The Goods: Sarasota Visual Art Weekend News (9.30.11)

Sarasota Visual Arts summary report of exhibitions and events for the upcoming weekend. This features the weekend of Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2.

Sarasota Visual Arts summary report of exhibitions and events for the upcoming weekend. This features the weekend of Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2.

Friday – September 30
Annual Ringling College Faculty Exhibitions – Selby Galleries I & II and Basch Gallery: Presenting work by faculty in the departments of Advertising Design, Computer Animation, Digital Film, Fine Arts, Game Art and Design, Graphic and Interactive Communication, Interior Design, Illustration, Motion Design, Photography & Digital Imaging, and the Liberal Arts Program.

Annual Ringling College Staff, Continuing Studies & Special Programs, Longboat Key Center for the Arts and Englewood Art Center Instructors Exhibition  – Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. Galleries: Features paintings, drawings and sculpture from the Ringling College staff and instructors from each of its divisions.

Saturday – October 1
Out-of-Door’s Community Art Gallery and Black Box Theatre Art Show present short films by Frank and Diana Colson and paintings on by Elaine Murphy and Stacey Goes.  Gallery is open at 10am, short films begin at 7:00pm.

Saturday – October 1, 2011 (5:00pm)
GADZOOKS! Starring Alex the Beck – Solo exhibit at Clothesline featuring Alexander Buckley Beck.

Starts Saturday – October 1, 2011
Reflections on Ringling – Art Uptown – Sarasota’s oldest cooperative fine art gallery, is featuring “Reflections on Ringling,” an exhibition of paintings and other works of art showcasing Ringling Museum’s landscape, architecture, art and history, as part of the Festival sARTée.

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Reflections on Ringling – Art Uptown

October 1, 2011
Art Uptown presents, “Reflections on Ringling,” an exhibition of paintings and other works of art showcasing Ringling Museum’s landscape, architecture, art and history, as part of the Festival sARTée.

October 1-28
Art Uptown Gallery, 1367 Main St., Sarasota

Art Uptown, Sarasota’s oldest cooperative fine art gallery, is featuring “Reflections on Ringling,” an exhibition of paintings and other works of art showcasing Ringling Museum’s landscape, architecture, art and history, as part of the Festival sARTée, Oct. 8 to 23.

Member artists of Art Uptown turned their creative talents toward Ringling for this special show, which will run to Oct. 29. An artists’ reception is scheduled for Oct. 14, 6-9 p.m. at the gallery, located at 1367 Main St., Sarasota, between Palm and Pineapple avenues. The exhibit coincides with the grand reopening of the gallery after renovations.

The Festival sARTée Planning Committee selected Art Uptown as a participant in the annual two-week celebration of the arts and cultural offerings of Sarasota and Manatee counties, which is intended to expand the energy and excitement of the 3rd annual Ringling International Arts Festival.

Artists’ demonstrations, also part of Festival sARTée, will be presented on the sidewalk in front of Art Uptown on Saturday, Oct. 8, in the Artists in Action series. Demonstrations will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Uptown has been representing local artists for more than 30 years, offering paintings, photography, fine ceramics and works in colored pencil, digital art, wood and fabric. The works of more than 25 local artists are displayed in the gallery. Regular hours are Monday through Friday 11-5 and Saturday 10-4. Telephone: 941-955-5409. www.artuptown.com.