Combined Talents: The Florida International (Upper Level)— is an annual, juried competition. Jurors: Scott Groeniger and Mark Messersmith. From a field of over 281entrants, competing from across the nation and internationally, this year’s Faculty jurors selected 54 works to be exhibited. The works represent a wide variety of media and are artistically diverse. Co-ordinator Jean Young [Catalogue] Reception September 2, 7-9pm. (Welcome for VAT&D students 5-7pm.)
Teaching Exhibitions (Grand Foyer)— Selections from the Permanent Collection.
Society for Photographic Education — Power: Sex, Politics and the Pursuit of Global Domination (Lower Gallery)— Guest Curators Scott Groeniger and Daniel Kariko.
Robert W. Fichter: Selected Works (Walmsley Gallery)— October 7- November 20, 2005.
Heartfelt (Upper Gallery)— Curator: George Blakely. [Catalogue] Public Lecture in 249: George Blakely, 7pm October 6, 2005. Reception October 7, 7-9pm.
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 18, 7-9pm.
Art & Antiques Fair (Upper Gallery)— Every year for the past seventeen 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. There is no admission charge: daily hours vary.
Tallahassee Journeys: High Roads and Low Roads (Lower Gallery and Walmsley Gallery)— Art Across All Ages Series; Viki Thompson Wylder Co-ordinator. Museum Education K-12 projects / Elementary schools. Parent, Student, Teacher Night: Fri., Jan 20th 6:30-8PM with musical performances and “Make & Take” tables.
New Work, New Faces (Upper Gallery)— Wayne Vonada, Co-ordinator. 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. Reception January 13, 7-9pm.
“The Way We Were” (Lower Gallery and Walmsley Gallery)— photographic tour of by-gone Tallahassee sites and vistas (Jean Joung and Teri Abstein). Guest appearance of a mystery work from the collection of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
High Roads & Low Roads: anthems, dirges and myths (Upper Gallery)— Curators: Allys Palladino-Craig, Preston McLane [Catalogue]. Public Lecture in 249: Road tattoo artist Steed Taylor, 7pm February 16, 2006.Seven Days of Opening Nights.Reception February 17, 6:30 – 8:30pm.
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 7, 7-9pm.
The Family Experience (Upper Gallery)—Curators: Marcia Rosal and Viki Thompson Wylder [Catalogue].
Selections from the Carter Permanent Collection (Walmsley Gallery)
Artists’ League Summer Annual (Upper Gallery).
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.
New Acquisitions (Walmsley Gallery)