Exhibit dates: January 3 - 29, 2017
Fifth Avenue Art Gallery greets the new year with a new member exhibit, Rediscovering Klimt. Employing Klimt's use of gold and gold leaf in his works as inspiration, the artists of Fifth Avenue Art Gallery have challenged themselves to incorporate this medium in their own work. There will be a First Friday Opening on January 6, from 5:30 pm through 8:30 pm. The show will open on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 and run through January 29.
On Saturday, January 14 Jini James, a member artist, will present an artist's talk. "Klimt is one of my very favorites from the period. His work is very complex and contains gold leaf, a craft that he learned from his father" said James. "I learned how to apply leaf from a sign painter who provided leafing services to our boatyard customers. He even did the gold leaf restoration on the tall ship AMERICAN EAGLE". This process is available to artists and crafters alike with imitation products and Jini will show you how she applied it to her painting, now a work in progress. The talk will begin at 2 pm. Come early, seating is limited!
All events are free and open to the public. Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is located in the Melbourne Eau Gallie Arts District.
Fifth Avenue Art Gallery
321-259-8261 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32935 http://www.fifthavenueartgallery.com