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Press Release
Contact: Liz Young
February 20th, 2017


2018 Call to Visual Artists & Writers Culture Magazine

The Monroe County Tourist Development Council, Tinsley Advertising and the Cultural Umbrella of the Florida Keys & Key West have a call to artists and writers to submit artwork and written articles for the Culture 2018 magazine. The Culture 2018 magazine is a freestanding magazine distributed throughout the Keys, and is an insert in the In Room Concierge in over 3,900 guestrooms within the Keys reaching over 500,000 visitors annually. The publication includes information on the Keys’ performing, literary and visual arts, an annual calendar of events and advertisements.
Artwork selected for the cover will receive $1,000.00 for one-time usage in Culture 2018. Both vertical and horizontal images (up to 3) may be submitted, and if chosen will receive a byline with artists’ name. Only online applications are accepted.

Call to Writers
Two Florida Keys writers will be selected and receive a freelance fee of $1,000 each for an article of approximately 1,200 words. Articles assigned will be factual, informational and primarily designed to introduce visitors to the art, culture and history of the Florida Keys.
Topics that writers may choose from are:

  • Caribbean Influences on the Arts - The diverse influence the Caribbean Islands (including Cuba) have had on visual art, music, literature and cuisine throughout the Keys.
  • Focus on Photographers - Artistic views of the Florida Keys though the lens of professional and amateur photographers.

Writers submit by completing the simple, online application. Please access the application at by the Quick links on the home page.

Online Deadline for entries is Friday, March 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Questions: please call Florida Keys Council of the Arts 305-295-4369