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Turf Wars: Art Speaks for the Earth

Juried Exhibition featuring the Photography of Clyde Butcher

Opens: November 1st • 6pm

Closes: November 25th • 5pm

General Admission: $1 entry donation

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Art Speaks for the Earth

Artist Call (submit your art in the form below)

Turf Wars calls for artists to create original artwork to challenge one’s self and the public to become better stewards of our environment. What would the earth say to what we are doing to her? Garbage, blue-green algae, plastics, oil spills, trash, emissions, climate change? What side are you on in humanity’s war on the environment? In what ways can you contribute to positive solutions for protecting our earth? What actions can you take for better stewardship of Mother Earth? How can you motivate others to act? Show it in a work of art.

Judge: Frank Verpoorten, Director and Chief Curator, Baker Museum, Artis-Naples

Awards: 1st Place $300 | 2nd Place $200 | 3rd Place $100

Entry fee: $30/ up to 3 entries

Deadline: October 28, 2019


Events (free to attend)

Nov. 1 • 7pm | Trashion Fashion Show & Awards Ceremony

Design garments from upcycled goods & reprocessed garbage. Directed by Sara Norine James.

Nov. 6 • 1pm – 3pm | Hands-on Workshop

Work together with a group to create a mural. Hosted by Zan Lombardo.

Nov. 13 • 1pm – 3pm | Speaking on Climate Change

Lecture with Nobel Peace Prize Winner DR. Terry Root. Listen and discuss the effects of pollution in our waters, climate change, and how we can make a difference.

Nov. 20 • 1pm – 3pm | Gallery Talk 

Join us for a tour of the gallery and insightful conversation about the visiting art. Directed by Susan Hedge.

Burrowing Owl Asks, “Why don’t you give a hoot for the earth?” – Rose Young

Exhibit sponsored in part by:


Ticket Policy

All sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets except for cancelled events that are not rescheduled. SBDAC does not offer refunds on purchased ticket. In rare circumstances when a performance may be cancelled (due to extreme weather, artist absence, or other unavoidable situations) we offer refunds or replacement tickets for another performance.

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