Valued Artists:

Venue 578 will be hosting a local artist expo to showcase the unique talents of Central Florida’s emerging and established artists. VISION: A Showcase of Florida’s Local Arts Community is looking for up to 40 artists to exhibit and sell their works. We would like to invite you to join us on the evening of October 4th, from 7pm to midnight, at Venue 578, in the historic Firestone building to take part in this showcase and present your talents to an audience of local art enthusiasts. We are looking for visual artists, fashion and accessory designers, hair and makeup artists, body painters, photographers, and everything in between, and we have a couple different ways for you to participate.

  • Artists can secure a 6’x 6’ booth space for $40 that will allow them to showcase their artwork and sell pieces commission free, the artist keeps 100% of the profit. Along with this registration, artists will receive complimentary event admission for two guests. If you are interested in securing a booth at VISION, please fill out our registration form and pay the booth rental fee at:  
  • Artists can submit a piece of artwork for our juried art competition “A VISION of Our Community” showcasing art that represents what community means to our local artists. The submission fee for this competition is $15, and the artwork can be any medium you choose. Please fill out the submission form, and pay the submission fee at:

Drop off and pickup dates for art works submitted are as follows:

Drop off dates: September 27th, 28th, and 29th from 11am to 4pm.

Pick up dates: October 5th and 6th from 11am to 4pm

The competition winner, as well as the first and second runners up will receive a plaque and a complimentary booth space at the next VISION event to take place in January. The first-place winner will receive a $100 cash prize and a $50 gift card to Sam Flax. The first runner up will receive a $25 gift card to Sam Flax, and the second runner up will receive a $10 gift card to Sam Flax.

 All registrations must be paid in full by September 20th to take part in the show. 

We hope you will consider joining us for VISION, as the local arts community is very important to Venue 578. Your talents would make an excellent addition to this celebration of the arts in our community.