Art Fest Naples Awards Announced

Naples, FL, March 06, 2016 --( Art Fest Naples 19th annual show was held January 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
· Marc Damon, Photography
· Gert Olson, Sculpture
· Yoram Gal, Painting
· Daryl Harwood, Mixed Media
· Edward Park, Painting
· Mick Vagner, Jewelry
· 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, or contact Art Fest Naples director, Taire Malloy, via email or call 239-634-2337.
Art Fest Naples
Elly Hagen