Alliance Announces Winners In 27th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition
More than 100 artists submitted nearly 300 pieces for consideration in the Alliance for the Arts’ 27th annual All Florida Juried Exhibition. This year’s juror, Frank Verpoorten, director and chief curator at The Baker Museum of Arts in Naples, narrowed the list to 50 pieces which were presented to the public on May 31. Winners were announced during the reception and prizes were awarded. Laura Waller was awarded $750 for Best in Show for her oil painting Owls Head. Bonnie Langenfeld won a $250 Golden Paints gift certificate for her second place fiber art piece Everglades Avenue. Megan Kissinger won $100 for her third place acrylic painting In Singing, Not to Sing – The Oven Bird. Judith Anderson and Deborah Martin both won Jurors’ Choice awards for Whaleback Light (paint/fiber) and Elephant I (mixed media on Kozo paper), respectively. The juror led an hour long gallery walk on June 1, which was attended by more than 60 people.
The All Florida Exhibit is sponsored by FineMark National Bank & Trust. It remains on display in the Alliance Main Gallery through Friday, August 2 during normal business hours (Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. during GreenMarket).
The Alliance for the Arts is located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard, just south of Colonial