Date

Opening Night: Nov 16 (6pm-9pm)
Exhibit Open: Nov 16 - Dec 15 (Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm)

Location

CityArts Factory
29 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801

Featuring

ARTCADIA from Puerto RicoMermaid Katie (PMIA)

About Immersed / getting your feet wet

Now in its fourth year, the Central Florida Aquarium Society (CFLAS) presents Immersed, Orlando's premier aquatic art show, featuring aquatic-themed art utilizing a myriad of mediums, including paintings, sculpture, metalwork, and live aquarium installations.

Conservation, management, and care of aquatic livestock is very important to our organization and our tens of thousands of members. For this reason, we strive to use aquacultured livestock that is farmed locally rather than collected from the wild in all of our displays.

Every year, Immersed continues to grow in participation and attendance. Our month-long show is host to over 50 artists and exhibitors who showcase over $100,000 of artwork and aquatic installations for over 1,500 guests opening night, a combined total of more than 20,000 guests throughout the show's duration.

All artwork and aquariums are available for purchase. There are also silent auctions and online raffles taking place throughout the event. We invite you to join us and #GetImmersed!

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Event Schedule / be part of the excitement

Opening Night Reception

We invite everyone to join us at the opening night reception of Immersed. Be the first to meet our art and aquarium exhibitors, mingle with show patrons and the who's who of Orlando, and support the Central Florida Aquarium Society, Downtown Arts District of Orlando, and CityArts Factory with your purchases. Beer and wine will be served at the cash bar. Admission is free.

Parking is just $4 when you park at The Plaza Parking Garage and present your ticket at the front desk. CityArts Factory is closed Sundays and Mondays.

Exhibit Open

Immersed is open for general viewing during regular gallery hours. Admission is free. The gallery is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Parking is just $4 when you park at The Plaza Parking Garage and present your ticket at the front desk. CityArts Factory is closed Sundays and Mondays.

Event Exhibitors / meet our artists and aquascapers

Red Sea

Houston, TX

Fish Gallery

Orlando, FL

Rusty Flamingo Woodworking

Cocoa, FL

Florida's Finest Aquatics

Orlando, FL

Mermaid Katie (PMIA)

Orlando, FL

ARTCADIA

Puerto Rico

Victoria Andalucia

Winter Park, FL

Poseidon Construction

Riverside, CA

Luya Munira Grbic

Longwood, FL

Unladylike

Orlando, FL

Erik Ostertag

Davenport, FL

Tara Tokarski

Harmony, FL

Herblish

Winter Park, FL

Grace Luttrell

Palm Bay, FL

Jarrod Pope

Orlando, FL

Jennifer Krigsner

Orlando, FL

Libby Smith

Orlando, FL

Joan Crisman

Gainesville, FL

Elizabeth Thorington

Ocoee, FL

David Ussery

Celebration, FL

Mitch Gubnitsky

Rockledge, FL

Alberto Quintero

Kissimmee, FL

Jodie Baldanza

Orlando, FL

Cassandra Plock

Lake Mary, FL

Daniel Longman

Davenport, FL

Chloe Melton

Orlando, FL

Libish

Maitland, FL

Linda Janssen

Orlando, FL

Harold Powell

Orlando, FL

Nelson Cardenas

Kissimee, FL

Anthony Bishop

Apopka, FL

ETU

Orlando, FL

Lloyd Findley

Orlando, FL

Dulce Cervantes

Orlando, FL

Violeta Militaru

Winter Garden, FL

Roberta Powell

Titusville, FL

Michelle Sellgren

Altamonte, FL

Lisa Sullivan Dunlop

Orlando, FL

Mira Norian

Gotha, FL

Nadine Karime

Orlando, FL

Nancy Northrup

Gotha, FL

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Application

Event FAQS / we've got answers

How do I submit art for Immersed?

Download and submit an application. Complete details on the submission and review process are outlined in the application.

Where is parking?

We recommend that you park in The Plaza Parking Garage, located adjacent to CityArts Factory, at the intersection of Pine Street and S. Court Avenue. Be sure to bring your parking ticket stub with you so that we may validate it. We are unable to validate parking at any other garages. [map]

How much is admission?

Admission for general viewing is a suggested $5 donation. Additional fees may apply for private workshops and programming.

How many guests attend the show?

Immersed hosts around 1,500 guests between 6pm - 9pm on opening night, and approximately 20,000 throughout the month-long duration of the show. It is one of the highest-attended shows in the Downtown Arts District and CityArts Factory.

Who makes all of the magic happen?

You mean besides wonderful patrons like you?

Immersed is presented by the Central Florida Aquarium Society and is produced by Denna Beena of Pink Hair Productions.

You can always learn more about our artists, exhibitors, and sponsors in their related sections.

The venue, CityArts Factory, is part of the Downtown Arts District of Orlando.

How can I help?

We are always looking for volunteers to assist with setup. Contact us for additional information.

Event Location

CityArts Factory
29 S. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 648-7060

Gallery Hours: 11am-6pm
(Closed Sunday & Monday)

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Event Sponsors / made possible by

Red Sea

Houston, TX

Fish Gallery

Orlando, FL

Florida's Finest Aquatics

Orlando, FL

Pink Hair Productions

Orlando, FL

Florida Frag Swap

Lakeland, FL

Aquaplenish

Australia

Cobalt Aquatics

Rock Hill, SC

Poseidon Construction

Riverside, CA

Current USA

Vista, CA

Eheim

Orlando, FL

Downtown Arts District of Orlando

Orlando, FL

Seachem Laboratories

Madison, GA

Central Florida Aquarium Society

Orlando, FL

Constant Rock Art

Watkinsville, GA

CityArts Factory

Orlando, FL

Southern Delight

Sarasota, FL

Windrider Creations

Haines City, FL

AMEO Powerbreather

Minneapolis, MN

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