ON VIEW

Photo: Aric Attas Creative

FIRST RESPONSE
Photographs by Rusty Wiles
September 14 - 30, 2018
Rusty Wiles is a St. Lucie County firefighter, photographer and international phenonmen on Instagram with 49,000+ followers of his distinctive artist vision. This special pre-season showing coincides with the County's hosting of the national Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge.
Rusty Wiles

Rusty Wiles (b.1981). Primary Wave, 2015. Photograph on metal. Courtesy of the artist.

BEST OF THE BEST
Annual Juried Exhibition
October 14 - November 16, 2018
This highly anticipated annual competition showcases the best works of art in a variety of media from across Florida, with cash prizes for award winners. 
Accepted
Artists
Award
Winners

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MASTERS OF GLASS
Dale Chihuly & Marlene Rose
November 23 - December 30, 2018
The exquisite beauty of studio glass is exemplified by Dale Chihuly, the grand master, and Marlene Rose, one of the next generation masters who is Florida-based and casting hot glass into a mesmerizing variety of shapes and forms.

The Museum is grateful to partner with Art Link International to present this exhibition.
Dale Chihuly
Marlene Rose

[L-R] Dale Chihuly (b.1941). Chartreuse Venetian, 1988. Hand Blown Glass. Courtesy of Art Link Int'l.
Marlene Rose (b.1967). Tulip Kimono, 2018. Sandcast Glass and Steel. Courtesy of the artist.

ARTISTS OF COLOR
Place, Race, and Vision of the Florida Highwaymen
January 11 - March 3, 2019
The Museum celebrates the vibrant palettes and inspired innovations of the African American artists known as the Florida Highwaymen. This special exhibition of vintage works assembled from private collections, some never exhibited before, explores a critical moment that launched a creative phenomenon that still resounds today.

   

Harold Newton (1934-1994). Untitled, (n.d.). Oil on canvas board. Collection of Roger Lightle.

Exhibition Sponsor: Carolyn Huggins & Dan Cushman

Alfred Hair
Harold Newton
BACKUS & BUTCHER
and the Florida Landscape
March 9 - April 28, 2019
Two paths, but one passion for the iconic majesty of the swamps, wetlands, glades, and savannas of the state they call home. A.E. Backus (1906-1990) with brush, oil, and canvas, and Clyde Butcher (b. 1941) with large-format black & white photography, trained their eyes to capture the splendor in the wilds that still surround us.

Exhibition Sponsors:

Misty and Michael Minton

A.E. Backus
Clyde Butcher

[L-R] A.E. Backus (1906-1990). Everglades Island, c.1970. Oil on canvas. Collection of the A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery
Clyde Butcher (b.1942). Crystal River, 1994. Analog - Archival Silver Gelatin Photograph. Courtesy of the artist.

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THROUGH THE EYE OF THE CAMERA
May 10 - June 21, 2019
This favorite yearly competition focuses on the best works of photography as art, with cash awards for prize-winning work.
2019 Prospectus

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