FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 4, 2013) –The Cape Coral Art League will be the featured artists for the Southwest Florida Community Foundation’s fall art exhibit this September through October.
Works of art from CCAL members will be showcased in the public spaces at the foundation’s office located at 8771 College Parkway in Fort Myers.
The exhibit will open on Sept.13 and will run through Oct. 13. Public viewing hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
“This community has the great fortune of being the home to many incredible artists whose work has shaped both Southwest Florida and the nation,” said Sarah Owen, president and CEO of the SWFLCF. “We’ve met some amazing people through art.”
The CCAL was chartered in 1965 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and 501(a)(2) charity organization that promotes the advancement of art throughout Southwest Florida. The League offers year-round classes for adults, youth and children, seven major art exhibits annually, workshops with world-renowned artists and a scholarship program for high-school seniors.
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation is celebrating its 36th year of supporting the communities of Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades and Hendry counties by connecting donors and their philanthropic aspirations with evolving community needs. With assets of nearly $70 million, the Community Foundation has provided more than $55 million in grants and scholarships to the communities it serves. During its 2012 fiscal year, the SWFLCF granted over $3 million to more than 100 different organizations supporting education, animal welfare, arts and human services.
For more information, visit the Community Foundation’s website at www.floridacommunity.com or call 239-274-5900.