The Goods: Weekend News (01.20.12)

Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of information, upcoming exhibitions, and events. Kevin Dean, Henk Pander, Jennifer Lauren Smith, SCF Fine Art Gallery, Art Center, Clyde Butcher, Sishir Bommakanti, Vladsilav Yeliseyev, Venice Art Center

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Featured Gallery: SCF Fine Art Gallery
Sarasota Visual Art interviews Curator, and Gallery Manager, Joe Loccisano. “My dream exhibition, therefore, would effectively eliminate the perceived barriers between “artist” and “non-artist”
SCF Art Gallery

Featured Artist: Jennifer Lauren Smith
I’m drawn to the metaphorical potential of landscapes. Probing for implied sound or rhythmic amplitude in a scene, I imagine ways of enlivening the landscape with drama, creating a feeling.
Jennifer Lauren Smith

Kevin Dean on Henk Pander
Director and curator of Selby Gallery, Kevin Dean, discusses the background to the gallery’s current exhibited artist and work.
Kevin Dean discusses Henk Pander

Exhibitions

EAST MEETS WEST: FROM RUSSIA TO AMERICA
January 20 – Venice Art Center presents an exhibit of thirteen Russian and US artists that met in the town of Velikiy Novgorod, Russia for a cultural exchange.
EAST MEETS WEST: FROM RUSSIA TO AMERICA

Vladislav Yeliseyev: Images of a European Journey
January 20 – On view are acrylic paintings featuring charming views of Sarasota, in a neo-impressionistic style. Also shown are more than twenty views of European scenes done in watercolors.
Vladislav Yeliseyev: Images of a European Journey

FRIENDS + MONSTERS: Works by Sishir Bommakanti
January 21st, 2012 – Clothesline Gallery presents the works of Sishir Bommakanti, another installment in a series of solo exhibitions by Ringling College students.
Works by Sishir Bommakanti

Clyde Butcher @ Longboat Key Center for the Arts
Clyde Butcher’s photographs explore his personal relationship with the environment. For more than 40 years, he has been preserving on black and white film the untouched areas of the landscape.
Clyde Butcher

Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous & The Story of the Sarasota Art Association
Recognizing over 40 artists who established Art Center Sarasota as a dynamic and vital community art center, and chronicling the Art Association’s formative years through photography and unique memorabilia.
The Story of the Sarasota Art Association

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