Artist Opportunities

Are you an artist interested in teaming up with Highlands Art League (HAL) to showcasing your artwork and share your inspiration? Throughout the year, HAL provides several opportunities for you to showcase and share your work.  This page is dedicated to you, the artist, on the variety of opportunities HAL offers; please join us and take part in our mission to encourage emerging and evolving artists of all ages and to positively impact our community through the celebration and exploration of the arts.

Sebring Art, Wine, and Jazz Fest, Nov. 3-4, 2018

One of Florida’s longest continuously running art Festivals and the largest and most prestigious in the South Central Florida region drawing 5,000+ people to historic Downtown Sebring the first weekend in November to kick off the holiday shopping season. For over 50 years, this festival has provided a celebration of the arts in Central Florida!  Live music and strolling street theatre provide non-stop entertainment. Culinary offerings are provided by local restaurants and mobile food vendors.

Location: Historic Downtown Sebring’s Circle Park

Artist Can Enter To Win Prizes In The Following Categories:
     2-D Fine Arts: Graphics, Mixed Media, Painting & Photography

     3-D Fine Arts: Clay, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal & Wood

For more information – Click Here

[divider height=”30″ style=”default” line=”default” themecolor=”1″]

HAL Artist Membership Benefits

Art Exchange at the Member Gallery in the Clovelly House

Our Members’ Gallery is scheduled to be reopened July 23rd, 2018. We are currently accepting artwork and volunteer applications. For more information contact the office at or 863-385-5312.   

Open Painting Studio Days

HAL members get together once a week (Tuesday mornings, 9am-noon; subject to availability) at HAL’s Visual Arts Center for informal painting sessions. Their artwork includes oil, acrylic, watercolor, color pencil, and digital art. They enjoy camaraderie, “gentle” critiquing of each other’s work, sharing painting tips, and secrets.

Additional Benefits

  • Discount on Classes & Workshops
  • Discount on Building Rentals (NEW!!)
  • Discount on booth fees for Sebring’s Art, Jazz, & Wine Fest
  • Discount on Entry Fees for Competitions (hosted by HAL and Mota)
  • FCC (Florida Camera Club) Membership (NEW!!)

For more information and details, please see the membership benefits  page and/or contact the office at or 863-385-5312..  

[divider height=”30″ style=”default” line=”default” themecolor=”1″]

Artist in Residence 2018 Season

The Highlands Art League (HAL) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its Artist in Residence (AiR) Program, which provides visual or literary artists dedicated time, space and support to experiment and develop a new body of work in a creative community at HAL’s ‘Village Where Art Lives.’  The ideal candidates for this program are progressive artists who are self-directed, motivated, community-oriented and passionate about creating new work. 

The program encourages career artists who embrace community and enjoy working in a team environment to apply.  AiR artists will receive dedicated studio and living space in HAL’s Clovelly House complete with climate control and studio space in exchange for part-time work at the Village Where Art Lives.  The length of the residency is mutually agreed upon by HAL and the artist.  The residency can begin immedietly. 

To be considered please forward your resume and three references to

[divider height=”30″ style=”default” line=”default” themecolor=”1″]

“Captured” 5th Annual Photography Competition

Highlands Museum of the Arts is proud to host, “Captured” the 5th Annual Photography Competition. 2017’s competition has been the largest to date; featuring 115 photos by over 20 different photographers.

Dates, theme, and other information coming soon!

[divider height=”30″ style=”default” line=”default” themecolor=”1″]