New Feature Exhibition in December November 20 2020
Small Things Considered: A Special Holiday Group Exhibition
On View: Dec. 5, 2020 - Jan. 9, 2021
Opening Reception: Sat., Dec. 5, 4-7 PM
Just in time for the gift-giving season, Small Things Considered provides art lovers and holiday shoppers with the perfect opportunity to find unique gifts for everyone on their list. Artwork in this exhibition can be explored and purchased in-person and online at artsondouglas.net.
"This December marks the 20th year Arts on Douglas has presented the Small Things Considered exhibition,” explains Meghan Martin, Gallery Director. “I am proud this show continues to be a popular exhibition for our patrons who are looking for one-of-a-kind gifts. I am are excited about this year's selection of art which includes a diverse range of styles and subject matter by some of Florida's finest artists.”
For this year's exhibition, Arts on Douglas brings together a dynamic mix of artists, featuring 32 artists represented by the gallery alongside a juried selection of work by guest artists. This year, over 70 submissions were received out of which 15 guests were selected to participate. Work by first-time guest exhibitors include quirky textured jars by Deland ceramicist Faith Belflower and idyllic Florida landscape paintings by South Florida plein-air artist Cory Wright. Work by returning exhibitors from the gallery’s roster include the abstracted, dreamlike compositions of Orlando painter Donne Bitner and whimsical, witty painted gourd personas created by St. Augustine artist Jan Miller.
The Arts on Douglas artists included in this exhibition are Susan Bach, Stephen Bach, Kelly Berning, Trent Berning, Donne Bitner, Victor Bokas, Thomas Brewer, Stacey Fletcher, Todd K. Fox, Carly Gibran Hamid, Ed Harris, René Guerin, Stephen Heywood, Jane Jennings, Allison Kline, BJ Lantz, Inverna Lockpez, Riitta Klint, Donna McCarthy Jensen, Karlene McConnell, Gustaf Miller, Jan Miller, Joseph Palmerio, Sara Pedigo, Robert Ross, Jo Sinclair, Akiko Sugiyama, Trish Thompson, Jan Tomlinson Master, Anna Tomczak, Copper Tritscheller, and Pamela Werneth.
The 15 guest artists selected to participate are Cindy Anderson, Faith Belflower, Christophe Cardot, Jenny Carey, Lenny Foster, Andrew Kozlowski, Debra Mixon Holliday, Peggi Nadeau, Juliana Romnes, Per Hans Romnes, Gary Rupp, Chad Serhal, Catherine Van Lancker, Cindy Vener, and Cory Wright.
As a whole, this year’s exhibition incorporates an exciting variety of artwork. Shoppers can explore a wide selection of paintings, sculpture, printmaking, photography, functional ceramics, and jewelry with subjects that range from towering palm trees and picturesque still-lifes to energized abstractions and porcelain vases. With prices that range from $15 to $400, shoppers can take home original work by Florida artists on any budget.
This exhibition will remain on view in the Feature Gallery at Arts on Douglas through January 9, 2021.
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