On the Precipice: a celebration of thesis student artwork

On the Precipice: a celebration of thesis student artwork

The annual senior thesis art student show opens at Caples in the Isermann Gallery with an opening reception on Friday, Apr. 13, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The exhibition, entitled On the Precipice: Transitions + Thresholds, will feature the work...
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Installations, Portraits, Video: how can you really thesis?

Installations, Portraits, Video: how can you really thesis?

Up until the summer of your third year at New College, the thesis project seems something of a myth, the final undergraduate proposal of knowledge. Even when you’re an underclassman and have friends that are thesis students—you don’t really know...
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The far East comes to Florida’s West coast: Ringling’s Asian Art Center

The far East comes to Florida’s West coast: Ringling’s Asian Art Center

Asian art is the fastest growing art market in the world, and yet there are few museums in the United States that feature pieces in the eastern artistic tradition let alone dedicate entire wings to the study of such works....
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NCF thesis art show

NCF thesis art show

As BACC week begins, New College art students also present the projects they have been working on all year. The pieces ranged from digital installations to large scale paintings. Friends, family and professors attended the opening to show support for...
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Architectural Salvage adds character to downtown

“This is what I love, music, art and junk – and in that order,” said Greg Pemberton, owner of Circus City Architectural Salvage. Circus City sells everything from antique art supplies and records to costumes, metal sculptures and novelty furniture....
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Thesis art show displays students work

By Colt Dodd Amid light conversation, Exposure, a thesis student art exhibition, opened in the Iserman Gallery last Thursday and will run until Dec. 11. Featuring the work of eight artists, exhibits of all different mediums ranging from oil paintings...
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Sand sculpting competition raises money for Mote

This year’s Crystal Classics sand sculpting competition was held at Siesta Key with Mote Marine as the event’s beneficiary. Hundreds of people enjoyed the velvety sand and the plethora of tents selling beer and crafts while the smooth, white sculptures...
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Chalk this way: The International Chalk Festival

From 28 different countries, artists traveled to Venice, Fla. to participate in the annual International Chalk Festival. Remaining on their hands and knees for several hours on end, artists created breath-taking pieces of artwork under the sun. By the end...
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Save on showings: Student discounts for the arts

Sarasota can be an expensive place to live, especially in addition to college expenses. However, it is possible to take a study break without breaking the bank too. The following are popular art related venues that offer special deals to...
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Artspace begins developing plans for artist community

By Leigh Barber   With a thriving art scene and rich culture, Sarasota beckons to all kinds of artists. It is home to several museums and performing arts centers that draw crowds from all across the globe. Unfortunately, the phrase...
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