SCF Showcases Student Artwork at Bradenton and Venice

April 11 – May 5, 2013
State College of Florida

Annual juried SCF Art Student Exhibitions featuring the best artwork produced by State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) students in the 2012-2013 academic year will be featured at opening receptions held noon – 2 p.m., April 11, in the Library at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 300, and 6 – 8 p.m., Friday, April 12, in the Fine Art Gallery at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West. The receptions are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

The exhibit at SCF Bradenton will display artwork including the Best in Show, SCF President’s Award and Juror’s Choice Award and the top three winners in the following categories: photography, graphic design, two-dimensional design and three-dimensional design. The juror for the exhibition will be Caui Lofgren, instructor and art department chair at IMG Academy. The exhibition runs through May 5. Artwork will be available for viewing Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

At SCF Venice, the exhibition features the following categories: graphic design, two-dimensional design and three-dimensional design. Cash prizes will be awarded. In addition, the Best in Show Award will be judged by Claudia Daniels, a local graphic design artist and educator. The exhibition runs through May 1. Artwork will be available for viewing Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Maps and directions are online at scf.edu/maps

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SCF Showcases Student Art

April 13 – May 2, 2012
An annual juried SCF Student Art Exhibition featuring the best artwork produced by State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) students in the 2011-12 academic year.

April 13 – May 2, 2012
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota

An annual juried SCF Student Art Exhibition featuring the best artwork produced by State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) students in the 2011-12 academic year will open with a reception from 6 – 8 p.m., Friday, April 13, in the Fine Art Gallery at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West, building 11 North. The reception is free and open to the public.

Artwork on display includes Best in Show, SCF President’s Award, and the top three winners in the following categories: photography, graphic design, two-dimensional design and three-dimensional design.

SCF student Jeff Hansen
SCF student Jeff Hansen

Johnette Isham, a designer and educator with more than 30 years’ experience in art, education, and nonprofit and corporate settings, will judge the competition. Isham is founding executive director of Realize Bradenton, a nonprofit organization that promotes downtown Bradenton’s arts, culture and history. She was vice president for academic affairs at Ringling College of Art and Design and director of noncredit and corporate education programs at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

In addition, SCF Studio Art Scholarship winners will display their work in the exhibition. SCF students Jamie Keesler, Kaitlin McDaniel, Scott Russo and Iris Harrison received a one-semester scholarship for their portfolios and written artist statements that were submitted to an art faculty committee, which determined the winners. Students also will work six hours per week as assistants in one of the following SCF venues: Two-dimensional Design Studio, Ceramics Studio, Fine Art Gallery or Photography Suite.

Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. For more information, call Joe Loccisano, gallery manager, at 941-752-5225. Maps and directions are online at scf.edu/maps.


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