In September, the Alliance for the Arts opens Exposed: Face and Figure. It is a month long-invitational exhibition that features two and three dimensional artwork created by 31 local and international artists.
Exposed: Face and Figure offers an opportunity for viewers to come face to face with engaging and provocative depictions of the human form. The exhibition opens to the public with a reception on Friday, September 6 from 5-7:30 p.m. and remains on display until September 30. The exhibition is sponsored by Suncoast Photo Solutions.
The Alliance fall fundraiser on September 21, Take a Nude Home, is tied into the Exposed exhibit.
Artists whose works will be featured in the exhibition are: David Acevedo, Todd Babb, Carol Broman, Andy Browne, Jerry Churchill, Pat Collins, Tracy Owen Cullimore, Geoffrey Hammel, David Hatchett, Lily Hatchett, Raymond Hernandez, Doug Heslep, Marcus Jansen, Krista Johnson, Leo Johnson, Jonathan Kane, Bryon Paul McCartney, Kellen Beck Mills, Dale & Jeff Ocasio, Darryl Pottorf, Sherry Rohl, Diana Rutherford, Arturo Samaniego, Ellen Sayet, Alicia Schmidt, Jeffrey Scott Lewis, Ellen Sheppard, Michelle Tricca, Lawrence Voytek, Gordon Warren and Peter Zell.
Visit www.artinlee.org or call 239-939-2787 for more information about the exhibit and all of the other opportunities to engage the arts provided by the Alliance.
The Alliance for the Arts proudly supports artists and arts organizations in our area as the state designated Local Arts Agency for Lee County. The Alliance for the Arts galleries and gift shop are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1:00 on Saturdays. The Alliance is located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard, just south of Colonial Boulevard. On view through August 31 is Mask, a members only exhibition that affords nearly 100 artistic interpretations of the way in which masks cover, conceal, and protect the wearer and befuddle, confuse and confound the beholder. It's definitely a must-see show.