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Through Sept. 25. Arts and Design Society’s “Black & White” Show at the ADSO Art Center Gallery, Fort Walton Beach. Opening reception Sept. 18, 6-8 p.m. Showcasing artwork in black, white and shades of gray. Call (850) 244-1271 or visit www.artsdesignsociety.org for more info.
Sept. 28-Oct. 3. Thirty-Second Northwest Florida Tri-County Fair Fine Arts Show at C.H. “Bull” Rigdon Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach. Opening reception Sept. 27, 2-4 p.m. Enjoy art in every medium, plus work from Beachcomberland high school and middle school students. Call (850) 582-1329 for more info.
Sept. 29 and Oct. 6. Photoshop Elements for the Artist in You at the Arts and Design Society (ADSO) Art Center Gallery, Fort Walton Beach, 9 a.m.-noon both dates. Jackie Youngblood will teach you how to improve your overall photo quality—basic computer knowledge is required. Cost is $70 ($60 for ADSO members). For sign-up and more info, visit www.artsdesignsociety.org or call (850) 244-1271.
Sept. 29-Oct. 23. ADSO “Urban” Show at the Art Center Gallery, Fort Walton Beach. Opening reception Oct. 2, 6-8 p.m. Call (850) 244-1271 or visit www.artsdesignsociety.org for more info.
Through Sept. 30. ADSO Window Gallery Display at the Art Center Gallery, Fort Walton Beach. This month, the spotlight falls on clay artist Sherry Cooler and her students.
Through Sept. 30. Carol Frank Exhibit at Walton County Coastal Library, Santa Rosa Beach. Frank has been painting for over 45 years and was educated at Northwestern and St. Louis University in the field of speech pathology. She has used her art background in conjunction with speech therapy and combined art therapy with both adult and children’s communication disorders. Call (850) 267-2809 for more info.
Oct. 1-31. Jacqueline Wagoner Exhibit at Walton County Coastal Library, Santa Rosa Beach. Chicago-born Wagoner grew up in Missouri, Texas and South Florida. The mostly self-taught acrylic artist became interested in mural painting early on, and color was always an inspiration. She currently resides in DeFuniak Springs and is a member of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, A+Art and the Walton County Art League.
Oct. 3. Wind Chimes in Clay Workshop at the ADSO Art Center Gallery, Fort Walton Beach, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sherry Cooler will teach you to make wind chimes. All supplies and firing included, but students are encouraged to bring things that make “interesting impressions in clay.” Cost is $60 ($50 for ADSO members). For sign-up and more info, visit www.artsdesignsociety.org or call (850) 244-1271.
Through Oct. 17. Gary Worthington’s “Open Window” at Full Circle Gallery, Fort Walton Beach. The latest show from internationally recognized artist Worthington features mixed media images of photography and rich paintings saturated with infinite details. For more info, call (850) 362-8041 or visit www.fullcirclefwb.com.
Oct. 24 and 25. Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s 20th Annual Festival of the Arts at Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village, Destin. More info at www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org.
Through Oct. 30. Arts in Medicine Program’s “Cool-Aid” Show at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, Miramar Beach. Enjoy art from Linda Kernick, Joan Vienot, Francisco Adara and tons more in conjunction with Lori Drew’s Lowkylzart. All work is cool and available for purchase, benefiting the hospital’s AIM program. Find out more by calling (850) 585-7689 or emailing email@example.com.
Through Dec. 11. Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County’s A+Art Committee Presents “Celebrate the Masters” at Northwest Florida State College’s Chautauqua Center, DeFuniak Springs. Enjoy CAA artists’ interpretations of the old masters. More at facebook.com/APlusArt.