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2006 – 2007 Season

Josef Albers — Color Genius

AUGUST 13 – SEPTEMBER 24, 2006

Josef Albers — Color Genius (Lower Gallery)— on tour from the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Combined Talents: The Florida International

AUGUST 28 – SEPTEMBER 24, 2006

Combined Talents: The Florida International (Upper Level)— is an annual, juried competition. Jurors: Janice Hartwell and Kirsten Rae Simonsen. From a field of over 316 entrants, competing from across the nation and internationally, this year’s Faculty jurors selected 41 works to be exhibited. The works represent a wide variety of media and are artistically diverse. Co-ordinator Jean Young [Catalogue] Reception September 1, 7-9pm. (Welcome for VAT&D students 5-7pm.)

Judy Chicago, works from the Birth Project

AUGUST 28 – NOVEMBER 12, 2006

Judy Chicago, works from the Birth Project (Walmsley Gallery)— Origins— The Origins and Legacies of the Women’s Art Movement— Learn about the origins and legacy of the feminist art movement. The Museum of Fine Art’s Walmsley Gallery and Strozier Library’s Special Collections will host Origins, an exhibition participating in The Feminist Art Project, a four-year national initiative celebrating the accomplishments of women artists globally. FSU professor Karen A. Bearor is curator.

The Walmsley Gallery will host selections from the permanent collection, including pieces from Judy Chicago’s Birth Project.

At Strozier Library, issues of early journals devoted to women’s art, including the Woman’s Art Journal, and archival materials from the history of FSU’s Women’s Studies Program will be on display.

For more information about The Feminist Art Project, visit http://feministartproject.rutgers.edu/.
The Feminist Art Project
“Recognizing the aesethetic and intellectual impact of women on the visual arts and culture.”

Ink! — Contemporary Prints from Graphicstudio

OCTOBER 6 – NOVEMBER 19, 2006

Ink! — Contemporary Prints from Graphicstudio (Upper Gallery)— On tour from the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Art History Teaching Exhibitions (Lower Gallery)

Fall Graduating Artists

NOVEMBER 17 – DECEMBER 8, 2006

Fall Graduating Artists (Lower Gallery and Walmsley Gallery)— Wayne Vonada, Co-ordinator. 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 17, 7-9pm.

Art & Antiques Fair

DECEMBER 1 & 2, 2006

Art & Antiques Fair (Upper Gallery)— Every year for the past seventeen seasons, the Museum has hosted a two-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. There is no admission charge: daily hours vary. In past seasons hours have been generally Fri. 10am-6pm and Sat. 10 am-4pm, but please call 644-6836 (press 1) for updates on daily hours.

Consciously Complex — *the conscious use of meaning, detail, technique and skill in art*

JANUARY 8 – JANUARY 28, 2007

Consciously Complex — *the conscious use of meaning, detail, technique and skill in art* (Lower Gallery)— Viki Thompson Wylder Co-ordinator. Museum Education K-12 Programming (Art Across All Ages) – exhibition, event.

Art History Teaching Exhibitions

JANUARY 8 – FEBRUARY 4, 2007

Art History Teaching Exhibitions (Walmsley Gallery and Stairwell Rotundas)

Introductions 2007: New Art Faculty

JANUARY 12 – FEBRUARY 4, 2007

Introductions 2007: New Art Faculty (Upper Gallery)— Wayne Vonada, Co-ordinator. Joelle Dietrich, Chad Eby, Holly Hanessian, John Mann, Joe Sanders, Mary Stewart. Reception January 12, 7-9pm.

‘More is More’ — Maximalist Painting

FEBRUARY 16 – MARCH 25, 2007

‘More is More’ — Maximalist Painting (Upper Gallery)— Public Lectures by Selected Artists in the exhibition and walking tour by Dr. Tatiana Flores, Curator. [Catalogue] Seven Days of Opening Nights. Reception February 16.

‘Less is More’ (Lower Gallery)— Ray Burggraf retrospective.

Spring Graduating Artists

APRIL 6 – APRIL 27, 2007

Spring Graduating Artists [MFA and BFA] (Upper Gallery, Lower Gallery and Walmsley Gallery)— Wayne Vonada, Co-ordinator. 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. Reception April 6, 7-9pm.

Preface to ‘The Story’

MAY 7 – MAY 10, 2007

Preface to ‘The Story’ (Walmsley Gallery)— Curators: Viki Thompson Wylder and teachers of Buck Lake Elementary School.

“St. Marks Wildlife Refugees: The Triumph of Plein Air”

JUNE 8 – JULY 6, 2007

“St. Marks Wildlife Refugees: The Triumph of Plein Air” (Lower Gallery)— Reception June 8, 7-9pm.

Artists’ League Summer Annual

JUNE 8 – JULY 6, 2007

Artists’ League Summer Annual (Upper Gallery)— Annual Summer Salon. Reception June 8, 7-9pm.

Summer Graduating Artists

JULY 13 – AUGUST 3, 2007

Summer Graduating Artists (Upper Gallery)— Wayne Vonada, Co-ordinator. 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.

Permanent Collection (Walmsley Gallery)