THROUGH JUNE 30. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
This month’s spotlight is on the “soft realism” of award-winning artist Michael Cheney.
THROUGH JULY 22. SUMMER ROTATION AT THE FOSTER GALLERY, GRAND BOULEVARD AT SANDESTIN
The latest group of artists to make the cut includes Melody Bogle, Cheryl Burgess, Carol Ann Cain, Jacques Camp, Marscha Cavaliere, Donnelle Clark, Skip Deems, Judy Dewar, Joyful Enriquez, Capri Boyle Jones, Linda Kernick, Rosalyn O’Grady, William Polley, Lesha Porche, Mary Redmann, Kathleen Schumacher, Jenna Varney, and Krista Vind. Selected by jury, all artists are members of the Cultural Arts Alliance and each will exhibit six to 10 pieces of work in their own section of the gallery. Also on display—a special exhibit by Billy the Artist.
THROUGH JUNE 29. ADSO’S “FROM THE HEART” SHOW AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
Feast your eyeballs on works depicting “something that moves the artist.” More at artsdesignsociety.org.
THROUGH JULY 31. ARLENE NEWSOME EXHIBIT AT COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH
The artist's photographs and glass and resin creations have been exhibited at Quincy's Art and Things in Seaside, Affinity Boutique in Gulf Place, and Drift in Inlet Beach. Ms. Newsome’s work is also exhibited at the Mountain Made Gallery in Franklin, North Carolina. She was the 2013 winner of the People’s Choice Award at the juried art show "A Plus Arts" for her watercolor painting of an 800-year-old Italian villa, and is also an active member of the Women's Art Network and the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County.
Library hours are 9 AM-6 PM Mondays, and 9 AM-5 PM Tuesday through Saturday.
JUNE 20. PHOTOGRAPHY MEETING AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
All photographers, beginners to professionals, are invited to meet up from 6 to 8 PM. Discuss and exhibit your work.
JUNE 27. ADSO MONTHLY LUNCHEON AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
At 11:30 AM, Miramar Beach ceramic artist Skip Deems discusses “Clay--It’s a Mental Thing.” Mr. Deems, who produces both functional and non-functional wheel thrown pottery, supports many local charity organizations with his work. Learn more at skipdeemsceramics.com.
Cost of the luncheon is $12 if you make your reservations by June 25—after that, it’s $15. Call 850-244-1271 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.