Exhibitions @ the Morean

02 Feb 2018, Posted by Sarah Aldrich in Uncategorized

Find out what current/new exhibitions are at the Morean Arts Center! 

Chihuly Collection
720 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, Fla. 33701

Shayna Leib: Into the Deep (Opening February 9. On view through May 12)

Included with general admission to the Chihuly Collection

An artist, diver and underwater photographer, Leib developed a passion for deep water diving. Her attention to detail is exhibited in this show featuring glass works inspired by the underwater world, complimented by her photographic works.

Preview this exhibition during Cocktails @ the Collection on Thursday, February 8, from 6pm-8pm.

Morean Arts Center
719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, Fla. 33701

Christopher Barnes Drake: Known Survivors (On view through Feb. 23)
Beloved local artist Christopher Barnes Drake (1950 – 2014) served as Artist in Residence at the Morean in the mid-1980s. A longtime teacher at the Center, he influenced numerous artists who continue to work today, including Perri Neri and Betsy Orbe Lester. A look back at the painter’s life and legacy.

Janet Folsom: Living Life (On view through Feb. 23)
An exhibition highlighting what family means to us and the changing definition of the word, artist Janet Folsom uses those closest to her as inspiration for her ongoing body of work.  An interactive component will allow visitors to add their voice to the exhibition, giving the sense of what “family” looks like in our community.

Bruce Marsh: Figure Drawings (On view through Feb. 23)
Award-winning artist Bruce Marsh, known for his detailed, luminous paintings of Florida landscapes, turns his attention to the human figure for this exhibition. These ink and watercolor sketches are a way for the artist to keep his hand and eye sharp. While he strives for accuracy, he also tries to leave room for impulsiveness and the element of surprise.

Drawing Artists Together: Celebrating the Saturday Morning Figure Drawing Session (On view through Feb. 23)
The Morean Arts Center has been hosting drawing sessions on Saturdays for at least 35 years, continuing a robust figure drawing tradition that goes back nearly a century in St. Petersburg. The Morean invited all artists who have participated in these sessions to submit one work of art for display. See drawings and paintings in the figurative tradition by many of your favorite local artists as we celebrate the program and its longevity.

Morean Center for Clay
420 22nd Street S., St. Petersburg, Fla. 33712

Florida Heat Surface Presenters’ Exhibition (Opening February 10. On view through March 31)

5th Annual Florida Heat Surface Workshop Presenters’ Exhibition. Registration open for accompanying Workshop.

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