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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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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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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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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100% Pure Florida Judge

2017 JUDGE: KELLIE MOORE Kellie Moore earned her BFA with a specialization in painting & printmaking from the University of Central Florida, and has created and exhibited her work both nationally and abroad. She has worked for several internationally renown artists, and has taught classes in New York, the British Virgin Islands, and her home…

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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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