Reception: From Form to Color – Vivian Garriga Exhibit

Reception: The Labyrinth with Club Hispano

Victoria Lowe Reception

Opening Reception: An Homage to Architecture

AN HOMAGE TO ARCHITECTURE: Richard Haas, Master of Trompe l’oeil The exhibit runs from September 23 through November 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, September 23 – 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: M-F, 9am-4pm when school is in session. Melvin Art Gallery Through the master strokes of Richard Haas, architecture and painting merge as one. Lauded as […]

Exhibition Member Reception: Josephine Sacabo

Member reception for the “Lessons from the Shadows” exhibit that runs from September 24-December 3. Hear New Orleans photographer Josephine Sacabo speak about her artwork in the exhibition, Lessons from the Shadows. This exhibit focuses on two of Sacabo’s photography portfolios: Juana and the Structures of Reverie and Óyeme Con Los Ojos. Cash bar and light hors […]

Shining Silk: Arts of Japan Opening Reception

Needlepoint Artist Nancy Sutherland to Present Japanese Embroidery Masterpieces. Enamored by the exquisite beauty of Japanese embroidery since 1998, needlepoint artist Nancy Sutherland hopes to enlighten others and spark interest in Japanese embroidery and culture when she showcases her talent at the Japanese embroidery exhibit, Shining Silk: Arts of Japan hosted by the Lake Wales […]

Photography Exhibit Reception: Across the Land and Seas

Opening Reception: Art is a Technique of Communication

Disruption and Conversation: Opening Reception

 Jerry N. Uelsmann, 50 Years in the Darkroom Following the Melvin Gallery’s first-ever spring Pop-Up exhibition, we are pleased to present a retrospective of Jerry N. Uelsmann’s fifty-year career. Long before the invention of Adobe Photoshop, Uelsmann created photomontages by exposing multiple film negatives onto a singular sheet of photo paper in the darkroom, opposing […]

Student Art Exhibition – Opening Reception

Annual All-Student Exhibition Join us for a celebration of current work created by Florida Southern College art majors. This exhibition showcases the exceptional skills of our talented freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in all media. The breadth of the Department of Art and Art History is emphasized as we feature works in ceramics, painting, digital illustration, […]

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