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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Art Events - Downtown Arts Night in DeFuniak Springs and More

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Submit your events for the April 6-19 print edition of Beachcomber by Thursday, March 30. Email chris@beachcomberdestin.com.


THROUGH MARCH 31. ARTIST OF THE MONTH JANETTE THOMAS AT HH ARTS, FORT WALTON BEACH

Thomas recently relocated from New York and specializes in acrylic and collage. The gallery is located at 100 Beal Parkway SW.

 

THROUGH MARCH 31. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

This month’s spotlight falls on watercolor and acrylic artist Carolyn Williams. She also does creative things with shells and wine glasses.

 

THROUGH MARCH 31. ADSO’S “RETRO TIME WARP” SHOW AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

Features works reflective of the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s. Call 850-244-1271 or visit artsdesignsociety.org for more info.

 

THROUGH MARCH 31. PAT ROBERTS AND DOROTHY EDEN AT DESTIN LIBRARY

Roberts has traveled the world and received numerous awards. Her work can also be seen at HH Arts in Fort Walton Beach and Emerald Coast Gallery in Destin. Eden, a graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, was born in Tokyo and grew up in Fort Walton Beach. Call 850-837-8572 for more info.

 

THROUGH MARCH 31. SOUTH WALTON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ART AT WALTON COUNTY COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH

Enjoy a wide variety of creations by Dr. Vivian Moreira Komando’s talented students.

 

THROUGH APRIL 7. MANDY YOURICK’S “FLUIDITY OF PLACE” AT GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE, PANAMA CITY

Yourick, a sixth-generation Panhandle native, is heavily influenced by the shoreline and describes her work as a collection of maps. The exhibit is in the Amelia Center Main Gallery. Closing reception April 7, 5-7 p.m. Gallery hours are Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info, email pamromin@gulfcoast.edu or call 850-872-3886.

 

MARCH 25. ADSO “ANYTHING GOES” ART AND YARD SALE AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., ADSO artists sell art as well as typical yard sale items in the newly expanded courtyard. Call 850-244-1271 or visit artsdesignsociety.org for more info.

 

OPENS APRIL 1. ARTIST OF THE MONTH BENITA TUCKER AT HH ARTS, FORT WALTON BEACH

Tucker has painting for years, but this is her first time displaying in a gallery. She lives in Fort Walton Beach, but Tucker and her husband are on the board of Pink Pirates of Navarre. This year, she’s donating 10 percent of her art proceeds to breast cancer research. Reception Friday, April 7, 6-8 p.m. Call 850-218-2155 for more info.

 

OPENS APRIL 4. ADSO’S 18TH ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL ARTS EXHIBITION AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

The show runs through April 28, and there’s a reception Friday, April 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. For more info, call 850-244-1271 or visit artsdesignsociety.org.

 

APRIL 7. DOWNTOWN ARTS NIGHT IN DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Historic Baldwin Avenue hosts over 50 artists, craftspeople and food vendors from 5 to 9 p.m. Enjoy art, music and the downtown merchants who will keep their lights on for you. Performances by Bruce Naylor, Cassidy Freiburger, Bella Pryor and Shane D’Fury. For more info, call Cindy at 850-419-3007 or email DowntownArtsNight@gmail.com.