Creativity Takes Courage
Gainesville Fine Arts Association
1314 S Main Street,
Gainesville, FL, 32601
Event Dates: 9/25/18 - 11/10/18
Entry Deadline: 8/19/18
Days remaining to deadline: 28
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 2
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 2
Entry Fee ( Creativity Takes Courage): $35.00
Creativity Takes Courage.....Henry Matisse
As defined: creativity is the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, and interpretations.
Gainesville Fine Arts Association, Inc. (GFAA) has fostered and encouraged the study of the visual arts through every medium since 1923.
We are recognized as a diverse organization of emerging and accomplished visual artists enriching the cultural and economic vitality of the Gainesville community and beyond. The exhibit will be on display at the GFAA gallery located in the heart of the Gainesville vibrant arts district.
Gainesville Fine Arts Association
Entry Fee $35
Event Dates: September 25 to November 12th 2018
DELIVERY INSTRUCTIONS. Please make every effort to use a commercially made art shipping box.
All work to be delivered September 19th. Shipped work must be in a REUSABLE container with PRE-PAID shipping label enclosed. NO PLASTIC PEANUTS! All packing material will be reused for returns of your art. Hand delivered work will be received between 1 and 4 September 19th to 23rd. All art shipped to GFAA must have the artist name and title of the work printed on the upper right hand corner of the shipping box. Hand delivered art please include this information on the backside of your entry.
RAUL VILLARREAL BIOGRAPHY & STATEMENT
Amy Vigilante BioUniversity Galleries Director Specialization: University Galleries and UF Art in State Buildings T: (352) 273-3041 F: (352) E: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 101 FAC P.O. Box 115801 Gainesville, Fl 32611-5801
Ph.D. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida Art Education, 1989 Ed.S. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida Educational Administration & Supervision, 1985 M.F.A. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida Studio Art (Painting), 1980 B.A. Hampsire College, Amherst, Massachusetts Studio Art Painting/Printmaking), 1977 Dr. Vigilante has been Director of the University Galleries since 2002. She also serves as campus administrator for Florida’s Art in State Buildings program, overseeing committees formed for the selection of public art at the University of Florida. Vigilante has published articles about the interdisciplinary art exhibitions she curates in the University Gallery that discuss her research in cognitive style and creativity. In fall, 2009; Integrating Thinking through Aesthetic Learning appeared in Academic Exchange Quarterly, and in winter, 2011; Future Intersections, Dynamic Roles for Academic Museums was featued in Museum History Journal.
Arts Administration work has enabled Vigilante to network widely in Florida. She was a mentor for the Florida Association of Local Arts Agencies, a Regional Arts Consultant for the Florida Department of State’s Underserved Arts Community Assistance Program and an Arts Consultant for the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs in Tallahassee, as well as a consultant for many individual projects. As a professional Grant Writer, Vigilante represented the Marion County Public Schools Foundation in Ocala, Florida and the Florida State University Center for Arts Administration in Tallahassee. Curator of Exhibitions, Collections, and Education at the Brevard Art Center and Museum in Melbourne, Florida was Vigilante’s first museum/gallery position. She directed galleries in Tallahassee’s City Hall and Airport, and the Thomas Center Gallery in Gainesville. Dr. Vigilante has served on numerous boards of directors and statewide committees. She is a founding Board member of the Florida Association of Public Art Professionals and an active participant in the Florida Art Museum Directors Association.
Currently Dr. Vigilante teaches an e-learning course at UF that was developed through the Provost’s Initiative Program. A Taste of the Arts: Behind the Scenes is a Humanities offering that has attracted students from all over campus. Vigilante taught Drawing as an Adjunct Professor at Brevard Community College in Melbourne. Vigilante taught art in many other capacities for over ten years. She was an Adjunct Professor in Art Education at Florida State University and Florida A&M University, an Art Specialist for both Leon County Schools in Tallahassee and for Very Special Arts Florida, and a High School Principal and Art Teacher in Carrabelle, Florida. In Atlanta, Georgia, Vigilante was an Elementary Art Teacher for Fulton County Public Schools. As a practicing artist, Vigilante has exhibited in numerous group and solo shows, and has received several awards including a State of Florida Individual Artist’s Fellowship. Her current work in textiles has traveled to eight venues in Florida and Georgia since 2008. Dr. Vigilante has served as a juror for over 100 art shows in the southeast.