HOW TO BECOME AN ARTIST

Heather Kelley Step 1: Choose the right parents.  Your mom takes art lessons from a prominent local artist.  You are a toddler who gets to scribble on scraps of paper during these lessons.  Mom never confesses to a suspected affair. You might have been a foil… Step 2: Grow up in the 1950’s Status and…

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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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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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12 Annual 100% Pure Florida Juried Exhibition Call for Art

Calling All Florida Artists! The prospectus/entry form for Fifth Avenue Art Gallery’s annual juried exhibition, 100% Pure Florida is now available. Last year was one of our very best juried show presented at the gallery. We are looking forward to another great exhibit highlighting the amazing artistic talents of artists across the state. The First…

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Calling All Artists woof, woof… woof

This August at Fifth Avenue Art Gallery we are celebrating “man’s best friend”, and you can join us! You are invited to create an original dog artwork for “BEST IN SHOW, a dog art exhibition”. A portion of the art sales from the exhibit will be donated to the Central Brevard Humane Society. The show opens on…

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Lost & Found Opening and Awards

Last Friday, May 6th was the opening date and reception for Lost & Found. 25 artists started with a unique “kit” and using a portion of every item, created a work of art. Wow, we really have some “outside of the box” artists here in Brevard County. So many wonderful pieces were unveiled at the…

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100% Pure Florida Winners Announced 

1st Place Katherine Mathisen“Onus”  Sponsored by:   Tom and Dotty Powers and Mrs. Philip McKee   $500 and a solo show in 2016 2nd Place  Frank Spino   “Circle and Squares I” Sponsored by:   Susan and John Hopkins   $300 3rd Place Susan Rollins Gehring   “Red Fish Creek” Sponsored by:   Southern Janitor…

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Robin Maria Pedrero, the 2015 100% Pure Florida Judge

  Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is excited to announce that Robin Maria Pedrero, of Longwood, Florida will be this year’s awards judge for 100% Pure Florida Juried Exhibition. Robin Maria Pedrero paints the spirit and energy of life in rhythmic layers of color. Her vibrant poetic work combines natural and imaginary elements.  She responds to what…

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We’ve Got the Winners!

We had a fabulous opening night for 100% Pure Florida, our ninth annual juried exhibition, on Friday night; despite some nasty weather. Many of the participating artists came from across the state to attend. The following awards were announced. Best of Show: $500 and a Solo Exhibition next JuneNancy Seib, House For Sale, assemblage 2nd…

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