The Seminole State College Fine Arts Gallery provides memorable exhibitions for diverse audiences, students and artists that promote the value and understanding of contemporary art within a local, national and international context.
Exhibitions are free and open to the public.
August 25 - September 22, 2016
Opening Reception: August 25 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
The season opens with a one-of-a-kind site-specific installation exhibit created by Dominic Sansone. The artist will transform the gallery into his reimagined vision of the Washington Monument’s reflecting pool. Mr. Sansone received a B.F.A. from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and a M.F.A. from the Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis. After completing his studies, he spent two years working for an aerospace company producing fabrication and assembly drawings for satellites, military aircraft, and mobile artillery units.
September 29 - October 27, 2016
Opening Reception: September 29 from 5 p.m.- 7 p.m.
The season continues with an exhibit featuring the mixed-media sculptures, paintings, and ceramics of Robert T. Reedy. Mr. Reedy obtained his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from University of Mississippi and he currently teaches at University of Central Florida. His work is included in collections including The American Crafts Museum, in New York, the Museum of American Art in Washington D.C. and the American Museum of Ceramic Art, in Paloma, C.A. to name a few.
November 10-December 8, 2016
Opening Reception: November 10 from 5p.m. - 7p.m.
This exhibit presents an overview of the work executed by studio faculty of Seminole State’s Fine Arts Department and will represent the wide variety of materials used by the artists, whose personal experience directly benefits their students. Participants include Bert Bogdany, Christopher Bolton, Jennifer Copp, Giuseppe Corazzina, Sandra Koop, Viktoryia McGrath, Jay Spalding, and Larry Vienneau.
January 19 - February 20, 2017
Opening Reception: January 19 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Our exhibit season continues with a series of plein air metalpoint and ink drawings by Margaret Noel. Margaret Noel received her M.F.A. in painting from the New York Studio School in 2005 and she presently divides her time between teaching drawing and mixed media at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and creating work in her Brooklyn studio. Noel’s drawings, paintings, and collages have been featured in numerous exhibitions, including an encaustic show at The Curator Gallery in Chelsea, New York, a solo show at The Durham Art Council, NC, and a public art installation at the Ulrich Museum of Art in Wichita, KS.
February 23 - March15, 2017
Opening Reception: February 23 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Our season continues by featuring the paintings, drawings, and ceramics of artist and cattle-rancher, Sean Sexton. A third-generation ‘cattleman,’ Sexton’s art is inspired by his ranching lifestyle, for the artist states “I’m not dabbling in cattle or dabbling in art…I’m dead serious about both.” Sexton keeps a journal or sketchbook at all times, even on horseback, ready to visually record any number of subjects and scenes inherent in his daily life.
April 6 - May 4, 2017
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: April 6 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
The season concludes with an exhibit featuring a juried selection of work executed during the past year by Seminole State Fine Arts students. Media include: photography, painting, printmaking, drawing, mixed-media, ceramics and sculpture.