On January 16 and 17, 130 artists will return to Fleischmann Park in Naples for the 24th Yearly Art Fest Naples. Artwork Fest Naples is a juried demonstrate that features Southwest Florida residents and website visitors a opportunity to look through and purchase great artwork that features paintings in oil and acrylic, watercolors, drawings in graphite and pastels, art pictures, blown glass, turned wooden pieces, sculptures, steel works, printmaking, leather, ceramics and pottery, fiber art, wearable fiber art, hand-crafted fine artwork jewellery and a assortment of mixed media pieces.
Artwork Fest Naples is known for the high caliber of artists from Naples and about the region who assemble to show in the attractive location of Fleischmann Park. Some of the artists have been collaborating in the competition given that the initially display in 1998. The ambiance of the park and the prospect to converse in depth with the artists about their operate makes this clearly show a Naples favorite. Art Fest Naples is rated 10th in Finest Fantastic Art & Style and design Shows in The usa in Sunshine Artist Magazine’s 2020 listing.
Art Fest has often supported a community 501 (c) (3) organization as a result of a portion of the proceeds from the display. Once more, this year, Art Fest will benefit The Foods on Wheels (MOW) Method of St. Vincent de Paul Naples. Meals on Wheels is sent to the elderly, homebound, disabled, or lower cash flow in want in Collier County. The plan has been furnishing up to 175 meals for our needy neighbors for 7 days a week, 52 months a year for additional than 20 several years. The foods are shipped by the generous donations from our community and devoted volunteers.
Almost 200 volunteer drivers provide these healthy meals and supply human being to particular person make contact with with the recipients. Every single volunteer not only provides a food, but they also provide the information ‘we care’ to individuals served in the program.
These healthier and hearty foods deliver consolation and stability to the needy. Viewing a welcoming experience implies so a great deal to the recipients, like Marie. She is a delightful girl who, like so several other folks in their elder many years, has knowledgeable illness or damage that can make it complicated to shop for foods or to cook dinner. Marie is particularly welcoming of the MOW drivers. This earlier yr, Marie fell on a Saturday and when the MOW driver arrived on Monday early morning the home was locked. The driver read some moaning and referred to as 911. They experienced to split in to rescue Marie who finished up in ICU and, following a 10 working day remain in the hospital, Marie spent 6 weeks in a rehabilitation facility. Returning to her household, she welcomed her MOW driver every single day, in particular the driver who saved her life. Marie wouldn’t be alive right now if it weren’t for MOW. The St. Vincent de Paul drivers do much more than supply the meal – they are a lifeline to the homebound everyday.
In the final yr, St. Vincent de Paul Culture, Naples has aided extra than 18,000 people as a result of Meals on Wheels and our other systems. Our Decision Food items Pantry delivers a assortment of non-perishable food goods, as properly as cleanliness goods, bread, and rolls. Dependent on family members dimension and need to have, our neighbors in have to have can pick out all those goods that are handy to them. We also deliver help with lease, utilities, clothes, do the job boots, and residence requirements. Our fully commited volunteers interview and evaluate the needs of each and every receiver to make sure their requires are met. To find out extra about St. Vincent de Paul Naples please take a look at www.svdpnaples.org
We hope the group will support the Meals on Wheels Program of St. Vincent de Paul Naples and attend the 24th once-a-year Art Fest Naples on January 16th and 17th from 10am – 5pm at Fleischmann Park, 1600 Fleischmann Boulevard in Naples. Admission is free nonetheless, donations will be happily recognized at the gate.
Joe Granda is the Board President for St. Vincent de Paul Naples.
e-mail Diane Van Parys [email protected] For additional facts about Art Fest Naples get in touch with demonstrate director, Taire Malloy at (239) 634.2337. Electronic mail [email protected] or stop by www.artfestnaples.com.
Art Fest Naples Strives to be a Risk-free Present. There will be a selected ENTRANCE and EXIT SANITIZING stations will bein vital locations of the park Booths will be restricted to two persons at 1 time. The show will abide by the guidelines set forth by the Metropolis of Naples about masks and social distancing:
The Metropolis of Naples resolution requires all people to have on confront coverings inside of general public buildings or businesses, or attending community outdoor situations when it really is not attainable to sustain a social length of 6 feet. Exceptions to the resolution incorporate little ones less than two several years of age people consuming or consuming or persons needing accommodation per the Us citizens with Disabilities Act.