Studio Art Senior Thesis Exhibition

We welcome you to join us in celebrating the culmination of our studio art seniors’ years at Florida Southern College. The Studio Art Senior Thesis Exhibition this year is especially impressive.  You will be delighted and inspired by the creativity and brilliance of the work. The students use this work in their portfolios, which many send off to apply to graduate schools. Each year, several of our intelligent, highly motivated studio art seniors go on to top graduate programs.

10 April through 23 April

Opening Reception: Friday, April 10th, 7pm


 IMG_8186 IMG_8189 IMG_8218IMG_8191 IMG_8192 IMG_8195  IMG_8203 IMG_8204 IMG_8206 IMG_8210 IMG_8211 IMG_8213 IMG_8214 IMG_8216


Graphic Design Senior Thesis Exhibition

The department of art and art history at Florida Southern College is pleased to present work by our senior Graphic Design students. We welcome you to come see the creativity and professionalism that Florida Southern’s senior graphic designers have to offer in print and digital media. They make-up and brand their own companies to show off their skills. The senior graphic design awards are announced at the opening reception.

13 March through 31 March

Opening Reception: Friday, March 13th, 7pm

Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition 2015

IMG_7991 IMG_7993 IMG_7996 IMG_8000 IMG_8003 IMG_8005 IMG_8006 IMG_8008 IMG_8014 IMG_8015 IMG_8018 IMG_8019 IMG_8021 IMG_8026 IMG_8031 IMG_8033 IMG_8035 IMG_8036 IMG_8037 IMG_8043 IMG_8046 IMG_8053

All Student Exhibition 2013

This exhibition displays art from our freshmen, sophomore, junior (and occasionally senior) art majors! This exhibition is displayed annually to demonstrate why our department has gained the reputation as one of the strongest in the Southeast.

This exhibition is open through December 5th. Please feel free to visit the gallery any time Monday through Friday 9am-5pm.

IMG_5954 IMG_5956 IMG_5957 IMG_5958 IMG_5959 IMG_5960 IMG_5961 IMG_5962 IMG_5963 IMG_5964 IMG_5966 IMG_5967 IMG_5968 IMG_5969 IMG_5970 IMG_5971 IMG_5973 IMG_5974 IMG_5975 IMG_5976 IMG_5977 IMG_5978 IMG_5979 IMG_5980 IMG_5981 IMG_5983 IMG_5984 IMG_5985 IMG_5986 IMG_5988 IMG_5989 IMG_5990 IMG_5993 IMG_5997 IMG_5999 IMG_6000 IMG_6001 IMG_6002 IMG_6003

The All Faculty Exhibition

Here are somephotographs of the current exhibition here in the Melvin Art Gallery, titled Teaching and Creating: The Art of the Florida Southern Faculty. This show is exhibited through November 8, 2013. The opening reception for this exhibition was last Friday, October 25th.

This exhibition displays work by our art department’s inspirational faculty here at Florida Southern College. It presents various works in several different mediums, including painting, printmaking, photography, ceramics, and installation. Please join us to view the talent that advocates our program.

Artists included in this exhibition:

William (Bill) Otremsky, Kelly Sturhahn, Samuel Romero, Eric Blackmore, Beth Ford, Joseph (Joe) Mitchell, Patricia Lamb, Sarah Brewington-Baulac, Jaci Hanson, and Victoria Lowe

IMG_1425 IMG_1423 IMG_1421 IMG_1419 IMG_1418 IMG_1417 IMG_1415 IMG_1414 IMG_1412 IMG_1411 IMG_1409 IMG_1408 IMG_1406 IMG_1405 IMG_1404 IMG_1403 IMG_1402 IMG_1436 IMG_1434 IMG_1430 IMG_1433 IMG_1429 IMG_1435 IMG_1400 IMG_1399 IMG_1398 IMG_1397 IMG_1394

Fonchen Lord Exhibition

IMG_6724 IMG_6725 IMG_6728 IMG_6732 IMG_6736 IMG_6738 IMG_6739 IMG_6740 IMG_6741 IMG_6742 IMG_6744 IMG_6745 IMG_6747 IMG_6752 IMG_6757 IMG_6762 IMG_6766 IMG_6769 IMG_6773 IMG_6782 IMG_6786 IMG_6789 IMG_6792Fonchen Lord Exhibition

We are pleased to present a retrospective exhibition of works from the late artist Fonchen Lord who lived in Lakeland between 1949 and 1993. Her works have been exhibited in major galleries across the United States, and re on display at several different college campuses including Florida Southern College, Harvard University, Miami University, and the Winter Haven campus of Polk State College. Fonchen’s diverse collection of artwork–ranging from two-dimensional drawings and paintings from teh 1960s and 1970s to the minimalist three-dimensional sculptures of her later career–is included in our remarkable exhibition. Exhibition is open Monday through Friday 9am-5pm beteen September 20 and October 10, 2013.