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Bonita & Estero: September/October 2017 Issue

Aug 28, 2017 02:39PM, Published by Kevin, Categories: In Print 2017



This month, we celebrate man's unlimited capacity for creative expression. They say that art is in the eye of the beholder, and we aim to give you "an eyeful" of it - painting, architecture, dance, music and more. Plus, we explore design trends as well as fashion. If creativity is your thing, this issue will both satisfy and inspire.

Read some of our top stories below.

Enjoy reading our previous digital issue.

Quinn Miller Euphoria 2016 digital photograph 20x30 Photo courtesy of Quinn Miller

John Loscuito, FGCU Gallery Director Wants us to Appreciate Artwork, Discovering Happy Surprises

John Loscuito knows the nuances of artwork―form, composition, intention and medium―his instincts structuring exhibits that encourage gallery viewers to appreciate what they’re seeing. Read More » 

 

A juvenile wood stork in the Cecil M Webb Wildlife Management Area in Charlotte County Photo by William R Cox

Wood Stork Upgraded From Endangered to Threatened in 2014

The wood stork (Mycteria americana) is the only species of 19 storks worldwide found in the United States. Read More » 

 

Following rehab Marcus Thomas began painting with a watercolor kit His collectible work now sells in galleries Photo courtesy of Marcus Thomas

Meet Marcus Thomas: Artist Inspires, Passion Guides his Amazing Work

Artist Marcus Thomas uses his mouth to control the paintbrush to create exquisite artwork. He shared insights with TOTI Media. Read More » 

 

Centers for the Ar ts Bonita Springs has some thing for most e veryoneworkshops kid cla ssescamps gifts live theaterplay contests dance photography a f ilm festival comedy music pa inting pottery exhibits chef competitions the Ar tPoems event and much more Photo courtesy of Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs: Expressing our Creativity, About Film Festivals, Art Exhibits and Fun

Dating to the 1950s, Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs is a venue for visual and performing artists to learn, to view other work and to show their own. Read More » 

 

Fit for Fashion Ready for Life Five Designers Leave Their Mark on SW Florida - Aug 28 2017 0232PM

Fit for Fashion, Ready for Life: Five Designers Leave Their Mark on SW Florida

TOTI Media highlights five designers in Southwest Florida who contribute to the creative community. Read More » 

 

Art Gallery Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW State College

Florida’s Creative Class: Their Work Helps Drive the Economy, Thousands of Jobs at Stake

In Lee County alone, the creative class produces $140 million in annual activity—supporting thousands of jobs and generating some $18.8 million in government revenues. Read More » 

 



2017


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/22/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    09/22/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/22/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Step Up to Art

    09/22/2017
    04:00PM — 05:30PM

    Come join fine artist Kathy Dunn in this new and exciting art series for your growing artists! Ch...


  • Sunset Celebration at Times Square

    09/22/2017
    05:00PM — 10:00PM

    Live Music, Food and Fun at Time Square on Fort Myers Beach


  • Craving Fashion 2017

    09/22/2017
    05:30PM — 08:00PM

    Join us on September 22nd from 5:30pm-8:00pm for our 5th annual Craving Fashion. This food and fa...


  • Ladies' Night at The Paint Escape

    09/22/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/22/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Sunday Farmers Market

    09/24/2017
    08:30AM — 01:00PM

    Meet in the Historic Settlement of Koreshan State Historic Site at our quaint market EVERY SUNDAY...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/24/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Explore the Koreshan Unity Settlement Historic District, listed on the National Register of Histo...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    09/24/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Drawing I & II

    09/24/2017
    02:00PM — 04:00PM

    This class is for beginners and for those who have previously taken Drawing I. We will also revis...


  • SPECIAL TIME!!! HAPPY HOUR and Doors OPEN at 4:45pm, GAME Starts at 5:30pm SPECIAL MILITARY RA...


  • "ALOHA" FAASWFL Hawaiian Night

    09/24/2017
    06:00PM — 10:00PM

    The Filipino American Association of SWFL proudly presents it' Annual ALOHA Hawaiian Night on Sep...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/25/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/25/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/28/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Race your way to a healthier you this fall and join us for the 2nd annual Inspiring Health 5k & 1...


  • Improv Tonight!

    10/07/2017
    08:00PM

    Join us the first Saturday of every month for some of Southwest Florida’s best improvisational co...


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