Art Fest Naples returns to Fleischmann Park on January 19 and 20, 2019. Celebrating 22 years, Art Fest Naples is a juried show that offers Southwest Florida residents and visitors an opportunity to browse and purchase fine art that includes paintings in oil and acrylic, watercolors, drawings in graphite and pastels, art photography, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, metal works, ceramics and pottery, fiber art, hand-crafted fine art jewelry and a variety of 2D and 3D mixed media pieces. Longtime sponsors include Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner and Associates and Carter Outdoor Advertising.

 
“Art Fest Naples draws 140 of the best fine art and fine craft artists from around the country and is a must do for residents and visitors of Southwest Florida,” said Taire Malloy, show director. “Art Fest Naples has been rated as one of the top shows in Florida and a Naples favorite since 1998.”

In addition to the beautiful park setting, Art Fest Naples is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit a 501(c) (3) organization, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Naples’ Meals on Wheels Program. The program serves the homebound by providing up to 250 people meals five days per week and two frozen meals for the weekend. Volunteers deliver nutritious meals and provide daily contact for the recipients. St. Vincent de Paul’s other programs include the Family Assistance Center and Choice Food Pantry. For more information visit www.svdpnaples.org.
 

“We are grateful to be a beneficiary of Art Fest and we greatly appreciate the community’s support,” said Diane Van Parys, Art Fest Volunteer Coordinator and St. Vincent de Paul Naples volunteer. “The funds raised will help the Meals on Wheels program serve Collier County’s homebound residents.” For volunteer information email [email protected]  

Fleischmann Park is located at 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. Sponsorships are still available. For more information about the 2019 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. Email [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com 


Thank You Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner 
and Carter Outdoor
Art Fest Naples Ranked 16th in Best Fine Art & Design Shows in America
Sunshine Artists Magazine’s Annual List Voted on By Artists

(Naples, Fla. – August 26, 2019) – Art Fest Naples is ranked 16th in Best Fine Art & Design Shows in America in Sunshine Artist Magazine’s 2019 list.

“We are extremely excited about the honor of being ranked in the top 20 in the United States,” said Taire Malloy, Art Fest Naples executive director. "“We are thankful to the gifted artists who exhibit their work at our show and to everyone who works to make this show a success.”

A publication for art and craft show exhibitors, promoters, and patrons, Sunshine Artist's annual list is compiled from votes cast by artists who are asked to list the top 10 most profitable art or craft shows they exhibited at in 2018. The 200 Best List is based entirely on revenue because, according to Sunshine Artists, it is the most objective indicator of a show’s future success. 

The annual show held at Fleischmann Park, draws 140 fine artists from around the country. It is unique because a portion of the proceeds benefits the Meals on Wheels Program of St. Vincent de Paul Naples.
The juried show offers Southwest Florida residents and visitors an opportunity to browse and purchase fine art that includes paintings in oil and acrylic, watercolors, drawings in graphite and pastels, art photography, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, metal works, ceramics and pottery, fiber art, hand-crafted fine art jewelry and a variety of 2D and 3D mixed media pieces.  

The 2020 show will be held Saturday and Sunday, January 18 and 19 and the deadline for artists to apply is October 15, 2019. Sponsorships are available. For more information about the 2020 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. Email [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com 


23rd Annual Art Fest Naples Returns to Fleischmann Park on January 18 & 19
Event Supports St. Vincent de Paul Naples Meals on Wheels

(Naples, Fla. – December 19, 2019) - Art Fest Naples returns to Fleischmann Park on January 18 and 19, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Celebrating 23 years, Art Fest Naples is a juried show that offers Southwest Florida residents and visitors an opportunity to browse and purchase fine art that includes paintings in oil and acrylic, watercolors, drawings in graphite and pastels, art photography, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, metal works, ceramics and pottery, fiber art, hand-crafted fine art jewelry and a variety of 2D and 3D mixed media pieces.  

“Art Fest Naples draws 140 of the best fine art and fine craft artists from around the country and is a must do for residents and visitors of Southwest Florida,” said Taire Malloy, show director. “Art Fest Naples has been consistently rated as one of the top shows in Florida and is ranked 16th in Best Fine Art & Design Shows in America in Sunshine Artist Magazine’s 2019 list.”

In addition to the beautiful park setting, Art Fest Naples is unique in Florida and the country because the proceeds benefit a 501(c) (3) organization, St. Vincent de Paul Naples’ Meals on Wheels Program. The program serves the homebound by providing up to 175 people meals five days per week and two frozen meals for the weekend. More than 200 Volunteers deliver nutritious meals and provide daily contact for the recipients. St. Vincent de Paul’s other programs include the Family Assistance Center and Choice Food Pantry. For more information visit www.svdpnaples.org.

“We are grateful to be a beneficiary of Art Fest and we greatly appreciate the community’s support,” said Diane Van Parys, Art Fest volunteer coordinator and St. Vincent de Paul Naples volunteer. “The funds raised will help the Meals on Wheels program serve Collier County’s homebound residents.” For Art Fest volunteer information email [email protected]

Fleischmann Park is located at 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. Sponsorships are still available. For more information about the 2020 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. Email [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com 

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Art Fest Naples Ranked 10th in Best Fine Art & Design Shows in America
Sunshine Artists Magazine’s Annual List Voted on By Artists

Art Fest Naples is ranked 10th in Best Fine Art & Design Shows in America in Sunshine Artist Magazine’s 2020 list.

“We are extremely excited about the honor of being ranked in the top 10 in the United States,” said Taire Malloy, Art Fest Naples executive director. "“We are thankful to the gifted artists who exhibit their work at our show and to everyone who works to make this show a success.”

A publication for art and craft show exhibitors, promoters, and patrons, Sunshine Artist's annual list is compiled from votes cast by artists who are asked to list the top 10 most profitable art or craft shows they exhibited at in 2019. The 200 Best List is based entirely on revenue because, according to Sunshine Artists, it is the most objective indicator of a show’s future success. 

The annual show held at Fleischmann Park, draws 140 fine artists from around the country. It is unique because a portion of the proceeds benefits the Meals on Wheels Program of St. Vincent de Paul Naples.
The juried show offers Southwest Florida residents and visitors an opportunity to browse and purchase fine art that includes paintings in oil and acrylic, watercolors, drawings in graphite and pastels, art photography, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, metal works, ceramics and pottery, fiber art, hand-crafted fine art jewelry and a variety of 2D and 3D mixed media pieces.  

The 2021 show will be held Saturday and Sunday, January 16 and 17. Sponsorships are available. For more information about the 2021 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. Email [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com 
24th Annual Art Fest Naples Returns to Fleischmann Park on January 16 and 17
Event Supports St. Vincent de Paul Naples Meals on Wheels

Art Fest Naples returns to Fleischmann Park on Friday and Saturday January 16 and 17, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Celebrating 24 years, Art Fest Naples is a juried show that offers Southwest Florida residents and visitors an opportunity to browse and purchase fine art that includes paintings in oil and acrylic, watercolors, drawings in graphite and pastels, art photography, blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, metal works, ceramics and pottery, fiber art, hand-crafted fine art jewelry and a variety of 2D and 3D mixed media pieces.  

“Art Fest Naples draws 140 of the best fine art and fine craft artists from around the country and is a must do for residents and visitors of Southwest Florida,” said Taire Malloy, show director. “Art Fest Naples has been consistently rated as one of the top shows in Florida and is ranked 10th in Best Fine Art & Design Shows in America in Sunshine Artist Magazine’s 2020 list.”

In addition to the beautiful park setting, Art Fest Naples is unique in Florida and the country because a portion of the proceeds benefit a 501(c) (3) organization, St. Vincent de Paul Naples’ Meals on Wheels Program. The program serves the homebound by providing 150 meals daily. St. Vincent de Paul’s other programs include the Family Assistance Center and Choice Food Pantry. For more information visit www.svdpnaples.org.

“We are grateful to be a beneficiary of Art Fest and we greatly appreciate the community’s support,” said Diane Van Parys, Art Fest volunteer coordinator and St. Vincent de Paul Naples volunteer. “The funds raised will help the Meals on Wheels program serve Collier County’s homebound residents.” For Art Fest volunteer information email [email protected]

Fleischmann Park is located at 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. Sponsorships are available. For more information about the 2020 Art Fest Naples contact Taire Malloy at 239-634-2337. Email [email protected] or visit www.artfestnaples.com 



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