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Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Art Events - ADSO Recycled Sculpture, ArtsQuest and More

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One of photographer Chandler Williams' superb works of art.

Through April 30. Arts and Design Society (ADSO) Window Gallery Display at the Art Center Gallery, Fort Walton Beach. The featured artist for April is Vonnie Peters, who works in clay and watercolors.

Through April 30. Mark Douglass Exhibit at Walton County Coastal Library, Santa Rosa Beach. Featured on the March 27-April 9 Beachcomber cover, Douglass is a talented cartoonist and painter. More about him here.

May 1-31. Chandler Williams Exhibit at Walton County Coastal Library, Santa Rosa Beach. The extraordinary Gulf Coast photographer.

Through May 2. Arnie Hart Juried Student Exhibition and Northwest Florida State College Faculty Exhibition at Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries, Niceville. More info here.

May 9-11. ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, presented by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County. Experience nearly 200 national and local artists, live music and kids’ activities. Among the 118 juried artists—Mary Hong, Visit South Walton’s 2013 Artist of the Year, Chandler Williams and Francisco Adaro. More at www.artsquestflorida.com.

Through May 10. Arts and Design Society’s (ADSO) “The Most Surprising Recycled Sculptures” at the Art Center Gallery, Fort Walton Beach. The gallery show features sculptures made from 90 percent recycled materials. Opening reception Friday, April 18, 6-8 p.m. For more info, call (850) 244-1271 or visit www.artsdesignsociety.org.

Through May 17. Michael Cheney’s “My Secret Garden” at Full Circle Gallery, Fort Walton Beach. Cheney’s most recent collection of botanical paintings focuses on the details of his garden and brings the beauty of this natural landscape to life. For more info, call (850) 362-8041 or visit www.fullcirclefwb.com. More about Cheney's exhibit here.

June 23-27 and July 14-18. Arts and Design Society (ADSO) Kids’ Summer Art Camp at the Art Center Gallery, Fort Walton Beach. Classes begin on Mondays with the ancient skills of clay artistry and feature a different medium each day, including drawing, painting and other media. Each week ends with an art show and reception for the families, during the second half of Friday's class.

The cost for each of the weeklong sessions is $60 per child ($50 for the children of ADSO members). Pre-registration is required by Friday, June 20, for June sessions and by Friday, July 11, for July sessions. For more info or to register, call (850) 244-1271 or visit www.artsdesignsociety.org.