CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 2019 Underwater Museum of Art deployment scheduled for Summer 2019. Please note: interested artists must create an account at CaFE prior to beginning the application process. The submission deadline is Friday, January 31 at 11PM CST. CLICK HERE for details and to access the application.
CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 31st Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival scheduled for May 11 - 12, 2019 in Grand Boulevard Town Center. Artists who apply before January 31, 2019 will receive an early bird jury and booth rate fee. Artists are invited to apply in the categories of Mixed Media, Ceramics, Works on Paper, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Oils & Acrylics, Photography, Digital Art, Sculpture, and Wood (including furniture). The submission deadline is Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11PM CST. Application and further details available on Zapplication.
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce the 13 local artists recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s Fall/Winter rotation, which runs November 2, 2018 through January 27, 2019 in its new Grand Boulevard location. The selected artists are Melody Bogle, Donnelle Clark, Skip Deems, Joyful Enriquez, Hayley Green, Tim Harbeson, Linda Kernick, Rosalyn O’Grady, Mary Redmann, Kathleen Schumacher, Shelly Swanger, Jenna Varney, and Krista Vind. Selected by jury, all artists are members of the Cultural Arts Alliance and each will exhibit and sell their work in their own section of the [...]
Jason isbell, brandi carlile, and felix cavaliere’s rascals are set to headline the 10th annual 30a songwriters festival along florida’s scenic highway 30a on january 18 – 21, 2019 Other highlights include patty griffin, steve earle, gregory alan isakov, suzy bogguss, amanda shires, shawn mullins, livingston taylor, john fullbright, the secret sisters, the war and treaty, aaron lee tasjan, robyn hitchcock, radney foster and many more. Event to feature 175 songwriters and over 225 performances at more than 25 venues in south walton county 2019 festival to benefit the cultural arts alliance of walton county as well as victims of hurricane [...]
The Cultural Arts Alliance’s Annual Family Festival Celebrates 26 Years October 20 & 21 in Watersound Origins **October 15, 2018 Update** The Flutterby Festival has been canceled due to Hurricane Michael Recovery Efforts. Please visit our event page for further details. The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is calling all kids to flitter to Watersound Origins to celebrate 26 years of the Flutterby Arts Festival. This year’s event takes place Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, daily, on the green located directly behind Watersound Origins Café. Produced by the CAA, The Flutterby Festival [...]
CALL TO ARTISTS The CAA is calling all artists who are current members of the Cultural Arts Alliance to submit an application to be considered for the Fall/Winter 2018/19 rotation which will run November 2, 2018 – January 28, 2019. Please study the criteria and submit application ONLINE prior to 11pm on Thursday, October 4, 2018. ABOUT THE FOSTER GALLERY Named for the late Susan Foster, founder of the Cultural Arts Alliance and Professional Artist, The Foster Gallery is an artist collective featuring at least a dozen artists and special exhibitions on a quarterly rotating basis. We host artist receptions and openings, [...]
On August 23, 2018, TIME revealed its first annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, which highlights 100 destinations that are breaking new ground, leading industry trends and offering visitors an extraordinary experience. See the full list here: time.com/greatestplaces See the international cover of TIME featuring World’s Greatest Places here: https://bit.ly/2o00KaX To create the list, TIME solicited nominations across a variety of categories—including museums, parks, restaurants and hotels—from TIME editors and correspondents around the world, as well as dozens of industry experts. TIME evaluated each one based on several key factors, including quality, originality, innovation, sustainability and influence. The result is a list [...]
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is pleased to announce that seventeen Mini Teacher grants were awarded during the 2017 – 2018 school year benefiting ten area schools and hundreds of young artists. The purpose of the Mini Teacher grant is to enhance the visual, literary and performing arts experience of all Walton County school-age children K-12 in public schools, private 501c (3) schools and home schools through funding for special enhancement activities established by a teacher. “The CAA was founded on giving, and we are committed to making a deeper impact each year through the funding of arts [...]
This week, the nation’s first permanent Underwater Museum of Art (UMA) opened in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Grayton Beach State Park in South Walton, Fla. The UMA is the first presentation of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA)’s Art In Public Spaces Program and was produced in collaboration with the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA). The purpose of the UMA is to create art that becomes marine habitat, expanding fishery populations and providing enhanced creative, cultural, economic and educational opportunities for the benefit, education and enjoyment of residents, students and visitors in South Walton. [...]
Events taking place throughout south walton including a special exhibition & live demo with billy the artist, an underwater museum of art fundraiser with shawn mullins band, the 30th annual artsquest fine arts festival and more. Art Week South Walton, an initiative led by the Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County and sponsored in part by Visit South Walton, kicks off Wednesday, May 9th with a soirée to celebrate a Special Exhibition and Live Demo from internationally renowned artist Billy the Artist, as well as the recently selected Summer Rotation Artists at The Foster Gallery in Grand Boulevard. The Art [...]