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FLAG 7 juried exhibition coming to Alliance on Friday, January 10

The Alliance for the Arts is the state-designated arts agency for Lee County.
The Alliance for the Arts is the state-designated arts agency for Lee County.
Courtesy of Lee County Alliance for the Arts

An exhibit featuring work by 16 members of the Florida Artists Group opens on Friday with a reception from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Alliance for the Arts.

Since 1949, FLAG has held annual members' juried exhibitions in different Florida cities. This year, they have chosen Fort Myers.

The non-profit organization’s members are professional artists whose work has achieved national or state-wide recognition. Their purpose is to “stimulate attainment of the highest standards of creative art within the State of Florida.”

The FLAG 7 juried exhibit features work by artists in Lee, Collier & Hendry Counties, including: Ahlin, Janis Balabon, Cheryl Bogdanowitsch, Pam Brodersen, Patrice Burkhardt, Joanna Coke, Honey Costa, Cheryl Fausel, Gay Germain, Cecily Hangen, Joan Klutch, Richard Rosen, Joan Sonnenberg, Susan von Gries, Patricia Zalisko and Peter Zell.

Artwork by Alliance instructors and their students will be featured in the Member Gallery during the FLAG 7 exhibit. Fort Myers artists Leo Johnson will hold a Gallery Walk on Saturday, January 11, from 10:00 to 11 a.m. Leigh Frizzell Hayes is the FLAG 7 exhibit sponsor. The exhibit remains on display and open to the public during normal business hours until Saturday, February 1. For more information, please visit ArtInLee.org or call 239-939-2787.

The Alliance campus and galleries are open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays. The Alliance is located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard just south of Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. Kindly visit www.artinlee.org for additional details.