2017 JUDGE: KELLIE MOORE
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 catches her eyes and heart personifying nature. “I use a symbolic visual language exploring both the visible and invisible creating a commentary on relationships and thoughts. As I work the images can be unexpected flowing from gathered memories. Music plays a role in my process and seeps into my art. I build layers making connections and a story comes forth and unfolds. The work evolves, and quite often by the time the painting is finished it has a history of stories interwoven in the layers.”
Born in Connecticut in 1964, Pedrero is an award winning artist with work in museum permanent collections, in film and collected worldwide. She enjoys to map the countries where her work has been collected; America, Great Britain, Bahrain, Italy, Spain, Scotland, Canada, Mexico, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand. She is an elected signature member of the Pastel Society of America. Pedrero creates from her Florida studio and is awarded Best Artist in Florida 2012 by Baterbys Art Auction Gallery, listed in Florida International Magazine’s Florida Artists Hall of Fame and the featured solo artist in September 2015 at the Lake Eustis Museum of Art in Florida. Pedrero works from her home studio in Longwood Florida, enjoying the company of her dog Max A. Million.
DRAWING WITH LIGHT
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15th (entry postmark date)February 4th – March 3rd
This is a wonderful opportunity to participate in a juried photography exhibition in the premiere gallery in Brevard County. Photographic subject matter and style are unlimited, so get busy and get ready to show your creative and technical genius!
First place receives an award of $300.
Second place receives an award of $200.
Third place receives an award of $100.
Opening Reception: Friday, February 7th
5:30 to 8:30
Call for Photographers
The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is pleased to
announce a photography juried exhibition; Drawing With Light.
Photographic subject matter and style are unlimited.
for more information download: Drawing with Light Prospectus
The gallery was packed last evening with artists and art-lovers; here to view our 8th Annual juried exhibition, 100% Pure Florida 2013. More of this years participating artists are from outside of Brevard County than in years past… giving gallery patrons the opportunity to enjoy a diverse collection of exciting artworks from across the state of Florida.
1st Place and Solo-Exhibition
Barbara Dave “Two Divas”
Paul Davis “Racing”
3rd Place Southern Janitor Supply
Frank Spino “Thai Delight”
John and Darcia Francey Merit Award
Joe Thompson “Opportunity…”
John and Susan Hopkins Merit Award
Candace Knapp “Blossom”
Tom and Dottie Powers Merit Award
Kathleen Chenet “Seminole Wekiva Trail”
100% Pure Florida 2012 Award Winner Marg Kuhl
Saturday September 15, at 2:00 pm
This Saturday you will have a wonderful opportunity to watch wonderful art demonstration.Join Marg Kuhl, an award winning Melbourne artist, as she describes and demonstrates how thoughts and ideas grab her imagination and translate themselves into pieces of fine art. Even her wearable art designs are spin-offs from higher order works! Marg will be bringing examples and will offer the audience an opportunity for her to create something right on the spot.