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Oh, great: Sarcasm: The Art Show Saturday at Spacebar

July 11, 2014
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Oh, great: Sarcasm: The Art Show Saturday at Spacebar

Just what Orlando needs: another “art” show. This one is themed around the idea of sarcasm. You know, the “lowest form of wit,” according to Oscar Wilde. The show, featuring art from Boy Kong, Pam Treadwell, Scott Donald, Wolfrich and others, aims to take tongue-in-cheek shots at political targets, because that’s never been done...
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One of the Highwaymen, Robert Butler, passes away

March 19, 2014
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One of the original Florida Highwaymen, Robert Butler passed away this morning due to complications stemming from diabetes.
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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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RAW: Natural Born Artists host Kaleidoscope art party

June 6, 2013
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RAW: Natural Born Artists host Kaleidoscope art party

Each RAW art party features film screenings, musical performances, fashion shows, art displays, performance art pieces, and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist.
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Superman Art Show: Celebrating 75 Years of the Man of Steel

June 1, 2013
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Superman Art Show: Celebrating 75 Years of the Man of Steel

Comic book nerds (er, enthusiasts) will showcase artwork inspired by the Superman universe – expect to see work by local artists including Jamile Johnson, Amy Watkins, Brian Demeter, May Hayes and others.
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Local artist Dawn Schreiner leads Artists’ Critique & Conversation

May 28, 2013
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Local artist Dawn Schreiner leads Artists’ Critique & Conversation

Her first victims (not really) are Vadim Malkin, a young ceramist who organized this year’s Visual Fringe at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, and Martha Jo Mahoney, a well-known Florida landscape painter.
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Pat Greene curates Imprint art show at Gallery at Avalon Island

May 16, 2013
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Pat Greene curates Imprint art show at Gallery at Avalon Island

Then there’s the work of Martha Lent and Dina Mack, familiar faces in the Orlando art scene who nevertheless continue to surprise (we hear Mack will exhibit an olfactory installation, which has to be a first).
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Local artists illustrate Orlando neighborhoods in Picturing Main Street art show

May 15, 2013
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Local artists illustrate Orlando neighborhoods in Picturing Main Street art show

Local artist Andrew Spear and Ivanhoe Village Main Street board member Gordon Spears teamed up to pull together this Main Street art show, which invited artists living in the many Main Street-designated areas to submit work that illustrated life in their various ’hoods.
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Marine artist Wyland presents 35th anniversary show at Disney galleries

May 8, 2013
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Marine artist Wyland presents 35th anniversary show at Disney galleries

Fans of his art and environmental efforts have the chance to meet Wyland in person this week, as the artist stops by his two galleries on Disney property in honor of 35 years of artistic endeavors.
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OMA hosts 1st Thursdays steampunk art party

May 2, 2013
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OMA hosts 1st Thursdays steampunk art party

At this week’s 1st Thursdays art party at OMA, you’re invited to a Boiler Plate Ball to view the works of local artists like Jason Lake, whose impressive recycled metalwork is twisted into playful, architectural sculptures that belong as much in the gallery as they do in your yard.
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