In-Gallery & Online: November 4 - December 30
The Sunshine State shines here!
This vivid display explores a wide range of artistic interpretations and scenes of Florida, from the plants and animals to the wilderness and waterways, to the people and places.
View the award winning works in the following slideshow (when announced at 7:00pm), and browse the full exhibit down below. All works are for sale unless listed otherwise.
You can also experience the Fantastic Florida show in-person by visiting the gallery: Tuesdays through Sundays, 12:00 – 4:00 PM.
Thank you to our Award Sponsors:
Programs & Exhibits of the St. Augustine Art Association are funded in part by grants from the the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, the St. Johns County Cultural Council, the Community Foundation of Northeast Florida, and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
View the full exhibit below. Works are listed in random order, but can be sorted by using the drop-down menu below. For details on a piece or to make a purchase, click on the artwork image or the artwork title. For a listing of all works in the Fantastic Florida Show by a specific artist, click on the artist’s name below the artwork image. For a listing of all works in the Fantastic Florida Show of a specific medium (sculpture, for example), click on the medium below the artwork image.
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Exhibition Judge - Laura Colomb
Laura Colomb is a painter who currently lives and works in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from Boston University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the College of Saint Rose. Her work has been exhibited internationally, and she holds various awards including an Art Ventures grant from the Community Foundation of Northeast Florida, the Starr Fellowship from the Royal Academy of the Arts in London, as well as the Best Emerging Regional Curator award from Metroland Magazine. She has taught at the University of North Florida, Boston University, the College of Saint Rose and SUNY Adirondack. She has also curated and organized exhibitions for various galleries including Saratoga Arts in Saratoga Springs, NY and North Main Gallery in Salem, NY.
“I am honored to have judged the Fantastic Florida exhibit. The task of being a juror is always a difficult one, as there is something to love in every work. The pieces that especially struck me were those that evoked a mood of Florida: whether by light, composition or color.
I hope that each and every artist who submitted their work will continue with their craft and keep growing as an artist. It is practice more than talent that makes great work, so never stop making.”