Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Art Center Sarasota Events


Thank you for being part of our artistic community
January 9, 2017

Galleries free and open to the public:
Monday - Saturday
10:00am - 4:00pm

707 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota 34236
941.365.2032    www.artsarasota.org
 HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ART CENTER SARASOTA            PEACE . LOVE . ART
EXHIBITIONS
December 15, 2016 - January 20, 2017


SEA-CHANGE TOM STEPHENS
CRACKER POLITICS: THE LIMITS OF COLONIAL KNOWLEDGE MICHAEL ADNO
ART CENTER SARASOTA INSTRUCTORS SHOW
Through January 13, 2017
REFLECTIONS JURIED EXHIBITION
ARTISTS IN REFLECTIONS: PLEASE PICK UP WORK
ON JANUARY 14
Next Art Center Sarasota
CALL TO ARTISTS
CLASSIC FANTASTIC

JANUARY 26 - FEBRUARY 24, 2017
OPEN, ALL MEDIA, ALL SUBJECTS, JURIED EXHIBITION
Receiving in Person: January 17, 2017
Online Submissions: December 30- January 13
artsarasota.org/classicfantastic
Juror: 
Shawn Pettersen
Artist and sculptor, Fine Arts Technician at RCA
D  www.shawnpettersen.com/
EDUCATION
New! LECTURE/ TALKS/ PANEL SERIES
Art Up-Close features regional creative professionals giving insight into what informs their artistic practice, to educate and inspire the Sarasota community with the exchange of ideas and conversations about art processes.
Cost: $12 ACS members/ $15 non-members (all 5 lectures $48 members/$60 non-members)
Time: 6:30pm
Featured Speakers:
JANUARY 18 | MICHAEL ADNO, THE VALUE OF LONGFORM JOURNALISM, a panel discussion in partnership with the Hermitage Artist Retreat.  Moderated by Dr. Ann Albritton, professor of modern and contemporary art history at Ringling College of Art and Design. Panelists include the artist Michael Adno; Chris Jones, curator of works on paper at The Ringling; and Michael Wyshock, an artist and professor of fine arts at Ringling College.

FEBRUARY
8 | CARL ABBOTT, MAYA MOVEMENT/SPACE
images that inform his architecture 

Award winning architect and original practitioner of the Sarasota School of Architecture
FEBRUARY 22 | ROBERT DeWARREN, EVA PERON

MARCH 22 | ANNE-MARIE RUSSELL, Executive Director of Sarasota Museum of Art (SMOA)

MARCH 29 | MARK ORMOND, A CURATOR'S PERSPECTIVE inspirations and influences
Curator for Exhibitions at Ringling College Galleries
A discussion on the the curatorial process and what inspires and influences decision making.

AND MORE...Complete schedule will be posted on the website
LIFE SESSIONS:
Drop-in life drawing sessions
Every Saturday, 9:30am - 12:30pm
All mediums, un-draped model, no instructor, all skill levels. Easels available
Cost: $12m/$16nm
Discount card available to members. 

VISITING INSTRUCTOR
WORKSHOPS 2017

To register please call or visit Art Center Sarasota 941-365-2032
YOUTH PROGRAMS
RISING REMBRANDTS
Bi-monthly art class (ages 6-15) Saturdays, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Next classes: January 14 & 28, 2017
Fee per class: $20  ACS Members /$25 Non-Members
All Supplies Included
These classes will be technique and medium based allowing students to develop their skills in use of materials, composition and creativity.
MINI MONETS
(Ages 3-5) 
Saturdays,
January 14 & 28
10-11:30am 
$20m/25nm per class All materials provided Instructor Norma Vantrease, school art educator.  
Parents/ grandparents and caregivers making art together with children.
Pre-registration is required.www.artsarasota.org/youthprograms#mini
FASHION BOOTCAMP
(Ages 8-18)

Saturday, January 21, 201
7 10am - 4pm
Next project: Customizing Tote Bags
Instructor: Barbara Gerdeman Emerging designers make clothing and accessories from conventional and unconventional materials.
Max 8 students/session. F
or more information:
EVENTS
SALON d' ART
2nd Friday of every month. FREE!
Next Salon:
JANUARY 13, 2017 4-5pm
Artist: DIEGO RIVERA

Lively and informative 
discussion group, free and open to everyone. A
selected famous artist(s) is featured each month. Join the fun and chat with artists, art lovers, and the curious minded.
THEATRE OF THE MIND
PLAY READINGS

We read...you imagine...

$10 Art Center Members, $12 non-members
JANUARY 23
, MONDAY at 5:30 pm
The Women of Lockerbie
by Deborah Brevoort
Loosely inspired by a true story, this moving play describes how the women of the village of Lockerbie, Scotland, strove in a very unique way to wash away the terrible wounds inflicted by the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 in 1988.
Save the Date!February 19, 2017
To benefit Art Center SarasotaSaks Fifth Avenue/ The Mall at UTC

Artists develop wearable outfits from unconventional materials for the most exciting fashion show this year New artists, new outfits that will amaze you with the transformation of unusual items into wearable art.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A SPONSOR THIS YEAR?  
Invitation mailing soon if you would like to be included!

Silent Auction Donations are much appreciated!
Please email lisa@artsarasota.org or call 941-365-2032
ART TRIPS TO CUBA ARE BACK!
Visual Arts in Cuba: A Panoramic View
May 11-15, 2017 / with Art Center Sarasota
For more info, please visit www.cubartedu.com/visual-arts-in-cuba