Monday, August 29, 2016

3-Day Both Studio and Plein Air Workshop with Mary Garrish


Gary Marchesano presents Introspection



GARY MARCHESANO presents INTROSPECTION August 29 – September 25 HARRIS CORPORATION ART GALLERY AT THE KING CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS




Melbourne, FL – A collection of framed pastels from acclaimed artist, Gary Marchesano will be featured in the Maxwell C. King Center's Harris Corporation Art Gallery from August 29th – September 25th. Mr. Marchesano’s vibrant work entitled, “Introspection,” may be viewed by ticketed patrons attending King Center main stage performances. Mr. Marchesano will be present for conversation about his work at the September 10, 17 and 25 concerts.


Gary Marchesano was born in New York and raised on the west coast of the United Sates where he found education and inspiration frequenting the galleries and museums of Los Angeles, Carmel, Newport Beach and San Francisco. He matured as an artist in the Northern California / Nevada region of Lake Tahoe where he studied under internationally acclaimed Artists, David Foster and Phyllis Schafer.   A former gallery owner and exhibitor at Art Miami,

Marchesano currently resides on the Space Coast of Central Florida where he creates a wide variety of artwork.



For more information, please contact Karen Wilson at (321) 433-5717.

Gary Marchesano presents Introspection



GARY MARCHESANO presents

INTROSPECTION

                       August 29 – September 25                      

HARRIS CORPORATION ART GALLERY

AT THE KING CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS




Melbourne, FL – A collection of framed pastels from acclaimed artist, Gary Marchesano will be featured in the Maxwell C. King Center's Harris Corporation Art Gallery from August 29th – September 25th. Mr. Marchesano’s vibrant work entitled, “Introspection,” may be viewed by ticketed patrons attending King Center main stage performances. Mr. Marchesano will be present for conversation about his work at the September 10, 17 and 25 concerts.



Gary Marchesano was born in New York and raised on the west coast of the United Sates where he found education and inspiration frequenting the galleries and museums of Los Angeles, Carmel, Newport Beach and San Francisco. He matured as an artist in the Northern California / Nevada region of Lake Tahoe where he studied under internationally acclaimed Artists, David Foster and Phyllis Schafer.   A former gallery owner and exhibitor at Art Miami,

Marchesano currently resides on the Space Coast of Central Florida where he creates a wide variety of artwork.



For more information, please contact Karen Wilson at (321) 433-5717.

100% Pure Florida Opening Reception at Fifth Avenue Art Gallery





Exhibit dates: August 30 - October 2


On First Friday, September 2, Fifth Avenue Art Gallery will host the opening reception and presentation of awards for the annual juried exhibit, 100% Pure Florida. Opening on August 30, this exhibit will feature 54 pieces of work from 38 different artists from all over Florida. The Opening Reception will run from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm. This will be an opportunity to meet and chat with the guest artists. Awards will be presented during the evening's opening reception.

Entries from artists all over the state of Florida were juried into this exhibit. They will then be judged by our guest judge, Ms. Dana Hargrove. Ms. Hargrove's background includes a B.F.A from Dundee University and a M.F.A. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She is presently a Professor of Art at Rollins College in Winter Park and is represented by the Bridgette Mayer Gallery in Philadelphia.

This year they are happy to receive sponsorship support from the following:

BEST OF SHOW $500 and  a solo-exhibition in June of the following year. - Sponsored by gallery members: Renee  Decator, William R McCoy, Mark and Lois Mittleman, Witha Lacuesta and Nancy Gatti.
Second Place $300 - Sponsored by Susan & John Hopkins
Third Place $200 - Sponsored by Southern Janitor Supply
Merit Awards $100 each. Sponsors - Darcia and John Francey, In loving memory of Ann Jones; Strawbridge Art League; Art Gallery of Viera; Brevard Watercolor Society; Titusville Art League; Arts and Antique Studio & Gallery.

Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is located in the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne, FL.


Fifth Avenue Art Gallery
321-259-8261 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32935  http://www.fifthavenueartgallery.com

Camera Club of Brevard


The Camera Club of Brevard will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the Eau Gallie Civic Center, 1551 Highland Ave. in Melbourne. The evening’s speaker will be Eric Dusenbery, founder, executive director, and photographer of Cinderic Documentaries, Inc. Eric will present a program titled "Florida History Through Photography". His program promises to be photographically exciting, with lots of history about the Sunshine State. Eric is a master photographer from DeLand, Florida. You can learn more about Eric and his company at http://www.cinderic.org/index.html.

The August photo contest theme was “Roadside Attraction”. The First Prize, Blue-ribbon winners in both Class A and Class B are shown above. The September photo contest theme is “Panning/Zooming”. Members may submit one photograph to one contest. (For an explanation of our contest classes, please see our website, www.ccbrevard.org.)

The CCB meets the first Tuesday of each month (except December) at 6:30 p.m. at the Eau Gallie Civic Center, 1551 Highland Ave. in historic Eau Gallie. Guests are always welcome. If a guest becomes a member at a meeting, he or she is entitled to immediately enter our photo contests. For more information please see www.ccbrevard.org, our newly enhanced website.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Appreciation

Thanks to The Pieces of 8 for renewing as Friends of Brevard Art News. Your support is greatly appreciated. Please click on their badge in the right column to see what they are doing.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Ted Matz Plein Air Workshop presented by The Art Students' Guild of Brevard

TED MATZ
PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP
PRESENTED BY THE ART STUDENTS’ GUILD OF BREVARD
OCTOBER 15th and 16th  
9AM-12PM and 1PM- 4PM

The focus of the workshop is to help each participant understand key elements of hue, value, and temperature. The artist will learn how to make colors stronger and more saturated, pushing values for more dramatic impact and to control the temperature of the painting for the overall effect that is has on the interpretation of the painting.
You will learn how to take a painting from “OK” to “GREAT”.
The class is open to any medium. Each day will begin with a demo illustrating core plein air principles. Each participant will get one-on-one advice. There will be group discussion and critique at the end of each day.
Note: In the event of inclement weather, the participant must bring with them several reference photos of landscapes.
The cost of the workshop is $225 for Guild Members and $275 for non-members.This is due by September 15, 2016
 
Mail your check or money order to:
Alex Stankiewicz, 1016 Sarno Road, Melbourne, FL 32935

You can also pay by PayPal at TASGOB.org for which there is a surcharge.


Questions? Contact:  Alex Stankiewicz  321 987 4157
                     Email:  alexstankiewicz@yahoo.com



Ted Matz calls Lake Worth, Florida his home and is currently the Chair of Painting and Drawing at the Lighthouse Art Center Museum and School of Art in Tequesta, Florida where he teaches watercolor, oil and acrylic painting, pastels and plein air painting.  Ted also teaches at the Boca Museum School of Art in Boca Raton, Florida where he teaches watercolor and plein air painting.  He has taught classes and workshops in Michigan and Vermont, and currently does domestic and international workshops in Massachusetts, Maine, Italy and France.  
He majored in Watercolor at the Eastern Michigan University and also studied at Kendall College of Art and Design.  He has worked in design related positions with Jacobson’s Store, Inc, Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor.
He chaired and coordinated the First, Second and Third Annual Lighthouse ArtCenter’s Plein Air Festival in Tequesta/Jupiter Florida and is currently working on the 4th Annual Festival.  The event brings 50 nationally recognized artists from across the country and Europe to compete for $10,000 in prize awards.  
To see his work visit www.tedmatz.com or www.tedmatz.blogspot.com

CBAA Art Show and Sale


Thursday, August 25, 2016

William Lurcott Featured at Ocean Art Gallery

WILLIAM LURCOTT – FLAGLER BEACH
ARTIST AND ADVENTURER

Pastel and Oil Painter Featured at
Ocean Art Gallery

FLAGLER BEACH, FL – On Saturday, September 3, plein air artist William Lurcott will be featured at Ocean Art Gallery in Flagler Beach from 6 to 8 pm during the Opening Reception of his month-long show “A Landscape Perspective.” The public is invited to this free event.

While Lurcott has experience painting any medium, he prefers pastels and oils. He said recently, “The kinesthetic handling of pastel, from the support (sanded papers, gessoed boards, and prepared grounds on various surfaces), to the application and textural components of the sticks themselves, provide for a tactile experience unequaled with any other medium. Just the handling of them has provided for a whole universe of exploration for me”

Lurcott continues to educate and re-invent himself both as an artist and as a human being on a great adventure. He lives near the sea with his wife, Lauree, in Flagler Beach. He considers the painting process to be an exploration and adventure into light and color, with his art evolving as his perspective and vision change.

He is a self-taught artist whose artwork is in both corporate and private collections throughout the United States and Europe. He has participated in national juried art shows for over a decade, showing his work in New York, Chicago, Colorado, Atlanta, Houston, Jackson Hole, and numerous other venues.

 “A Landscape Perspective” runs from September 3 through September 30. His opening reception on September 3 will be showcased in the main gallery space which is often reserved for featured artists, talks, musical performances, and other community-based events. During the reception, the artist will meet with guests and explain his artistic techniques. Light refreshments and live music will be available. As normal for the gallery’s art opening receptions, this is a free event to which everyone is invited.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Menu Venue at Fifth Avenue Art Gallery

Dreaming of Vanilla Wafers by Renee Decator

Exhibit dates: August 2 - August 27

This is the last week to experience the many faceted event, Menu Venue, at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery. This exhibit features original food inspired art and also highlights our yearly sale of discounted work by many gallery members. New, original covered cookbooks will tempt you for your own collection or for gift giving. Come, browse the gallery and see what whets your visual appetite. This exhibit will close at the end of the business day on August 27th.

Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is a member gallery with 17 working artists located in the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne, Florida.


Fifth Avenue Art Gallery
321-259-8261 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32935  http://www.fifthavenueartgallery.com

Friday, August 19, 2016

Florida Institute of Technology University Museums seeking artists

University Museums at Florida Institute of Technology (Ruth Funk Center and Foosaner Art Museum) is seeking local artists to provide consignment merchandise in the following media: jewelry, ceramics, glass, textiles, fine art and mixed media.
For more information and application visit: 
http://www.foosanerartmuseum.org/doc…/Application%20only.pdf

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Jim Kalupa Finalist


Jim Kalupa is 1 of 3 finalist in the running to be part of DeLand Fall Festival of the Art's ArtPop Program which will feature his art on billboards across the country, but he needs help from his community. It is easy to vote if you are on facebook, no information required, simply visit https://poll.fbapp.io/ffoa-people-s-choice-award and vote for his colorful “La Boca Balcony”

Friday, August 12, 2016

Call for Art: Brush with Success 2016 at Art Gallery of Viera

 
Art Gallery of Viera is very excited to announce the Call for Art for our 5th Annual competition art show,
 'Brush with Success 2016'. This will feature a juried competition with cash prizes, recognizing some of the best talent and amazing works of art. The show will be on exhibit from October 7th to November 6th, with the Opening Reception on October 8th.

The prospectus and more information for this show can be found on their  website, http://artgalleryofviera.com/entry.htm. Deadline to apply is August 21st. This year we are using EntryThingy and Paypal to accept the online submissions and payment. Entries hand delivered to the gallery are also accepted. Join us for one of the most exciting gallery art shows of the year.


Brush with Success Call for Art
Dates for entry: July 17th – August 21st
Dates of exhibit: October 7th-November 6th
Location: Art Gallery of Viera
Address: 2261 Town Center Ave, Viera, FL 32940
Phone Number: (321) 504-4343

Watercolor class for Absolute Beginners with Susan Stone


Thursday, August 11, 2016

100 Percent Pure Florida at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery beginning August 30


Exhibit dates: August 30 - October 2

100% Pure Florida is set to open on August 30 at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery. This annual exhibit features the best of Florida artists' work. This year artists represent 23 artists from Brevard County and 16 artists from out of the county in 55 different works. There is an excellent mix of media including, but not limited to, ceramics, paintings, oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, textile art, photography, sculpture, and mixed media. 

Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is proud to host Dana Hargrove as the visiting judge for the exhibit. Ms. Hargrove's background includes a B.F.A from Dundee University and a M.F.A. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She is presently a Professor of Art at Rollins College in Winter Park and is represented by the Bridgette Mayer Gallery in Philadelphia.

The First Friday Opening Reception is on September 2, from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm. This will be an opportunity to meet and chat with the guest artists. Awards will be presented during the evening's opening reception.

Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is located in the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne, FL.


Fifth Avenue Art Gallery
321-259-8261 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32935  http://www.fifthavenueartgallery.com

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

ArtWorks of Eau Gallie: Call to Artists



Applications are now being accepted for the 20th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival.

ArtWorks will be held on Saturday and Sunday, November 19 and  20, 2016, the weekend before Thanksgiving. The festival takes place along Highland Ave. in the Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne, Florida.

*100 juried artists working "en plein air."

*Artist Awards: $25,000 in cash awards and ribbons will be presented. This includes the $3,500 Link Johnsten Best of Show Award and the Demonstrators' Awards.  There are also sponsor purchase awards.

The Prospecturs and Application are on the web site. The application deadline is September 1.  Please visit:  www.artworksofeaugallie.org

Marilyn Carter - Creative Bamboo scroll




Marilyn Carter has just been juried into the national exhibition of the Sumi-e Society of America, Inc. It is a hanging scroll with a creative bamboo character as its theme. The national exhibition this year is entirely digital and can be seen from September 30th onward via this link: www.sumiesociety.org

Space Coast Jazz Society Concert



September 11th
Space Coast Jazz Society Concert

The Space Coast Jazz Society brings the Per Danielsson Quartet for their monthly live jazz concert on Sunday, September 11th, 2pm at the Cocoa Beach Country Club.

Per is an Assistant Professor in Jazz Piano at University of Central Florida Orlando, a composer, arranger, and writer.  He's a native of Stockholm, Sweden.

His quartet includes Tammi Danielsson on the sax, Doug Matthews on bass & Walt Hubbard on drums.

Per is an active performer, appearing often as a guest artist, soloist, clinician, and sideman. His career has included performances with many leading jazz artists and entertainers such as Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Rosemary Clooney, Don Braden, Lynn Seaton, Eric Alexander, Bobby Shew, Nick Brignola and Maureen McGovern.

His current projects include trio and quartet recordings with jazz great Danny Gottlieb. He can also be heard on the new SeaBreeze release Here We Are” The Jazz Surge, and the soon to be released Dear Old Stockholm, recorded in Stockholm, Sweden, with saxophonist Jack Wilkins, featuring revered Swedish trumpeter Jan Allen. For more information about Per & to sample his music, go to www.PerDanielsson.com.

Open to the public and no reservations are needed. Admission is paid at the door - $10 for jazz society members, $15 for guests, & students are free. The Cocoa Beach Country Club is located at 5000 Tom Warriner Blvd., Cocoa Beach.  Allow extra time for the detour at A1A & Minuteman Causeway.  You’ll need to go a couple of blocks north of Minuteman Cswy then take North 1st St. or North 2nd St., go west to Woodland Ave. or Cedar Ave., then turn south to get back to Minuteman Cswy past the closed portion of Minuteman.

For more information, call (321)960-4897, email Jazz@SpaceCoastJazzSoiety.org or go to www.SpaceCoastJazzSociety.org.