The Goods: Weekend News (02.24.12)

Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of information, upcoming exhibitions, and events. The Art History of Sarasota, Nancy Turner, J.M.W. Turner, Robert Rahway Zakanitch, Sungyee Kim, Kang Hyo Lee, Noelle Mason, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Cecile Moran

Sarasota has an art history, how about a future?
Even before Ringling’s school began to draw World War II veterans intent on studying art under the G.I. Bill of Rights, the Farnsworth School of Art opened in Sarasota in 1941, attracting students from the United States and Canada and from as far away as the Dutch East Indies.

Featured Artist: Nancy Turner
Nancy is an artist printmaker who derives inspiration for her work from the people closest to her, from the news media, and from other artists. She uses art as a language to convey information about issues that are important to her.

Genius Unfolding – Annotated Proofs by J.M.W. Turner
An historical look at several outstanding series of prints by J.M.W. Turner featuring artist proofs with his instructions written in the margins for published engravings of the Loire Valley and Seine Valley and bound books from the collection of Douglass Montrose-Graem

Robert Rahway Zakanitch – New monoprints
An exhibition by internationally acclaimed artist Robert Rahway Zakanitch that includes one of the five paintings from his Big Bungalow Suite (11’ x 30’) and other paintings from his collection not shown in Tampa before.

Meditative Journeys: Sungyee Kim and Kang Hyo Lee
Mindy Solomon Gallery is pleased to present the devotional works of two Korean artists, painter and ceramic artist.

“Persistent Vision” – work by artist Noelle Mason
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will display work by artist Noelle Mason in an opening reception from 6 – 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, in the Fine Art Gallery at SCF Bradenton

DFAC Prepares for BIGGEST Show of the Year
An exhibition with over 300 works representing over 300 artists in painting, jewelry making, pastel, colored pencil, watermedia, 35mm & digital photography, clay, printmaking, mixed media, stone carving, enameling and more will be featured.

Florida Soliloquy by Cecile Moran
Solo exhibition of paintings embodying a sense of energy displayed through the interaction of brilliant colors. The images are created by layering and resistance techniques.