Archives for January 2019

It’s Colored Pencil!

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Feb 26-Mar 29
Kellogg Gallery
Opening Reception Thursday Feb 28, 5:00-7:00
The Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA), Florida, will hold their “It’s Colored Pencil 2019” exhibit at ArtCenter Manatee in the Kellogg Gallery, February 26 through March 29. The show will feature the work of 27 colored pencil artists from Florida. Juror for the show, Erin Wilson, is from the Museum of Fine Art in St. Petersburg. CPSA strives to bring awareness to the beauty and richness of colored pencil as a medium for creating fine art.

Image: Splash-with-Dad by Mellissa Miller-Nece

Acrylic Painters USA

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Feb 26-Mar 29

Searle Gallery

Opening Reception Thursday Feb 28, 5:00-7:00

The APUSA 13th Annual Juried Show will be held at ArtCenter Manatee in the Searle Gallery.

Founded in 2006, APUSA’s mission is to further the interests of artists in the use of acrylic/water-media by providing competitive exhibits, encouraging the study of the acrylic medium, and educating artists and the public on the significance of acrylics as an important painting medium. They represent some of the finest acrylic painters in the region.

Image: Coffee Shop by Carla Rudolph

The juror for this show is William “Skip” Lawrence, a well-known artist and Editor-in-Chief of Palette Magazine.

William Skip Lawrence

Annual Student Show

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Reid Hodges Gallery
Feb 26 – Mar 29

Opening Reception Thurs, Feb 28, 5:00 – 7:00pm

Pick up – Mar 30, 2019

This all media annual shows highlights the work of our students, who are challenged to improve their skills and express their vision in our classes. While many of our students are professional artists, this exhibit speaks to their desire to continue to learn and explore. ArtCenter Manatee is committed to providing our students the opportunity to display their work professionally and to a broader audience.

Image: My Sweet Elsa by Karin Lind, 1st Place Winner