Fired Up: A Juried Exhibit

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DateDecember 8, 2017 - January 5, 2018

Location 10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States


Event details

Fired Up invites you to risk stepping outside of what is expected. This is a juried exhibition for artists making works using fire and heat in their creation, including ceramics, glass and welded pieces. It evokes visions that are traditional, experimental and everything in between. From 93 entries, 46 pieces were selected by the juror.

Featured artists: Thais Alvarez, Alyssa Baladad, JoAnne Bedient, Gianna Dubay, Patricia Fay, Ehren Fritz Gerhard, Eric Greenblatt, Carrie Keohane, Jay Lana, Sherry Lavendar, Felipe Maldonado, Sandra Fay Mark, Deborah Martin, John Merchant, Rick Plummer, June Powell, John O’Brien, Marcia Preisler, Mary Etta Rokusek, Ronald Sebring, Gale Shamblott, Joel Shapses, Barbara Simon, Toni Ferrell Sutton, Lynn Troyer, Mary Voytek, Beverly Yankwitt, Roseline Young  and Peter Zell

Opening Celebration: Friday, December 8 from 5 – 7 p.m.
Conversational Walk and Talk with Juror: December 9 at 6 p.m.
Member Gallery: Martin Casanova
Theatre Lobby: Imani Gibbs

AWARDS: $300 for Best in Show, 2nd Place-$125, 3rd Place-$75

JUROR: Lee Brotherton

Lee’s fine arts career included serving as an elementary art teacher, art museum work, art gallery manager and sales consultant. During this time, she constantly dreamt of being a full-time artist. In her free time she continued to work in the arts, especially with clay.

Brotherton has over 20 years of creating, marketing and selling pottery recreations and original sculpture and paintings. Her sculptures are in private, corporate and museum collections throughout the world.

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