New College of Florida Presents Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

Published on Monday, January 29th, 2018 by David Gulliver

The New College of Florida Art Department proudly presents the 2018 Juried Student Art Exhibition, showcasing the work of its most ambitious young artists.

untitled, by Leah Bender ’16

The public is invited to a reception and awards ceremony for the artists on Thursday, February 1, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in New College’s Isermann Gallery. The awards will be presented at 7:00 p.m. with a talk by this year’s juror, Joe Fig, head of the Department of Fine Arts at Ringling College of Art and Design.

The New College Art Department is uniquely situated within Florida’s premier liberal arts college, where students draw from diverse academic influences to fuel compelling works of art. The exhibition will be on display in the Isermann Gallery through March 5.

Joe Fig is an artist, author and educator known for work that explores the creative process and the spaces where art is made. His paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings and videos have been exhibited nationally and internationally with over thirty solo and fifty group exhibitions. He is the author of the acclaimed Inside the Painter’s Studio and Inside the Artist’s Studio (Princeton Architectural Press).

The event’s sponsors include Art & Frame of Sarasota, the New College President’s Office and the New College Provost’s Office.

New College of Florida Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, 2018

January 29 –March 5, 2018

Awards Ceremony: Thursday, February 1, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Isermann Gallery, Caples Drive

5315 Bay Shore Road (behind Sainer Pavilion)

Gallery Hours: 12 noon to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday