Bra-Vo Exhibition

Gala Reception for Artists, Sponsors & Public:
October 13th, 5-9pm
(free to attend)

Gallery Exhibit: October 2 – October 29, 2017

Join us at Mount Dora Center for the Arts Gallery to raise funds for no or low cost diagnostic testing and treatment for breast cancer for men and women in Lake County.

The public is invited to visit the Gallery and support the event by voting in person or online at, or participating in Live or Silent Auction.

Bra-Vo 2017 Gala Reception for Artists & Sponsors will be held on October 13th, 5-9pm during 2nd Friday Art Stroll is free and open to the public.  Artisans on fifth, a nonprofit co-operative shop, is located at 134 E. Fifth Avenue in Mount Dora, and is on the downstairs level of the historic brick building occupied by the Mount Dora Center for the Arts.

In the last 5 years, Artisans has donated an incredible $32,909 to the Waterman Foundation.  Last year’s fundraiser raised over $8559 and the money raised helped people fighting breast cancer in Lake County .   Artisans on fifth donates 100% of Bra-Vo net proceeds to the Waterman Foundation.  Bra-Vo shows what can happen when a caring community of businesses, merchants, students, artists and everyday citizens  united in a cause can accomplish together.

Plein Air Paint Out & Exhibit

Plein Air Exhibit
November 10th – December 2nd, 2017

Artists Reception & Awards
Friday, November 10th, 2017
From 6 pm – 8 pm (free admission, open to everyone)

Plein Air Paint out:
November 1st to 7th, 2017
Registration fee: $30

Plein Air Quick Draw:
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Location: Trimble Park (5802 Trimble Park Rd, Mt Dora, FL 32757) Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm. Check-in begins at 1 pm.
Registration fee: $15

Featured Exhibit Artist, Lynne Polley

Lynne Polley has called Florida her home for over thirty years. An aware winning graphic designer in the fields of advertising and publishing, Lynne’s paintings have been exhibited in numerous exhibitions across the country.

Lynne’s many years of working in the field of graphic arts and her experience as an oil painter, have both contributed to her love of design, color, and composition. Drawn to the beauty, one can only find outdoors, she continues to respond to nature and has studies with some of the nations best contemporary plein air artists.

Lynne says, “I find that I am driven to consistently explore all directions of creating art to achieve my personal best. I love to experiment and find the camaraderie that my painting community offers, to be such a wonderful support. I have been studying plein air for the past seven years and I’m drawn to light and shape of hidden out-of-the-way places.” Lynne currently has a studio located in College Park, Florida.

Three Ways to Register:

1) Phone: 352-383-0880
2) Email:
3) Stop in at MDCA (138 E. 5th Ave. Mt. Dora, FL 32757)