Thursday, May 24, 2018

Adult Students Show Talent in Art Center Exhibition


The Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to view the vibrant work created by the Art Center’s students during the “Adult Student Show,” now through April 17, 2018, weekdays from 9 AM to 4 PM.

This multimedia exhibition showcases skills the students have learned from the Art Center’s marvelous teaching artists and provides them the opportunity to present their work in a public gallery, a milestone in any artist’s career. The exhibition will be on display in the Lauritzen & Rush Galleries. The opening reception called “Second Tuesday” is from 5:30 – 7 PM on April 10th. No reservations are required. There is a suggested $10 donation for non-members.

In the La Petite Galerie, the colorful and imaginary work from the Marco Island Academy Students in Rob Eder’s Art Classes is being exhibited.

The “Adult Student Show” has been judged by Orest Poluch, a working artist in Guelph and Toronto. He has judged many arts competitions for the hospitality industry. He currently is a wine consultant with the Ontario Liquor Board. The following are the winners:

  • 1st Place, White Flowers by Wanda Coady (instructor Joan Scherer)
  • 2nd Place, Still Life by Barrie Anderson (instructor Diane Reed Eiler)
  • 3rd Place, Blue Bouquet by Sally Aaron (instructor Linda Chambers)
  • Honorable Mention, Child with Mother by Judith O’Brien (instructor Diane Reed Eiler)
  • Honorable Mention, Tuckerman’s Ravine by Karen Sutton (instructor Johanna Petropoulos)

All the artwork is for sale in the Lauritzen & Rush galleries, unless otherwise noted.

White Flowers by Wanda Coady

Still Life by Barrie Anderson

Blue Bouquet by Sally Aaron

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Child with Mother by Judith O’Brien

Tuckerman’s Ravine by Karen Sutton

Providing the appetizers for this month’s show is ZAZA located at 1095 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island.

Marco Island Center for the Arts offers a diverse array of classes for all ages. The schedule of our very popular Summer Youth Art Classes has been released. The Art Center offers artmaking for adult students in the following areas: acrylic, clay, drawing, oil, pastels, stone, watercolor and more.

Class schedules can be found at www.marcoislandart.org/education. Register online or call 239-394-4221.

 

 

 

Upcoming Exhibitions!

April 23-27 Collier County High School Scholarship Show in Lauritzen & Rush Galleries

May 4-29 “Rock Paper Scissors” exhibition; Billie Granneman in La Petite Galerie; Second Tuesday Reception May 8th from 5:30-7 PM

June 4-26 “Sea Life” Call to Artist exhibition; Peter Sottong in La Petite Galerie; Second Tuesday Reception June 12th from 5:30-7 PM

The 2017-2018 Exhibition Season is supported by a Community Grant from Walmart. We thank them for their support of the Arts in our community. Marco Island Center for the Arts thanks its sponsors Florida Department of State – Division of Cultural Affairs, First Florida Integrity Bank, Condee Cooling & Electric, Inc. and Coastal Breeze News.

 

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