October 12, 2015
Reddi Arts & Pablo Rivera – Test Drive II – An Art Supply Workshop
Reservations Required • Paid Members Only
November 9, 2015
Will Dickey – Photographer – Images of Florida’s First Coast
Award winning photographer Will Dickey as won regional and national awards for his newspaper work, but has a special respect for nature and for the beauty of the northeast Florida landscape.
Website www.willdickey.com (nature photography)
www.willdickeyphotography.zenfolio.com (editorial photography)
December 14, 2015
Marcelle Polednik, Ph.D. – Director MOCA – Curating In the Moment; Keeping & Setting the Pace of The Contemporary Art World
Dr. Marcelle Polednik is Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville. Over the last four years, she has led the Museum’s financial and programmatic revival, culminating in MOCA’s current standing as one of Jacksonville’s most significant cultural assets and nationally-recorgnized centers of scholarship.
Dr. Polednik holds a Ph.D. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
January 11, 2016
Nadine Terk – Art As Exploration
Nadine Terks received her M.A. in Art History and Archeology at Columbia University. She was formally trained in classical realism at The Art Students League in New York. In addition Terk has honored to be the first visual Artist in Resident of White Oak Conservation Center, Yulee, Florida, as well as Artists in Resident of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival 2013/2014.
February 8, 2016
Nofa Dixon – Art In Public Places Project UNF
Born and raised in a Mid-Eastern culture as a child and growing up in America has created a dichotomy of extremes which have affected by life, philosophy, and my art. My work demonstrates these dramatic extremes of solid, bold and colorful elements contrasted with small, fragile yet subtle expressions, which I hope create a stimulating experience for the viewer.
March 7, 2016
John Votel – “Introduction of Latex Paint & Creams” As A Sculpting Media
John Votel became a “street muralist” in Southern California in 1973, then was hired by Walt Disney Corporation as a sign and pictorial artist and was promoted to superintendent of the Sign and Pictorial Department and the Mill Shop. In 2008 John invented a faux cream for textures called Flex-a-Rock and a series of powders that turn latex based material into a sculptable/moldable and castable product.
April 22, 2016
Ed Hall – Editorial Cartooning – In the 21st Century
Ed Hall was born in Jacksonville Florida. Received his B.D. in Graphic Design and his M.F.A. in Painting from the University of Florida. Over the last 15 years Hall has won ten Florida Press Awards, 3 Newsmaker Awards, and numerous fine art award in national and international competitions. Ed is the owner of Design Alternatives and has taught at Flagler College and The University of North Florida. Recently Ed’s work was displayed at the American University Museum in Washington, D.C., the Warhol Museum in Pittsburg and the Fowler Gallery in Provincetown, as well as, the Laredo Center for the Arts in Laredo, Texas.
May 16, 2016
Leigh Murphy – Work In Various Art Media
Award winning artist Leigh Murphy work has been shown throughout the United States. Ms. Murphy has won over one hundred awards in competitions, participated in 20 plus museum exhibition and is in public and corporate collections throughout America. She says of her, ” The medium of watercolor is exhilarating in its ability to produce rich brilliant color, its capacity for incredible fine detail, and varied textures. I want to convey to the viewer the same sense of sublime meditative beauty that I feel when I am creating my work.