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Apply for a Gallery Exhibition

Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is taking submissions for guest artist exhibitions. This is a great opportunity for emerging artists, mid-career artist, artists who have “new work” to share or a group of artists who would like to curate an exhibition. We present a new exhibit every month in our front room gallery and host a…

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Talk of Sailing or Art ~ Jini James

If you’ve heard my story before, I’ll try to add more flair.   My Dad once told me about trading a new pair of roller-skates for a sailboat, I think he called it a Snipe, and he kept it hidden at a local pond.  Much later, while he was still living, I came home from work…

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CALL FOR ART ~ Treasure Trove

July 30 – August 26, 201 Fine, Fun, Functional Art We are so excited to invite artists and crafters to participate in our August show: Treasure Trove! We will transform the front room gallery into an eclectic shopping boutique, full of hand-made one of a kind, treasures. We want all kinds of fabulous creative thinkers…

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ENHANCE YOUR PAINTING RESULTS IN THE STUDIO ~ William R McCoy

Many artists paint from photographs, their computer monitor, and an assortment of other reference materials. Myself as well. However, painting outdoors on occasion, has helped me immeasurably when using photos as reference while working in my studio.  The experience gained has helped me to better interpret what the camera distorts and misrepresents. A good example…

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Judy Edwards… Inspired

I was born an artist but it didn’t exactly work out the way I intended. Be that as it may, that is not the story I am going to tell. I am going to fast forward to living outside of Boston, Ma where my husband and I raised our 2 daughters. A favorite pass time…

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Meet Kay Shannon

Hello, my name is Kaye Shannon and I am one of the artist members of the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery.  I am mostly a watercolorist but I love doing most anything to create something..  I paint at home and generally have a “supervisor” to watch (or sleep) over  me as I go about my “creating”. These have been…

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Lacuesta Wins Award

Gallery member Witha Lacuesta  won first place in the watercolor category at the Space Coast Art Festival (November 25 & 26) Congratulations Witha! Sonata was the chosen artwork. See more of Lacuesta’s work here.

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What’s Your Creative Inspiration?

Award winning watercolorist and gallery member Lori Pitten Jenkins says: “Food Inspires Me”. She is standing in front of two of her stone crab claw paintings. Lori just received “Signature Status” in the National Watercolor Society and her painting “Bugs” won a Combined Donors Award! Come in and see her work… congratulations Lori.

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2017 100% Pure Florida Winners

It was a great evening at the opening of 100% Pure Florida! It is a wonderfully diverse show with representation by artists from across the state. A Big CONGRATULATIONS to the 2017 100% Pure Florida award winners. Motoring by Vanessa Bates Best of Show: Vanessa Bates, Motoring, digital, Merritt Island 2nd Place: Mindy Z. Colton,…

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