The Goods: Weekend News (04.20.12)

Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of information, upcoming exhibitions, and events. Kymia Nawabi, St. Petersburg, Warehouse Arts District, Claudia Ryan, Evan Lovejoy

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Featured Visiting Artist: Kymia Nawabi

Nawabi, a first-generation Iranian-American artist, earned her MFA from the University of Florida in 2006 and BFA from East Carolina University in 2003. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious residencies and awards including The Keyholder Residency with The Lower East Side Printshop (2012), winner of Bravo’s reality TV series Work of Art: The Next Great Artist (2011), New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) …

Olda Reviews: Art Getting to Work

Olda Reviews: Art Getting to Work
St. Petersburg’s new Warehouse Arts District roughly spans 1st Ave N to 10th Ave S and 16th Street to 31st Street, which includes parts of the Grand Central district and the Dome Industrial Park is a […]

Featured Artist: Claudia Ryan

Claudia Ryan is one of the major female abstracts artists in the Sarasota / Bradenton area. A 2006 graduate of USF’s MFA program and Ringling College Graduate, Ryan has shown with Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, the Clayton Galleries, Bleu Acier Gallery, and currently lives and works in Bradenton, Florida.

Clothesline Gallery Presents Hypnagogia: Works by Evan Lovejoy

Saturday, April 21 – “Hypnagogia is a mental space in which abstract ideas can take visual form freely,” says Lovejoy, “It is the cerebral playground where all of my paintings begin.”