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CAA Announces Second Round of Emergency Relief Funds for Artists

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) announces the opening of applications for the second round of grants from its Emergency Relief Fund for Artists (ERFA). The Fund was established in April to address the immediate economic needs of local, professional artists who have experienced loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be accepted weekly through August 28th through the CAA’s website, and grant awards will be available within one week of approval. A fundraising campaign has also been launched to ensure that funds remain available as long as necessary. Walton County residents and CAA Members Shawn [...]

CAA Announces Second Round of Emergency Relief Funds for Artists2020-06-30T09:17:58-05:00

Summer 2020 Foster Gallery Call To Artists

CALL TO ARTISTS The Cultural Arts Alliance is calling all CAA member artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 2020 Foster Gallery Summer Rotation. The rotation is scheduled for July 9- September 27, 2020. The submission deadline is Tuesday, June 30 at 11PM CST.

Summer 2020 Foster Gallery Call To Artists2020-06-17T11:52:42-05:00

Calling All Artists For A Virtual Exhibition

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is calling visual artists in any discipline to submit a maximum of two pieces to be considered for a virtual art exhibition, “From a Distance,” featuring work created by artists while “sheltering in place” because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Artists are asked only to submit work that has been created since stay at home orders were issued and to share works that represent their unique perspectives. Selected works will be featured in a virtual art exhibition on CAA’s website, CulturalArtsAlliance.com, beginning Friday, May 8, 2020. Cash awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, [...]

Calling All Artists For A Virtual Exhibition2020-06-17T11:54:18-05:00

CAA Announces Emergency Relief Funds For Artists

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) announces its Emergency Relief Fund for Artists (ERFA) established this past week to address the immediate economic needs of local professional artists who have experienced loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be accepted weekly through CAA’s website, and grant awards will be available within one week of approval. A fundraising campaign has also been launched to ensure that funds remain available as long as necessary. Walton County residents and CAA Members Shawn and Richard Tomasello have already pledged a matching donation of $100,000 for the fund and challenge other [...]

CAA Announces Emergency Relief Funds For Artists2020-04-07T14:58:14-05:00

CAA COVID Update

*Updated June 1, 2020* On April 1, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a stay-at-home order for the state of Florida for 30 days. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently recommending that all in-person events consisting of 10 people or more be postponed or canceled for the next eight weeks. With that guidance, an abundance of caution and keeping the safety of our members, participants, event goers, volunteers and staff our top priority, we are adapting and responding in the following ways… The Foster Gallery at Grand Boulevard is open at reduced capacity with adjusted hours from Noon [...]

CAA COVID Update2020-06-09T10:55:16-05:00

CAA Announces 2020 ArtsQuest Poster Artist

ArtsQuest, the 32nd annual fine arts festival produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA), is pleased to announce the 2020 Festival’s Featured Artist, Michael McCarty.  A Mother’s Day weekend tradition, ArtsQuest is a juried show scheduled to take place May 9 & 10, in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. McCarty’s custom artwork titled “Layla” will be the featured image on all ArtsQuest marketing materials.   "I am very honored to have my artwork chosen to be reproduced as a poster for the 32nd annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival. I thank the Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) for [...]

CAA Announces 2020 ArtsQuest Poster Artist2020-03-10T16:09:04-05:00

Foster Gallery Announces Spring 2020 Artists

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce the 16 local artists who were recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s 2020 Spring Rotation, which runs February 3 through April 26 in the Grand Boulevard Town Center.  The selected artists for the Grand Boulevard location are Melody Bogle, Gayle Campbell, Andrea Chipser, Donnelle Clark, Skip Deems, Kim Eifrid, Sandra Horne, Iva Jazayeri, Linda Kernick, Betsy Latham, Jason Lindblad, Edward Nickerson, William Polley, Mary Redmann, Kathleen Schumacher and Jenna Varney. The gallery is also pleased to feature hand-crafted jewelry from local artisans Hardwear Merry [...]

Foster Gallery Announces Spring 2020 Artists2020-02-04T11:54:47-06:00

2020 UMA Artists Announced

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) and South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) are proud to reveal the seven sculpture designs selected by jury for permanent exhibition in the third installation of the Underwater Museum of Art (UMA).  The 2020 installation will include the following pieces of sculpture: Bee Grayt by Katie Witherspoon (Santa Rosa Beach, FL), Building Blocks by Zachary Long (Oklahoma City, OK), Dawn Dancers by Shohini Ghosh (Highlands Ranch, CO), Eco-Bug by Priscila D'Brito (Boca Raton, FL), From The Depths by Kirk Seese (Lutherville, MD), Hope by Jonathan Burger (New Bern, NC) and Three Wishes by [...]

2020 UMA Artists Announced2020-01-30T10:30:11-06:00

Spring 2020 Foster Gallery Artist Call

CALL TO ARTISTS The Cultural Arts Alliance is calling all CAA member artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 2020 Foster Gallery Spring Rotation. The rotation is scheduled for February 3 - April 26, 2020. The submission deadline is Friday, January 24 at 11PM CST.

Spring 2020 Foster Gallery Artist Call2020-01-29T16:47:56-06:00

2020 UMA Artist Call Released

This opportunity is open to artists and artist teams with a demonstrated history of collaboration completing large-scale public art projects. Following the application deadline of November 15, 2019, the CAA will convene a panel of arts and marine environment specialists to review the applications and select proposals for completion and installation. Seven artists will be commissioned to develop design proposals and create a 3D piece of original artwork to be permanently installed in the Underwater Museum of Art for deployment Summer 2020.

2020 UMA Artist Call Released2019-12-06T15:53:11-06:00
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