Gallery One, located in the front of the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, features changing exhibitions with opening receptions held the first Friday of the month from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. The shows are open to the public, admission is free, and refreshments are served.
Work in Process
September 30 – October 31
Ellen Pavlakos works in clay, plaster, stone, and other contemporary materials, casting most of her work in bronze.
The figure is her vehicle of expression. There is a continuing thread of concern with human emotions through most of her work. Through a link to the classical Greek, a positive feeling of the human experience and glorification of life communicates directly to the viewer.
The front gallery of the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery will become Ellen’s studio during the month of October. It will be fascinating to see the process from the beginning to the finished work in plaster or bronze. Pavlakos, one of our long standing members in the gallery, is internationally acclaimed and collected. The gallery has many bronze pieces of her work and Pavlakos will be working in the gallery studio on Wednesdays from 1pm to 4pm during October.
Pavlakos’ sculptures are exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the state of Florida and she has competed and exhibited in many statewide and national competitions as well as in Paris, France, Athens and Thessalonica, Greece, and Nicosia, Cyprus.
For more information about Ellen and her work see: Ellen
100% Pure Florida
9th Annual Juried Exhibition
SEPTEMBER 1-SEPTEMBER 28
September 5th (Friday)
Opening Reception 5:30-8:30
We enjoy meeting talented artists from all over the state, to highlight their extraordinary talents at the gallery. 100% Pure Florida hangs each year during the month of September.
This year we are excited to announce that Sarah Alexander will be our independent awards judge. Alexander has a MFA from the University of Florida and is an Adjunct Instructor at Flagler College and Florida School of the Arts where she is the Gallery Director.
The exhibition is juried from entries across the state. We choose approximately 50-60 artworks each year that make up the exhibit. We offer the following awards:
BEST OF SHOW $500 and a solo-exhibition in June of the following year
Second Place $300
John and Susan Hopkins
Third Place $200
Southern Janitor Supply
8 Merit Awards $100@
Thank you to our Award Sponsors:
John & Susan Hopkins
Southern Janitor Supply
Brevard Watercolor Society
Titusville Art League
Art & Antiques Gallery
Art Gallery of Viera
Tom & Dotty Powers
Darcia & John Francey
Miller and Hurt Financial Group
Opening Night Photos
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HOME: a movie preview HERE
We are planning a village of handcrafted structures for our August 2014 Front Gallery Exhibition called HOME.
Houses made with lots of love and imagination; of clay or wire or paper maché, of wood or cardboard with paint, or fabric and lace; 3-D Abodes… dwellings… home. all sizes and colors, fancy and not so fancy… people house and animal houses.
We have invited several groups of children to paint the backdrops to our village, which should add to the whimsical factor of this exhibition. As a contribution to our community we will be collecting food and monetary donations for the South Brevard Sharing Center throughout the exhibition period. Along with a food pantry open to Brevard County residents in need, they provide assistance with prescriptions, utilities and rent vouchers; to help keep families in their homes. For more info about the South Brevard Sharing Center see their website.
This in an invitational show with many artist throughout our community participating. We hope you will enjoy our efforts and remember to Buy Local Art!
ANNUAL ART SALE
Original art, prints, art supplies, frames, all at discounted prices… it is our Annual Art Sale. Don’t miss it!
For a complete gallery exhibition schedule see our calendar…
Have you been to First Friday yet? The first Friday of every month is a great time to head down to Fifth Avenue Art Gallery and EGAD (Eau Gallie Arts District). We “open” all our exhibits on first Fridays. There is music and art in the park, and the Brevard Art Museum and other EGAD galleries are open too.
We hope to see you here!
Would you like to get an inside look at the techniques of award-winning artists? We invite you to join us on the second Saturday each month as we offer a presentation; artist demonstration or talk by guest artists. Free and open to the public! Limited seating so come early.
New Schedule Coming Soon!
The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is located at 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida in the Eau Gallie Arts District (EGAD) across from the Foosaner Art Museum.