Sunday, October 24, 2021

Adult Students’ Talent on Display

“Blue Bouquet” by Sally Aaron

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to view the vibrant work created by the Art Center’s students during the “Adult Student Show,” now through April 17, 2018, weekdays from 9 AM to 4 PM.

This multimedia exhibition showcases skills the students have learned from the Art Center’s marvelous teaching artists and provides them the opportunity to present their work in a public gallery, a milestone in any artist’s career. The exhibition will be on display in the Lauritzen & Rush Galleries. 

In the La Petite Galerie, the colorful and imaginary work from the Marco Island Academy Students in Rob Eder’s Art Classes is being exhibited.

The “Adult Student Show” has been judged by Orest Poluch, a working artist in Guelph and Toronto. He has judged many arts competitions for the hospitality industry. He currently is a wine consultant with the Ontario Liquor Board.

The following are the winners:

  •   1st Place: White Flowers by Wanda Coady (instructor Joan Scherer)
  •   2nd Place: Still Life by Barrie Anderson (instructor Diane Reed Eiler)
  •   3rd Place: Blue Bouquet by Sally Aaron (instructor Linda Chambers)
  •   Honorable Mention: Child with Mother by Judith O’Brien (instructor Diane Reed Eiler)
  •   Honorable Mention: Tuckerman’s Ravine by Karen Sutton (instructor Johanna Petropoulos)

All the artwork is for sale in the Lauritzen & Rush galleries, unless otherwise noted.

Marco Island Center for the Arts offers a diverse array of classes for all ages. The schedule of our very popular Summer Youth Art Classes has been released. The Art Center offers artmaking for adult students in the following areas: acrylic, clay, drawing, oil, pastels, stone, watercolor and more. Class schedules can be found at Register online or call 239-394-4221.

Upcoming Exhibitions

April 23-27: Collier County High School Scholarship Show in Lauritzen & Rush Galleries

May 4-29: “Rock Paper Scissors” exhibition; Billie Granneman in La Petite Galerie; Second Tuesday Reception May 8th from 5:30-7 PM

June 4-26: “Sea Life” Call to Artist exhibition; Peter Sottong in La Petite Galerie; Second Tuesday Reception June 12th from 5:30-7 PM

The 2017-2018 Exhibition Season is supported by a Community Grant from Walmart. We thank them for their support of the Arts in our community. Marco Island Center for the Arts thanks its sponsors Florida Department of State – Division of Cultural Affairs, First Florida Integrity Bank, Condee Cooling & Electric, Inc. and Coastal Breeze News.

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