Exhibit of artists
from United States,
England and Ireland on display at Melvin Gallery
LAKELAND, Fla. (Dec. 3,
2002) - Florida Southern College's Melvin Art Gallery hosts "Space-Time,"
a group exhibition of eight artists from the United States, England
and Ireland beginning Dec. 6 and running through Jan. 7. An opening
reception takes place Dec. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
This exhibition brings together a varied collection of works on
paper in various media by a group of eight women artists. Most of
the artists are painters who also use drawing, printmaking or painting
on paper as an immediately accessible means to explore an idea or
theme in their work:
About the Artists
Candy Buckler, a painter who lives and works in London, creates
collages and paintings on paper using patterns and repeated images.
Kate Davis, who shows her work in Philadelphia, creates colorful
drawings and paintings on paper. Edori Fertig, a native of New York
who lives in London, makes provocative prints using several techniques
including collograph, photo etching, photo lithograph and blind
embossing. Lucy Hill, a painter who lives and works in Ireland,
creates poetic and dynamic abstract paintings on paper. Sarah Milligan,
who lives and works in London, has created a series of brightly
colored, fluid and energetic acrylic paintings on paper. Rebecca
Rutstein, a Philadelphia native, creates multi-layered and colorful
collages on paper. Alexis Serio, a Florida Southern art professor,
has created a series of drawings using charcoal, pastel and oil
pastel, which draw from the landscape. Melanie Taylor, a native
of London now living in Lakeland, has created a series of abstract
acrylic on paper paintings which allude to landscape images and
The Melvin Gallery is open weekdays from 1 to 4 p.m. and before
and during intermissions of most FSC Festival of Fine Arts performances.
Admission is free.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.