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Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Announces 8th Annual “Loxahatchee Visions”

The Friends of Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge announce the 8th Annual Juried Art Contest, “Loxahatchee Visions”. Cash Prizes will be awarded at the juried exhibition, which is open to all media except photography (save your photos for next year’s contest). Artists under the age of 18 may apply at no charge. The public is invited to the Opening Reception to meet the artists on Sunday, November 12th. The Rickie Report shares the details and can’t wait to see your creations!




“Lily Pads” by Martin Fitzgerald



Friends of the Arthur R Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge


8th Annual Juried Art Contest and Show-“Loxahatchee Visions”



The Public Is Invited To:

Awards and Opening Reception:

Sunday, November 12, 2017

1:00 PM

At Visitors Center Auditorium

Meet The Artists



The Visitor Center is open 9 AM – 4 PM daily

10216 Lee Road Boynton Beach, FL 33473

Main entrance is 2 miles south of Boynton Beach Boulevard, west off US 441/SR7



The contest is open to all artists. Each artist may submit one or two works of art, inspired by “Loxahatchee Visions.” Any media or mixed media may be used, with the exception of photography. (Save your photographs for next year’s photo contest!)

Each entry must be framed and ready for hanging.

Wrapped canvas edges are fine.

Size limit is 36″ on each side, including frame.

Prizes will be awarded in 2 categories – Novice (to age 18) and Adult (age 18 and older).

First prize – $250; Second prize – $150; Third prize – $100.

The entry fee is $10 for Friends members, volunteers and Refuge staff, and $25 for non-members.

The fee is waived for Novices.

Bring your artwork along with the entry form and entry fee in an envelope labeled “Friends Art Contest” to the Visitor Center.

For the Contest Entry Form and the complete set of rules, go to:



Sue Rowe at or 207-440-0121    OR

For more information about Loxahatchee Friends:





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Rickie Leiter, Publisher   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

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