Category Archives: art

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...

CHINA MARKS at FOOSANER ART MUSEUM

Detail: The Shape of Things to Come, 2014.
32" x 38"
Fabric, lace, thread, button, fusible adhesive.

Detail, “The Shape of Things to Come” by China Marks By PAM HARBAUGH This exhibit must be seen. It is “RADIANT MESENGER: Drawings by China Marks” and it opens Saturday at Florida Tech’s Foosaner Art Museum. What’s more, the artist will make an appearance to speak about her work that morning...

FINDING THE FABULOUS

A detail from Julie Peppito's "Hybrid (After Nature by Jedediah Purdy)," from 2015, part of the exhibition opening Sept. 17 at the Florida Tech's Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. Image courtesy of the artist.

A detail from Julie Peppito’s “Hybrid (After Nature by Jedediah Purdy),” from 2015, part of the exhibition opening Sept. 17 at the Florida Tech’s Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. Image courtesy of the artist. By PAM HARBAUGH Finding the fabulous in the ordinary may be hard for most of us....

YOUTHFUL EXHIBIT

Foosaner Education Center

By PAM HARBAUGH Friday Only — The Foosaner Education Center celebrates young artists with the Summer Art Camp Student Exhibition. You’ll see bright, uninhibited, thoughtful and revealing works created by more than 500 young artists who attended this summer’s art camp. It runs 2 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Renee...

CALL FOR ARTISTS

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By PAM HARBAUGH The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery has put out a call for Florida artists to submit work for the gallery’s annual juried exhibit, “100% PURE FLORIDA.” This year’s event runs Aug. 30 to Oct. 1. All entries need to be postmarked by July 30. Artists must be at least...