Category Archives: art

AROMATHERAPIST and Art at Ruth Funk Center

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By PAM HARBAUGH Now here’s something totally new and different — an art exhibition with an aromatherapy “sidebar.” The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts will present aromatherapist DOREEN DeSERRES-DuJARDIN to speak at its current exhibition, FLORA AND FIBER. The event runs 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at the...

FIFTH AVENUE ART GALLERY Presents Abstracts Exhibit

A detail of a painting by Babz Lupoli

By PAM HARBAUGH The FIFTH AVENUE ART GALLERY has a vibrant abstract exhibition on view through July. Called “The Stripes Run Through Us,” the exhibition comprises 20 works by Daytona Beach artist Babz Lupoli. Although not a member of the venerable Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, an artist’s cooperative, Lupoli visited the...

DOMINIC AGOSTINI PORTRAITS

"Dexter" photo by Dominic Agostini

“Dexter” photo by Dominic Agostini By PAM HARBAUGH Every now and then, people ask why he doesn’t focus on beautiful people in beautiful places, but photographer Dominic Agostini can’t wrap his mind around that narrow point of view. “There’s so much beauty in every day people in every day life,” he...

RUTH FUNK CENTER Selected for National Program

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By PAM HARBAUGH More bragging rights for patrons of Florida Tech’s beautiful RUTH FUNK CENTER FOR TEXTILE ARTS. The institution, the only one of its kind in the state, has been chosen as one of the 75 institutions to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation, which is run by the...

ART31 at MAITLAND

Stephen Knapp creating light sculpture

Stephen Knapp creating light sculpture By PAM HARBAUGH Opening tonight, the Art & History Museums in Maitland brings back the excitement with 31 days of light-based interactive art. Called ART 31, this experimental and collaborative art festival is a series of exhibit and art happenings exploring the “art and history” of...

SEEING RED

A detail of Orlando Dugi’s 2014 evening gown from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Featuring hand-dyed silk duchesse satin, silk organza, and silk thread; cut glass and sterling silver beads, French coil, Swarovski crystals, vintage beads and crystals; lining of duchesse satin and tulle.

By PAM HARBAUGH See how a color an unite cultures in THE RED THAT COLORED THE WORLD, an exhibition on view through April 15 at Florida Tech’s Foosaner Art Museum. Not only is this a beautiful exhibition, it is also a scholarly one. That’s right. It will get you thinking: Viewers...

TRADITIONAL ARTS of the BEDOUIN

This choker made of silver and blue glass beads is part of the new Funk Center exhibition spotlighting the art and craft of the Bedouin. Photo courtesy of the Nance Collection, McClure Archives and University Museum, University of Central Missouri.

This choker made of silver and blue glass beads is part of the new Funk Center exhibition spotlighting the art and craft of the Bedouin. Photo courtesy of the Nance Collection, McClure Archives and University Museum, University of Central Missouri. By PAM HARBAUGH The Ruth Funk Center’s new exhibition, “Traditional Art...

FRIENDS OF TEXTILES

Gerry Trilling

By PAM HARBAUGH One of Brevard’s smartest art events is the Friends of Textiles Lecture Series held in conjunction with exhibitions at the Florida Institute of Technology’s Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. This time it is contemporary artist Gerry Trilling who will lead a tour of her work in the...

GINA HULSE an Artist’s Fight for Wellness

"Adoration," detail, by Gina Hulse

“Adoration,” detail, by Gina Hulse By PAM HARBAUGH “A Voice and a Journey: Daring to Defy” will feature the works of a fabulous artist, Gina Hulse. It will be on view Saturday evening at Alicea’s Martial Arts in Rockledge. Ms. Hulse was diagnosed with lupus, fibromyalgia, neuropathy, heart issues, lung issues...

AQUA EDITIONS

Aqua Editions Derek Gores

By PAM HARBAUGH In his continuing quest to rattle the cages of everyday existence, artist and gallery owner DEREK GORES has come up with something new…again. It’s called AQUA EDITIONS and it’s opening Friday at Brevard’s liveliest arts spot — the Derek Gores Gallery. “Aqua Editions” is a seaside-inspired art exhibit...