Shows and Events

MIFA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization on Marco Island.

Proceeds from shows and events goes toward MIFA's Student Scholarship fund and grant requests.

Awards are given each spring to local area students enrolled in studies in the arts.

LEFT BANK ART FEST a juried art show featuring professional quality

art and craft creations including photography, sculpture,

ceramics, jewelry, fine art paintings, mixed media, stained glass and more.

Left Bank Art Fest

outdoor shows are held at 

The Esplanade

760 North Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL

2021-2022  Left Bank Art Fest Dates Are Pending

 BRUSHES & PAINT & BEYOND OUTDOOR ART SHOW & SALE an outdoor art  show and sale featuring local artists working exclusively

in oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolor, batik, fabric art, found objects,

pen & ink, and charcoal. This season mediums have been

expanded to include ceramics, sculpture, fabric art, found objects.

Held on Saturdays on the porch of the Marco Island Historical Museum



MIFA Artist of the Year

Each spring, the Marco Island Foundation for the Arts

recognizes a local artist as "Artist of the Year"

Marie Senechal was named "2020 Artist of the Year" 


Previous MIFA Artists of the Year
Malenda Trick 2014
Tara O'Neill 2015
JRobert Houghtling 2016 
Austin Bell 2017
Gena Sisbarro-Penzo 2018 
Sherri Morrison 2019


Each Spring MIFA awards scholarships

to local area graduating students and local students

who are enrolled in higher studies in the arts.

Disciplines include art, music, dance, literature and theater.

2020 Scholarship Winners - Brianna Monroe, Emma Snow,

Logan Fischer, Luz Perez, Harvey Millar and Brenda Perez.

For information on applying

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