September 8 – October 29, 2017
Casey McDonough & Kenny Jensen: (in/af)finities
Two artists probing the analogous and infinitely related structures of our universe, from the microcosmic to the macrocosmic.
Casey McDonough (in collaboration with Joe Page), Post Digital Landscapes (detail), 2017
Bryce Hammond: Structure
Bryce Hammond’s work records evidence of human presence in man-made environments through first-hand observation of poverty culture. This data is compiled to pollinate and present diverse techniques of expression including participatory installation, voyeuristic sound and documentation through paintings and other art objects.
Hammond received his BA in Art History from Furman University in 1992, and his MFA in Emerging Media from the University of Central Florida in 2013. He has had solo exhibitions around the US including New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta, among many others. His paintings are held in major corporate and private collections throughout the United States. Hammond has received the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation Fellowship, Florida Fellowship for the Arts, the Gulnar Bosch travel grant, and Fiscal Sponsorship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
Bryce Hammond, Chartres Cathedral Parkwood Mobile Home Park, 2015, acrylic on wood, Collection of Marcia and Neil Dorsey
Josette Urso: More than Before
Josette Urso makes paintings, drawings and collages working directly and urgently in response to her immediate environment. For Urso, space is a malleable substance that she delights in manipulating acrobatically in a kind of gymnasium of mark making and image collision all governed by intuitive leaps of scale, color, and a wayward geometry. Her approach involves “moment-to-moment” extrapolation where the contrasts and cross-fertilizations are cumulative, non-linear, free flowing and interpretive. She strives to discover and engage the known as well as the unknown in unforeseen ways.
Urso has shown widely in the United States and abroad in galleries, public institutions, and museums including the New York Public Library, the Drawing Center, and the Bronx Museum for the Arts. She has had numerous grants and residencies including those from the NEA, Basil H. Alkazzi and the Gottlieb and Pollock-Krasner Foundations as well as the Camargo Foundation, Ucross and Yaddo.
Josette Urso, Amber Sea, 2017, oil on panel
November 11 – December 29, 2017
Merry + Bright: 2017 Holiday Show and Sale
Annual member show with a buy-local retail focus for the holidays. Purchase a unique item for everyone on your holiday shopping list, including paintings, functional pottery, jewelry, glass, ornaments and arty stocking-stuffers.
One Day Tampa Bay
One Day Tampa Bay is a 24-hour community photography project to document the lives and light of St Pete, Tampa, Clearwater and all the towns in between. This is an annual event to create a dynamic and reflective documentation of our cities and its neighborhoods.
A full-color book will be produced with selected images and all images will appear in an online gallery.
Proceeds will directly benefit the Morean’s photography & digital imaging program with scholarships and equipment for youth and adults.