SARTQ at Art Center Sarasota 2016

SARTQ, Art Center Sarasota, Print SARTQ Print Party

January 28 – March 05, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 28 • 5-8pm

Featuring small-scale, limited-edition prints by the 15 members of this dynamic local artist collective. This is SARTQ’s first all-print exhibition and it reflects their dedication to the medium. The 24” x 30” works are created using traditional and non-traditional print-making methods. Dustin Juengel, the curator of this show and Art Center Sarasota’s exhibitions curator says,

“The prints are unified through their common size and framing instead of turning the focus to the diversity of the SARTQ artists and their different printing styles and methods.”

SARTQ members include Elena De La Ville, Larry Forgard, Zachary Gilliland, Joni Younkins-Herzog, Tim Jaeger, Jeffery Cornwell, Cassia Kite, Andrew Long, Noelle McCleaf, Jenny Medved, Daniel Miller, Laine Nixon, Javier Rodriguez, Steven Strenk, and Natalya Swanson.

SARTQ, Art Center Sarasota, Print
SARTQ Print Exhibit at Art Center Sarasota, 707 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL

7th Annual Print Party!

SARTQ Print Party 2016 / Art Center Sarasota
February 13, 3-7pm

SARTQ Print Party 2016

An annual event that gives the public a chance to interact with both art and artists. This year’s party will serve as an opportunity for the public to purchase a print created right before their eyes while meeting the members of SARTQ, enjoy music and food while viewing the multiple exhibitions of Art Center Sarasota.

From 3-7pm on February 13, SARTQ will hold its free screen-printing party at Art Center Sarasota. SARTQ’s sixth print party in March of 2015 drew nearly 1,500 people who brought shirts, skirts, placemats and everything in between to be screened live by the artists.

“We’re excited to partner with Art Center Sarasota this year for our annual print party,” says SARTQ co-founder, Tim Jaeger. “It’s a natural fit because we can get messy in the classroom and bring people together in the galleries for an entertaining afternoon and evening.”

Once again, each of the 15 artists have created an original design for the event. Attendees may bring their own clothing items such as t-shirts, pants, scarfs etc., though any item that can lie flat under the screen and will accept ink can be printed on. Choose your favorite design — or pick several! — and each print is just $5. The public is encouraged to be creative, with some particularly cute dog clothes, baby tees and handbags resulting from last year’s event. There will also be blank t-shirts on hand for purchase. This is a free, family friendly event.

SARTQ Print Party 2016 / Art Center Sarasota
February 13 • 3-7pm

SCF Faculty Exhibition

SCF Faculty to Exhibit Works Jan. 15 – Feb. 12, 2016

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will exhibit faculty members’ works in an exhibition in the Fine Art Gallery at SCF Bradenton, Building 11, 5840 26th St. W. The gallery will host an opening reception, which is open to the public, 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15. Admission is free.

A group of highly dedicated and innovative educators, SCF art faculty members will display examples of their latest traditional and nontraditional artistic creations in two and three dimensions. Faculty who will have works on display include William Corr, Kenneth Erickson, Peter Gedeon, Jackie Henson-Dacey, Sherri Hill, Brenda McArthur, Noelle McCleaf, Margy Rich, Jason Stockman, Danni Sullivan, Jamie Tracy, Sue Turconi, Drew Webster and Joni Younkins-Herzog.

Margy Rich, State College of Florida Fine Art Gallery
Faculty member Margy Rich will be among those displaying works in the exhibition at State College of Florida Fine Art Gallery Jan. 15-Feb. 12

Exhibit dates are Jan. 15 – Feb. 12; closed Jan. 18 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday – Friday.

The Fine Art Gallery is on the north side of Building 11 (Neel Performing Arts Center), off 60th Avenue West between 26th and 34th streets, accessible from parking lot H. For more information, call Joe Loccisano, gallery manager, at 941-752-5225; email loccisj@scf.edu; or visit scf.edu/ArtGallery. Maps and directions are online at scf.edu/maps.

Art Off Palm: Art Exhibition to Benefit Community Organization

March 30, 2013
Rosemary District, 614 Florida Avenue, Sarasota

A collaboration of local fine artist collectively known as Art Off Palm invites the public to attend an art show on March 30, 2013, held at the MillerBrady Fine Art Gallery from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The gallery is located in the Rosemary District at 614 Florida Avenue in Sarasota. Proceeds from the $10 admission and a portion of art sales will be donated to Volunteer Community Connections, a local 501(c)3 charitable organization which connects volunteers to non-profit, civic, and service organizations.

Local artists whose work will be represented include Jake Brady, Grace Howl, Joni Younkins-Herzog, Joel Garcia-Vela, David Leifer, and Frank Creaturo, whose works include mediums in fine art, sculpture, and photography.

The Art Off Palm art show will feature live music by Meadow Parish, a young female songwriter and guitarist volunteering her haunting vocals on behalf of the cause. Admission includes catered refreshments and one drink ticket, with a cash bar available.

Ice Man, Joel Garcia Vela, Recycled Glass & Metal Sculpture

“We all like each other’s art work, so we got together and decided to help our community,” said artist Grace Howl, who is helping organize the event. “And we wanted to have a fun venue, not your typical black-tie event. This art show has more of a trendy New York industrial chic feel.”

It's What You Don't See
It’s What You Don’t See, Grace Howl, 36 x 48, Acrylic, Mixed Media on Cardboard

Artist Jake Brady’s studio and workshop, the MillerBrady Fine Art Gallery, is a modern industrial space where Brady’s work in glass fiber reinforced concrete has evolved.

Reservations are not necessary, and the public is welcome to an evening of art, music, and the opportunity to purchase fine art for a worthy cause.

Art Off Palm
Rosemary District at 614 Florida Avenue, Sarasota, FL

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Ringling Underground – Contemporary Art: On the Lawn

Thursday, February 7th, 8pm – 11pm
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

A series of one night only events that invites emerging contemporary artists to exhibit sculpture, installation, performance and interactive media in the courtyard of the Ringling Museum of Art

Thursday, February 7th, 8pm – 11pm
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Ringling Underground is a series of one night only events that invites emerging contemporary artists to exhibit sculpture, installation, performance and interactive media in the courtyard of the Ringling Museum of Art alongside musicians performing on the main stage. This series encourages artists to push the boundaries of their practice by exhibiting without the luxuries of gallery walls or lighting, while also transforming the function of the Museum; the Ringling transcends its role as an archiving and collecting institution, into one that seeks to actively engage the contemporary artists and patrons within its community. Ringling Underground is proud to present these outstanding artists currently working in the Sarasota and Tampa Bay area, and is excited to feature many more throughout the season.

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Joni Younkins-Herzog is a local sculptor and currently a professor at the State College of Florida. She earned a Masters of Fine Arts from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Georgia in Athens. Since 2004, Younkins-Herzog has exhibited her work throughout the United States and abroad in Columbia, Peru, Poland, and recently returned from an artist residency in Ghana, Africa. A virtuoso in many mediums, Younkins-Herzog lures the viewer in with luscious colors and materials to contemplate anxious content in close proximity. Her works range widely in scale from small wearable pieces to large sculptures and installations incorporating sound. Her research and studio practice is dedicated to acquiring new technical skills in many materials, including re-purposed and recycled elements. More of Joni Younkins-Herzog’s work can be seen at www.joniyounkinsherzog.com

Gigi Lage was born in Miami and is currently pursuing her undergraduate education at the University of South Florida with a concentration in Studio Art. Lage has exhibited across Florida and recently curated a show called Exquisite Corpse and the Nancy and Oliver Gallery in Tampa, Fl. Inspired by disease and illness, Lage explores the subject of death along with her own uncontrollable hypochondria. Her work has been seen in multiple platforms and examines themes of anxiety, alienation and detachment within herself as well as others. More of Gigi Lage’s work can be seen at www.gigilage.com

Michelle Fader graduated in 2012 with a B.F.A. in Photography from the University of South Florida and had her first solo exhibition that same year at the Centre Gallery in Tampa, Florida. Her work has also been seen at the Tampa Museum of Art and the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. Fader’s photographs represent exaggerations of memories from the artist’s life or lives of others. “Depending on the duration between the time of an occurrence and the recalling of it, the brain alters the memory in subtle ways, changing or omitting factual details. The brain’s propensity to fabricate long-term memories exists in the work as a visual representation of imagination. The photographs are presented as cinematic stills to elicit a relationship between the viewer and the work. Experiences were chosen that contained something out of the ordinary, and standout elements were embellished to create photographs reflecting the strange nature of life, further twisted by imagination.” Says Fader about the work. More of Michelle Fader’s work can be found at www.michellefader.com

Mark Morgan is a Sarasota local who does his part to keep his neighborhood clean while expressing his emotions at the same time by up-cycling detergent bottles and using them as the base medium for his art. Morgan’s work is a testimony to his ability to draw unique associations between things others typically overlook. In an effort to remain as environmentally friendly as possible, the sculptures are made from mostly found plastic bottles, the only exceptions being metal fasteners and glass marble eyes.

Darcy Little, a fine artist originally from Lexington KY, provided original designs for Ringling Underground. Little will complete her B.F.A. in Fine Art this year at Ringling College of Art + Design; their work often incorporates traditional drawing and painting mediums while merging a strong digital and technical practice. More of Darcy Little’s work can be found at www.behance.net/darcylittle

Live Music by these fantastic Florida performers:

Bard & Mustache
(Experimental Chamber Pop from Sarasota, Fl)
www.bardandmustache.com

Zulu Wave
(Rock, Pop, Indie, Experimental from Tampa, Fl)
www.zuluwavemusic.com

Morningbell
(Psychedelic Rock from Gainesville, Fl)
www.morningbellonline.com

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5401 Bayshore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243

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