Opening Reception for 4 new exhibitions at ACS:Gallery 1: Environmental Photographer Chris JordanGallery 2: Photographic Installation by Wojtek SawaGallery 3: Ceramic Sculpture by Taylor RobenaltGallery 4: Over 150 artists in the open, juried, all-media exhibition, 'The Sum of Its Parts', in collaboration with The Sarasota Audubon SocietySee More
Internationally renowned, Sarasota-based artist Wojtek Sawa, whose photographic installation 'Give a Wrinkle, Give a Story' is currently on exhibition at Art Center Sarasota, will discuss the conceptual impulse & process which drove the artist to create this exhibit in Poland in 2009, moving onto Berlin, and then to Chicago before its 4th incarnation, where elder subjects from Sarasota are included, here at ACS.See More
Springwood Care & Rehabilitation Center is looking for volunteer artists to participate in their annual Art Show fundraiser which precedes the Alzheimers Association's walk in October. Springwood has had some of their residents start a piece of art & are looking for visual artists to enhance the work towards providing a finished piece which will then be auctioned off at their end-of-May fundraiser, with all proceeds going to the Alzheimer's Association. Springwood already has started…See More
Chris Jordon's extraordinary travelling photography show takes a close look at American culture by combining the aesthetics of a camera lens with the startling information of statistics. Jordon's motivation behind this work is to help viewer's re-analyze the role & responsibililty that careless consumption plays in our culture.More info: email@example.comSee More
Art Center Sarasota & Moderator Bonnie Greenball Silvestri, Senior Fellow for the Arts, Culture & Civic Engagement at USF, invites the entire community to participate in this dialog with panelists: J. Lynn McBrien, Ph.D., who works with war affected families in Uganda, where she has discovered the integral roles of art in helping youth to speak up about the torture & brutality they have endured; Lance Arne, Exec Director of Moses House in Tampa, where he combines creative expression…See More
February 20, 2012 at 10am to March 10, 2012 at 4pm
The work of three artists re-examines Iconography. Robert Lovejoy, Gwendolyn Fryer and Vadim Rolshakov exhibit work created to reinterpret and deconstruct the iconic image. Robert Lovejoy's bold work questions assumptions and presumptions and often have unexpected hidden meanings. Vadim Bolshakov is a Russian painter whose creative influences are traditional religious incons. Gwendolyn Fryer's work is a meditation on what it means to be human, found object constructions in wood, copper and…See More
The illustrious art historian Jean Renoux will continue his lectures at Art Center Sarasota on various epochs in art history, this month featuring 'German Expressionism'. German Expresionism refers to a number of related creative movements beginning in Germany before the First World War that reached a peak in Berlin during the 1920s.See More
Now that they Opening Reception has passed (a HUGE turnout), please stop by at your leisure to see ACS' 4 gallery exhibits: Gallery 1, Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous; Gallery Two, The Story of the Sarasota Art Association; Gallery 3, The ASALH Annual Members Exhibit: The Black Muse and Gallery 4, 'Breaking Boundaries', the open, juried exhibit of over 150 artists.See More
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Art Center Sarasota plays a vital role in building a stronger community whose economy & the well-being of its citizens are invigorated through the arts. The Center's mission is to promote the importance of creativity as an essential element of a thriving community. Through innovative & inclusive art exhibitions, art education programs & services, Art Center Sarasota connects people as artists, audiences, and lifelong learners.
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Art Exhibitions of local & nationally known artists; open, juried, all-media exhibits; workshops & classes for adults in all mediums, taught by renowned & accomplished artist/instructors; lectures & performances; weekly life drawing for artists...and more!