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Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
863-680-4743 http://www.flsouthern.edu/academics/schools-divisions/school-of-arts-sciences/melvin-gallery.aspx

September 2018

Sad Tropics

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 2, 2018

Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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 A site-specific multimedia installation and our first collaborative exhibition with the Polk Museum of Art at FSC, Sad Tropics will be produced exclusively by New Orleans artists and Florida natives Cristina Molina and Jonathan Traviesa. Inspired by Claude Levi-Strauss’ book title Tristes Tropiques, this exhibition focuses on the psychological landscape of paradise, the topics, and mythology of Florida.  Through photographic murals, videos, and a themed installation at the Polk Museum gift shop, the artists will celebrate and critique the eccentricities…

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March 2019

Graphic Design Exhibit

March 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 29, 2019

Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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 Each year, Florida Southern’s senior graphic design students are challenged to create a fictitious company.  They are then responsible for creating its print and digital materials, products, and storefront displays in the Melvin & Burks Art Galleries as part of their thesis.  At times humorous, clever, and surprising, the ideas presented by our students still maintain the professionalism needed to enter the Graphic Design Field.  Awards, presented at the opening reception to our top three talented students. SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGN…

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April 2019

FSC Art Exhibit

April 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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 Our final student exhibition showcases artwork created by Florida Southern’s own senior studio art students. Each senior explores a unique central idea over the course of a year and creates a thematic body of work that conveys the technical and experiential nature of artist expression and creation.  The results of their refreshingly artistic individual approaches to studio art production are celebrated at the opening reception, culminating with the presentation of the John R. Reuter Award. STUDIO ART SENIOR THESIS EXHIBITION…

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May 2019

LAKELAND ART GUILD EXHIBIT

May 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 7, 2019

Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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 For over thirty years, the Melvin & Burks Galleries at FSC have partnered with the Lakeland Art Guild to host their annual spring exhibition.  Founded in 1952, the Lakeland Art Guild is the oldest local community arts organization in Polk County.  We are pleased to exhibit works created by local artists, both established and emerging, and to bring together the members of our community to recognize “homegrown” talent. Join us at the opening reception for the announcement of awards given…

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Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494