Combined Talents: The Florida International (Upper Level)— is an annual, juried competition. Jurors: Lilian Garcia-Roig and Adam Jolles. From a field of over 430 entrants, competing from across the nation and internationally, this year’s Faculty jurors selected works from 48 artists to be exhibited. The works represent a wide variety of media and are artistically diverse. Co-ordinator Jean Young [Catalogue] Reception August 27, 7-9pm. (Welcome for SVAD students 5-7pm.)
Teaching Exhibitions (Walmsley Gallery)— Loans from the Ringling Museum of Art [Art History Teaching Exhibitions Series, History of Photography, Professor Adam Jolles]
The Print: Five Centuries of the Print Makers’ Art (Lower Level)—These works are from the Museum of Fine Arts’ permanent collection, curated by Preston McLane [Art History Teaching Exhibitions Series]
Terrestrial Forces (Upper Gallery)— A. Palladino-Craig, Paula Gerson and Preston McLane curators. [Catalogue] Essays by Palladino-Craig and McLane. Public Lecture in 249: Diane Burko, 7pm October 7, 2004.
Fall Graduating Artists (Lower Level and Walmsley Gallery) —Once again as the semester draws to a close, the Museum provides the forum for young artists taking their first opportunities to display the achievements of their academic course of study in studio art: graduating artists exhibit a range of media and styles for their joyous exit show. Reception November 19, 7-9pm.
Art & Antiques Fair (Upper Level)—Every year for the past sixteen seasons, the Museum has hosted a three-day event that brings regional artists and crafts persons together with antiques dealers (jewelry, furniture, collectibles) and a selection of fine art prints offered by the Museum (from delicate Japanese woodblock prints to 17th century Dutch landscapes and back again to contemporary American printmakers). The offerings for giving or collecting are diverse, reasonable, and unique.
New Work, New Faces (Upper Level)—Visiting artist, and the Faculty of the Florida State University Department of Art. The artists who will exhibit works in many different media confront traditional notions of art, push boundaries and expectations, and make contemporary points with humor and passion.
Art Across All Ages (Lower Level and Walmsley Gallery)—Coming Home: Tallahassee, the Big Bend, and the American South: A Secondary Level Student Display.
Robert Fichter (Lower Level and Walmsley Gallery)—Photographic selections from the publication Italian Memorial Sculpture 1820-1940 (London: Frances Lincoln Ltd., 2004)
Coming Home! Self-Taught Artists, the Bible and the American South (Upper Level)—Carol Crown, University of Memphis, curator (Traveling Exhibition). Seven Days of Opening Nights.
Spring Graduating Artists [MFA and BFA] (Upper Level, Lower Level and Walmsley Gallery)—The most ambitious student exhibition of the season offers the thesis exhibitions of MFA candidates and the final projects of BFA graduates in this late Spring event. Studio art students will be completing their academic training and their exhibition is a great celebration with surprises and enthusiasm to spare.
Tallahassee Watercolor Society (Upper Level)
Shared Vision: Photographs of Baracoa, Cuba (Lower Level)—Four photographers look at the simple, remote culture of Baracoa—two from St. Augustine, Florida, and two Cuban photographers: James Quine, Theresa Segal, Jose Marti and Lissette Solorzano.
Artists’ League Summer Annual (Upper Level).
Small Treasures Series: Teapots From Regional Collectors (Walmsley Gallery)
Summer Graduating Artists (Upper Level)—Once again as the semester draws to a close, the Museum provides the forum for young artists taking their first opportunities to display the achievements of their academic course of study in studio art: graduating artists exhibit a range of media and styles for their joyous exit show.