The Goods: Weekend News (12.02.11)

Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of exhibitions and events for the upcoming weekend. This features the weekend of Friday, December 2 through Sunday, December 4.


Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of exhibitions and events for Friday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011.

Week in Review

  • Featured Artist: Kasey Lou Lindley
  • Featured Gallery: Stakenborg Fine Art
    Interview with Chris Stakenborg / November 2011 featured gallery
  • Featured Article: Art and Flight
    Sarasota Visual Art highlights seven airports where you can catch some art on the way to catching your flight if you are leaving from, or arriving into, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.


Paperwork – Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art
December 1-31, 2011 – Presenting an exhibit featuring photo etchings by Stefan Batista, mixed-media works by Leslie Fry, hand-colored engravings from Ke Francis, and drawings by Tanja Softic.
"Lists Loose," plant stains and residue, collage on paper by Leslie Fry

The Talent Show
Ends December 10, 2011 – This exhibit explores the competing desires of notoriety and privacy, and the evolving relationship between artists and audiences in our culture of reality television and Web-based social media.

Contemporary Art Museum, USF Tampa Campus

Joyce Ely-Walker Exhibit
Ends Dec. 7, 2011 – Selected by internationally know artist Craig Rubadoux, the exhibition, “Departures,” features Ely-Walker’s drawings and paintings that empathize the fleeting nature of life including works from her series Wind Shift, Mangrove, Silent Mountain, Nest, Rain forest, and Train.

Joyce Ely-Walker
Mountain Spring,oil on canvas, 42”x54”,2010

Story and Symbol: Dutch and Flemish Paintings
Ends Dec. 4, 2011 – The more than 30 paintings in this exhibition are striking, but they are also rich in the history of sixteenth and seventeenth-century northern Europe. The works encompass biblical stories, mythological subjects, stunning portraits, scenes from everyday life, seascapes and landscapes, and still lifes.

Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, Dutch (1567-1641) Double Portrait of a Husband and Wife with Tulip, Bulb, and Shells (1609) Oil on panel Collection of Dr. Gordon and Adele Gilbert


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