The Project Room exhibition series highlights superb emerging regional talent, illustrating South Florida’s evolution into an ever-expanding center for the creation and exhibition of contemporary art, while achieving greater status within the international art community. Selected artists produce exhibitions without the pressure or constraints of a commercial gallery setting. The project room provides a dedicated space for experimental and dynamic exhibitions of work.
Julie Davidow: The New Strain
Opening reception: Friday, Sept 5, 6?–?9 pm
Exhibition runs through Oct 5, 2008
Julie Davidow’s installation explores the positive and negative aspects of man’s relationship with the natural world, on an organic and inorganic level.
Ivan Depeńa – The Fallen Sky Chronicles: Experiments in Fictional Theory ‘Sketch 01, Horizon’
Opening Reception: Friday, Oct 24, 6?–?9 pm
Exhibition runs through November 23, 2008
Ivan Toth Depeńa’s site specific, sculptural light installation uses a combination of synthetic and organic materials to focus on the environment and culture.
Raul Mendez: This is Nowhere
Opening reception: , 6?–?9 pm
Exhibition runs through January 4, 2009
Raul Mendez’s site specific installation attempts to reconcile an exploration into the nuanced relationships between people, crowds, and the spaces they inhabit.
Jonathan Stein: Everyone Wants a Piece of This Show
Opening reception: Friday, Jan 9, 6?–?9 pm
Exhibition runs through Feb 15, 2009
Jonathan Stein’s mixed media sculpture painting show reflects on the hunger that permeates our society for celebrities and their gossip.
John Zoller: Color & Learn
Opening reception: Friday, Feb 20, 6?–?9 pm
Exhibition runs through March 22, 2009
John Zoller’s series of paintings and drawings are based on images he has culled from educational coloring books.
Christian Duran: Bringing Up the Dead
Opening reception: Friday, March 27, 6?–?9 pm
Exhibition runs through April 26, 2009
Christian Duran’s paintings include imagery based upon iconic religious figures, symbols and anatomical studies.
Vickie Pierre: Enchanted Darlings Snow White Ladies in Waiting
Opening reception: Friday, May 1, 6?–?9 pm
Exhibition runs through June 7, 2008
Vickie Pierre’s site specific installation will include Avon perfume bottles from the 1970’s elegantly paired with vintage Syroco brand sconces.
Click here to view last season’s inaugural schedule.
Artists wishing to submit proposals for project room consideration should contact curator of exhibitions, Jane Hart 954. 921. 3274 (ext 244) for more details and submission guidelines. or visit Artist Resources for more information.
Project Room exhibitions are made possible by the John C. Graves Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward. The 08/09 visual arts season is sponsored by Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz.