This annual tradition of Gadsden Arts showcases recent art by the area’s top artists and artists new to the region. The 31st Art in Gadsden presents 101 works by 82 artists. This exhibition was selected by committee from submissions by a record 113 artists. Anne E. Gilroy, Curator of Exhibitions at the Historic Thomas Center Galleries in Gainesville, Florida, selected the award-winning works of art. Exhibited works span the mediums of watercolor, egg tempera, acrylic, oil, photography, clay, encaustic, wood, metal, glass, papier maché, and serigraph.
The founders of the Art in Gadsden exhibition, Beth Appleton and David Harbaugh, wanted to bring fine art to Gadsden County, foster the careers of local artists, and draw the community together through this special event. Beginning in 1989, Art in Gadsden was displayed in empty downtown storefronts in Quincy, all put together and organized by a dedicated and all volunteer community. This exhibition draws visitors and patrons from across the region each year, and is an exciting opportunity for regional artists to share their work and for Gadsden Arts to celebrate the creativity within our community.
Artists: if you would like to be added to the mailing list for future exhibitions, please contact Curator Angie Barry, 850.627.5021.
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Harris Wiltsher, Blue Crown, 2019, serigraph, 22 x 30 inches
Sponsored by Capital City Bank
Valerie Goodwin, Cartographic Collage IV, 2017, fiber art, 36 x 48 inches
Sponsored by Ameriprise Financial, Alexander Hinson, Jr.
William Barton, The Forgotten Four: The Re-Integration of Pro Football, 2018, oil, 60 x 40 inches
Sponsored by Damfino's Cafe, Market & Bakery
Edmund Augustyniak, Trace, 2018, wood, 26 x 29 x 4 inches
Scott Geraci, As Above, So Below, 2019, pen & ink on poplar, 11 x 24 inches
Joe Johnson, Damsel Delirium, 2019, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 inches
Walt Wager, Cherry Burl Flower Bowl, 2018, Cherry wood, 8 x 4 x 8 inches
April Williams, 44th Compassion, 2018, paper mache, 9 x 12 x 8 inches
Shirley Aaron, William Milton Adkins III, Cal Allen, Susan Allen, Leslie Anderson, Penny G Anderson, Edmund Augustyniak, Alina Bachmann, William Barton, Matthew Brady, Debra Brienen, Randy Brienen, Marina Brown, Barbara Buckingham, Jeff Byers, Sally Chambliss, Terrie Corbett, Joseph Cowdrey, Barbara Craig, Fran Dellaporta, Mignon Deshaies, Wendy Devarieux, Anne Draper, Judith Ehrhardt, Joyce Estes, Kenneth Falana, Carole Fiore, Brenda Francis, Debbie Gaedtke, Gigi Gaulin, Elizabeth George, Mark Georgiades, Scott Geraci, Dean Gioia, Gregg Gleason, Valerie Goodwin, Robin Gray, Alexa Harkness, Terry Hawkins, Alexander Hinson Jr., Marty Holland, Nancy Holland, Jaye Houle, Joe Johnson, Nancy Jones, Ann Kawamoto, Michael Kennedy, Michele Tabor Kimbrough, Mary Sterner Lawson, Mary Jane Lord, David Maki, Joan Matey, D. Arthur McBride, Janice Ecinja McCaskill, Richard McDowell, William McKeown, Dawn McMillan, Yoshiko Murdick, Jimmy Nicholson, Sarah Painter, Kate Piretti, donalee pond-Koenig, Gale Poteat, Kent Putnam, Jill Quadagno, Roger Raepple, Lugenia Reynoso, Monica Rios, Christopher Rivera, Joe Roache, Eric Sapronetti, Robert DeWitt Smith, Siroos Tamaddoni, Mikiko Tanaka, Don Taylor, Joel Thornton, Russ Traver, Walter Wager, David Wetzel, Sherry Whitney, April Williams, and Harris Wiltsher.
Admission Free Saturday!
Anne E. Gilroy is the curator of exhibitions at The Galleries at the Historic Thomas Center in Gainesville Florida. She has been a life-long student of art and art history, has taught workshops, juried exhibitions, and authored the 2017 catalogue, Mr. Eddy Lives – The Art & Life of Eddy Mumma, in conjunction with producing Inside/Outside, the first solo exhibit of Mumma’s work. Gilroy still works in the studio as a painter.
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