Eastern Florida Student Art Exhibit April 6
By Suzanne A. Sparling, Eastern Florida // March 20, 2015
Justin Nolan to judge competition
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Eastern Florida State College will present its annual Juried Student Art Exhibit from April 6-26 in the Harris Corporation Art Gallery in the lobby of the King Center for the Performing Arts on the Melbourne campus.
Students attending the exhibit as part of their coursework will have the chance to vote on the “Students’ Choice Awards” in two categories – 2D and 3D Art.
This year, the competition benefits from the renowned judge Justin Nolan.
Nolan is a photographer whose art is displayed in many permanent collections, including the University of New Mexico Art Museum, the Northlight Gallery at Arizona State University and the Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin.
Nolan holds an MFA from the University of New Mexico and currently teaches photography at the University of Central Florida.
As a judge, he selected 50 entries to be included in the show as well as designating 14 award winners.
The awards reception will be open to the public on Friday, April 24 from 6-7 p.m. in the King Center lobby.
More than $3,500 in awards has been donated by individuals such as Ray Kania and groups like the Foosaner Art Museum, Art Students Guild of Brevard, Strawbridge Art League, Mimi’s Crafts, Ferek Gores Gallery, Parents of Emelee Arbuckle, Art Expressions and Oceanside Frames.
Support was also provided by the EFSC Melbourne Campus Provost Office and Student Government, campus Bookstore, Liberal Arts Department and faculty members in the Performing and Visual Arts Department.
For more information on the exhibit, call 321-433-5717.