New Art Exhibition Showcases Permanent Collection

By  //  May 11, 2012

Beauty On Display

Shown is Palmeto a watercolor on paper circa 1980 by Mari Conneen. It is part of a collection to be exhibited next month at the Foosaner Art Museum in Melbourne. Image courtesy of Florida Tech)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA The Foosaner Art Museum of the Florida Institute of Technology will present the Florida Artists from the Permanent Collection exhibition from June 1 through July 8 at the museum.

Organized from the museum’s permanent collection, the exhibition will include works by important national and regional artists and community favorites.

Paintings, sculptures, and photographic works will be on view, including never before displayed works from the collection.

An opening reception for the exhibition will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 1 and coincides with the museum’s Jazz Friday and the Eau Gallie Arts District’s First Friday events.

There is no fee to attend the event, which is suitable for all ages.

Artists in the exhibition include Becky Beerensen; A.E. Backus; Clyde Butcher; Mari Conneen; Nancy Crawford; Frank Dienst; Jacquie Fort; Catherine Ferrell; Sandy Johnson; Mona Jordan; Fran Knight; Marg Kuhl; Susan Martin; Michael “Nemo” Nemnich; Duncan McClellan; Eliot McMurrough; Marlis Newman; Barbara Osmundsen; Abigail Perlmutter; Ellen Plankey; Rick Piper; Virginia Raymond; Darrel Rhode; Mildred Richardson; James Rosenquist; Vera Sattler; Nancy Seib; George Snyder; and Barbara Sorensen.

The Foosaner Art Museum is at 1463 Highland Avenue in the Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne.

Call 321-242-0737 for more information.

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