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Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Art Events - Art "Mr. J" Jenkins, Christmas Markets and More

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Art Jenkins, whose work is featured at HH Arts in Fort Walton Beach.

THROUGH NOV. 30. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

This month, the spotlight is on Eric Harris and Thalia Newton, who create some striking birdhouses.

 

THROUGH NOV. 30. ARTIST OF THE MONTH JOAN VIENOT AT WALTON COUNTY COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH

The award-winning oil and plein air painter was featured in the Sept. 21-Oct. 4 Beachcomber.

 

THROUGH DEC. 2. FALL ROTATION AT THE FOSTER GALLERY, GRAND BOULEVARD AT SANDESTIN

The Cultural Arts Association of Walton County’s artist collective features Charlotte Arnold, Diane Black, Jacques Camp, Kevin Campbell, Donnelle Clark, Curt Couch, Joanna Ellington, Ian Fagan, Grace Gisselqist, Theresa Grill Laird, Victoria Guennewig, Linda Kernick, Dolores King, Sharon Long, Susan Lucas, Dana Maher, Michael McCarty, Theresia McInnis, Mark Messerly, Shelley Minchew, Melanie Moore, Denise Nosal, Rosalyn O’Grady, Marian Pacsuta, Kyle Paxton, Betty Pinkston, Mary Redmann, Lori Schinelli, Dorothy Starbuck, Jenna Varney, Joan Vienot and Steve Wagner.  Selected by jury, all artists are members of the Cultural Arts Alliance, and each will exhibit one to two pieces of work in this special exhibition.

 

THROUGH DEC. 15. RICK OTOUPALIK EXHIBIT AT DESTIN LIBRARY

Titled “LiterARTure,” the showcase from multimedia and graphic artist Otoupalik, features a variety of work. Meet the artist Thursday, Nov. 16, at 5:30 p.m. More at otoupalikarts.com.

 

THROUGH DEC. 16. ADSO ARTS AND CRAFTS CHRISTMAS MARKET AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

The Christmas market features an assortment of gifts, including jewelry, paintings, clay works, decorations, photographs and note cards, all created by the ADSO’s wildly talented members. Works are all reasonably priced. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The Gallery will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays, Nov. 23-27. For more info, call 850-244-1271.

 

THROUGH DEC. 22. ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MARKET AT HH ARTS, FORT WALTON BEACH

Wonderful art pieces at great prices, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jewelry, glass designs, porcelain works, clay designs and much more.

 

NOV. 19. ART JENKINS RECEPTION AT HH ARTS, FORT WALTON BEACH

Meet the award-winning acrylic-charcoal-ink artist from 3 to 5 p.m. Mr. Jenkins, known to many as “Mr. J” (of Mr. J’s Barber Shop in Mary Esther) has a bold and unique style, volunteers locally for the OIC program at Elliot Point Elementary, and teaches art at the Senior Citizens Community Center. He also heads the new Urban African American Art League of Fort Walton Beach. The first 10 arrivals at the reception will receive a signed print by Mr. Jenkins.

 

DEC. 1. ADSO CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

Enjoy festive activities from 6 to 8 p.m., including an auction of holiday decorations and a potluck dinner provided by ADSO members. For more info, visit artsdesignsociety.org, or call 850-244-1271.