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B-Side Artists present 6th Annual Showcase at CityArts Factory

June 20, 2013
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B-Side Artists present 6th Annual Showcase at CityArts Factory

Returning are established names including Chris Tobar, SKIP, Swamburger, Neo-Soe, Lucy Furs and many more; new to the team just in time for this annual event are Boy Kong, Wolfrich, Kittens of Industry and Crummy Gummy.
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Valencia College hosts Central Florida Emerging Artists 2013 opening reception

June 14, 2013
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Valencia College hosts Central Florida Emerging Artists 2013 opening reception

Orlandoans need to keep a sharp eye out for opportunities to see contemporary art that’s neither purely decorative nor overtly jokey (though that’s changing), and hidden away on Valencia College’s East Campus is the Anita S. Wooten Gallery, one of a few places to see rigorously curated work by emerging artists, both local and...
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Malick Sidibe photography exhibit opens at Cornell Fine Arts Museum

May 24, 2013
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Malick Sidibe photography exhibit opens at Cornell Fine Arts Museum

He was sort of the CobraSnake or Todd Selby of his day, a personality in his own right, out every night taking party snaps that he’d stay up all night to develop, then sell to his fellow party people the next morning.
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Chris Tobar Rodriguez’s Native art show opens at Extra Large Gallery

March 21, 2013
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Chris Tobar Rodriguez’s Native art show opens at Extra Large Gallery

Thursday, March 21 – Native 8 p.m. Extra Large Gallery 431 E. Central Blvd. 407-839-0080 extralargegallery.com free Using “primitive” tools of spray paint, X-Acto knives, black ink pens and paints, Christopher “Tobar” Rodriguez prepares to showcase his latest works in this week’s Native at the XL Gallery. His art continues to draw inspiration from...
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13th Southeastern Photography Invitational: A Sense of Place opens at Crealdé

March 15, 2013
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13th Southeastern Photography Invitational: A Sense of Place opens at Crealdé

Friday, March 15 – 13th Southeastern Photography Invitational: A Sense of Place 7 p.m. through May 25 Crealdé School of Art 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park 407-671-1886 crealde.org free Photography is as much a historical document as it is an art. Every pretty portrait and thunderstormy landscape is not just an image –...
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UCF MFA thesis exhibition opens at UCF Art Gallery

March 14, 2013
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UCF MFA thesis exhibition opens at UCF Art Gallery

Thursday, March 14 – Six Trick Pony 6-8 p.m. through March 29 UCF Art Gallery, Visual Arts Building 4000 Central Florida Blvd. 407-823-5470 gallery.cah.ucf.edu free Uh-oh. When we saw the words “social commentary” in conjunction with “MFA thesis show,” our hearts sank a little bit; too often these self-descriptors portend work that’s all head...
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Micro/Macro: An Installation of Sculpture by Joshua Almond opens at Crealdé

January 11, 2013
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Micro/Macro: An Installation of Sculpture by Joshua Almond opens at Crealdé

Joshua Almond’s sculpture, on display at Crealdé School of Art through March 9, plays on that visual dichotomy with allusions to both biological and geological formations.
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Cornell Fine Arts Museum opens two new art shows

September 14, 2012
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Cornell Fine Arts Museum opens two new art shows

In recent years, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum has been our best, most consistent source for challenging nationally touring exhibitions of new art, and this fall looks to be no different, with two very different but complementary shows.
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Photo Gallery: Haitian Tap Tap Bus Painting at Hannibal Square

September 10, 2012
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Photo Gallery: Haitian Tap Tap Bus Painting at Hannibal Square

On Saturday, Sept. 8, Orlando had a unique opportunity to contribute to the creation of an cultural object rarely seen outside its home community. “Tap Tap” buses are essential forms of transportation on the island of Haiti, and are usually adorned by their owners with colorful designs. To celebrate next week’s opening of the...
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