The Goods: Weekend News (01.06.12)

Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of information, upcoming exhibitions, and events.


Featured Content

Featured Artist: Jennifer Nugent –
I’d like to see more experimentation in curatorial endeavors. I think many artists have so much more to say than maybe a painting on a wall, and even if they don’t consider themselves performance […]

from series there goes the neighborhood

THIRTEEN AT GWIZ by Kevin Costello –
Kevin Costello provides a review of SARTQ’s current exhibit being held at the G.Wiz Science Museum

Simplicity in Design. –
Contributed by Sarasota Visual Art Student Correspondent, Sishirprithvi Bommakanti, with Patrick Benjamin

This Weekend

Beauty in Bloom- Dabbert Gallery
January 6 – Nat Krate is 93 years young and still painting every day, he has emerged as a highly honored and popular contemporary realist.

"Free At Last" by Nat Krate Oil on Canvas 40" x 30"

American Studio Glass: 50 Years of Extraordinary Achievement
January 7 – Selections from the Richard and Barbara Basch Collection, showcasing more than 30 works by major figures in the American Studio Glass movement.

Rock-Paper- Scissors- Balzer ART Projects
January 7 – balzerARTprojects accomplishs an interaction between art and its audience, while fostering interest and discussions about contemporary art among a growing audience.

Next Week

Henk Pander: See All Paints All
January 9 – The large-scale oil paintings and watercolors of Dutch born Henk Pander capture the raw essence of present-day reality by depicting ominous scenes.

Henk Pander, Rescue, Oil on Linen, 59x 81, 2005

Robert Farber & Michael Wyshock Exhibit
January 9 – Exhibition featuring new work inspired by the artists while in China with the Sister City Cultural Exchange last summer.


Places, People, Recollections: Works by Leslie Lerner –
January 4 – 28, 2012 | The exhibit features featuring paintings, prints, and drawings by the late Ringling College professor Leslie Lerner


Joseph W. Palmerio in Towles Court –
January 4 – January 25, 2012 | The show will feature paintings from this summer, in the South of France, Florida, and his Artist Residency this past September.