2016 Seminole State College Juried Student Art Exhibit

What: The 47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit

When: Opening Reception on Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 5pm -7pm
April 7 – May 5, 2016, Mon – Thur 9:30am – 4pm

Where: Seminole State College – Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Center for Fine and Performing Arts (G-101)

How: The Seminole State College Center for Fine and Performing Arts Gallery provides memorable exhibitions for diverse audiences, students and artists that promote the value and understanding of contemporary art within a local, national and international context.

Why: Current Seminole State Students have submitted artwork that was pre-selected for this art exhibit. Each year the college showcases current students works of art. Some of these students go on to other colleges and universities to finish up their degree in Fine Arts.

Who: This exhibit is FREE and open to the General Public

Parking: There is free parking lot 12 (Automotive Program Building) and or the North Student Parking Lot.

Overview of the Exhibit: The season concludes with an exhibit featuring a juried selection of work executed during the past year by Seminole State Center for Fine and Performing Arts students. Media include photography, painting, printmaking, drawing, mixed-media, ceramics and sculpture. There is a variety of art to view inside the college gallery. For many of the students this may be there first art exhibition displayed a gallery. At the opening reception, there will be an opportunity for the viewers to vote for year’s Best of Show. There will be various awards given out for top student artwork.

Seminole State College Fine Arts program aims at developing Student Artists into professional Artists. Art students will have to complete the common prerequisite courses for an upper-division art major as part of their general Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree program. After graduating from Seminole State, they can continue their studies at a state college or university with junior standing.

For more information go to:
http://www.seminolestate.edu/arts/events/gallery

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Artwork of “Silence” By Mercedes Irizarry
2015 Best of Show Winner

 

 

2016 Orlando’s Spring Fiesta in the Park

What: 27th Annual Spring Fiesta in the Park

When: Saturday, April 2-3, 2016, from 10am – 5pm

Where: Lake Eola Park and on East Robinson Street in Orlando

How: The Fiesta in the Park Committee along with a group of volunteers and sponsors come together to produce an event to support the Greater Orlando area.

Why: The Fiesta in the Park Committee’s mission is to bring family and pet friendly arts and entertainment to downtown Orlando each Spring and Fall season, while promoting local urban development in the City of Orlando and through the Orlando Community & Youth Trust.

Who: This event is FREE and open to all families, adults, and children.

Parking: Is limited around the event area. There is public parking available at various parking garages and or on public streets in the area.

Overview of the Event:
Bring your family down for a fun filled day at Lake Eola Park in Orlando. There are plenty of activities to see and do. Take in the various fine artists and crafters booths on displaying their handmade works of art. This is a juried art show and awards are given out on Sunday for the top artists. If good music is your thing than check out the WMMO radio station with local singers who will be performing live on the small stage. If you come hungry to this event, there are plenty of food vendors to choose from. Plus there are various commercial vendors selling their goods and services. Don’t miss a moment so a plan a day at this year’s Spring Fiesta in the Park.

For more information go to:
http://www.fiestainthepark.com

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