Material World

Material World

 November 3, 2011-December 31, 2011

 Community Opening Reception November 3, 2011 5-7 PM


Gallery 1: Improbable Fruit: Unfinished Explorations in Pursuit of a Materially Complex Built Environment
Artwork by Sarasota Architect Mark Weston


Gallery 2: Material Matters: A Look at Medium and Method

Curated by Kim Anderson

Material Matters features nationally recognized contemporary artists from NYC, LA and Florida. Each artist presents a familiar yet unique perspective on what defines an artist’s materials by making surprising connections, or crossing media boundaries.

Featured Artists include: Lauren Garber-Lake, Erika Mahr, Jason Mitcham, Leslie Robison, John Westmark and Malaika Zweig


imageGallery 3: WOW! Woman & Wax: A National Show of Encaustic Work

Curated by Elena De La Ville

WOW! Women & Wax will feature the leading artists from around the country in the field who are dedicated to the innovation of contemporary art and ideas.

Featured artists include: Binnie Birstein, Neverne Covington, Karen Freedman, Diana González Gandolfi, Joanne Mattera, Laura Moriarty, Nancy Natale, Catherine Nash, Jane Allen Nodine, Elena De La ville



Gallery 4: Material World Open, Juried, All Media Exhibition

Jurors Brian Haverlock and Tom Stephens selected over 150 artworks to include in this exciting all media, juried exhibition featuring artwork by ACS Member artists and artists from around the state.


And the winners are...

1st Place: Jo Proietti -"A Kiss for the Satyr Boy"
2nd Place: Janice Ketley -"Play with Me"
3rd Place: Gary Gorman -"Gesture Drawing in 10 Seconds"
Merit award: Marianthe Pastore -"Mindful Doodles"
Merit Award: Pat Kaufman -"Burka #2"
Honorable Mentions: Dotty Terry, Karin Billings, Susan Von Gries, Tony Francis, Elaine Bruen, James Kelly, Alexandra Metzger, Patricia Anderson Turner, Gail Coppock, Ada Leinwand, Jill Hastings-Ellis