Submit Artwork for a Southeast Regional Exhibit
“Faces and Places”
Deadline is May 6
(April 4, 2022) Art Center Sarasota encourages area-based artists to submit artwork for its regional, juried exhibit, “Faces and Places,” which runs June 2-August 6. Submissions are open to artists from the Southeast region and can be in any media. Their work should be inspired by or reflect their surrounding community, including faces, places, landscapes, and societal experiences. The juror for “Faces and Places” is Amanda Cooper, chief curator at the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg. The deadline for submission is May 6 at midnight. To submit art or to learn more, visit www.artsarasota.org or call 941-365-2032.
ARTIST TALK ON APRIL 14.
Osa Atoe, whose solo exhibition, The Sea is Alive in Me,” is on view through April 30, will speak about her art and her passion for pottery, Thursday, April 14, 5-6 p.m. Registration required: $5 non-refundable registration fee applies. Register here: https://www.artsarasota.org/events-programs/p/artisttalk-osa-atoe.
ON EXHIBIT THROUGH APRIL 30.
Art Center Sarasota’s exhibition season continues with four exhibits, through April 30.Osa Atoe: “The Sea is Alive in Me” features a collection of wheel-thrown functional and decorative ceramic vessels inspired by the Gulf of Mexico and historical water storage pots.Philomena Marano: “Signs & Wonders” features works created from a cut paper process that straddles painting and graphic design. These vibrant compositions evoke the visual poetry and exhilaration of Coney Island rides and the thrill of the circus. In “A Place In The Sun,” portrait photographer Susan Sidebottom tells people’s stories through the spaces they inhabit. “The Annual Members Juried Show” is a juried exhibition of members’ artwork juried by Barbara Banks and Katherine Bzura. Masks are encouraged. Art Center Sarasota is part of #SafeArtsSarasota. Art Center Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. For information, visit www.artsarasota.org or call 941-365-2032.
About Art Center Sarasota
Art Center Sarasota was the first arts and cultural institution in Sarasota. Founded in 1926 as the “Sarasota Art Association” by Marcia Rader, the art supervisor for the Sarasota County schools district, the Association was later incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 1943 and has been in its current location in the Sarasota Bayfront Cultural District since 1949. Art Center Sarasota is a member-supported organization that offers curated and juried exhibitions, adult and youth education programs, outreach initiatives for underserved youth, and culturally related public programming. Art Center Sarasota is admission-free and open to all public; its mission is to inspire individual creative expression, nurture artistic talent and provide the community with accessible and diverse visual art opportunities.
Art Center Sarasota
707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Noon-5 p.m.