Friday, August 14, 2015

100% Pure Florida at Fifth Avenue Art Gallery in September

Event Day: September 1 - 27
Plan to attend the First Friday celebration at Fifth Avenue Art Gallery in Eau Gallie on September 4. Fifth Avenue Art Gallery will be hosting the 10th Annual 100% Pure Florida juried exhibit. Forty-nine works have been juried into this dynamic exhibit. Awards will be presented at First Friday. Be sure to meet the artists and to support them as they are recognized for extraordinary works. This venture gathers artwork from all over the state of Florida's best artists. It has, over the years, built a reputation of being a high quality exhibit of a variety of styles of artwork.

This year's judge will be Robin Maria Pedrero. Ms Pedrero is an award winning artist with work in museum permanent collections, in film and collections worldwide. She is an elected signature member of the Pastel Society of America. Pedrero creates from her Florida studio and was awarded Best Artist in Florida 2012 by Baterby's Art Auction Gallery, is listed in Florida International Magazine’s Florida Artists Hall of Fame and is the featured solo artist in September 2015 at the Lake Eustis Museum of Art in Florida. Pedrero works from her home studio in Longwood Florida, enjoying the company of her dog Max A. Million.

The exhibit will run from September 1 through September 27th. This year's awards are sponsored by the following: 1st Place, Tom & Dotty Powers and Mrs. Philip McKee, 2nd Place, Susan Skaggs Hopkins, 3rd Place, Southern Janitorial Supply, and Merit Awards from Darcia & John Francey in loving memory of Link Johnsten for a Brevard County Artist, Art and Antiques, Brevard Watercolor Society, Strawbridge Art League, Titusville Art League and Art Gallery of Viera.


Fifth Avenue Art Gallery
321-259-8261 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32935

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