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Downtown Faculty Studio Art Exhibition

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - Monday, May 25, 2015

Location: Orlando City Hall Terrace Gallery (400 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL)
Cost: Free and open to the public

In conjunction with UCF Celebrates the Arts 2015, a weeklong "residency" of work by UCF faculty and students at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Studio Arts faculty at UCF will exhibit their work at the Terrace Gallery in City Hall, Downtown Orlando.

This exhibition, along with UCF Celebrates the Arts, showcases the creativity and spectrum of SVAD talent and the school's energy in anticipation of UCF's downtown expansion in the coming years.

Organized by Paul F. Wenzel, Public Art Coordinator/Collections Registrar
City of Orlando
www.cityoforlando.net/arts

Opening reception: April 11, Saturday, 5:30-7:30pm.

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A Juried Exhibition of Photography from the Caucuses of the Society for Photographic Education

Friday, May 15, 2015 - Thursday, May 28, 2015; 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Campus Location: Visual Arts Building, Art Gallery(140A)

Opening reception: Friday, May 15 6-8 p.m.

The show brings together 40 photographers from around the country. With over 50 images on view from members of the Women’s, Multi-Cultural, and LGBTQ caucuses, we are treated to social, political, and aesthetic themes and explorations.

Juried by

Deborah Willis, Professor in the Department of Photography and Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts, contemporary artist, photographer, curator of photography, photographic historian, author, and educator.

Carol McCusker, Curator of Photography at the University of Florida's Harn Museum of Art and an Ansel Adams Research Fellow

The Society for Photographic Education is a nonprofit membership organization that provides a forum for the discussion of photography and related media as a means of creative expression and cultural insight. The society seeks to promote a broader understanding of the medium in all its forms, and to foster the development of its practice, teaching, scholarship and criticism.

A Juried Exhibition of Photography from the caucuses of the Society for Photographic Education is a part of the Central Florida-wide month of photography titled YOU ARE HERE: Connect-The-Dots, organized by SNAP Art Gallery.

Carolyn Monastra Carolyn Monastra Laine Waytt Linda Brooks Lynn Estomin Matt Ivey Rachel McClain Rebecca Sittler Coriana Close, Aldon Smith Digital Morgan Ford Willingham, Untitled 3

Beatriz Vasquez

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - Friday, July 3, 2015

Campus Location: Visual Arts Building, Art Gallery(140A)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

The Art of Papel Picado² Picado is an ancient Mexican craft in which tissue paper is cut with chisels and hammers to produce multiple productions. Beatriz Vasquez focuses on transforming the traditional art of Papel Picado into an innovative modern Mexican-American art and an x-acto knife she is able to produce unique, intricate work. Her goal is to re-introduce, educate and celebrate this traditional, beautiful, ancient, and dying art. In order to reach out to a vast audience, she sets out to produce work relating to modern day themes and topics that all of us as humans can relate to, improvising the cuts and letting her hands create magic.

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Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Step Right Up: Art of the Sideshow

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - Thursday, August 27, 2015

Campus Location: Visual Arts Building, Art Gallery(140A)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Sideshow banners, the large brightly painted signs that advertise the extraordinary acts of the carnival sideshow, are a vivid and colorful example of Americana. Today, the sideshow is largely a thing of the past, but examples of its banners as well as photographs of them still exist. This exhibition will feature these visual representations of the sideshow to tell the story of American leisure and entertainment from the 1930s-1960s.

Special guest appearance and book-signing by Johnny Meah 'The Czar of Bizarre,' Thursday, August 27, 6pm

Curated by Dr. Keri Watson.

Jack Delano - At the Vermont state fair, Rutland, 1941 Jack Delano - Poster for a side show at the Vermont state fair, Rutland, 1941 Jack Delano Barker at the grounds at the Vermont state fair, Rutland, 1941 Marion Post Wolcott - Plant City, Florida, strawberry festival and carnival, 1939 Arnold Mesches: IT’S A CIRCUS 5, 2004, 80x80 acrylic on canvas Arnold Mesches: IT’S A CIRCUS 6, 2004, 80x80 acrylic on canvas Brynne Heatley  - Worlds Happiest Man, 2012 Laura Mills SideShow, 2012 Mathew Mayer SideShow, 2012 Max Binderow SideShow, 2012 Rigoberto Torres Magic Kids (Joanna and Néné), 1992 Rigoberto Torres Mermaid, 1993 Rigoberto Torres Fortune Teller, 1995 Prince Joveddah de Radjah + Co. by Paul Strand Conklin Garrett Shows - Midway Carnival by Gibson Photo, Saskatoon

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Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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