2009-07-30 / Arts & Entertainment News

North Collier park hosts art exhibit

from Elizabeth Smith's assemblages collection. from Elizabeth Smith's assemblages collection. Works by Naples artist Elizabeth Smith are on display in the exhibition hall gallery at North Collier Regional Park through the month of August. The exhibit is a collaborative partnership between the United Arts Council of Collier County and park management.

Pieces from Ms. Smith's assemblages collection — found objects from nature artfully arranged in decorated boxes — make up the park exhibit. "These are perfect for the park venue," Elaine Hamilton, UAC executive director, says about the artist's unique work that "perfectly captures the beauty of nature."

North Collier Regional Park is at 15000 Livingston Road. The art exhibit is in the exhibition hall behind the water park. Admission is free. Call 254-4060 for hours.

The UAC is designated by the state of Florida as the official local arts agency for Collier County. The nonprofit agency promotes arts and culture in the area and coordinates a consolidated online arts calendar at www.collierarts.com.

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