A culmination of the area’s preeminent student arts competition, CreateSRQ is an evening to celebrate young talent in our arts rich community and elevate support for diverse educational initiatives. CreateSRQ includes a juried arts competition as well as online bidding for art connoisseurs throughout January and February 2017.

Juried Arts Show

January 13-16, 2017 | 12:00 to 4:00pm daily
Ringling College of Art and DesignCreateSRQ Logo
2700 N Tamiami Trail


In-Kind Sponsors

Clayton's Siesta Grille I Der Dutchman

PRP Wine International


Click here to see photos from the 2017 Juried Arts Show Reception.


Traveling Art Show

February 8-23, 2017

View and bid on the Top 25 CreateSRQ student art pieces at the following locations:

Dream Weavers Wearable Art on St Armand’s Ringling College of Art + Design
Florida Studio Theater Sarasota Bay Club
Glenridge on Palmer Ranch Sarasota Opera
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Philanthropy Center
Sarasota Yacht Club
Heron Creek Country Club Selby Gardens
Jacaranda Library Selby Library
Longboat Key Club & Resort The Met - Sarasota
Morton’s Gourmet Market University Park Country Club
North Port Art Center Venice Theater
Plymouth Harbor  


CreateSRQ Gala

An Artful Celebration for Education

Friday, February 24, 2017
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens I Michael’s on the Bay
6pm Cocktails
7pm Dinner and program

$250 per person
Limited Seating

Click here to purchase tickets
Click here for sponsorship opportunities

To get involved, please contact




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