Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments during the public reception for this exhibition. The awards will be announced at 6:30 in the Commission Chambers.
Celebrate the skill, talent, ingenuity and creativity of some of the most exciting artists in the Big Bend area. Highlighted in this multi-media show is the work of many established and emerging local artists. This highly-anticipated annual, juried exhibition features 54 paintings, drawings, photographs, textiles, and sculptures.
The competition was steep. There were more than 230 individual artworks submitted this year by 87 artists (the most ever). From those, 50 artists were selected by a special jury to have their work shown in this year’s Creative Tallahassee.
Those artists are:
AJ Abellera, Natalia Andreeva, Maria Balingit, Debra Brienen, Randy Brienen, Jeremy Buckner, Adrienne Carrion, Riko Carrion, Leslie Cohen, Steve Coleman, Terrie Corbett, James Daniels, Fran Dellaporta, Sandy DeLopez, Jenn Egelfeld, April Fitzpatrick, Neil Fletcher, Brenda Francis, Thomas Friedman, Elizabeth George, Alexa Harkness, Sharon Hester, Bill Humphries, Jennifer Joseph, Ann Kawamoto, Jennifer Lange, Mary Sterner Lawson, Mary Jane Lord, Janice “Ecinja” McCaskill, Bucky McMahon, Ken Misner, Yoshiko Murdick, NED, Elvi Nichols, Ruth Nickens, Rob Nixon, Chris Nolan, Lesley Nolan, Charles Ouimet, Erica Passage, Kate Piretti, Roger Raepple, Susan Richardson, Jim Russell, Robert DeWitt Smith, Anne Stagg, Mikiko Tanaka, Mary Liz Tippin-Moody, Doell West, and Tavani Williams.
Even if you can’t make it to the reception, feel free to visit the show while it’s on display at the City Hall Art Gallery from March 7 – May 7, 2018. It’s free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
It is one of many exhibitions curated by the Council on Culture & Arts for the Art in Public Places program on behalf of the City of Tallahassee. For more information about this program, click here. For more information about this exhibition, upcoming exhibitions, or the Art in Public Places program, contact Amanda Karioth Thompson at COCA, (850) 224-2500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.