Above Water, solo exhibition by Paul Davis

Opens
Friday, June 6th
5:30-8:30

One of our former own, Paul Davis, an award winning artist from Vero Beach is back! The front gallery will be hosting Paul’s show entitled “Above Water”.  Paul is internationally collected and sought after, with images pertaining mainly to the sea and boats and even the best inflatable paddle boards sometimes. No one captures the mood and ambiance better than Paul.

Mark your calendar and make sure you stop by during the month to see these new paintings. Come to the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery on June 6th from 5:30 to 8:30 and meet Paul.

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Little Bits and Pieces, Jewelry Designs by Lois Ann Mittleman

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Little Bits and Pieces
Jewelry Designs by Lois Ann Mittleman

lapis plates by Lois Mittleman

lapis plates by Lois Mittleman

Opening on April 1st,  the jewelry designs of Lois Mittleman will fill the front exhibit room of the Fifth Avenue Gallery. Many of you are familiar with Lois’s jewelry and may even own some of her designs. On April 1 you will be able to see the wide variety of pieces Lois creates.

You will see new and unusual stones: Black Tourmaline, Script Stone, Amethyst Padre Paraiso, Argonite, Pink Sapphires, Prehnite with Epidote, and Ethiopian Fluorite. You will see new and current gemstone cuts: collar-style plates and natural rough-cut Rubies, Apatite, and Fluorite. And of course, lots of the regular stuff will be in the show: Pearls, Rubies, Emeralds and Sapphires, Tanzanite and Tourmalines, Jasper, American Turquoise from the Sleeping Beauty and Kingman mines, Quartz, and even a few Black Diamonds.
Gemstones inspire Lois, and they will inspire you, too. Lois’s designs are based on the beauty, color, and shape of the stones, and that theme is evident in all her work. When Lois begins a new piece of jewelry, the gemstones rule.

 

I majored in music at Indiana University, studied with Martha Lipton and graduated with a BME (Music Education) Degree in Voice.  Taught music in Cleveland Public Schools for 5 years.  Taught piano for 7 years.  Directed a Junior High/High School Choir of 63 at Brith Emeth Congregation in Cleveland for 7 years.

Published article in Music Educators Journal.(they mispelled URBAN!)
ORFF and the Ubran Child

  • Lois Rosenblum Mittleman

Music Educators JournalMarch 1969vol. 557: pp. 4143.

March 1969 Journal Article ORFF and the Ubran Child Lois Rosenblum Mittleman Music teacher at the Supplementary Educational Center, Cleveland Public Schools, Cleveland, Ohio.
Moved to Florida in 1978.
Joined Fifth Avenue Art Gallery as a Basket Weaver.  Started weaving in 1980.  Started making jewelry in 1999 when we moved to Dallas for 3 years and came back to the Gallery in 2002 making jewelry.
Member of Winter Park Bach Festival Choir from 1988 to 1995.
Executive Secretary for Supervisor of Elections Shirley Baccus and Fred Galey 1989 – 1996
Worked for BCA as Finance and Grants Manager 1998 – 1999.
Two Grown Daughters, 3 grandchildren.  Married to Mark Mittleman.
“For me, creating art is simply the visual expression of music.”
Lois is a member artist of Fifth Avenue Art Gallery. You can view more of her work on her page: Lois Mittleman

Good Enough To Eat, Solo Exhibition by Frank Spino

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Frank Spino is our award winning guest artist for March, with his solo exhibition entitled, “Good Enough to Eat”. “This show focuses on my fascination with painting citrus”,  Spino says.”Color excites me. Realism and rich, saturated color are what my art is all about.  I love the vibrant color and challenging textures: thick, dimpled rinds; thin, transparent slices, freshly cut and glistening wet with juice. We think you will agree… his painting look  ­– “Good Enough to Eat” .

In 1971, Mr. Spino received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ohio University, but said his “real” education came from the famous painter Henry Hensche, who he studied under at the Cape School of Arts in Cape Cod, Mass.”My understanding of color came from him,” he said. “We painted outdoors every day, sunny or overcast.”

Frank will be participating in our Second Saturday event on the 15th of March when he will be talking about his paintings and watercolor. 

Zoom… and more

JULY 30 – AUGUST 30

Single, Solitary

Single, Solitary mixed-media by Renee Decator
 

Beauty is in the details some say and this August members of the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery will present works that reach inside their subjects and their minds to find the inner beauty. Visit the gallery and challenge yourself to guess what the familiar object is that creates the abstract art. “Zoom” inside the leaf of a plant, the veins of a rock, the eye of a giraffe or the rainbow of crystal and enjoy that which is often hidden, overlooked or tucked inside.

Also this month, back by popular demand, our annual sale on new and slightly used art books, art supplies and equipment, frames and artists original art works. This is your chance to purchase all these items at greatly reduced prices.

DOG PORTRAITS

First Friday, August 2nd

Join us for First Friday and  EGAD (Eau Gallie Arts District)  Dog Days of Summer event, our own Mark Mittleman will be photographing owners and their dogs. Dogs will be on a pedestal held by the owners. The photographs will be taken in front of the gallery. We will be having a raffle for some essential vet products, The cost is $10.00 and the owner can pick up the 8×10 print ( on an 8.5x12in sheet of paper) during Second Saturday  on the 10th of August.

Forever Florida

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Offshore Florida by Judy Edwards

Capturing the spirit of Florida is no easy task for artists.  The interplay of light and shadow, subtle seasonal changes, cultural diversity, and the sense of pride in being a Floridian (even if many of us are not Florida natives!) all take hold of our work.   “Forever Florida” is a members show that will feature what our state has to offer in this, our 500 year Anniversary.  Many new pieces will be exhibited in our Front Room Gallery for this celebration. Opening night is July 5 and coincides with First Friday in the Eau Gallie Arts District. The show continues for the month of July.