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2013 – 2014 Season

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Pre-Columbian Works from the Carter Collection

AUGUST 1 – NOVEMBER 17, 2013

Pre-Columbian Works from the Carter Collection (Walmsley Gallery)—Curated from the ceramic holdings at FSU by Liz Spraggins (Art History) with textiles curated by Ann Durham (Retail Merchandising and Product Development).

The 28th Tallahassee International

AUGUST 26 – OCTOBER 6, 2013

The 28th Annual Tallahassee International (Upper Gallery)— is an annual, juried competition. Jurors: Carolyn Henne and Allys Palladino-Craig. From a field of close to 250 entrants, competing from across the nation and internationally, this year’s Faculty jurors selected 54 works by 32 artists to be exhibited. The works represent a wide variety of media and are artistically diverse. Co-ordinator Jean Young [Catalogue] Reception August 30, 5-8pm. (Welcome for CVAT&D students begins at 5 pm.)

A Fortnight of Rembrandt: Selected Etchings from the Mower Collection


A Fortnight of Rembrandt: Selected Etchings from the Mower Collection (Lower Gallery)— Selected Etchings of Rembrandt van Rijn from the Mower Collection.

Gabrielle Wu Lee

OCTOBER 18 – NOVEMBER 24, 2013

Gabrielle Wu Lee Retrospective (Upper Gallery)— Organized by the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts in concert with Dr. Paul Z. Lee, this exhibition celebrates Gabrielle Wu Lee’s life and painting career.

Fall Graduating Artists


Graduating Artists (Lower Gallery)— Fall Semester. Opening Reception November 22, 6-8pm. Exhibition closes at NOON on December 11th.

Art & Antiques Fair

DECEMBER 5-7, 2013

Art & Antiques Fair (Upper Gallery)— DECEMBER 5-6, 10AM – 6PM, & DECEMBER 7, 10AM – 4PM. Antiques, jewelry, enameled metals, ceramics, stained glass, and many handcrafted items from members of the Artists’ League.

Art Across All Ages

JANUARY 2 – 26, 2014

Art Across All Ages (Lower Gallery)— Exhibition of K-12th Grade.

The FSU Annual Faculty Show


The FSU Annual Faculty Show (Upper Gallery)— A showcase of recent works from fine arts faculty members of the CVAT&D.

Making Now: Open for Exchange

FEBRUARY 14 – MARCH 30, 2014

Making Now: Open for Exchange (Upper Gallery)— Part of Seven Days of Opening Nights.

Guest Curator Carolyn Henne, Chair of the Department of Art at Florida State University,  states that: “In the uncertainty of Now, we look to the future. What is the future of making? And how are we shaping its course? Making Now: Open for Exchange examines this future, but it starts with the pronoun we. How are WE shaping the future? Through new and old technologies, the shift really becomes a movement from central authorship to collective investment. WE make experiences together, and these experiences build towards a creative vision. . . .That vision is not singular, it doesn’t claim a single voice, instead the vision is multiple like a 3D printer that takes tiny particles and builds them together from a thousand perspectives.” [Catalogue] Opening Reception Friday, February 14th 6-8pm. Closed Spring Break, March 8-16 except for arranged tours (644-1299).

Trevor Bell / Both Sides of the Atlantic

FEBRUARY 1 – MARCH 30, 2014

Trevor Bell / Both Sides of the Atlantic (Lower & Walmsley Galleries)— Internationally recognized British artist, Trevor Bell, has had studios in America as well as the UK. An abstract painter, Bell came to prominence in the 1960s with his innovative, large scale shaped canvases and was invited in 1976 to become Professor for Master Painting at Florida State University. In 1996, Bell returned to England and currently lives and works in Cornwall continuing to explore color and form in shaped canvases that allude to places where he has lived or traveled. The light, space, sea and sky of both Florida and the Cornish coast are augmented by the memory of fierce mountainous wildernesses in India and Tibet and numerous other influences that had an impact on the works he produced in studios on both sides of the Atlantic. Part of Seven Days of Opening Nights. Lydon Gallery and MoFA paintings from Florida and United Kingdom Studies.

Spring Graduating Artists

APRIL 11 – 30, 2014

Graduating Artists (Upper, Lower and Walmsley Galleries)— Spring Semester. Opening Reception April 11th, 6-8pm. Exhibition closes at NOON on the 30th.

Tallahassee Watercolor Society’s 26th Tri-State Juried Water Media Exhibit

MAY 16 – JULY 3, 2014

Tallahassee Watercolor Society’s 26th Tri-State Juried Water Media Exhibit (Upper Gallery)— TaWS is an exhibition promoting the art of watercolor in Tallahassee and its surrounding communities in Florida, Alabama, and Georgia. Opening reception: May 16, 6-8pm.

Artists’ League Summer Annual Salon

MAY 16 – JULY 11, 2014

Artists’ League Summer Annual Salon (Lower  & Walmsley Galleries)— Juried exhibition of local area artists. Opening reception: May 16, 6-8pm.

Summer Graduating Artists

JULY 11 – 30, 2014

Graduating Artists (Upper Gallery)— Summer Semester. Opening Reception July 11th, 6-8pm. Exhibition closes at NOON on July 30th.